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List of Japanese language Best Wishes! home video releases

The following is a list of all of the Japanese language home video releases of Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! of the Pokémon anime.

Contents

Volume releases

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! was divided into five sets that were released by Media Factory and Shogakukan from 2011 to 2014. It contains almost all the 144 episodes between them, except Dent and Takeshi! Gyarados's Imperial Rage!! and Iris VS Ibuki! The Road to Become a Dragon Master!!, special episodes aired after the series conclusion, and Afro GO! Buffron NO!!, which was released separately. All the DVDs were released for rental only.

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes!

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan from 2011 to 2012. It consists of 17 volumes with 50 episodes across them combined.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Best Wishes Volume 01.png ZMBS-6071R April 27, 2011 To the Isshu Region! Zekrom's Shadow!!
Iris and Kibago!
Best Wishes Volume 02.png ZMBS-6072R May 25, 2011 Mijumaru! Meguroco! Close Call!!
Battle Club! A Mysterious Pokémon Appears!!
Sanyou Gym! VS Baoppu, Hiyappu and Yanappu!!
Best Wishes Volume 03.png ZMBS-6073R May 25, 2011 The Dream Ruins! Munna and Musharna!!
Tsutarja - Captured by Mad Love!?
Darumakka and Hihidaruma! The Secret of the Clock Tower!!
Best Wishes Volume 04.png ZMBS-6074R June 22, 2011 The Out of Control Pendror! Rescue Kibago!!
Rival Battle! The Strong Opponent Pururill!
Ishizumai! Take Back Your House!!
Best Wishes Volume 05.png ZMBS-6075R June 22, 2011 The Yabukuron Squad and the Secret Base!?
Chillarmy is a Neat Freak!?
Shippou City! The Big Adventure at the Museum!!
Best Wishes Volume 06.png ZMBS-6076R August 24, 2011 Shippou Gym Battle! VS Gym Leader Aloe!!
The Shippou Gym Rematch! An Explosive New Move!!
The Wild Child that Hatched From The Egg!
Best Wishes Volume 07.png ZMBS-6077R August 24, 2011 Yaguruma Forest! Kurumiru and Arty!!
A Sommelier Showdown! Ishizumai VS Futachimaru!!
Pikachu VS Meguroco VS Koaruhie!!
Best Wishes Volume 08.png ZMBS-6078R September 21, 2011 Skyarrow Bridge and Gothiruselle!
Hiun City! Fushide Panic!!
The Hiun Gym Match! Purehearted Bug Pokémon Battle!!
Best Wishes Volume 09.png ZMBS-6079R September 21, 2011 Beware of Cute Faces! Emonga Paralyzes!!
Emonga VS Tsutarja! The Volt Change Chaos!!
The Scary Story of the Hitomoshi Mansion!
Best Wishes Volume 10.png ZMBS-6080R October 26, 2011 The Road to Become a Dragon Master! Kibago VS Crimgan!!
The Missing Hotachi! Mijumaru's Biggest Crisis Ever!!
The Monmen in Love Rides the Wind!
Best Wishes Volume 11.png ZMBS-6081R October 26, 2011 Ligray and the UFO!
Rival Battle! Vanipeti, Dokkorer Compete in a Battle!!
Gamagaru, Maggyo! Battle on the Waterfront!!|
Best Wishes Volume 12.png ZMBS-6082R November 25, 2011 The Dragon Buster Appears! Iris and Doryuzu!!
Dangoro! Let's Fire the Luster Cannon!!
Sommelier-Detective Dent! The Case of the Disappearing Tabunne!!
Best Wishes Volume 13.png ZMBS-6083R November 25, 2011 Fossil Revival! Ancient Mysterious Bird Archeos!!
The Fishing Sommelier - Dent Appears!
Zorua The Movie! The Legend of the Pokémon Knight!!
Best Wishes Volume 14.png ZMBS-6084R January 25, 2012 Everyone Gathers! Don Battle!!
The Fiercely Fought Don Battle! Tsutarja VS Komatana!!
Climactic Don Battle! Emonga VS Dageki!!
Best Wishes Volume 15.png ZMBS-6085R January 25, 2012 Decisive Don Battle! Satoshi VS Iris!!
Nyagotiator Nyarth! Zuruzukin Persuasion Tactics!!
Beware of Choroneko! Nyarth and Mijumaru!!
Best Wishes Volume 16.png ZMBS-6086R February 22, 2012 Ohbem and Doublan and the Dream Thief!
Nyagotiator Nyarth! Break Through Tunbear Forest!!
Flat-out Run! Battle Subway!! (Part 1)
Best Wishes Volume 17.png ZMBS-6087R March 21, 2012 Flat-out Run! Battle Subway!! (Part 2)
The Gym Leader is a Charisma Model! Kamitsure Appears!!
Raimon Gym! Magnificent Electric Shock Battle!!

