Not all songs in the Pokémon franchise first debuted in those games – including classics like the Pokémon Centre and the Team Magma/Aqua Leader Battle themes! We’ve gone deep into the history of Game Freak music to spot similarities.
Meaningful bump - I've updated the article with fresh music videos as several in the past two years were taken down. (Of those affected, most were not the Pokemon ones! But some were.) Please let me know if anything has been missed.