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'''Playing the Performance Encore!''' (Japanese: '''ダブルバトル!VSプラスル・マイナン!!''' ''Double Battle! VS {{tt|Prasle|Plusle}} & Minun!!'') is the 162nd episode of the {{series|Diamond & Pearl}}, and the 628th episode of the [[Pokémon anime]]. It first aired in Japan on February 4, 2010 and will air in the United States on July 3, 2010 .
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'''Playing the Performance Encore!''' (Japanese: '''ダブルバトル!VSプラスル・マイナン!!''' ''Double Battle! VS {{tt|Prasle|Plusle}} & Minun!!'') is the 162nd episode of the {{series|Diamond & Pearl}}, and the 628th episode of the [[Pokémon anime]]. It first aired in Japan on February 4, 2010 and will air in the United States on July 3, 2010.
 
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==Synopsis==
 
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** Dawn defeats Ursula just before time runs out.
 
** Dawn defeats Ursula just before time runs out.
 
* Music from ''[[M03|Spell of the Unown]]'', ''[[M05|Pokémon Heroes]]'', ''[[M07|Destiny Deoxys]]'', ''[[M09|Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea]]'', and ''[[M10|The Rise of Darkrai]]'' are played in this episode. ''[[By Your Side ~Hikari's Theme~]]'' was also used as background music as the battle between {{an|Dawn}} and [[Ursula]] was about to end.
 
* Music from ''[[M03|Spell of the Unown]]'', ''[[M05|Pokémon Heroes]]'', ''[[M07|Destiny Deoxys]]'', ''[[M09|Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea]]'', and ''[[M10|The Rise of Darkrai]]'' are played in this episode. ''[[By Your Side ~Hikari's Theme~]]'' was also used as background music as the battle between {{an|Dawn}} and [[Ursula]] was about to end.
* This episode first aired in Japan only a week shy of a year since [[DP114|the episode]] in which Dawn obtained her previous ribbon, in which Ursula herself debuted.
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* This episode first aired in both Japan and the United States only a week shy of a year since [[DP114|the episode]] in which Dawn obtained her previous ribbon, in which Ursula herself debuted.
 
* This episode marks Cyndaquil's first Contest, and, coincidentally, it aired in the same week that ''[[DP143|An Egg Scramble!]]'', the episode when Cyndaquil was obtained, aired in America.
 
* This episode marks Cyndaquil's first Contest, and, coincidentally, it aired in the same week that ''[[DP143|An Egg Scramble!]]'', the episode when Cyndaquil was obtained, aired in America.
 
* While Dawn is watching Ursula's battle against Jessilina, a male coordinator next to her wears the same clothing that Giovanni is seen wearing in the anime: An orange tuxedo and a light tan shirt under. The only difference is that the coordinator is wearing a differently colored tie.
 
* While Dawn is watching Ursula's battle against Jessilina, a male coordinator next to her wears the same clothing that Giovanni is seen wearing in the anime: An orange tuxedo and a light tan shirt under. The only difference is that the coordinator is wearing a differently colored tie.

Revision as of 14:14, 30 May 2010

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DP161 : Yes, in Dee Dee It's Dawn!
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Playing the Performance Encore!
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DP162   EP628
ダブルバトル!VSプラスル・マイナン!!
Double Battle! VS Prasle & Minun!!
First broadcast
Japan February 4, 2010
United States July 3, 2010
English themes
Opening
Ending
Japanese themes
Opening サイコー・エブリディ!
Ending ドッチ~ニョ?
Credits
Animation OLM/OLM Digital
Screenplay 冨岡淳広 Atsuhiro Tomioka
Storyboard 浅田裕二 Yūji Asada
Assistant director 浅田裕二 Yūji Asada
Animation director 岩根雅明 Masaaki Iwane
Additional credits

Playing the Performance Encore! (Japanese: ダブルバトル!VSプラスル・マイナン!! Double Battle! VS Prasle & Minun!!) is the 162nd episode of the Diamond & Pearl series, and the 628th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on February 4, 2010 and will air in the United States on July 3, 2010.

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Synopsis

Template:Incomplete synopsis Dawn and Ursula have made it past the first round and must now face each other in battle. But, Ursula has a secret plan for Plusle and Minun. Will Dawn be able to defeat Ursula and win her fifth and final ribbon?

Major events

Debuts

Pokémon debuts

Characters

Humans

Pokémon

Coordinators'

Trivia

  • Professor Oak's Pokémon lecture: Unown
  • This episode marks the first time that the main Coordinator of the anime won her fifth ribbon in a contest that isn't the final contest before the Grand Festival.
  • This episode marks the first appearance of a Togetic in the anime other than the one that belonged to Misty.
  • This episode is similar to Another One Gabites the Dust!, where:
    • Dawn, Ursula, and Jessie were the main coordinators.
    • Ursula beats Jessie prior to battling Dawn in the finals.
    • Dawn defeats Ursula just before time runs out.
  • Music from Spell of the Unown, Pokémon Heroes, Destiny Deoxys, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, and The Rise of Darkrai are played in this episode. By Your Side ~Hikari's Theme~ was also used as background music as the battle between Dawn and Ursula was about to end.
  • This episode first aired in both Japan and the United States only a week shy of a year since the episode in which Dawn obtained her previous ribbon, in which Ursula herself debuted.
  • This episode marks Cyndaquil's first Contest, and, coincidentally, it aired in the same week that An Egg Scramble!, the episode when Cyndaquil was obtained, aired in America.
  • While Dawn is watching Ursula's battle against Jessilina, a male coordinator next to her wears the same clothing that Giovanni is seen wearing in the anime: An orange tuxedo and a light tan shirt under. The only difference is that the coordinator is wearing a differently colored tie.

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