Pokémon: Indigo League, known simply as Pokémon when it first aired, also known as Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター Poketto Monsutaa) in Japan and Pocket Monsters (포켓몬스터 Poketmonseuteo) in South Korea, respectively, is the first subtitle of the Pokémon anime, and the first subtitle of the Beginning series. The first chapter of the Pokémon anime is titled Episode Sekiei League (セキエイリーグ Sekiei Riigu) in Japan, and Episode Sekiei League (세키 에이 리그 Sekiei Ligeu) in South Korea. It features 82 episodes of Ash Ketchum and his friends, Misty and Brock adventuring through Kanto. In terms of seasons, it contains the entirety of Season 1 and the first 27 episodes of Season 2.

Major characters

Humans

Pokémon

Ash's

Misty's

Brock's

Team Rocket's

Episodes

Pokémon (Original Series, Kanto) episode list
Ep № Ep Code Title Debut Image
001 TB001 Pokémon I Choose You!
ポケモン! きみにきめた!
Pokémon! I Choose You!
Japan: April 1, 1997
United States: September 8, 1998
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002 TB002 Pokémon Emergency!
たいけつ!ポケモンセンター!
Confrontation! Pokémon Center!
Japan: April 8, 1997
United States: September 9, 1998
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003 TB003 Ash Catches a Pokémon
ポケモン ゲットだぜ!
I'll get you, Pokémon!
Japan: April 15, 1997
United States: September 10, 1998
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004 TB004 Challenge of the Samurai
サムライしょうねんのちょうせん!
Samurai Boy's Challenge!
Japan: April 22, 1997
United States: September 11, 1998
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005 TB005 Showdown in Pewter City
ニビジムのたたかい!
Pewter Gym Battle!
Japan: April 29, 1997
United States: September 14, 1998
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006 TB006 Clefairy and the Moon Stone
ピッピとつきのいし
Clefairy and the Moon Stone
Japan: May 6, 1997
United States: September 15, 1998
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007 TB007 The Water Flowers of Cerulean City
ハナダシティのすいちゅうか
Water Flowers of Cerulean City
Japan: May 13, 1997
United States: September 16, 1998
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008 TB008 The Path to the Pokémon League
ポケモンリーグへのみち
The Road to the Pokémon League
Japan: May 20, 1997
United States: September 17, 1998
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009 TB009 The School of Hard Knocks
ポケモンひっしょうマニュアル
Pokémon Ensured-Victory Manual
Japan: May 27, 1997
United States: September 18, 1998
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010 TB010 Bulbasaur and the Hidden Village
かくれざとのフシギダネ
Bulbasaur's Hidden Village
Japan: June 3, 1997
United States: September 21, 1998
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011 TB011 Charmander - The Stray Pokémon
はぐれポケモン・ヒトカゲ
Lost Pokémon: Charmander
Japan: June 10, 1997
United States: September 22, 1998
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012 TB012 Here Comes the Squirtle Squad
ゼニガメぐんだんとうじょう!
Squirtle's Gangs Entrance!
Japan: June 17, 1997
United States: September 23, 1998
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013 TB013 Mystery at the Lighthouse
マサキのとうだい
Bill's Lighthouse
Japan: June 24, 1997
United States: September 24, 1998
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014 TB014 Electric Shock Showdown
でんげきたいけつ!クチバジム
Electric Battle! Vermilion Gym
Japan: July 1, 1997
United States: September 25, 1998
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015 TB015 Battle Aboard the St. Anne
サントアンヌごうのたたかい!
Battle of the St. Anne!
Japan: July 8, 1997
United States: September 7, 1998 (Sneak preview)
United States: September 28, 1998 (in-sequence)
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016 TB016 Pokémon Shipwreck
ポケモンひょうりゅうき
Pokémon Adrift
Japan: July 8, 1997
United States: September 29, 1998
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017 TB017 Island of the Giant Pokémon
きょだいポケモンのしま!?
Island of Enormous Pokémon!?
Japan: July 22, 1997
United States: September 30, 1998
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018 TB018 Beauty and the Beach
アオプルコのきゅうじつ
Holiday in Acopaulo
Japan: July 29, 1997
United States: June 24, 2000
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019 TB019 Tentacool & Tentacruel
メノクラゲドククラゲ
Tentacool and Tentacruel
Japan: August 5, 1997
United States: October 1, 1998
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020 TB020 The Ghost of Maiden's Peak
ゆうれいポケモンとなつまつり
Phantom Pokémon and the Summer Festival
Japan: August 12, 1997
United States: October 2, 1998
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021 TB021 Bye Bye Butterfree
バイバイバタフリー
Bye Bye Butterfree
Japan: August 19, 1997
United States: October 5, 1998
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022 TB022 Abra and the Psychic Showdown
ケーシィ!ちょうのうりょくたいけつ!
Abra! Psychic Showdown!
Japan: August 26, 1997
United States: October 6, 1998
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023 TB023 The Tower of Terror
ポケモンタワーでゲットだぜ!
Capture at the Pokémon Tower!
Japan: September 2, 1997
United States: October 7, 1998
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024 TB024 Haunter Versus Kadabra
ゴーストVSエスパー!
Haunter VS Kadabra!
Japan: September 9, 1997
United States: October 8, 1998
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025 TB025 Primeape Goes Bananas
おこらないでねオコリザル!
The Angry Primeape!
Japan: September 16, 1997
United States: October 9, 1998
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026 TB026 Pokémon Scent-sation!
エリカとクサイハナ
Erika and Gloom
Japan: September 23, 1997
United States: October 12, 1998
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027 TB027 Hypno's Naptime
スリーパーとポケモンがえり!?
Hypno and Pokémon Hypnotism!?
Japan: September 30, 1997
United States: October 13, 1998
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028 TB028 Pokémon Fashion Flash
ロコン!ブリーダーたいけつ!
Rokon! Breeder Showdown!
Japan: October 7, 1997
United States: October 14, 1998
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029 TB029 The Punchy Pokémon
かくとうポケモン!だいバトル!
Fighting Pokémon! Great Battle!
Japan: October 14, 1997
United States: October 15, 1998
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030 TB030 Sparks Fly For Magnemite
コイルはでんきネズミのユメをみるか!?
Do Coil Dream of Electric Mice!?
Japan: October 21, 1997
