List of Japanese language Diamond & Pearl series home video releases

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The following is a list of all Japanese language home video releases of the Diamond & Pearl series of the Pokémon anime.

Volume releases

The Diamond & Pearl series was divided into four sets that were released by Media Factory and Shogakukan from 2007 to 2011. It contains almost all the 191 episodes between them, except Satoshi and Hikari! Facing a New Adventure!! (a clip show summarizing the series' first year) and selected episodes that were released separately.

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan starting in 2007. It consists of 19 volumes with 56 episodes across them combined.

The Strongest Koiking and the Most Beautiful Hinbass! and Beadaru Knew! were released separately. The former is included on a DVD along with the Pikachu short Pikachu's Naughty Island, and the latter is included on a DVD along with Pikachu's Exploration Club.

The first Diamond & Pearl series clip show, Satoshi and Hikari! Facing a New Adventure!!, was not released on DVD.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Diamond Pearl Volume 01.png ZMBS-961R April 25, 2007 Setting Off! From Futaba Town to Masago Town!!
Find Pikachu! Route 202!
Diamond Pearl Volume 02.png ZMBS-962R May 25, 2007 Rival Battle! Three VS Three!!
Pochama VS Subomie! Hikari's First Battle!!
Naetle! I'll Get You!
Diamond Pearl Volume 03.png ZMBS-963R May 25, 2007 Bewilder Forest! Shinji Returns!!
Pochama Tries Its Hardest!!
Gureggru of the Mysterious Gym!
Diamond Pearl Volume 04.png ZMBS-964R July 25, 2007 Let's Play with Mimirol!?
Can't Get the Pokétch!?
Hikari! Contest Debut!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 05.png ZMBS-965R July 25, 2007 Contest Battle! Rival Confrontation!!
Mukkuru Perseveres!
Leave It to Takeshi!
Diamond Pearl Volume 06.png ZMBS-966R August 24, 2007 Kurogane Gym! Hyouta VS Shinji!!
Zugaidos VS Pikachu!!
Ancient Pokémon Rampage!
Diamond Pearl Volume 07.png ZMBS-967R August 24, 2007 Return to Kurogane Gym! Decisive Match with Rampald!!
I'll Get Pachirisu... No Need to Worry!?
Pokémon Hunter J!
Diamond Pearl Volume 08.png ZMBS-968R September 21, 2007 Pachirisu VS Eipam! Contest Battle!!
Roaring Haganeil! Protect the Bippa Village!!
Showdown! Satoshi VS Pikachu!?
Diamond Pearl Volume 09.png ZMBS-969R September 21, 2007 The Gifted Roserade and the Flower Legend!
Pokémon Contest! Sonoo Tournament!!
Decisive Battle! Pochama VS Pottaishi!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 10.png ZMBS-970R October 25, 2007 Fuwante and the Messenger of the North Wind!
Satoshi and Hikari! Any Need to Worry in a Tag Battle!?
Hakutai Forest! The Minomutchi Evolution Plan!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 11.png ZMBS-971R October 25, 2007 Naetle VS Naetle! Speed Showdown!!
Beequen of the Amber Castle!
I Like It! Pokémon Cosplay Convention!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 12.png ZMBS-972R November 22, 2007 Buoysel! Road to Being the Strongest!!
Four Heavenly Kings Goyō and Dohtakun!
The Sinnoh Space-Time Legend!
Diamond Pearl Volume 13.png ZMBS-973R November 22, 2007 Hakutai Gym! VS Natane!!
Explosive Birth! Cycling Road!!
Pikachu's Caretaking!
Diamond Pearl Volume 14.png ZMBS-984R January 25, 2008 Enter Champion Shirona!
Hikari, Nozomi and the Double Performance!!
Rakurai Practice Center!
Diamond Pearl Volume 15.png ZMBS-985R January 25, 2008 Mumargi! Escape from a Nightmare!!
Save the Lost Hippopotas!
Hunter J Returns! Protect Tatetops!
Diamond Pearl Volume 16.png ZMBS-986R February 22, 2008 Shuffle in the Maze! Everyone Hustle!!
Miru, Casey and the Bottom of the Water!
Pokémon Contest! Yosuga Convention!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 17.png ZMBS-987R February 22, 2008 All Members Participate! Tag Battle!!
Hikozaru vs. Zangoose! Destined Battle!!
Tag Battle! Final!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 18.png ZMBS-988R March 25, 2008 Hikozaru's Tears!
Natane and Sabonea! Farewell to Whom!?
Eipam and Buoysel! Respective Roads!!
Diamond Pearl Volume 19.png ZMBS-989R March 25, 2008 Mikaruge's Keystone!
Dainose! Burning Spirit!!
Rentorar's Eyes!