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! 2012

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! 2012 was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan in 2012. It consists of 12 volumes with 33 episodes across them combined.

Afro GO! Buffron NO!! was released separately. It is included on a DVD along with the Pikachu short Pikachu's Summer Bridge Story.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 01.png ZMBS-7821R May 23, 2012 Satoshi, Dent VS Subway Masters!
Satoshi VS Champion Adeku!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 02.png ZMBS-7822R June 27, 2012 Over the Rainbow! Maracacchi Musical!!
Mebukijika! The Four Seasons Lineup!!
Zuruggu and the Selfish Gothimu!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 03.png ZMBS-7823R June 27, 2012 Iris and Monozu! Day Care Training!!
Kaiketsu A☆Gilder VS Freege Man!
A Brotherly Battle between Dent and Pod! Baoppu VS Yanappu
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 04.png ZMBS-7824R August 29, 2012 Tornelos VS Voltolos VS Landlos! (Part 1)
Tornelos VS Voltolos VS Landlos! (Part 2)
Underground Gym Battle! VS Yakon!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 05.png ZMBS-7825R August 29, 2012 Bachuru, Dentula! The Electric Stone Cave!!
Trade Evolution! Chevargo and Agilder!!
The Black Hero's Ruins! Symboler and Desukarn!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 06.png ZMBS-7826R September 26, 2012 Double Battle! Pikachu & Waruvile VS Pendror & Gamageroge!!
Fukiyose Gym Air Battle! Challenger Dent!?
Fukiyose Gym! VS Huuro, A Decisive Air Battle!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 07.png ZMBS-7827R September 26, 2012 Barrier Breakthrough! Climb the Tower of the Sky!!
The Donamite Gets Underway! Zuruggu VS Yanakkie!!
Steadily Progressing Donamite! Crimgan VS Kirikizan!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 08.png ZMBS-7828R October 24, 2012 The Fiercely Fought Donamite! Kirikizan VS Enbuoh!!
The Decisive Donamite Battle! Nageki VS Dageki!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 09.png ZMBS-7829R October 24, 2012 Rescue Kibago! Aiant's Nest!!
The Fierce Fighting at Spiral Mountain! Abagoura's Miracle!! (Part 1)
The Fierce Fighting at Spiral Mountain! Abagoura's Miracle!! (Part 2)
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 10.png ZMBS-7830R November 28, 2012 Flaming Memories! Pokabu VS Enbuoh!!
Hachiku Appears! The Holy Mountain of Ulgamoth!!
Sekka Gym Battle! Ice Battlefield!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 11.png ZMBS-7831R November 28, 2012 Pokémon Sommelier Showdown! Tasting Battle!!
Tesseed Research Institute! Iris and Baivanilla!!
Movie Showdown! Sortie, Isshu Defense Group!!
Best Wishes 2012 Volume 12.png ZMBS-7832R November 28, 2012 Fierce Fighting at Tachiwaki Gym! VS Homika!! (Part 1)
Fierce Fighting at Tachiwaki Gym! VS Homika!! (Part 2)

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Season 2

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Season 2 was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan in 2013. It consists of 8 volumes with 24 episodes across them combined.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 01.png SSBR-8151 February 27, 2013 Sing, Meloetta! The Melody of Love!!
Pochama VS Yanappu! The Magnificent Battle!!
Survival on the Island of Iwark!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 02.png SSBR-8152 March 27, 2013 Sommelier Detective Dent! The Mystery of the Missing Kumasyun!!
Iris and the Roughneck Kairyu!
The Junior Cup Gets Underway! Kairyu VS Tunbear!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 03.png SSBR-8153 March 27, 2013 Power Battle! Iris VS Hikari!
Satoshi, Iris, and Shooty! The Last Battle!!
The Junior Cup of Farewells and Meetings!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 04.png SSBR-8154 April 24, 2013 Seigaiha Gym Battle! Mantain VS Daikenki!!
Pokémon Nursery School Uproar! Washibon and Valchai!
Meloetta and the Undersea Temple!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 05.png SSBR-8155 April 24, 2013 The Reijuu Formes Advance! Isshu's Greatest Crisis!!
The Most Magnificent Pokémon in the World!? Chillaccino VS Tsutarja!
The Tag Battle of the Sky and the Earth!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 06.png SSBR-8156 May 22, 2013 Iris Returns to the Village of Dragons!
Soryu Gym! Iris VS Shaga!!
Team Eievui Moves Out! Pokémon Rescue Team!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 07.png SSBR-8157 May 22, 2013 The Isshu League Higaki Conference Gets Underway! Satoshi VS Shooty!!
Fierce Fighting! Win Out in the Rival Battle!!
Kibago Gets Lost!
Best Wishes Season 2 Volume 08.png SSBR-8158 June 26, 2013 Dageki Appears! Satoshi VS Kenyan!!
Satoshi VS Kotetsu! Secret Weapon Sazandora!!
Isshu League Conclusion! Pikachu VS Lucario!!

