Pokémon: The Johto Journeys is the name of the third season of the Pokémon anime. This season showcases the adventures of Ash, Misty, and Brock in the Johto region, from New Bark Town up to Goldenrod City.
It originally aired as part of the 2000-2001 Kids' WB! Saturday morning line-up. The season began with The Pokémon Water War, which originally aired on August 26, 2000, and ended with The Fortune Hunters, which originally aired on May 19, 2001.
The Johto Journeys marked the beginning of the Johto saga. Johto would continue for two seasons, with Pokémon: Johto League Champions picking off where The Johto Journeys left off. Preceding it was the Pokémon: Adventures in the Orange Islands.
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- Ash, Misty and Brock arrive in the Johto region, and Ash registers for the Johto League. (EP117)
- Ash safely delivers the GS Ball to Kurt. (EP143)
The following Pokémon are obtained:
- Ash's Heracross (EP119)
- Ash's Chikorita (EP126)
- Ash's Cyndaquil (EP141)
- Brock's Pineco (EP143)
- Jessie's Wobbuffet (EP146)
- Ash's Totodile (EP151)
- Ash's Noctowl (EP154)
The following Pokémon evolve:
The following Pokémon are released:
- Ash's Charizard (EP134) (Left in Liza's care at the Charicific Valley; can be called upon at any time)
- Ash's Heracross (EP146) (Left at Oak's Laboratory)
- Ash's Squirtle (EP147) (Rejoined Squirtle Squad; can be called upon at any time)
Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:
North American DVD releases
Australian DVD Releases
- The first four English dub episodes of this season aired exactly one year after the Japanese originals.
- The Italian version of the theme used a scene from EP035.
- During this season, the narrator refers to the group as being "On the road to Johto". Though it would be more correct to say "On the road through Johto", he could have just been referring to the Johto League. He also states this through Pokémon: Johto League Champions and Pokémon: Master Quest.
- The tentative title of this season was "Pokémon GS".
- The Johto Journeys did not air in Denmark, along with Johto League Champions.
In other languages
|Croatian||Pokémon: Johto Liga (Serbian version)|
|Czech||Pokémon: Johtová liga|
|Dutch||Pokémon: De Reis Naar Johto|
|European French||Pokémon: Voyage à Johto|
|Hindi||Pokémon - Johto Journeys*|
|Hungarian||Pokémon: Utazások Johtóban|
|Italian||Always Pokémon - The Johto Journeys|
|Portuguese||Brazil||Pokémon - A Jornada Johto|
|Portugal||Pokémon - Liga Johto|
|Slovak||Pokémon: Krasny Svet|
|Latin American Spanish||Pokémon: Los Viajes Johto|
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