Pokémon in Sweden
|Pokémon in Sweden|
|Original anime airdates|
|EP001||March 4, 2000|
|AG001||May 15, 2004|
|DP001||February 26, 2008|
|BW001||September 3, 2011|
|XY001||March 30, 2014|
|SM001||August 26, 2017*|
|JN001||November 27, 2020*|
January 1, 2021*
The Pokémon anime first reached Sweden in March 2000, with the first broadcast of Pokémon - Jag väljer dig!.
Pokémon video games
Pokémon games are sold in English with Swedish manuals. The games are released at the same time as in the rest of Europe. The only game released in Swedish is Pokémon Trading Card Game Online, but only the interface is translated, the cards themselves remains in English.
Stores known for distributing Pokémon events in Sweden are GameStop, and Toys "R" Us.
The Pokémon anime was broadcasted on Disney XD, previously known as Fox Kids and then Jetix, and TV4 in Sweden. Pokémon: Battle Frontier was not aired after Pokémon: Advanced Battle, but was just skipped, going directly to Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl. Pokémon: Battle Frontier was instead broadcast on TV4+ and TV4's online site.
In Sweden, Pokémon the Series: Black & White and Pokémon the Series: XY of the anime are available on Viaplay, Pokémon the Series: XY and Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon are available on Netflix with Swedish audio and subtitles, and Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl are available on C More with Swedish audio and no subtitles.
All movies up until the twenty-third, except Lucario and the Mystery of Mew and Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, have been dubbed into Swedish. The first four movies and Mewtwo Återkomsten were released on VHS, and all movies up until the fifteenth movie were released on DVD in Sweden.
On May 15, 2009, Giratina and the Sky Warrior premiered on Disney XD. The tenth movie has also aired on Disney XD. Arceus and the Jewel of Life had a television premiere on Disney XD in 2010 and was said to be released on DVD soon by "Egmont Kärnan AB". Lucario and the Mystery of Mew and Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea are not known to have been dubbed in Swedish.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu was shown in cinemas with subtitles in Sweden, with the premiere being held on May 8, 2019.
All of the opening themes used in the anime and movies have been dubbed into Swedish, except for Born to Be a Winner and We Will Be Heroes movie versions which were left in English. All movie ending themes from Giratina and the Sky Warrior onward has been dubbed into Swedish.
The only Pokémon music CD to be released in Swedish is Pokémon 3: The Ultimate Soundtrack, titled Pokémon 3: Den ultimata samlingen. However, other albums in English, such as Pokémon the First Movie, have been available for sale in Sweden.
Cast and crew
|Ash Ketchum||Dick Ericsson|
|S05-S08, M04-M05, Sun and Moon series|
|Delia Ketchum||My Bodell
|Pokédex||Hans Wahlgren||The first season|
|Jessie||Annelie Berg Bhagavan
Occasionally in Season 1
Occasionally in Season 4
|Professor Oak||Bengt Järnblad
|Bonnie||Dominique Pålsson Wiklund|
|Rotom Pokédex||Adam Giertz|
|Movie 6 and 7||Staffan Hallerstam|
Pokémon Trading Card Game
The TCG is released in Sweden in English at the same time as the rest of Europe.
Pokémon and grammar
The word Pokémon and most Pokémon species names are of the common grammatical gender in Swedish, meaning that they are used with the indefinitive article en and the definitive article den, den här, denna, however they are not inflected other than with the genitive suffix -s. Despie this, some other inflections such as the definitive singular form Pokémonen, can be heard occasionally throughout the series.
- The headquarters of Bergsala, Nintendo's distributor in the Nordic countries and the Baltics, is located at Marios Gata, Kungsbacka, Sweden.
|The Pokémon franchise around the world|
|The Americas:||Brazil • Canada • Latin America • United States|
|Asia:||Greater China • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • Philippines • Singapore • South Asia • South Korea • Thailand • Vietnam|
|Europe:||Albania • Belgium • Bulgaria • Croatia • Czech Republic • Denmark • Finland • France • Germany • Greece|
Hungary • Iceland • Ireland • Italy • Latvia • Lithuania • Netherlands • North Macedonia • Norway • Poland
Portugal • Romania • Russia • Serbia • Slovakia • Spain • Sweden • Ukraine • United Kingdom
|Middle East:||Arab world • Israel • Turkey|
|Oceania:||Australia • New Zealand|
|This article is part of Project Globe, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on the Pokémon franchise around the world.|