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Season 2: Episode N

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Season 2: Episode N was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan in 2013. It consists of 5 volumes with 14 episodes across them combined.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N Volume 01.png SSBR-8159 July 24, 2013 The Araragi Institute! A New Journey!!
A Friend...His Name is N!
Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N Volume 02.png SSBR-8160 August 21, 2013 The New Gym Leader - Cheren!
Achroma VS Handsome! Plasma-dan's Conspiracy!!
The Foggy Sangi Ranch! Denryu's Light!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N Volume 03.png SSBR-8161 August 21, 2013 N, Again! Operation Rescue Warrgle!!
Hurry Up! The Pokémon Gulf Coast Rescue Squad!!
Burn, Lizardon! VS Kairyu!
Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N Volume 04.png SSBR-8162 September 25, 2013 Plasma-dan's Ambition! The Controlled Pokémon!!
N's Secret... To the Other Side of the Mist!
Rocket-dan VS Plasma-dan! Nyarth and Achroma!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N Volume 05.png SSBR-8163 September 25, 2013 The White Ruins! Satoshi VS N!!
Plasma-dan Attacks! Ceremony of Revival!!
Reshiram VS N! Beyond Truth and Ideals!!

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Season 2: Decolora Adventure!

Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Season 2: Decolora Adventure! was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan from 2013 to 2014. It consists of 7 volumes with 20 episodes across them combined.

Dent and Takeshi! Gyarados's Imperial Rage!! and Iris VS Ibuki! The Road to Become a Dragon Master!! were not released on DVD.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 01.png SSBR-8164 October 23, 2013 Farewell, Isshu! Setting Sail Once Again!!
The Dangerously Sweet Honey!
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 02.png SSBR-8165 November 27, 2013 Sommelier Detective Dent! The Locked Room of the Ocean!!
Goodbye Mijumaru!? The Path to Being Hotachi King!
Phantom Island! The Zoroark in the Fog!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 03.png SSBR-8166 November 27, 2013 Rotom VS Dr. Okido!
The Pirate Kings of the Decolora Archipelago!
Satoshi and Butterfree! Until the Day We Meet Again!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 04.png SSBR-8167 January 22, 2014 Satoshi and Iris's Severed Relationship!? The Path of Separation!!
Wish on Jirachi! The Seven-Day Miracle!!
Shining Flying Saucer! Ohbem's Town!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 05.png SSBR-8168 January 22, 2014 Pansy Appears! Erikiteru and Gogoat!!
Mystery of the Treasure! Deserted Island Adventure!!
Ibuki and Iris! The Different Colored Crimgan!!
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 06.png SSBR-8169 February 26, 2014 Onvern Appears! Legend of the Comet and the Hero!!
GoGo Gogoat!
Emonga Joins Rocket-dan!
Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventure Volume 07.png SSBR-8170 February 26, 2014 Dent VS the Ice Challenger! The Crisis of Sanyou Gym!!
Best Wishes! Until the Day We Meet Again!!
My Dream, Pokémon Master!!

Special releases

Afro GO! Buffron NO!! was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan as part of a special set.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
PK22 DVD.png ZMBS-6091
ZMBS-6092R
July 20, 2012 Pikachu's Summer Bridge Story
Afro GO! Buffron NO!!

Pokémon TV Anime Collection DVD

(Japanese: ポケモンTVアニメコレクションDVD Pokémon TV Anime Collection DVD) had four sets released during Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! from 2011 to 2012. Each set contains eight DVDs, with each DVD containing one Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! episode and one original series episode.

A New Journey!

A New Journey!

(Japanese: ポケモンTVアニメコレクションDVD ~新たなる旅立ち!編~ Pokémon TV Anime Collection DVD: A New Journey!) was released on August 3, 2011.

Disc number Disc artwork Episodes
1 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 1.png Iris and Kibago!
Pokémon! I Choose You!
2 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 2.png Mijumaru! Meguroco! Close Call!!
I Caught a Pokémon!
3 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 3.png Battle Club! A Mysterious Pokémon Appears!!
Fushigidane of the Hidden Village
4 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 4.png Tsutarja - Captured by Mad Love!?
Stray Pokémon - Hitokage
5 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 5.png Darumakka and Hihidaruma! The Secret of the Clock Tower!!
Enter the Zenigame Squad!
6 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 6.png The Out of Control Pendror! Rescue Kibago!!
Forest of Pikachu
7 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 7.png Ishizumai! Take Back Your House!!
Nyarth's A-I-U-E-O
8 Best Wishes A New Journey disc 8.png Chillarmy is a Neat Freak!?
Pokémon Certification Test!?

