Pokémon Anime 25th anniversary BEST album, including tracks from 1997-2023, to be released on February 1st, 2023

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon anime, an album called “The BEST: Pokémon TV Anime Theme Song BEST OF BEST OF BEST 1997-2023” will be released on February 1st, 2023. The album includes all of the original openings from 1997-2023, including the brand new opening “Aim to be a Pokémon Master -with my friends-” from Ash’s final 11 episode season.

In addition, the Blu-ray and the DVD version (inculded with the limited edition run) contains bonus footage and 37 of the Pokémon anime’s openings and endings without credits.

The albums can be pre-ordered through Amazon.co.jp, CDJapan, and Pokémon Center Japan. If preordered through certain retailers, pre-order bonuses will be included with the order! *Links will be updated once pre-order available on sites.

  • Amazon.co.jp : Mega Cover
  • Pokémon Center Japan: Pokémon Clear File A4
  • Physical Stores (Japan): Postcards

Limited Edition Blu-ray Ver.:

Includes: 8CDs, Blu-ray, deluxe package specification

SRCL-12380~89 / 9,980 yen (tax included) / $78.11 USD

Preorder: CDJapan | Pokémon Center Japan | Amazon.co.jp

Limited Edition DVD Ver.

Includes: 8CDs, DVD, deluxe package specification

SRCL-12390~99 / 9,980 yen (tax included) / $78.11 USD

Preorder: CDJapan | Pokémon Center Japan | Amazon.co.jp

Regular Edition

Includes: 8CDs

SRCL-12400~07 / 4,980 yen (tax included) / $38.97 USD

Preorder: CDJapan | Pokémon Center Japan | Amazon.co.jp

Tracks Included on all albums:

Disc 1 (CD / common to all formats): TV anime “Pokemon” theme song collection (17 songs in total)

01. Aim to be a Pokemon Master/Rika Matsumoto

02. Rival! / Rika Matsumoto

03. OK! / Rika Matsumoto

04. Aim to be a Pokemon Master/Whiteberry

05. Ready Go! / Naomi Tamura

06. Hyakugo Juichi/Dr. Oak and Pokemon Kids

07. Meowth Song / Meowth (Inuyama Inuko)

08. Pocket ni Fantasy / Sachi & Juri

09. Pokemon Ondo / Garura Kobayashi

10. Type: Wild / Rika Matsumoto

11. Riding on Laplace / Kasumi (Mayumi Iizuka) & Laplace (Rikako Aikawa)

12. Meowth Party/Song: Meowth (Inuyama Inuko) Guest: Musashi and Kojiro

13. Pokemon Hara Hara Relay / Rikako Aikawa

14. Takeshi’s Paradise/Takeshi (Yuji Ueda)

15. To My Best Friend / Hiromi Iwasaki

16. Team Forward Rocket! / Team Rocket (Musashi, Kojiro, Meowth)

17.Pockettari Monsterry/Kana

Disc2 (CD/common to all formats): TV anime “Pocket Monsters Advance Generation” theme song collection (12 songs in total)

01. Advance Adventure/GARDEN

02.Challenger!!/Rika Matsumoto

03.Pokemon Symphonic Medley ~POKEMON SYMPHONIC MEDLEY~/Pokemon Symphony Orchestra

04. Battle Frontier / Akina Takaya

05. Spurt! / Satoshi (CV: Rika Matsumoto)

06.Because there is the sky / Toshiko Ezaki

07. Polka o Dolka / Meowth (Inuyama Inuyama) & Norsol Chorus

08. Smile / Toshiko Ezaki

09. Full Summer!!/Naomi Tamura and Sunflower Choir

10. GLORY DAY ~Kagayaku Sono Hi~/GARDEN

11. Pokemon Counting Song/Akiko Kanazawa

12. I won’t lose! ~Haruka’s Theme~/Haruka (KAORI)

Disc 3 (CD/common to all formats): TV anime “Pokemon Diamond and Pearl” theme song collection (9 songs in total)

