Pokémon in Sweden

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Pokémon in Sweden
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Language Swedish
Continent Europe
Original anime airdates
EP001 March 4th, 2000

The Pokémon anime first reached Sweden in March 2000, with the first broadcast of Pokémon - Jag väljer dig!.

Pokémon video games

Pokémon games sold in Sweden are not translated to Swedish, rather they are left in English. The games are released at the same time as in the rest of Europe.

Stores known for distributing Pokémon events in Sweden are GameStop, GAME and Toys "R" Us.

Pokémon anime

The Pokémon anime is broadcasted on Disney XD, previously known as Fox Kids and then Jetix, and TV4 in Sweden. The season Pokémon: Battle Frontier was not aired after the Pokémon: Advanced Battle season, but was just skipped, going directly to Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl. Pokémon: Battle Frontier was instead broadcasted on TV4+ and TV4's online site.


All movies from the first to the seventh is known to have been released on DVD in Sweden. Then on May 15, 2009, Disney XD had their premiere of Giratina and the Sky Warrior. The 10th movie has also aired on Disney XD. Arceus and the Jewel of Life had a television premiere on Disney XD on 2010 and was said to be released on DVD soon by "Egmont Kärnan AB". Lucario and the Mystery of Mew and Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea are not known to have been dubbed in Swedish.

  • 1. Pokémon-filmen
  • 2. Pokémon 2 - Ensam är stark
  • 3. Pokémon 3 (Unowns förtrollning)
  • 4. ^Pokémon 4-Ever
  • 5. ^Pokémon Heroes
  • 6. Pokémon - Jirachi önskemakaren
  • 7. Pokémon - Dagen D för Deoxys
  • 8. Lucario & Mews mysterium
  • 9. ^Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea
  • 10. Pokémon 10: Darkrai slår till
  • 11. Giratina & krigaren från himmelen
  • 12. Arceus och livets juvel
  • 13. N/A


So far, the only Pokémon music CD to be released in Swedish is Pokémon 3 den ultimata samlingen: Med musik från både filmen och TV-serien (Pokémon 3: The Ultimate Soundtrack). However, other albums in English, such as Pokémon the First Movie, have been available for sale in Sweden.

Cast and crew

Ash Ketchum's voice is made by Dick Ericsson in the Swedish dub. Misty was dubbed by the Swedish singer Anna Book in the first four seasons and the first three movies, Annica Smedius later on, and Maria Rydberg during the 55th episode. Brock was always voiced by Mattias Knave. May, Towa from the fourth movie, Miranda from the first movie, and most of the Nurse Joys were voiced by Maria Rydberg, and Max was voiced by Nick Atkinson. The famous Swedish family "Wahlgren" has made many of the voices in the series, Pernilla Wahlgren does Delia Ketchum's voice, Hans Wahlgren are voicing the Pokédex during the first season and Professor Oak. Nils Wahlgren is the voice actor of Meowth, and Niclas Wahlgren made Tracey's voice. Jessie is voiced by Annelie Berg and James by Andreas Nilsson. Other characters:

  • Elina Raeder - Dawn
  • Adam Giertz - Samuel Oak (Movie 4)
  • Annika Rynger - Officer Jenny
  • Johan Hedeberg - Giovanni
  • Kim Sulocki - Todd Snap
  • Kristian Ståhlgren - Hunter (Movie 4)
  • Therese Reuterswärd - Neesha (Movie 1)
  • Måns Eriksson - Fergus (Movie 1)
  • Stephan Carlsén - Mewtwo (Movie 1)
  • Fredrik Dolk - Lugia (Movie 2)
  • Gunner Ernblad - Slowking (Movie 2)
  • Peter Sjöqvist - Mimey
  • Jennie Jahns - Diana from Movie 4, J (and maybe Angie)
  • Adam Fiétz - Conway or Professor Rowan
  • Staffan Hallerstam - Movie 6 and 7

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