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 anime series of the Pokémon anime. Pokémon: Advanced Generation aired in Japan, it ran from November 21, 2002 to September 14, 2006 and the United States from November 1, 2003 to March 3, 2007. The series cover the main protagonist Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu's adventures in the new region Hoenn. Before Ash left for Hoenn, he left all his Pokémon he used in Johto 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 Since Misty left the series, she has been replaced by May, a trainer from Petalburg City who is beginning her journey.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 the 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 to join up with Ash 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 after the Legendary Pokémon in their region, Kyogre and Groudon. Ash and Brock will also have a new set of clothing.

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






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  • 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 will continue on until the end of the "Diamond and Pearl" series.


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