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(Japanese: アララギ研究所！新たなる旅立ち！！ The Araragi Institute! A New Journey!!) is the 109th episode of the Best Wishes series, and the 766th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on January 17, 2013.
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- Ash and his friends return to Nuvema Town.
- Team Rocket returns to Unova now focusing on their original goal; capturing Pikachu and any other Pokémon they can.
- Jessie and James are revealed to have obtained a Frillish and an Amoonguss, respectively.
- Ash, Iris and Cilan decide to explore the White Ruins in the hopes of meeting Reshiram.
- For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.
- Pikachu (Ash's)
- Axew (Iris's)
- Meowth (Team Rocket)
- Unfezant (Ash's)
- Muk (Ash's; at Oak's Lab)
- Emolga (Iris's)
- Stunfisk (Cilan's)
- Snivy (starter Pokémon)
- Tepig (starter Pokémon; given to Nonomi)
- Oshawott (starter Pokémon)
- Frillish (Jessie's)
- Amoonguss (James's)
- Serperior (fantasy)
- Whimsicott (fantasy; doll)
- Alomomola (fantasy)
- Galvantula (×2; fantasy)
- Reshiram (fantasy; statue)
- Professor Oak's Pokémon Live Caster: Swadloon
- Sakura Go-Round replaces Look Look☆Here as the ending.
- Be an Arrow! gets a new animation and slightly altered lyrics from this episode onwards.
- Team Rocket Forever is used as background music.
- At the end of Dare da?, at the point when the revealed Pokémon normally lets out its own cry, Ash instead shouts "Meowth!", and Meowth zooms out of the screen.
- Team Rocket used their original motto in this episode.
- Both of Team Rocket's new Pokémon seen this episode used moves that they are able to learn only by breeding: Frillish used Mist, while Amoonguss used Body Slam.
- This episode also marks the first time since Memories are Made of Bliss!, over a hundred episodes ago, when Team Rocket has used their Meowth balloon or blasted off without their rocket packs.
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