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Old May 8th, 2013 (12:20 AM).
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    Because it wanted to prove to Ash that it is strong even without evolving, as seen when Pikachu lost to Lt.Surge's Raichu and he rejected the Thunderstone.

    Also, they have to make those cuter Pokemon, especially the mascots like Pikachu not evolve so that it will still be popular among kids.
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    Because...
    What do you think would happen if Pikachu randomly evolved? What would happen to those Pika fans, the hardcore fans of the anime? They'd probably rage, quit watching, ratings die, series end (might not be that bad, but who knows)...also, Pikachu makes a good mascot for Pokemon, as it's cute and cuddly, but also shockingly strong. Raichu is...eh.

    Also, Pikachu's independent with its own power, showing Ash that it didn't need a Thunderstone to make it stronger, as it was already strong enough.
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      Actually, I had the same question. The guys above mentioned why.
      I just want to say that I lowkey want him to evolve his Pikachu lol
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        because ash Pikachu is really strong enough to become a raichu
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        Old May 8th, 2013 (2:16 AM).
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          Because both Ash and Pikachu itself hate to evolve. Also Pikachu is already a powerful poke in it's basic form. Secondly evolving will remove it's cute looks too
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            I'm going to go ahead and merge this with the Simple Help & FAQ thread, since I've already answered it here.

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            Right, well, the out-of-universe explanation for Pikachu is just that he's the mascot and they ain't gonna evolve him. Especially not this long into it. In-universe, though...

            Pikachu didn't want to evolve just to beat Lt Surge's Raichu, and now just doesn't want to evolve because he likes being a Pikachu and feels he can do everything a Raichu could just just as well.
            Essentially that's it. I'm going to add this to the main FAQ as well, seeing as how so many people always want to know!
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            Old May 16th, 2013 (10:32 AM). Edited May 16th, 2013 by gavynray123.
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              You really wanna know why? Well here's the answer: To premiere Pokémon, 4Kids Entertainment bought episodes from TV Tokyo and SoftX one by one and premiering them dubbed under the name Pokémon instead of Pocket Monsters. That's why. Oh and about Hiro, do you mean Hiroshi? In Pocket Monsters, Hiroshi was just a subbed Richie. But the real protagonist of Pocket Monsters is SAtoshi and not Hiroshi. Just so you know, Satoshi is the original name for Ash Ketchum of Masara Town/ Pallet Town
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              Uuuuh, yeah. There's only one anime. The manga has different main characters sometimes, but there is only one anime. The characters have different names depending on what language you watch it in. Hiroshi was a supporting character in the Orange Islands, but definitely wasn't the main character.

              I'm not quite sure what you read to think that there was two different anime series, buuuut it was rumors, whatever it was. xD;
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                Hey guys I just wondered about the story arcs.

                Why do you think there are two anime series(es) under the Pokemon franchise?


                Opinions would be great guys :3
                I'm just... merging this into quick questions. As far as I've been able to tell, there is no other Pokémon anime beyond the one we all know of. If you could source some evidence that this thing exists, maybe we could help more?
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                  Uuuuh, yeah. There's only one anime. The manga has different main characters sometimes, but there is only one anime. The characters have different names depending on what language you watch it in. Hiroshi was a supporting character in the Orange Islands, but definitely wasn't the main character.

                  I'm not quite sure what you read to think that there was two different anime series, buuuut it was rumors, whatever it was. xD;
                  Actually, Hiroshi supported him during the Indigo Plateau, and returned in the 5th season to stop the plot of all of team rocket to steal a baby Lugia, having an updated team as follows from what I remember: Zippo evolved into a Charmeleon, he caught a Pupitar, and that's all I remember.
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                    When was the last time ash turns his cap around? He did it in the first couple of episodes than he like stopped doing it.
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                      He did it for a long time, iirc. Fairly often through Kanto, little bit less through Johto, less through AG, not sure about Sinnoh... he's only done it like once in Unova I think.
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                        Excluding Meowth's Scrafty Tactics and the episodes that follow in Black and White, what are some previous episodes where Meowth joins/pretends to join Ash? I'm asking because I faintly recall an episode from my childhood where Meowth is with Ash and the gang for an episode?
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                        Well, I don't think he did, but he has joined up with Pikachu when they were lost. That doesn't nessesarily count since he had to join up with Pikachu, but I don't remember Meowth pretending to join Ash. Perhaps it was just that once. Or maybe in Kanto. It could have been in Kanto, but I don't exactly remember. Meowth pretends to quit Team Rocket a lot. Once per series, really.
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                        Does Iris try to catch Meowth in Scrafty Tactics? Because I've seen that twice on TV now, Meowth goes with the "twerps" to rescue Jesse and James who are being held by Team Plasma (or Galactic), and finds out Ash and the gang "ain't so bad". That's one of the few episodes I've seen recently, and it fits your question.
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                        I don't have the name of the episode, but in the Sinnoh saga, Meowth joins Ash and friends since Team Rocket were caught by Team Galactic, and since Looker was caught too, Ash, Dawn and Brock proceed to escort Meowth to the Fuego Ironworks.
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                        I found the name of the episode Sonic and OP. It is called Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! Meowth cooperates with Ash and Co to find Jesse and James. Ash and Co are looking for Looker (oh god why) who was undercover in Galactic but was discovered and also captured. This is in the Sinnoh Saga, may or may not be the episode from your childhood.

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                        Does Iris try to catch Meowth in Scrafty Tactics? Because I've seen that twice on TV now, Meowth goes with the "twerps" to rescue Jesse and James who are being held by Team Plasma (or Galactic), and finds out Ash and the gang "ain't so bad". That's one of the few episodes I've seen recently, and it fits your question.
                        That's not how it worked at all. Meowth pretended to be injured in that episode so that he'd join Ash and friends as a gambit to steal their Pokémon. This lasted until Crisis from the Underground Up.
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                          Meowth joined Ash n Co. in Unova when team rocket planned to steal Pokemon in Nimbasa City. From Meowth's Scrafty Tactics to Crises from the Underground Up !!! , Meowth remained with the Gang
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                            Guys, this isn't a thread to talk about the Unova arc that has Meowth joining up with the kids. This is a thread to talk about OTHER episodes where Meowth may have joined up with them. I'm also actually going to put this in Simple Help, since leaving it out here seems to promote off-topic discussion rather than actually answering the question.
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                              I want to get a still of Pikachu and Oshawott dancing. I've got one, but it's low quality, snapped from this gif. I'd like to find the original episode this is from, to get a high-res image.

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                                ok so did pikachu forget volt tackle in unova? outside of right when they got to unova battling trip, ash never commands pikachu to use volt tackle anymore. i know pikachu learns electroball so maybe he forgets volt tackle in the process? seeing as it is the most powerful move pikachu can learn i dont like that he doesn't use it now.
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                                  You answered your own question in your post. xD

                                  Pikachu forgot Volt Tackle to learn Electro Ball. Personally, I liked Volt Tackle better.
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                                    thats dumb because theres plenty of examples of pokemon in the anime that have more that 4 moves. stefan's zebstrika for example knows 6 moves. volt tackle is way cooler.
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                                      The anime's started imposing a 4-move limit for some reason so yeah, Pika did forget. I dislike this, but you know. And I don't think Zebstrika knew more than four at a time- you can't add moves over multiple appearances.

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