United States: October 16, 1998
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031 TB031 Dig Those Diglett
ディグダがいっぱい!
Full of Diglett!
Japan: October 28, 1997
United States: October 19, 1998
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032 TB032 The Ninja Poké-Showdown
セキチクにんじゃたいけつ!
Fuchsia Ninja Showdown!
Japan: November 4, 1997
United States: October 20, 1998
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033 TB033 The Flame Pokémon-athon!
ほのおのポケモンだいレース!
The Great Race of Fire Pokémon!
Japan: November 11, 1997
United States: October 21, 1998
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034 TB034 The Kangaskhan Kid
ガルーラのこもりうた
Kangaskhan's Lullaby
Japan: November 18, 1997
United States: October 22, 1998
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035 TB035 None (not aired in English)
ミニリュウのでんせつ
The Legend of Dratini
Japan: November 25, 1997
United States: not aired
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036 TB036 The Bridge Bike Gang
あらしのサイクリングロード
Stormy Cycling Road
Japan: December 2, 1997
United States: October 23, 1998
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037 TB037 Ditto's Mysterious Mansion
メタモンとものまねむすめ
Ditto and Mimic Girl
Japan: December 9, 1997
United States: October 26, 1998
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038 TB038 None (not aired in English)
でんのうせんしポリゴン
Cyber Soldier Porygon
Japan: December 16, 1997
United States: not aired
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039 TB039 Pikachu's Goodbye
ピカチュウのもり
Pikachu's Forest
Japan: April 16, 1998
United States: November 20, 1998
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040 TB040 The Battling Eevee Brothers
イーブイ4きょうだい
The Four Eevee Brothers
Japan: April 16, 1998
United States: October 27, 1998
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041 TB041 Wake Up Snorlax!
おきろ!カビゴン!
Wake Up! Snorlax!
Japan: April 23, 1998
United States: October 28, 1998
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042 TB042 Showdown At Dark City
たいけつ!ポケモンジム!
Showdown! Pokémon Gym!
Japan: April 30, 1998
United States: October 29, 1998
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043 TB043 The March of the Exeggutor Squad
ナッシーぐんだんだいこうしん!
Exeggutor Squad's Big March!
Japan: May 7, 1998
United States: October 30, 1998
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044 TB044 The Problem with Paras
パラスとパラセクト
Paras and Parasect
Japan: May 14, 1998
United States: February 13, 1999
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045 TB045 The Song of Jigglypuff
うたって!プリン!
Sing! Jigglypuff!
Japan: May 21, 1998
United States: February 20, 1999
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046 TB046 Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon
ふっかつ!?かせきポケモン!
Revival!? Fossil Pokémon!
Japan: May 28, 1998
United States: February 27, 1999
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047 TB047 A Chansey Operation
ラッキーのカルテ
Lucky's Clinical Records
Japan: June 4, 1998
United States: March 6, 1999
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048 TB048 Holy Matrimony!
ガーディとコジロウ
Growlie and James
Japan: June 11, 1998
United States: March 13, 1999
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049 TB049 So Near, Yet So Farfetch'd
カモネギのカモ
Farfetch'd's Easy Mark
Japan: June 18, 1998
United States: March 20, 1999
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050 TB050 Who Gets To Keep Togepi?
トゲピーはだれのもの!?
Who Gets to Keep Togepi!?
Japan: June 25, 1998
United States: March 27, 1999
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051 TB051 Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden
フシギダネのふしぎのはなぞの
Bulbasaur's Mysterious Flower Garden
Japan: July 2, 1998
United States: April 3, 1999
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052 TB052 Princess vs. Princess
げきとう!ポケモンひなまつり
Fierce Fighting! Pokémon Girls' Festival
Japan: July 9, 1998
United States: September 4, 1999
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053 TB053 The Purr-fect Hero
こどものひだよぜんいんしゅうごう
It's Children's Day! All Assemble!
Japan: July 9, 1998
United States: September 11, 1999
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054 TB054 The Case of the K-9 Capers
けいさつけんガーディ
Police Officer Growlithe
Japan: July 16, 1998
United States: April 10, 1999
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055 TB055 Pokémon Paparazzi
シャッターチャンスはピカチュウ
Photo Op Pikachu
Japan: July 23, 1998
United States: April 17, 1999
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056 TB056 The Ultimate Test
ポケモンけんていしけん!?
The Pokémon Certification Test!?
Japan: July 30, 1998
United States: April 24, 1999
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057 TB057 The Breeding Center Secret
そだてやのひみつ!
The Secret of the Breeding Center!
Japan: August 6, 1998
United States: May 1, 1999
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058 TB058 Riddle Me This
もえろ!グレンジム!
Heated Battle! Cinnabar Gym!
Japan: August 13, 1998
United States: September 18, 1999
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059 TB059 Volcanic Panic
けっせん!グレンジム!
Decisive Battle! Cinnabar Gym!
Japan: August 20, 1998
United States: September 18, 1999
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060 TB060 Beach Blank-Out Blastoise
カメックスのしま
Blastoise's Island
Japan: August 27, 1998
United States: September 20, 1999
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061 TB061 The Misty Mermaid
ハナダジム!すいちゅうのたたかい!
Cerulean Gym! Battling in Water!
Japan: September 3, 1998
United States: September 23, 1999
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062 TB062 Clefairy Tales
ピッピVSプリン
Clefairy VS Jigglypuff
Japan: September 10, 1998
United States: September 25, 1999
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063 TB063 The Battle of the Badge
トキワジム!さいごのバッジ!
Viridian Gym! The Last Badge!
Japan: September 17, 1998
United States: September 25, 1999
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064 TB064 It's Mr. Mime Time
ポケモンサーカスのバリヤード
Mr. Mime of the Pokémon Circus
Japan: September 24, 1998
United States: September 27, 1999
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065 TB065 Holiday Hi-Jynx
ルージュラのクリスマス
Jynx's Christmas
Japan: October 5, 1998
United States: December 11, 1999

