| Pokémon: The Johto Journeys|
Johto Journeys title screen.
Pokémon: The Johto Journeys is the name of the third season of the Pokémon anime. The 41-episode season showcases the adventures of Ash, Misty, and Brock in the Johto region, from New Bark Town up to Goldenrod City.
It originally aired as part of the 2000-2001 Kids' WB! Saturday morning line-up. The season began with Don't Touch That 'Dile, which originally aired on October 14, 2000, and ended with The Fortune Hunters, which originally aired on June 2, 2001.
Johto Journeys marked the beginning of the Johto saga. Johto would continue for two seasons, with Johto League Champions picking off where Journeys left off. Preceding it was the Orange Islands filler arc.
See the list of Pokémon: The Johto Journeys episodes for a list of episodes aired this season.
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- Ash, Misty and Brock arrive in the Johto region, and Ash registers for the Johto League. (EP117)
- Ash safely delivers the GS Ball to Kurt. (EP143)
The following Pokémon are obtained:
- Ash's Heracross (EP119)
- Ash's Chikorita (EP126)
- Ash's Cyndaquil (EP141)
- Brock's Pineco (EP143)
- Jessie's Wobbuffet (EP146)
- Ash's Totodile (EP151)
- Ash's Noctowl (EP154)
The following Pokémon evolve:
The following Pokémon are released:
- Ash's Charizard (EP134) (Left in Liza's care at the Charicific Valley; can be called upon at any time)
- Ash's Squirtle (EP147) (Rejoined Squirtle Squad; can be called upon at any time)
Ash defeats the following Gym Leaders:
- The first four English dub episodes of this season aired exactly one year after the Japanese originals.
- The Italian version of the theme used a scene from EP035.
- During this season, the narrator refers to the group as being "On the road to Johto". Though it would be more correct to say "On the road through Johto, he could have just been referring to the Johto League. He also states this through Pokémon: Johto League Champions and Pokémon: Master Quest.
- The tentative tile of this season was "Pokémon GS".
Despite many episodes being released on DVD, The Johto Journeys has not been released as a DVD boxset.
In other languages
|Czech||Pokémon: Johtová liga|
|Dutch||Pokémon: De Reis Naar Johto|
|European French||Pokémon: Voyage à Johto|
|Hungarian||Pokémon: Utazások Johtóban|
|Brazilian Portuguese||Pokémon - Jornada Johto|
|European Spanish||Pokémon: Los Viajes Johto|
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