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 2008

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 2008 was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan starting in 2008. It consists of 15 volumes with 44 episodes across them combined.

Pokémon Ranger! The Wave-Guiding Riolu!! (Part 1) and Pokémon Ranger! The Wave-Guiding Riolu!! (Part 2) were released separately.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Diamond Pearl 2008 01.png ZMBS-6001R May 23, 2008 Unknown of the Zui Ruins!
Pokémon Contest! Zui Convention!!
Diamond Pearl 2008 02.png ZMBS-6002R July 25, 2008 Miltank of the Maid Café!
The Urimoo Trio and the Hot Spring Battle!!
Glion and Gliger! Escaping the Maze of Wind!
Diamond Pearl 2008 03.png ZMBS-6003R July 25, 2008 Pachirisu is in Kabaldon's Mouth!?
Lucario! Wave Bomb of Anger!!
Hikari's First Gym Battle!!
Diamond Pearl 2008 04.png ZMBS-6004R August 22, 2008 Tobari Gym! Lucario VS Buoysel!!
Lovely Fashion! Their Name is Galaxy-dan!!
Pull Yourself Together, Lisyan!
Diamond Pearl 2008 05.png ZMBS-6005R August 22, 2008 Goodbye, Dokucale!
Pikachu! Raichu! The Path to Evolution!!
Enter Contest Master Mikuri!!
Diamond Pearl 2008 06.png ZMBS-6006R October 24, 2008 Seven Stars Restaurant! Tag Battle for a Full Course!!
Everyone's a Rival! Mikuri Cup!!
Fierce Fighting! Respective Battles!!
Diamond Pearl 2008 07.png ZMBS-6007R October 24, 2008 Decisive Match! Hikari VS Haruka!!
Yanyanma! Capture Operation!!
The Scorching Hikozaru!
Diamond Pearl 2008 08.png ZMBS-6008R November 21, 2008 The Gureggru Festival of the Nomose Great Marsh!?
Nomose Gym! VS Maximum Mask!!
The Gluttonous Urimoo at Urayama House!
Diamond Pearl 2008 09.png ZMBS-6009R November 21, 2008 Gliger! Wings of Friendship!
Yosuga Collection! The Road to Becoming a Pokémon Stylist!!
The Koduck Roadblock!
Diamond Pearl 2008 10.png ZMBS-6010R January 23, 2009 Pokémon Summer School Course!!
Research Presentation: "Legend of the Lake"!
It's Ghost Time After School
Diamond Pearl 2008 11.png ZMBS-6011R January 23, 2009 The Final Contest! Pokémon Triathlon!!
Back to Basics, Rocket-dan!?
Dancing Gym Leader! Enter Melissa!!
Diamond Pearl 2008 12.png ZMBS-6012R February 25, 2009 Pachirisu Has a Fever! Two People Taking Care!?
Pokémon Contest! Kannagi Tournament!!
Galaxy-dan Attacks!! (Part 1)
Diamond Pearl 2008 13.png ZMBS-6013R February 25, 2009 Galaxy-dan Attacks!! (Part 2)
The Floating Unidentified Mysterious Animal!?
Four Heavenly Kings Ryō! Forest of Meeting and Separation!
Diamond Pearl 2008 14.png ZMBS-6014R March 25, 2009 Naetle, Hayashigame...and Dodaitose!
Enter Rival Trainer Jun!!
Yosuga Gym Match! VS Melissa!!
Diamond Pearl 2008 15.png ZMBS-6015R March 25, 2009 Chaotic Melee in Mio City!
Cresselia VS Darkrai!
Yōkan and Rotom!

