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(Apparently Unova has one.)
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Usually, the evolutionary families would be jumbled up, and sung in different lines or verse. In later raps, such as the Hoenn Pokérap, this rule was not followed; the {{p|Lotad}} family was sung together.
 
Usually, the evolutionary families would be jumbled up, and sung in different lines or verse. In later raps, such as the Hoenn Pokérap, this rule was not followed; the {{p|Lotad}} family was sung together.
   
There are currently four Pokérap songs, one for each of the first three generations, and one for Generation V<ref>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH6O8Rpm1sU</ref>. The [[Generation IV|fourth generation]] of Pokémon doesn't have a Pokérap, but it was widely anticipated by fans.
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There are currently three Pokérap songs, one for each of the first three generations. Pokéraps have yet to be announced for the [[Generation IV|fourth]] and [[Generation V|fifth generations]] of the Pokémon anime, but are widely anticipated by fans.
   
 
==Current Pokéraps==
 
==Current Pokéraps==
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*'''[[Pokérap GS]]''' - names all {{cat|Generation II Pokémon}}, excluding {{p|Celebi}}.
 
*'''[[Pokérap GS]]''' - names all {{cat|Generation II Pokémon}}, excluding {{p|Celebi}}.
 
*'''[[Hoenn Pokérap]]''' - names all {{cat|Generation III Pokémon}}, as well as {{p|Mew}} and {{p|Celebi}}. However, it leaves out {{p|Relicanth}} and {{p|Zigzagoon}}.
 
*'''[[Hoenn Pokérap]]''' - names all {{cat|Generation III Pokémon}}, as well as {{p|Mew}} and {{p|Celebi}}. However, it leaves out {{p|Relicanth}} and {{p|Zigzagoon}}.
*'''[[Unova Pokérap]]'''
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*[[Can't Stop (Catchin' 'Em All)]]
 
*[[Can't Stop (Catchin' 'Em All)]]
 
*[[Can You Name All the Pokémon? BW]]
 
*[[Can You Name All the Pokémon? BW]]
==References==
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{{Reflist}}
 
 
{{Pokerap}}
 
{{Pokerap}}
 
{{Project Music notice}}
 
{{Project Music notice}}

Revision as of 21:16, 9 September 2012

The Pokérap is a series of songs that was made popular by the Pokémon anime. It is the English equivalent of the song Can You Name All the Pokémon?.

The main purpose of the song was to list all the known Pokémon of a specific generation. It usually rhymes, as heard in the original Pokérap which had many Pokémon names that rhymed, but no rhymes were made in the next one as there was a limit on names that rhymed and Pokémon. The third Pokérap had rhymes, but didn't rhyme any Pokémon, instead rhyming normal words together, or with the Pokémon's name.

Usually, the evolutionary families would be jumbled up, and sung in different lines or verse. In later raps, such as the Hoenn Pokérap, this rule was not followed; the Lotad family was sung together.

There are currently three Pokérap songs, one for each of the first three generations. Pokéraps have yet to be announced for the fourth and fifth generations of the Pokémon anime, but are widely anticipated by fans.

Current Pokéraps

Trivia

  • Some Christian fundamentalists complained about the song, because they claimed that if one were to play backwards the Pokérap, "Gotta Catch 'em All!" can be heard as "I love Satan".

See also

Pokérap
Kanto PokérapPokérap GSHoenn Pokérap
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