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Pocket Monsters - Advanced Generation

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Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire (ポケットモンスター アドバンスジェネレーション Pocket Monsters Advanced Generation in Japan), commonly referred to as the Advanced Generation series is the second series of the Pokémon anime. Pokémon: Advanced Generation aired in Japan from November 21, 2002 to September 14, 2006 and the United States from November 1, 2003 to March 3, 2007. The series covers the main protagonist, Ash Ketchum, and his Pikachu's adventures in the new Hoenn region. Before Ash departed for Hoenn, he left all his Pokémon , except for Pikachu, at Professor Oak's lab. Since Misty left the series, she has been replaced by May, a trainer from Petalburg City who is beginning her journey. During their journey, she learned about Pokémon Contests and decided to become a top Pokémon Coordinator. Joining Ash and May on their journey is May's younger brother, Max, and Brock, who returns once again. Team Rocket are still in the series as antagonists chasing after Ash's Pikachu, and oppose Team Magma and Team Aqua. Team Magma and Team Aqua are two villainous team who are rivals and, like most other villainous teams, they went the Legendary Pokémon in their region, Kyogre and Groudon. A

After Ash lost in the Hoenn League, he also traveled in the Kanto region after learning about the Battle Frontier, which he successfully beat and earned the title of Frontier Brain.

Seasons

Characters

Main

Rivals

Antagonists

Key Pokémon

Recurring

Gags

  • Brock flirting with beautiful girls, Officer Jenny and Nurse Joy continues with Max and May not knowing what to do until they see Misty's example. After that, Max takes over from Misty by pulling Brock by his ear.
  • In the official Pokémon Contest, Mr. Sukizo will always say "Remarkable". This continues until the end of the "Diamond and Pearl" series.

Episodes

Main article: Episode Guide

Trivia

Gallery

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