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Kanji Title:ポケモン
Alternate Title:Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター)
Genre:Adventure, Action, Science-Fiction
Original Creator:Satoshi Tajiri
Pokemon Adventures
Written by:Hidenori Kusaka
Published by:unknown
Oriringal Run:April 1997-ongoing
Anime series
Directed by:Masamitsu Hidaka
Studio:OLM, Inc.
Original Run:April 1, 1997-November 14, 2002
# of Episodes:276
Pokemon: The Electric Tale of Pikachu
Written by:Toshihiro Ono
Published by:unknown
Oriringal Run:October 28, 1997-January 28, 2000
Pokemon Advanced Generation
Directed by:Masamitsu Hidaka (2002-2005)
Norihiko Sudo (2006)
Studio:OLM, Inc.
Original Run:November 21, 2002-September 14, 2006
# of Episodes:192
Pokemon Diamond & Pearl
Directed by:Kunihiko Yuyama
Studio:OLM, Inc.
Original Run:September 28, 2006-September 9, 2010
# of Episodes:191
Pokemon Black & White
Directed by:Kunihiko Yuyama
Studio:OLM, Inc.
Original Run:September 23, 2010-ongoing
Pokemon is a video game series by Nintendo that has spawned many anime and manga adaptions.

Pocket Monsters manga

Chapter 4 published November 1996

"Red quickly runs off to search for something delicious. Before long he returns with a buffet of fruit and Clefairy starts to chow down. Next he says that he has to take a hot bath, which is also provided for him, however instead of evolving right afterward, Clefairy falls asleep, and Red angrily starts to beat him up and demands that Clefairy be more serious about the matter."

Pokemon Adventures

Chapter 179

January 2003

An unnamed girl with glasses is seen bathing with a Tentacool.

Pokemon Tales

Pikachu's Day

The fourth book in the series, published September 2006.

"The story follows a Pikachu through an average day in its life from dawn to dusk: waking up, play-battling with a Charmander, eating dinner, taking a bath, and going back to bed."

Pokemon (anime)

The first 81 episodes are the "Indigo League" season. The original series had 5 seasons from 1997 to 14 November 2002. The second was Orange Islands, and the last 3 were all in the Johto League, titled Johto Journeys, Johto League Champions and Master Quest.

Episode 14

1 July 1997

In "Electric Battle! Vermillion Gym", Misty apparently takes a Bubble Bath off screen because when they make it to Vermillion City she says that she can't wait to take a bubble bath and she is clean in the next scene.

Episode 27

30 September 1997

In "Hypno's Naptime", Ash enters the bathroom and sees a woman in the bathtub. He turns away, but Pikachu points to the mirror, noticing that the figure is really a doll. Misty and Brock realize that they are in a dollhouse.

Episode 31

28 October 1997

In "Dig Those Diglett!", at night, Ash and his friends are taking a bath in some hot water outside, as Ash likes it. Misty says that she can't understand why the Pokémon wouldn't come out of their Poké Balls.

Misty is seen bathing in a Hot Spring while wearing a Swimsuit with Brock and Ash.

That night, while Ash and company relax in a hot spring, Pikachu points to one of the Diglett, who had just stuck its head out of the ground, and Ash, Misty and Brock emerge in their swimwear. After getting dressed, Ash and his friends start chasing it and the construction worker tries to whack the Diglett with a mallet.

Episode 50

25 June 1998

In "Who Gets to Keep Togepi?", Meowth is seen taking a bath with the egg that will hatch into Togepi,"

Episode 58

13 August 1998

In "Riddle Me This", Misty bathes in a Hot Spring in episode 58 which ends in the wall seperating the boys and girls comes down and Ash and Brock see Misty.

Episode 104

24 June 1999 was the 21st episode of the Orange Islands season

In "The Mystery Menace" the Mayor of Trovitopolis assures Joy that he will remove all the concrete as soon as the election is over. Later, while Mayor is taking a Bath in a Clawfoot Bathtub, an earthquake starts, then water forcefully erupts from the floor right under the Mayor's bathtub.

Episode 124

In "Snubbull Snobbery", Pikachu and Togepi take a Bath in Snubbull's private Bathing Pool.

Episode 167

5 October 2000 was the 51st episode in the Johto episodes

Original title of "A Hot Water Battle" was ジャングルのさんびき!おんせんバトル!! (The Three of the Jungle! Battle in the Hot Springs!!) was also translated as "hot bath". This was episode 51 of the Johto era and the tength episode of Johto League Champions.

