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Pokémon is a media franchise based around a series of collectible creatures. In Japan, it is known by the full title, "Pocket Monster"(ポケットモンスター). The term relates to the games, anime, manga, and products such as toys or cards.


The first set of the series, Red and Green, were released in Japan on February 27, 1996. When they came to North America (September 30, 1998), Australia (November 1, 1998), and Europe (October 8, 1999), the Green version had been renamed to Blue.

List of Games

Main game series

First Generation: Pokémon Red, Blue and Pikachu, Pokémon Fire Red and Leaf Green (3rd Generation Remake)
Second Generation: Pokémon Gold and Silver, Pokémon Heart Gold and Soul Silver (4th Generation Remake)
Thrid Generation: Pokémon Ruby, Saphirre and Emerald (RS), Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Saphirre (6th Generation Remake)
Fourth Generation: Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum
Fifth Generation: Pokémon Black and White, Pokémon Black and White 2
Sixth Generation: Pokémon X and Y


Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red and Blue Rescue Team
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers series
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Adventure Squad!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

Pokémon Rumble series

Pokémon Rumble
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Pokémon Rumble U

Pokémon Colosseum series

Pokémon Colosseum
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness


Pokémon Conquest
Pokkén Tournament

※Theoretically, Super Smash Bros. series are also the spin-offs.

List of Anime and Manga

TV series and specials

Pokémon Anime

Original series (274 episodes)
Advance Generation (192 episodes)
Diamond and Pearl (191 episodes)
Best Wishes (142 episodes)
X and Y (Ongoing)


Pokemon Origins (4 episodes)

Anime movie

※Please note that the release dates are Japanese release dates.

Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
The Power of One (1999)
Spell of the Unown (2000)
Voice of the Forest (2001)
Pokémon Heroes (2002)
Wish Maker (2003)
Destiny Deoxys (2004)
Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Temple of the Sea (2006)
The Rise of Darkrai (2007)
Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008)
Arceus and the Jewel of Life (2009)
Zoroark: Master of Illusions (2010)
White—Victini and Zekrom / Black—Victini and Reshiram (2011, two movies as one)
Kyurem VS The Sword of Justice (2012)
Genesect and the Legend Awakened (2013)
Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)
Hoopa and the Clash of Ages (2015)


Pokémon Special
Pokémon RéBURST


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