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066 TB066 Snow Way Out!
イワークでビバーク
Onix the Bivouac-ix
Japan: October 5, 1998
United States: December 18, 1999
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067 TB067 Showdown at the Po-ké Corral
ライバルたいけつ!オーキドけんきゅうじょ
Duelling with the Rival! Oak's Laboratory
Japan: October 8, 1998
United States: September 30, 1999
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068 TB068 The Evolution Solution
ヤドンがヤドランになるとき
When Slowpoke Becomes Slowbro
Japan: October 8, 1998
United States: September 30, 1999
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069 TB069 The Pi-Kahuna
なみのりピカチュウのでんせつ
Legend of the Surfing Pikachu
Japan: October 22, 1998
United States: October 2, 1999
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070 TB070 Make Room For Gloom
しょくぶつえんのクサイハナ
Gloom of the Botanical Garden
Japan: October 29, 1998
United States: October 4, 1999
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071 TB071 Lights, Camera, Quack-tion
ポケモン・ザ・ムービー!
Pokémon the Movie!
Japan: November 5, 1998
United States: October 8, 1999
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072 TB072 Go West Young Meowth
ニャースのあいうえお
Meowth's ABCs
Japan: November 12, 1998
United States: October 9, 1999
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073 TB073 To Master the Onixpected!
してんのうシバとうじょう!
Bruno of the Elite Four Enters
Japan: November 19, 1998
United States: October 11, 1999
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074 TB074 The Ancient Puzzle of Pokemopolis
げきとつ!ちょうこだいポケモン
A Battle of Ancient Pokémon
Japan: November 26, 1998
United States: October 14, 1999
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075 TB075 Bad To The Bone
ガラガラのホネこんぼう
Marowak's Bone Club
Japan: December 3, 1998
United States: October 16, 1999
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076 TB076 All Fired Up!
ファイヤー!ポケモンリーグかいかいしき!
Moltres! Pokémon League Opening Ceremony!
Japan: December 10, 1998
United States: October 23, 1999
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077 TB077 Round One - Begin!
ポケモンリーグかいまく!みずのフィールド!
Pokémon League Commencement! Water Field!
Japan: December 17, 1998
United States: October 30, 1999
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078 TB078 Fire And Ice
こおりのフィールド!ほのおのたたかい!
Ice Field! Blazing Battle!
Japan: December 24, 1998
United States: November 6, 1999
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079 TB079 The Fourth Round Rumble
くさのフィールド!いがいなきょうてき!
Grass Field! An Unexpected Powerful Enemy!
Japan: January 1, 1999
United States: November 13, 1999
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080 TB080 A Friend In Deed
ライバルとうじょう!
Enter Rival!
Japan: January 7, 1999
United States: November 20, 1999
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081 TB081 Friend and Foe Alike
セキエイスタジアム!VSヒロシ!
Indigo Stadium! VS Ritchie!
Japan: January 14, 1999
United States: November 27, 1999
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082 TB082 Friends to the End
ポケモンリーグ!さいごのたたかい!
Pokémon League! The Last Battle!
Japan: January 21, 1999
United States: November 27, 1999
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