What is Pokémon?

The Pokémon franchise (Pocket Monsters in Japan) was born in Japan in 1995 with the launch of two video games: Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green. Its success catapulted the franchise to other types of media such as an anime with more than 1000 episodes, a trading card game, several series of manga, animated feature films, TV specials, a live action feature film, among others. Pokémon is currently the most successful media franchise in history.

All Pokémon Pikachu Shorts

Pikachu Shorts are animated shorts with Ash’s Pikachu as the main character. This list shows all the ones that have been released so far.

1Pikachu's VacationPikachu's Summer VacationJuly 18, 1998
2Christmas NightLet's Play on Christmas!December 22, 1998
3Kanga GamesLet's Play in the Snow!December 22, 1998
4Pikachu's Rescue AdventureThe Pikachu ExpeditionJuly 17, 1999
5Winter GamesLet's Play on the IceDecember 22, 1999
6Stantler's Little HelpersChristmas NightDecember 22, 1999
7Pikachu & PichuPichu and PikachuJuly 8, 2000
8Delibird's DilemmaDelibird's PresentDecember 22, 2000
9Snorlax SnowmanWhite StoryDecember 22, 2000
10Trouble in Big TownWe Are the Pichu Brothers - Balloon DisturbanceDecember 22, 2000
11Pikachu's PikaBooPikachu's Exciting Hide-and-seekJuly 7, 2001
12Camp PikachuPikapika Starry Sky CampJuly 13, 2002
13Gotta Dance!Secret Base of the Dancing PokémonJuly 19, 2003
14Pikachu's Summer FestivalAugust 1, 2004
15Pokémon 3D Adventure: Find Mew!March 18, 2005
16Pikachu's Ghost CarnivalAugust 1, 2005
17Pikachu's Ocean AdventurePikachu's Ocean AdventureMay 20, 2006
18Pikachu's Island AdventurePikachu's Naughty IslandAugust 1, 2006
19Pikachu's Exploration ClubAugust 1, 2007
20Pikachu's Ice AdventureAugust 1, 2008
21Pikachu's Sparkle Search!August 1, 2009
22Pikachu's Strange Wonder AdventureAugust 1, 2010
23Pikachu's Summer Bridge StoryAugust 1, 2011
24Sing Meloetta: Search for the Rinka BerriesJuly 3, 2012
25Meloetta's Moonlight SerenadeMeloetta's Dazzling RecitalJuly 14, 2012
26Eevee & FriendsPikachu and Eievui FriendsJuly 13, 2013
27Pikachu, What's This Key?Pikachu, What's This Key For?July 19, 2014
28Pikachu and the Pokémon Music SquadPikachu and the Pokémon BandJuly 18, 2015