01.Together/Fumie Akiyoshi

02. High touch! / Satoshi & Hikari (CV: Rika Matsumoto & Megumi Toyoguchi)

03. Best Everyday! / Fumie Akiyoshi

04. By Your Side ~Hikari’s Theme~/Grin

05. Message of the Wind / Mai Mizuhashi

06. Tomorrow surely / Kanako

07. Moeyo Giza-eared Pichu!/Giza-eared Pichu starring Shokotan

08.Dotch~Nyo? / Moo Moo Milk and Araki

09. Kimi no Mune ni LaLaLa/MADOKA.

Disc 4 (CD/common to all formats): TV anime “Pocket Monsters Best Wishes” theme song collection (11 songs in total)

01. Best wish! / Rika Matsumoto

02. Become a hoot! / Rika Matsumoto

03. Become a hoot! 2013 / Rika Matsumoto

04. Summer slope/Daisuke

05. Heart fanfare/Aki Okui

06. Can you say Pokemon? BW/Tsuruno Takeshi

07. Seven Color Arch / Pokemon BW Chorus (Aki Okui, Toshiko Ezaki, Fumie Akiyoshi)

08. Mimi Mite ☆ Cocchi / Momoiro Clover Z

09. Team Rocket forever / Team Rocket (Musashi, Kojiro, Meowth)

10. Sakura Go Round / Private Ebisu Junior High School

11.Let’s Hold Hands/Private Ebisu Junior High School

Disc5 (CD/common to all formats): TV anime “Pokemon XY” theme song collection (7 songs in total)

01.V (Volt) / Yusuke

02. Mega V (Mega Volt) / Yusuke

03. Getta Bang Bang / Tomohisa Sako

04.X Kaikyo Y scenery/J☆Dee’Z

05. Peace Smile! /J☆Dee’Z with Pikachu

06. Dribbling / Shoko Nakagawa

07. Gaogao All Star/Little Glee Monster

Disc 6 (CD / common to all formats): TV anime “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” theme song collection (7 songs in total)

01.XY&Z/Satoshi (CV: Rika Matsumoto)

02. Puni-chan no Uta/Eureka (CV: Mariya Ise)

03. Team Rocket Song / Team Rocket

04. Doridori/Serena (CV: Masayuki Makiguchi)

05. Kirakira/Citron (CV: Yuki Kaji)

06. Pikachu Song/Pikachu (CV: Ikue Otani)

07. Meowth Ballad / Meowth (CV: Inuko Inuyama)

Disc7 (CD/common to all formats): TV anime “Pokemon Sun & Moon” theme song collection (9 songs in total)

01. Alola! ! / Satoshi with Pikachu (CV: Rika Matsumoto / Ikue Otani)

02. Aim to be a Pokemon Master -20th Anniversary- / Rika Matsumoto

03. Mirai Connection/ЯeaL

04. Your Adventure/Okazaki Physical Education

05. Pose/Okazaki physical education

06. Jariboy Jarigirl/Okazaki Physical Education

07. Breath / Porno Graffitti

08.Kokoro no Note/Okazaki Physical Education feat.Tokyo Hino Nanao Midori Elementary School Chorus

09. Type: Wild / Shoko Nakagawa

Disc 8 (CD / common to all formats): TV anime “Pocket Monster” theme song collection (7 songs in total)

01.1・2・3/After the Rain (Soraru x Mafumafu)

02.1・2・3/Nishikawa-kun and Kirisho

03.1・2・3/Karaage Sisters (Erika Ikuta, Sayuri Matsumura from Nogizaka46)

04.1・2・3 / Satoshi & Go (CV: Rika Matsumoto & Daiki Yamashita)

05. Pokemon Shiritori / Pokemon Music Club (Junichi Masuda / PC Music Club / Pokemon Kids 2019)

06. Preeminent Type/Pokemon Music Club (Junichi Masuda/PC Music Club/Pokemon Kids 2019)

07. Aim to be a Pokemon Master -with my friends- / Satoshi (CV: Rika Matsumoto) *Additional recording has been decided

Disc 9: TV anime non-credit video collection (Blu-ray/DVD/Limited edition only) *Additional content has been lifted

1. “Aim to be a Pokémon Master” (Opening video for the TV anime “Pocket Monsters”) / Rika Matsumoto

2. “Rival!” (Opening video for the TV anime “Pocket Monsters”) / Rika Matsumoto

3. “Spurt!” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters Advance Generation” opening video) / Satoshi (CV: Rika Matsumoto)

4. “Together” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters Diamond Pearl” opening video) / Fumie Akiyoshi

5. “High Touch!” (Opening video for the TV anime “Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl”) / Satoshi & Hikari (CV: Rika Matsumoto & Megumi Toyoguchi)

6. “Best Everyday!”

