Kids Day

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Kids Day

Kids Day (Japanese: こどものひ Children's Day) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Pokémon world. It is the equivalent of the real-world Japanese holiday Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi), as well as International Children's Day.

Like in the real world, it is a day to honor and respect children. On this day of the year, children receive special gifts and respect from parents. They are either excused from school or enjoy special events at school (such as having a day to play with Pokémon at school). Sticky rice cakes wrapped in Daimyo Oak (Ice Cream Sandwiches in the dub) leaves are traditionally served on this day, at least to those who could afford it, and banners in the shape of Magikarp, Goldeen, and Gyarados are flown.

Kid's Day was represented in The Purr-fect Hero.

Trivia

  • In the English dub, it was indicated the holiday was Ash's favorite holiday.

In other languages

Language Title
Denmark Flag.png Danish Børnedagen
Finland Flag.png Finnish Muksujen päivä
Italy Flag.png Italian Festa dei Bambini
Poland Flag.png Polish Dzień Dziecka
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Dia das Crianças
Spain Flag.png Spanish Día del Niño
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Barnens dag


Anime-exclusive festivals and holidays
Multiregional ChristmasJohto FestivalKid's Day
Kanto Aura Guardian FestivalPrincess FestivalSummer Festival
Orange Archipelago Legend Festival
Johto Mareep FestivalParade of the ChinchouPokémon Exhibition
Pokémon Street Performer FestivalPokémon Swap Meet
Sunflora FestivalWobbuffet Festival
Hoenn Feather CarnivalMay FestivalMillennium Festival
Sinnoh Pastoria Croagunk FestivalTwinleaf Festival
Unova Eindoak Harvest FestivalKanto FairWishing Bell Festival
Decolore Grand Harvest Festival
Kalos Camphrier Harvest FestivalCoumarine City Festival
Gadget FestivalZapdos Festival
Alola Manalo FestivalWela Fire Festival
Unknown Wind Festival
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