Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!

Synopsis: Ash Ketchum, a kid form pallet town embarks on a journey across the Kanto region to become a Pokemon master with his partner Pikachu who at first hated ash but the bond of Pikachu and ash builds as they travel to beat gyms and enter the Kanto league.
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Yes, this battle

of the Pokmon League finals

is really picking up steam!

Gengar dodges it!

It's Night Shade!

But Blastoise withstands it!


That was an Ice Beam!

And Gengar is frozen!

What will the Trainer do now?

There goes the Pok Ball...

And the next Pokmon up is...


It's a Razor Leaf!

But Blastoise's

Hydro Pump scores a direct hit!

Wow! Venusaur's

Solar Beam, and Blastoise's

Hydro Pump... What POWER!

MAN! Oh, wow!

Yess! Yeah! Get 'em!

This is Ash Ketchum,

from Pallet Town.

Ash is almost ten years old.

When youngsters with aspirations

to become Pokmon Trainers turn

ten, they can choose their first

Pokmon from Professor Oak.

They can choose from

Bulbasaur... Charmander...

and Squirtle.

Then, they can begin

their exciting journeys

as Pokmon Trainers!


Charmander... Squirtle...

Here we go.

All right, I choose you!

Ash Ketchum,

are you still asleep?

You'll be late getting

to Professor Oak's lab!

Yeah, right,

Professor Oak's lab...

Mom, why didn't you wake me up?!

You said yourself

when you turned ten,

you could wake up on your own!

Hey Professor Oak!

I made it. I'm here!

Oh. Hello, Ash.

So, Professor Oak,

where's my Pokmon?!

Ah, so you're

the last of the four young ones

starting out on

their journeys today.

I've thought about it

a lot and it took me a

really long time,

but I finally decided.

I'm gonna choose Squirtle!

I'm afraid

Squirtle was chosen by

a Trainer who wasn't late.

I've got no one

to blame but myself.

Okay, then I'll

choose Bulbasaur!

Bulbasaur went with a Trainer

who also got here on time.

All right! I mean

I really want Charmander!

Being a second

late for a train, or even a

Pokmon, can be life changing.

Does that mean... I go on

my journey without a Pokmon?

Well, there is another, but...

Uh, I'll take it!

I think I should

warn you that there is a problem

with this last one...

So what?

Since I was late, then I've

got a problem with me, too!

All right...

Awesome! All right then,

you're my Pokmon! Whoa!

This Pokmon is called Pikachu.

It's so cute! Looks

like I got the best one!

You'll see...

Oh, yeah! Hi, Pikachu,

my name's Ash Ketchum!

You and I are gonna

be best friends!

It's the Electric Mouse Pokmon.

Pikachu can be rather shy,

but quite electrifying

when touched by humans.

Hey, I can take a little zap!

All right then.

If that's how you feel, then

this is Pikachu's Pok Ball.

Thanks a lot, Professor!


Remember, you were going

to head out on your journey

right after getting your

Pokmon. For goodness sake!

Here. I packed shirts,

underwear, a towel,

your toothbrush,

and a sleeping bag.

Let's go, Pikachu!

Don't Pokmon usually

go in their Pok Balls?

They sure do!

Come on, Pikachu, get in!

Get in your Pok Ball!

Oh, right.

This Pikachu hates getting

into any sort of Pok Ball.

Whoa, it does? Now get in!


If you're playing catch, then

you're good friends already!

Yeah, you're right! We're

best friends already, right?

Pikachu? Are you gonna

be like this the whole way?

Is it because you don't like me?

Well, I like you a lot!

And no matter what,

I want to be your friend.

So we're all done with this.

Now. Put 'er there.

You're a handful.

Hey, a Pidgey!

That's awesome! Yes!

Catching that Pidgey's

gonna be my first step toward

becoming a Pokmon Master!

Go, Pok Ball!

I caught it!

The way to catch 'em is

have a battle! Go, Pikachu!

Aw, come on, aren't

you gonna help me out?

Fine then.

I'll do it myself.

It's a Spearow!

Let's get out of here, quick!

Knock it off!

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