Episode 188

8 March 2001 was the 72nd episode in the Johto episodes

In "Spring Fever", Jessie has Dream Sequence Bathing

Pikachu's Rescue Adventure

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Pokemon: The Electric Tale of Pikachu

Chapter 6

Original and Translation, compiled into second volume published June 1998

In "To Evolve or Not to Evolve, That Is the Question!" which is Chapter 2 of "Pikachu Shocks Back"

Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire

Released November 21st, 2002

There is a character named Lass Haley who says "After a battle, I always soak in the bath with my pokemon". When you reach Lavaridge Town, there is an Onsen that the character your playing as (Brendan or May) can get into clothed which two old ladies are already bathing in.

Pokemon Advanced Generation

The Advanced Generation series began 21 November 2002 and lasted 4 seasons until 14 September 2006.

Episode 55

11 December 2003

In "Poetry Commotion!", Jessie, James and Meowth go Towel Bathing in an Onsen together.

Episode 56

Jessie, James and Meowth are bathing at a different Onsen and this time in Swimsuits. In a Dream Sequence Bathing scene, Giovanni is seen bathing in a Hot Spring.

Episode 140

25 August 2005

In "Sitting Psyduck", they arrive at Emilie's mansion. She sees Psyduck dirty and promises to bathe it. Her servants bathe it, she sprays it with a perfume and eats the best food her chef makes.

Lucario and the Mystery of Mew

16 July 2005

Pokemon Diamond & Pearl (anime)

The third series began 28 September 2006 and lasted 4 seasons until 9 September 2010. The first series was "Diamond and Pearl", the second "DP Battle Dimension", the third "DP Galactic Battles", the fourth "DP Sinnoh League Victors".

Episode 38

June 2007

In "One Big Happiny Family!", an egg hatches into a small Pokémon named Happiny. Brock gives her a bath."

Episode 63

January 2008

ウリムートリオと湯けむりバトル!! (The Swinub Trio and the Hot Spring Battle!) or "Hot Springing a Leak"

Episode 94

September 2008

In "Dock Brock!" Ash and his friends' Pokémon take baths and eat pancakes. This also happens to Shaymin in the movie." just like 11th movie "Giratina and the Sky Warrior"

Episode 116


In "The Drifting Snorunt" (or "Froslass In a Blizzard!"), Froslass then prepares a hot bath for the Pokémon. Piplup gets permission from Dawn to get in the hot bath. Suddenly, as Piplup splashes in the tub, he becomes frozen in a block of ice. When Froslass prepares a hot bath for Piplup, it turns out to be an icy trap and the cabin is revealed to be an illusion!

Episode 765

August 2010

"Fierce Fighting! Win Your Way Through the Rival Battles!" has a Sauna scene with Ash Ketchum, Stephan and Cameron.

Pokemon Best Wishes

This series began 23 September 2010 and ran 4 seasons until 26 September 2013. The first season was "Black & White", the second "BW Rival Destinies", the third "BW Adventures in Unova", the fourth "BW Adventures in Unova and Beyond".

Episode 3

September 2010

"A Sandile Gusher of Change!"

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Episode 110

January 2013 (episode 767 overall)

At the end of "A Unova League Evolution" Stephan and Ash go back into the Sauna to have a Steam Bath with Pikachu after the tournament.

Pokemon X & Y

Pokemon X & Y

Valerie's bathroom

There is a bathroom in the Laverre City gym which is supposed to represent a doll house. The bathroom that the gym leader Valerie has in this doll house is a western style bathroom with a Clawfoot Bathtub and a blue Shower Curtain surrounding it.

Pokemon XY

Episode 21

Serena and Fennekin have an Off Screen Bath.

Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Released November 21, 2014

The character named Lass Haley who says "After a battle, I always soak in the bath with my pokemon" is still present but is redesigned. When you reach Lavaridge Town, there is an Onsen that the character your playing as (Brendan or May) can get into clothed. Unlike the original, the two old ladies who were bathing were removed and the Hot Spring is split in half with a males and females side but it doesn't matter which side you go into since there is nobody bathing in either one.

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Females: Unnamed BathersKasumi Yawa/Misty • Musashi/Jessie • May/Sapphire • Azumi/Emily • Hikari/DawnYumomi/Leona • Iris

Males: Satoshi/Ash Ketchum • Takeshi/Brock HarrisonKojirou/James • Mayor of TrovitopolisMasato/Max • Kotetsu/CameronKenyan/StephanDento/Cilan

Pokemon: PikachuEeveeMeowthPsyduckSquirtleTentacoolTogepiPhanpisome kind of crab creature and another blue creatureHappiniTurtwigCroagunkStaraviaPiplupAxewOshawattClefairyCharmanderEevee

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