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Pikachu's Summer Vacation (movie)

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Alternative title:
As férias de Pikachu (Portuguese)
Le vacanze di Pikachu (Italian)
Pikachu no Natsuyasumi (Japanese)
Pikachu's Vakantie (Dutch)
Wakacje Pikachu (Polish)
ピカチュウのなつやすみ (Japanese)
Genres: adventure, comedy
Themes: monsters
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Ash and friends to go a pokemon-only resort where they let their pokemon out to play around. While trying to relax, Pikachu and friends meet a Raichu and its group and they get into a squabble
User Ratings: 437 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 10 votes (dub:7, sub:2, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Excellent: 24 votes (dub:18, sub:4, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 41 votes (dub:28, sub:7, raw:2, ?:1, others:3
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Good: 101 votes (dub:65, sub:25, edit.dub:3, ?:2, raw:1, others:5
3 Spanish dubbed
2 Dutch dubbed
 Decent: 122 votes (dub:66, sub:34, edit.dub:9, ?:2, raw:2, others:9
4 Spanish dubbed
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Dutch dubbed
 So-so: 53 votes (dub:35, sub:12, edit.dub:4, raw:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Not really good: 31 votes (dub:19, sub:5, edit.dub:3, others:4
2 Swedish dubbed
2 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: 30 votes (dub:17, sub:9, edit.dub:1, others:3
1 Italian dubbed
1 Finnish dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Bad: 18 votes (dub:12, sub:6)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 5 votes (edit.dub:2, sub:2, ?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1206 users, rank: #997 (of 9210)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.950 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.9164, rank: #7089 (of 9302)
Weighted mean: 5.957 (Decent), rank: #7026 (of 9302) (seen all: 5.95 / seen some: 6.46)
Bayesian estimate: 6.004 (Decent), rank: #6114 (of 6983)
Vintage: 1998-07-18
Premiere date:
1998-07-18 (Japan)
Opening Theme:
"Natsu Yasumi Fan Club" by Pokemon Kids
"Vacation" by Vitamin C
Ending Theme:
"Pika Pika Massaichu" by Pokemon Kids and Ikue Ohtani
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DVD (Region 1)
    Pokémon Mix 2 Pack - Pokémon: The First Movie / Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (Dub.DVD) 2001-09-11
    Pokémon Mix 3 Pack - Movies 1-3 (Dub.DVD) 2001-08-21
    Pokémon: The First Movie (Dub.DVD) 2000-03-21 (from $4.73)
    Pokémon: The First Movie / Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (Dub.DVD) 2006-10-10
    Pokémon: The First Three Movies (Dub.DVD) 2009-04-07 (from $17.93)
Graphic novel
    All That Pikachu! [Ani-Manga] (GN 1) 2006-08-15 (from $0.69)
    Pokémon: The First Movie (Dub.VHS) 2000-03-21 (from $6.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Ikue Ōtani as Pikachu

Aiko Satou as Narrator
Chiyako Shibahara as Karakara
Ikue Ōtani as Tosakinto
Inuko Inuyama as Nyarth
Koichi Sakaguchi as Arbok
Mayumi Iizuka as Kasumi
Megumi Hayashibara as
Mika Kanai as
Naoki Tatsuta as Buru
Rica Matsumoto as Satoshi
Rikako Aikawa as
Satomi Koorogi as Togepi
Shinichiro Miki as
Unshō Ishizuka as
Urara Takano as Raichu
Yūji Ueda as Takeshi
Japanese companies
Animation Production: OLM
Backgrounds: Studio Pinewood
Copyright: Nintendo
Distributor: TOHO
Editing: Imagica
In-Between Animation: Oh! Production
Paint Cooperation:
Anime House
Studio Elle
Photography: Studio Cosmos
English staff
English cast
Director: Michael Haigney
Translation: Paul Taylor
Executive producer: Alfred R. Kahn
Additional Orchestration: John Angier
ADR Coordination: Jason Bergenfeld
ADR Engineer: David Novack
ADR Recording: Matthew Fleece
Assistant Film Editor: Kent Blocher
Assistant Sound Editor:
David Fisher
Gil Hova
Associate producer: Kathy Borland
Casting Coordination: Jim Malone
Dialogue Editing: Rick Freeman
Insert Song Composition:
Angela Vía ("Catch Me If You Can")
Brian M. Steckler ("Catch Me If You Can")
Insert Song Performance: Angela Vía ("Catch Me If You Can")
Insert Song Producer:
Brian M. Steckler ("Catch Me If You Can")
Michael "Smidi" Smith ("Catch Me If You Can")
Main Title Animation: Miguel Oldenburg
Music Mixing: Gary Chester
Music Orchestration:
John Lissauer
Manny Corallo
Music producer: John Loeffler
Music Recording: Gary Chester
Original Music Composition:
John Lissauer
John Loeffler
Manny Corallo
Post-Production Supervision: Paul C. Arianas
Production Assistant:
Chadbyrne R. Dickens
Chris Guido
Production manager: Larry Juris
Project Coordination: Kenji Okubo
Project Supervision: Gail Tilden
Re-Recording Mixing: Peter Waggoner
Supervising Sound Editor: Richard Q. King
Theme Song Composition:
Josh Deutsch (OP)
Vitamin C (OP)
Theme Song Performance: Vitamin C (OP)
Theme Song Producer:
Garry Hughes (OP)
Josh Deutsch (OP)
Ikue Ōtani as Pikachu

Satomi Koorogi as Togepi
Urara Takano as Raichu

Addie Blaustein as
Eric Stuart as
Pokédex (Narrator)
Jerry Lobozzo as Snubbull 
Jimmy Zoppi as Snubbull
Kayzie Rogers as
Megumi Hayashibara as Pidgeotto
Michael Haigney as
Rachael Lillis as
Shinichiro Miki as
Tara Jayne as
Unshō Ishizuka as Onix
Veronica Taylor as
Ash Ketchum
English companies
Digital Effects: Betelgeuse Productions
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Distributor: Argentina Video Home
Licensed by: Warner Bros. (expired)
Spanish cast
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Federico Danti

Dialogues: Ruggero Busetti
Flavio Arras as Pokedex

Giuseppe Calvetti as Meowth

Davide Garbolino as Ash Ketchum
Italian companies
Distributor: Edizioni Master (DVD)
Dubbing: Merak Film
German staff
German cast
Gerhard Acktun as Mauzi

Caroline Combrinck as Ash Ketchum
Klaus Münster as Schiggy
German companies
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Jan Nonhof as Meowth
Jon van Eerd as Pokedex

Christa Lips as Ash
Fred Meijer as Brock
Marlies Somers as Misty
Dutch companies
Danish staff
Danish cast
Peter Zhelder as Meowth

Mathias Klenske as Ash Ketchum
Danish companies
Polish staff
Polish cast

Hanna Kinder-Kiss as Ash Ketchum
Iwona Rulewicz as Misty
Polish companies
Dubbing: Studio Sonica
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Ikue Ōtani as Pikachu (BR)

Satomi Koorogi as Togepi (BR)
Urara Takano as Raichu (BR)

Alfredo Rollo as Brock
Armando Tiraboschi as Meowth
Márcia Regina as Misty
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: SBT (Brazil)

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