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For the characters whose name is the same as this character's Japanese, see Akira from Kalos and Akira from "Horizon: Sun & Moon".

"We did it Sandshrew! We finally reached Victory #100!"


A.J. is a character appearing Pokémon the Series: The Beginning.



Pokémon the Series: The Beginning

After coming across his gym, Ash decided to battle A.J., who has never lost a battle, despite the gym not being official. During Ash's first try in the gym, A.J. comes out victorious. Team Rocket appears and takes A.J.'s Sandshrew, mistaking it for Ash's Pikachu. A.J. later got his Sandshrew back. After the defeat of Ash and Team Rocket, A.J. has past his previous number of ninety-eight victories and hit one hundred. With one hundred victories under his belt, A.J. and his Sandshrew travel the Kanto region to challenge the Gyms.

A.J. in the opening scene of Adventures on the Orange Islands

A.J. appeared in the opening scene of Adventures on the Orange Islands season, but he did not appear in any of the episodes.

Other appearances


On hand

Rattata is one of A.J.'s Pokémon that was seen training at his gym. it was later used to battle one of Ash's Pokémon.
Rattata (3x)

Cares for

Episode appearances

Episode(s) Title(s)
TB008 The Path to the Pokémon League


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