List of English opening themes

This is a list of English opening themes of the Pokémon anime.

Main series

Screenshot Title Season Debut episode Final episode
  Pokémon Theme Pokémon: Indigo League EP001
Pokémon - I Choose You!
Friends to the End
  Pokémon World Pokémon: Adventures in the Orange Islands EP081
Pallet Party Panic
The Rivalry Revival
  Pokémon Johto Pokémon: The Johto Journeys EP117
Don't Touch That 'dile
The Fortune Hunters
  Born to Be a Winner Pokémon: Johto League Champions EP158
A Goldenrod Opportunity
Machoke, Machoke Man!
  Believe in Me Pokémon: Master Quest EP210
Around the Whirlpool
Hoenn Alone!
  I Wanna Be a Hero Pokémon: Advanced AG001
Get the Show on the Road
Watt's with Wattson
  This Dream Pokémon: Advanced Challenge AG041
What You Seed is What You Get
Judgment Day!
  Unbeatable Pokémon: Advanced Battle AG093
Clamperl of Wisdom!
Pasta La Vista!
  Battle Frontier Pokémon: Battle Frontier AG146
Fear Factor Phony
Home is Where the Start Is!
  Diamond and Pearl Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl DP001
Following a Maiden's Voyage!
Smells Like Team Spirit!
  We Will Be Heroes Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension DP053
Tears For Fears!
Sleepless in Pre-Battle!
  Battle Cry - (Stand Up!) Pokémon: DP Galactic Battles DP105
Get Your Rotom Running!
Gotta Get A Gible!
  We Will Carry On! Pokémon: DP Sinnoh League Victors DP158
Regaining the Home Advantage!
Memories are Made of Bliss!
  Black and White Pokémon: Black & White BW001
In the Shadow of Zekrom!
Battle for the Underground!
  Rival Destinies Pokémon: BW Rival Destinies BW049
Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader!
Unova's Survival Crisis!
  It's Always You and Me Pokémon: BW Adventures in Unova and Beyond BW098
Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige!
The Dream Continues!
  Pokémon Theme (Version XY) Pokémon the Series: XY XY001
Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!
Bonnie for the Defense!
  Be a Hero Pokémon the Series XY: Kalos Quest XY050
Pathways to Performance Partnering!
All Eyes on the Future!
  Stand Tall Pokémon the Series: XYZ XY094
From A to Z!
The Legend of X, Y, and Z!
  Under The Alolan Sun Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon SM001
Alola to New Adventure!
When Regions Collide!
  Under The Alolan Moon Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon—Ultra Adventures SM044
A Dream Encounter!
Turning the Other Mask!
  The Challenge of Life Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon – Ultra Legends SM093
Lillier and the Staff!
Dreams of the Sun and Moon!
  The Journey Starts Today Pokémon Journeys: The Series JN001
Enter Pikachu!
A Close Call... Practically!
  Journey to Your Heart Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series JN049
To Train, or Not to Train!
Showdown at the Gates of Warp!
  With You Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series JN091
The Spectral Express!
This Could be the Start of Something Big!
  Gotta Catch Em All JN137
The Road Most Traveled!
The Rainbow and the Pokémon Master!
  Becoming Me
(United States and international)
Pokémon Horizons: The Series HZ002
The Pendant That Starts It All (Part Two)
  We Go (English Ver.)


Screenshot Title Movie
  Pokémon Theme M01
Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back
  Pokémon World M02
Pokémon the Movie 2000: The Power of One
  Pokémon Johto M03
Pokémon 3: The Movie - Spell of the Unown: Entei
  Born to Be a Winner M04
Pokémon 4Ever - Celebi: The Voice of the Forest
  Believe in Me M05
Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias
  Unbeatable M08
Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew
  We Will Be Heroes M10
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai
  Battle Cry - (Stand Up!) M12
Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life
  Black and White M14
Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom
Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram
  Rival Destinies M15
Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice
  It's Always You and Me M16
Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened
  Pokémon Theme (Version XY) M17
Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
  Stand Tall M19
Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel
  Pokémon Theme (Gotta' Catch 'Em All) M20
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You
  Pokémon Theme (Mewtwo Mix) M22
Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution
  Always Safe M23
Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle


Screenshot Title Debut episode Final episode
  Pokérap GS (Chronicles version)
(Pokémon Chronicles TV airings)
The Legend of Thunder! (Part 1) Christmas Night / Kanga Games
  Pokémon Chronicles theme
(Toonami Jetstream only)
  Vacation Pikachu's Vacation
  Comin' to the Rescue Pikachu's Rescue Adventure
  Pikachu's Coming Pikachu's PikaBoo
  Pokémon Hoedown Camp Pikachu
  Polka O Dolka Gotta Dance!!
  Side by Side Pichu Bros. in Party Panic
  Pokémon Go! (rap) The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon (original dub)
Pokémon Go! (song) The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon (redub)
  Pokémon Mystery Dungeon:
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
title theme
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!


See also

OS: Pokémon ThemePokémon WorldPokémon JohtoBorn to Be a WinnerBelieve in Me
AG: I Wanna Be a HeroThis DreamUnbeatableBattle Frontier
DP: Diamond and PearlWe Will Be HeroesBattle Cry - (Stand Up!)We Will Carry On!
BW: Black and WhiteRival DestiniesIt's Always You and Me
XY: Pokémon Theme (Version XY)Be a HeroStand Tall
SM: Under The Alolan SunUnder The Alolan MoonThe Challenge of Life
JN: The Journey Starts TodayJourney to Your HeartWith YouGotta Catch Em All
HZ: Becoming Me / We Go (English Ver.)
Other: Side by SidePokérap GS / Pokémon Chronicles themeAlways Safe

English ending themes of the Pokémon anime
OS: Kanto PokérapPikachu's JukeboxPokémon Karaokémon
AG: Pokémon Go!
PK: Hoenn PokérapDance, Dance, DanceWorld of WonderThe Key to MeJoin the Band
English opening themes

Opening and ending themes of the Pokémon anime
English opening themesEnglish movie ending themes
Japanese opening themesJapanese ending themes
Korean opening themesKorean ending themes

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