7. “Best Wishes!” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters Best Wishes” opening video) / Rika Matsumoto

8. “Mite Mite ☆ Kocchicchi” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters Best Wishes” ending video) / Momoiro Clover Z

9. “Sakura Go Round” (TV animation “Pocket Monster Best Wish” ending video) / Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku

10. “Let’s hold hands” (Ending video of the TV anime “Pocket Monsters Best Wishes”) / Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku

11. “V (Bolt)” (TV animation “Pokemon XY” opening video) / Yusuke

12. “Mega V (Mega Volt)” (TV animation “Pokemon XY” opening video) / Yusuke

13. “Getta Bang Bang” (TV animation “Pokemon XY” opening video) / Tomohisa Sako

14. “Dori Dori” (TV animation “Pokemon XY” ending video) / Shoko Nakagawa

15. “Gaogao All Star” (TV anime “Pocket Monster XY” ending video) / Little Glee Monster

16. “XY & Z” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” opening video) / Satoshi (CV: Rika Matsumoto)

17. “Puni-chan’s Song” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” ending video) / Eureka (CV: Mariya Ise)

18. “Rocket Team Song” (TV anime “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” ending video) / Rocket Team

19. “Dori Dori” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” ending video) / Serena (CV: Masayuki Makiguchi)

20. “Kirakira” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” ending video) / Citron (CV: Yuki Kaji)

21. “Pikachu’s Song” (TV animation “Pocket Monsters XY & Z” ending video) / Pikachu (CV: Ikue Otani)

22. “Ballad of Meowth” (TV animation “Pokemon XY & Z” ending video) / Meowth (CV: Inuko Inuyama)

23. “Arora!!” (TV anime “Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon” opening video) / Satoshi with Pikachu (CV: Rika Matsumoto / Ikue Otani)

24. “Aim to be a Pokemon Master -20th Anniversary-” (TV anime “Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon” opening video) / Rika Matsumoto

25. “Future Connection” (TV animation “Pokemon Sun & Moon” opening video) / ЯeaL

26. “Your adventure” (TV animation “Pocket Monster Sun & Moon” opening video) / Okazaki physical education

27. “Pose” (TV animation “Pocket Monster Sun & Moon” ending video) / Okazaki physical education

28. “Jariboy Jarigirl” (Ending video for the TV anime “Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon”) / Physical Education Okazaki

29. “Kokoro no Note” (Ending video for the TV anime “Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon”) / Physical Education Okazaki feat. Nanao Midori Elementary School Chorus, Hino City, Tokyo

30. “Type: Wild” (TV anime “Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon” Special Music Video) / Shoko Nakagawa

31. “1, 2, 3” (TV anime “Pokemon” opening video) / After the Rain (Soraru x Mafumafu)

32. “1, 2, 3” (TV anime “Pokemon” opening video) / Nishikawa-kun and Kirisho

33. “1, 2, 3” (TV anime “Pokemon” opening video) / Karaage sisters (Erika Ikuta, Sayuri Matsumura from Nogizaka46)

34. “1, 2, 3” (TV anime “Pokemon” opening video) / Satoshi & Go (CV: Rika Matsumoto & Daiki Yamashita)

35. “Pokémon Shiritori” (TV anime “Pokémon” ending video)/Pokémon Music Club (Junichi Masuda/PC Music Club/Pokémon Kids 2019)

36. “Batsugun Type” (TV anime “Pocket Monsters” ending video) / Pokemon Music Club (Junichi Masuda / PC Music Club / Pokemon Kids 2019)

37. “Aim to be a Pokemon Master -with my friends-” (Opening video for the TV anime “Pocket Monsters Aim to be a Pokemon Master”) / Satoshi (CV: Rika Matsumoto)

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