Team Rocket Expedition which stands by the evils of love and truth

(Japanese: 愛と真実の悪を貫くロケット探検団 Rocket Expedition which stands by the evils of love and truth) is a series of short stories that occurs at the end of episodes in Pokémon Journeys: The Series of the Pokémon anime.

The segments are placed after the ending theme of the episode in the Japanese version. Introduced in JN133, each segment contains a part where the Team Rocket trio travels through the Paldea region, looking for Pokémon from said region for them to catch. The segment always ends with said Pokémon attacking Team Rocket trio directly or indirectly.

List of segments

Code Screenshot English title Japanese title US broadcast Japan broadcast Time between
*   No English title 第1話
Episode 1
Unaired November 25, 2022 63 days
since Japanese airing
*   No English title 第2話
Episode 2
Unaired December 02, 2022 56 days
since Japanese airing
*   No English title 第3話
Episode 3
Unaired December 09, 2022 49 days
since Japanese airing
*   No English title 第4話
Episode 4
Unaired January 13, 2023 14 days
since Japanese airing
*   No English title 第5話
Episode 5
Unaired January 20, 2023 7 days
since Japanese airing
This concludes Team Rocket Expedition which stands by the evils of love and truth.

Episode 1

Summary

In search of a new Pokémon, the Team Rocket trio has visited the Paldea region for the first time. They encounter a wild Sprigatito and try to catch it, but Sprigatito releases a scent, which makes them feel sleepy, and runs away, much to their dismay.

Characters

Humans

Pokémon

Episode 2

Summary

Continuing their quest, the trio finds a Fuecoco. As they attempt to capture it, Jessie accidentally pulls out an Oran Berry instead of a Poké Ball, prompting Fuecoco to charge at the Berry, sending the trio blasting off in the process.

Characters

Humans

Pokémon

Episode 3

Summary

Continuing their quest, the trio comes across a Quaxly. Jessie, James, and Meowth each attempt to catch it by throwing a Poké Ball, but Quaxly shoots them all down with Water Gun, also sending the trio blasting off in the process.

Characters

Humans

Pokémon

Episode 4

Summary

Continuing their quest, the trio comes across a Koraidon. They prepare to catch it, but Koraidon notices them and chases the trio before sending them blasting off.

Characters

Humans

Pokémon

Episode 5

Summary

Continuing their quest, the trio comes across a Miraidon. They prepare to catch it, but Miraidon notices them, zooming past by the trio before shocking them with an Electric attack, sending them blasting off.

Characters

Humans

Pokémon


Bonus segments of the Pokémon anime
Original series Japanese version: Professor Oak's Pokémon LecturePokémon de English
English dub: Kanto PokérapPikachu's JukeboxPokémon Karaokémon
Both: Who's That Pokémon?
Ruby and Sapphire Japanese version: Professor Oak's Pokémon LecturePokémon Trivia Quiz
English dub: Who's That Pokémon?Pokémon Trainer's Choice
Diamond and Pearl Japanese version: Professor Oak's Big Pokémon EncyclopediaPikachu the Movie Memorial
Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Examination
Black & White Japanese version: Professor Oak's Pokémon Live CasterTeam Rocket Live Caster
Both: Who's That Pokémon?
XY Japanese version: Professor Oak's Pokémon Holo CasterPoké TVPokémon Quiz
English dub: Who's That Pokémon?
Both: Mega Evolution Pokédex
Sun & Moon Japanese version: Poké Problem
Both: Who's That Pokémon?Where Are You Going, Eevee?
Journeys Japanese version: Get Inspired! Let's Solve a Poké Riddle!!
Team Rocket Expedition which stands by the evils of love and truth
Both: Who's That Pokémon?


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