Pokémon Battle

Pokémon Battle

(Japanese: ポケモンTVアニメコレクションDVD ~ポケモンバトル編~ Pokémon TV Anime Collection DVD: Pokémon Battle) was released on January 18, 2012.

Disc number Disc artwork Episodes
1 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 1.png The Shippou Gym Rematch! An Explosive New Move!!
Island of the Giant Pokémon!?
2 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 2.png The Wild Child that Hatched From The Egg!
Bye-Bye Butterfree
3 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 3.png A Sommelier Showdown! Ishizumai VS Futachimaru!!
The Great Nassy Squad March!
4 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 4.png Pikachu VS Meguroco VS Koaruhie!!
Sing! Purin!
5 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 5.png Emonga VS Tsutarja! The Volt Change Chaos!!
Resurrection!? Fossil Pokémon!
6 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 6.png The Road to Become a Dragon Master! Kibago VS Crimgan!!
Who Gets to Keep Togepy!?
7 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 7.png The Missing Hotachi! Mijumaru's Biggest Crisis Ever!!
Fushigidane's Mysterious Flower Garden
8 Best Wishes Pokémon Battle disc 8.png The Dragon Buster Appears! Iris and Doryuzu!!
Kamex's Island

Waku-Waku! Doki-Doki!!

Waku-Waku! Doki-Doki!!

(Japanese: ポケモンTVアニメコレクションDVD ~ワクワク!ドキドキ!!編~ Pokémon TV Anime Collection DVD: Waku-Waku! Doki-Doki!!) was released on July 24, 2012.

Disc number Disc artwork Episodes
1 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 1.png Zorua The Movie! The Legend of the Pokémon Knight!!
The Ghost Pokémon and the Summer Festival
2 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 2.png Nyagotiator Nyarth! Zuruzukin Persuasion Tactics!!
The Great Fire Pokémon Race!
3 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 3.png Beware of Choroneko! Nyarth and Mijumaru!!
Stormy Cycling Road
4 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 4.png Nyagotiator Nyarth! Break Through Tunbear Forest!!
Metamon and the Copycat Girl
5 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 5.png The Gym Leader is a Charisma Model! Kamitsure Appears!!
The Four Eievui Brothers
6 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 6.png Raimon Gym! Magnificent Electric Shock Battle!
Pippi VS Purin
7 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 7.png Satoshi, Dent VS Subway Masters!
The Legend of the Surfing Pikachu
8 Best Wishes Waku-Waku Doki-Doki disc 8.png Over the Rainbow! Maracacchi Musical!!
Pokémon the Movie!

Aim to Be a Pokémon Master!

Aim to Be a Pokémon Master!

(Japanese: ポケモンTVアニメコレクションDVD ~めざせポケモンマスター!編~ Pokémon TV Anime Collection DVD: Aim to Be a Pokémon Master!) was released on November 6, 2012.

Disc number Disc artwork Episodes
1 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 1.png Satoshi VS Champion Adeku!
Nibi Gym Battle!
2 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 2.png Zuruggu and the Selfish Gothimu!
The Suichūka of Hanada City
3 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 3.png Kaiketsu A☆Gilder VS Freege Man!
Electric Shock Showdown! Kuchiba Gym
4 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 4.png A Brotherly Battle between Dent and Pod! Baoppu VS Yanappu
Ghost VS Esper!
5 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 5.png Underground Gym Battle! VS Yakon!!
Erika and Kusaihana
6 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 6.png Bachuru, Dentula! The Electric Stone Cave!!
Sekichiku Ninja Showdown!
7 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 7.png Trade Evolution! Chevargo and Agilder!!
Decisive Battle! Guren Gym!
8 Best Wishes Aim to Be a Pokémon Master disc 8.png Fukiyose Gym Air Battle! Challenger Dent!?
Tokiwa Gym! The Last Badge!

Trivia


Pokémon anime home video releases
English Region 1
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Indigo LeagueAdventures in the Orange IslandsThe Johto JourneysJohto League ChampionsMaster Quest
AdvancedAdvanced ChallengeAdvanced BattleBattle Frontier
Diamond and PearlBattle DimensionGalactic BattlesSinnoh League Victors
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XYKalos QuestXYZ
Sun & MoonUltra Adventures
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(United Kingdom):
Indigo League
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English Region 4
(Australia/New Zealand):
Indigo LeagueAdventures in the Orange IslandsThe Johto JourneysJohto League ChampionsMaster Quest
AdvancedAdvanced ChallengeAdvanced BattleBattle Frontier
Diamond and PearlBattle DimensionGalactic BattlesSinnoh League Victors
Black & WhiteRival DestiniesAdventures in Unova and Beyond
XYKalos QuestXYZ
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