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Sun & Moon series
SM041   EP980
Dash! Dendimushi
First broadcast
Japan September 7, 2017
United States
English themes
Japanese themes
Opening めざせポケモンマスター -20th Anniversary-
Ending ポーズ
Animation Team Kato
Screenplay 面出明美 Akemi Omode
Storyboard 樋口香里 Kaori Higuchi
Assistant director 小柴純弥 Junya Koshiba
Animation directors 伊藤典子 Noriko Ito
八田木瀧 Taki Yatagi
No additional credits are available at this time.

(Japanese: ダッシュ!デンヂムシ Dash! Dendimushi) is the 41st episode of the Sun & Moon series, and the 980th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on September 7, 2017.

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Major events

For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.


Pokémon debuts




Who's That Pokémon?: Charjabug (Japan)


  • Poké Problem: What is Charjabug's personality?
    • Host: Sophocles
    • Choices: Gentle, Cowardly, Meek, Easygoing
    • Answer: Gentle
  • The car that the Shiny Charjabug drives is based on the car form of a shiny Genesect.
  • The disguises which Jessie and James wear in this episode are a reference to the series Bakusō Kyōdai Let's & Go!!, with Jessie's outfit based off of the character of Gō Seiba and James's outfit based off of Retsu Seiba.
  • Mallow, Ash, Lillie, Kiawe, Lana, Sophocles and Team Rocket narrate the preview for the next episode.
  • The contraption that Kiawe wears on his body during the montage scene of Ash, Kiawe, and Sophocles preparing for the Charjabug Race is a reference to the series Star of the Giants, where the main character wore a similar contraption on his body, in order to straighten out his arms, making him better at playing baseball.


Dub edits

In other languages

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