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Pikachu's Rescue Adventure (movie)

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Alternative title:
Pikachu - Die Rettung (German)
Pikachu à la rescousse (French)
Pikachu al Rescate (Spanish)
Pikachu ao Resgate (Portuguese)
Pikachu Tankentai (Japanese)
Pikachu Wybawca (Polish)
Pikachu, il salvataggio (Italian)
Pikachus Räddningsuppdrag (Swedish)
ピカチュウたんけんたい (Japanese)
피카츄 탐험대 (Korean)
Genres: adventure
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: While most of the smaller Pokémon are taking a nap, Togepi suddenly wakes up and, after seeing a group of flying Pokémon, finds itself separated from the rest of the Pokémon. Noticing this, Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Venonat, Marill, and Psyduck go in search of Togepi. It is there that they meet Elekid, who leads them to a group of Exeggcute. However, one such Exeggcute has a missing egg, and believes Togepi to be their missing part. Thus, the gang must travel to find the missing egg, and endure a storm that could blow Togepi and the Exeggcute away.
User Ratings: 311 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Excellent: 15 votes (dub:13, sub:2)
 Very good: 25 votes (dub:18, sub:7)
 Good: 65 votes (dub:45, sub:12, edit.dub:3, raw:1, others:4
1 Italian dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 76 votes (dub:45, sub:17, edit.dub:6, ?:2, raw:1, others:5
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Dutch dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 So-so: 57 votes (dub:36, sub:17, raw:1, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Not really good: 27 votes (sub:11, dub:11, edit.dub:2, others:3
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Weak: 26 votes (dub:15, sub:9, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Bad: 9 votes (dub:4, sub:4, others:1
1 Finnish dubbed
 Awful: 6 votes (edit.dub:2, dub:2, ?:1, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, edit.dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 862 users, rank: #1380 (of 9319)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.662 (Decent−), std. dev.: 1.8786, rank: #7829 (of 9422)
Weighted mean: 5.649 (Decent−), rank: #7838 (of 9422) (seen all: 5.65 / seen some: 6.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.728 (Decent−), rank: #6610 (of 7103)
Running time: 20 minutes
Vintage: 1999-07-17
Premiere date:
1999-07-17 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 3
Opening Theme:
"Comin' To The Rescue" by O-Town
"Tankentai Wo Tsukurou!" by Pokémon Kids
"Wonderland" by Angela Via 
Ending Theme:
"Comin' To The Rescue" by O-Town 
"Sora Tobu Pokémon Kids" by Becky
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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 Three Movies (Dub.DVD) 2009-04-07 (from $14.75)
    Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (Dub.DVD) 2000-11-14 (from $7.11)
Graphic novel
    All That Pikachu! [Ani-Manga] (GN 1) 2006-08-15 (from $5.43)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Screenplay: Hideki Sonoda
Storyboard: Yuji Asada
Original creator: Satoshi Tajiri
Art Director: Shichirō Kobayashi
Animation Director: Akihiro Tamagawa
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Hisao Shirai
Executive producer:
Masakazu Kubo
Takashi Kawaguchi
Animation producer:
Shukichi Kanda
Toshiaki Okuno
Art Coordinator: Katsuyoshi Kanemura
Character Design Support:
Hiroyuki Jinnai
Kunimi Kawamura
Color Key: Norimichi Yoshino
Editing: Toshio Henmi (Jay Film)
Music producer: Takashi Yoshida
Production manager:
Noriaki Iguchi
Shouji Oota
Recording Adjustment: Senji Horiuchi
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Special Effects: Masayuki Nakajima
Supervision: Tsunekazu Ishihara
Ikue Ōtani as Pikachû

Etsuko Kozakura as Madatsubomi
Hitoshi Takagi as Kabigon
Inuko Inuyama as Nyasu
Kappei Yamaguchi as Parasect
Koichi Sakaguchi as Arbok
Masako Nozawa as Elekid
Mayumi Iizuka as Kasumi
Megumi Hayashibara as Fushigidane
Mika Kanai as Mariru
Rica Matsumoto as Satoshi
Rikako Aikawa as
Zenigame and Koduck 
Satomi Koorogi as Togepi
Shinichiro Miki as Tama-Tama
Tamao Satou as Narrator
Tomokazu Seki as Kenji
Yūji Ueda as Ho-Ho
Yumi Touma as Iivi
Japanese companies
Animation Production: OLM
Backgrounds: Kobayashi Production
Copyright: Nintendo
Development: Imagica
Digital Animation: Studio Cockpit
Distributor: TOHO
Dolby Film Assistance: Continental Far East Inc.
Editing: Jay Film
Key Animation: Studio Cockpit
Photography: Studio Cosmos
Recording Studio: Aoi Studio
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
Technical Assistance: Continental Far East Inc.
English cast
English staff
Executive producer: Alfred R. Kahn
Adaptation Directed By: Michael Haigney
Associate producer: Kathy Borland
Original Music Composition:
John Lissauer
John Loeffler
Manny Corallo
Production manager: Larry Juris (TAJ Productions)
Theme Song Composition:
John Loeffler (OP)
John Siegler (OP)
Louis Cortelezzi (OP)
Norman J. Grossfeld (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
John Loeffler (OP)
John Siegler (OP)
Louis Cortelezzi (OP)
Norman J. Grossfeld (OP)
Theme Song Performance: O-Town (OP)
Addie Blaustein as Meowth
Ikue Ōtani as Pikachu

Addie Blaustein as Magikarp
Eric Stuart as
Poliwhirl (Poliwrath)
Kayzie Rogers as
Koichi Sakaguchi as Arbok
Masako Nozawa as Elekid
Michael Haigney as
Rachael Lillis as
Satomi Koorogi as Togepi
Tara Jayne as
Ted Lewis as Tracey Sketchit
Veronica Taylor as Ash Ketchum
Yūji Ueda as Hoothoot
English companies
Digital Effects: Betelgeuse Productions
Digital Scans: Cinesite
Internet Streaming: Hoopla
Production: 4Kids Entertainment
Score: Rave Music
Soundtrack: Atlantic Records
Titles: Film Effects
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Theme Song Performance:
Enrique Gil (Spain dub)
Javier Marchante (Spain dub)
Miguel Ángel Varela (Spain dub)
Pedro Gil (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Argentina Video Home
Licensed by: Warner Bros. (expired)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Federico Danti

Dialogues: Ruggero Busetti
Dubbing Assistant: Graziano Galoforo
Dubbing Engineer: Moreno Grossi Pometti
Music Director: Vincenzo Draghi
Giuseppe Calvetti as Meowth

Davide Garbolino as Ash Ketchum
Patrizio Prata as Tracey Sketchit
Italian companies
Distributor: Edizioni Master (DVD)
Dubbing: Merak Film
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Jan Nonhof as Meowth
Jeroen Keers as Verteller

Christa Lips as Ash
Marlies Somers as Misty
Martin van den Ham as Tracey
Dutch companies
Danish staff
Danish cast
Peter Zhelder as Meowth

Lulu Jacobsen as Misty
Mathias Klenske as Ash Ketchum
Timm Mehrens as Tracey Sketchit
Danish companies
Polish staff
Polish cast

Hanna Kinder-Kiss as Ash Ketchum
Iwona Rulewicz as Misty
Jacek Kopczynski as Tracey
Polish companies
Dubbing: Studio Sonica
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Ikue Ōtani as Pikachu

Masako Nozawa as Elekid
Satomi Koorogi as Togepi

José Leonardo as Tracey
Márcia Regina as Misty
Márcio Simões as Meowth
Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Delart

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