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| A Rivalry to Gible On!
|| October 1, 2009
| United States
|| February 20, 2010
|| Team Iguchi
|| 米村正二 Shōji Yonemura
|| 山田浩之 Hiroyuki Yamada
| Assistant director
|| 渡辺正彦 Masahiko Watanabe
| Animation directors
|| 新城真 Makoto Shinjō
| 夏目久仁彦 Kunihiko Natsume
| Additional credits
A Rivalry to Gible On! (Japanese: フカマル…ゲットだぜ！ Fukamaru...Got It!) is the 145th episode of the Diamond & Pearl series, and the 611th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan as a 1 hour special on October 1, 2009, along with Dressed for Jess Success! and will air in the United States on February 20, 2010.
As Ash and co. travel to Lilypad Town and Dawn's next contest with their new friends Khoury and Lyra, they encounter a wild Gible. Khoury and Ash have both set their sights on capturing it, but who will emerge the victor?
- Ash and Khoury attempt to catch the same Gible with the latter succeeding.
TV episode debuts
- As displayed in this episode a new visual effect has been introduced for when a Poké Ball is used to capture a Pokémon, as it will now let off several sparkles when the capture succeeds, similar to the games.
- This episode has a very similar Japanese title to a future episode which is just 12 episodes later.
- Music from Pokémon Heroes is used.