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DP154 : Mastering Current Events!
Diamond & Pearl series
DP156 : A Meteoric Rise to Excellence!
Double-Time Battle Training!
DP155   EP621
Double Battle! Mammoo and Hinoarashi!!
First broadcast
Japan December 10, 2009
United States May 1, 2010
English themes
Opening Battle Cry - (Stand Up!)
Japanese themes
Opening ハイタッチ! 2009
Ending ドッチ~ニョ?
Animation Team Iguchi
Screenplay 武上純希 Junki Takegami
Storyboard 日高政光 Masamitsu Hidaka
山本珠代 Tamayo Yamamoto
Assistant director 小山賢 Masaru Koyama
Animation directors 牧内ももこ Momoko Makiuchi
古川博之 Hiroyuki Furukawa
Additional credits

Double-Time Battle Training! (Japanese: ダブルバトル!マンムーとヒノアラシ!! Double Battle! Mammoo and Hinoarashi!!) is the 155th episode of the Diamond & Pearl series, and the 621st episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on December 10, 2009 and will air in the United States on May 1, 2010.

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Template:Incomplete synopsis Still on their way to Dawn's next contest, the gang arrive in a small town hosting a different contest. Meeting up with Candice, the Snowpoint City Gym Leader, the gang watch as Zoey gains her fifth ribbon. Seeing her rival qualify for the Grand Festival makes Dawn eager to train for the upcoming Daybreak Contest. With Zoey and Candice's help, Dawn prepares for the required Double Performance, hoping to avoid the mistakes that led to her early exit from the Hearthome Contest. Meanwhile, Ash finds himself in a similar situation to Dawn as he learns that his rival has moved ahead of him too...

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DP154 : Mastering Current Events!
Diamond & Pearl series
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