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 2009

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 2009 was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan starting in 2009. It consists of 15 volumes with 44 episodes across them combined.

Pikachu-Pochama Drifting Chronicle! was released separately. It is included on a DVD along with the Pikachu short Pikachu's Ice Adventure.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Diamond Pearl 2009 01.png ZMBS-6021R April 24, 2009 A Way to Befriend Pokémon!?
Rampald VS Torideps!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 02.png ZMBS-6022R May 22, 2009 Mio Gym Match! Steel Battle!!
The Stray Hoeruko!
Gen and Lucario!
Diamond Pearl 2009 03.png ZMBS-6023R May 22, 2009 The Ruins of Steel Island!
The Mischievous Phione!
Pokémon Contest! Akebi Tournament!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 04.png ZMBS-6024R July 24, 2009 Wild Junsar and Accomplice Perap!
Yukimenoko in a Snowstorm!
Rocket-dan Breakup!?
Diamond Pearl 2009 05.png ZMBS-6025R July 24, 2009 PokéRinger! Big Decisive Sky Battle!!
Clash! Mammoo VS Bossgodora!!
The Mysterious Creatures, Pocket Monsters!
Diamond Pearl 2009 06.png ZMBS-6026R August 25, 2009 The Lonely Yukikaburi!
Evolution! This Time for Pochama!?
Pokémon Contest! Tatsunami Tournament!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 07.png ZMBS-6027R August 25, 2009 Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament! Eteboth Does Her Best!!
Cherinbo! A Brave Battle!?
Miss Suzuna of the Trainers' School!
Diamond Pearl 2009 08.png ZMBS-6028R September 25, 2009 Kissaki Gym! Ice Battle!!
Battle Pyramid! Shinji VS Jindai!!
Resurrected Regigigas! J Returns!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 09.png ZMBS-6029R September 25, 2009 Denryu Train! Enter Handsome!!
Full Battle! Shinji VS Satoshi!! (Part 1)
Full Battle! Shinji VS Satoshi!! (Part 2)
Diamond Pearl 2009 10.png ZMBS-6030R October 23, 2010 Yuxie's Shadow!
King of the Forest! Mojumbo!!
Everybody Participate! Pokémon Hustle!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 11.png ZMBS-6031R November 25, 2009 Mt. Tengan Ruins! Galaxy-dan Conspiracy!!
Maril, Pochama, Elekid!!
Hikari VS Mama! Parent-Child Showdown!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 12.png ZMBS-6032R January 22, 2010 Rescue Dr. Okido! Nyorotono VS Gureggru!!
Naty, Natio... Mysterious Forest!
Tower Tycoon! That Man, Kurotsugu!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 13.png ZMBS-6033R February 25, 2010 The Worst Togepy Ever!
Johto Festa! Enter Chicorita and Waninoko!!
Dungeon Capture!? The Valley Powerplant!
Diamond Pearl 2009 14.png ZMBS-6034R March 25, 2010 Fukamaru...Got It!
Pokémon Contest! Suiren Tournament!!
Satoshi and Hikari! Tag Battle!!
Diamond Pearl 2009 15.png ZMBS-6035R March 25, 2010 Muma, Yamikarasu and the Dark Stone!
Pikachu, Pochama, Keep Apart!!
The Red Chain! Activated by Galaxy-dan!!

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 2010

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 2010 was released by Media Factory and Shogakukan starting in 2010. It consists of 14 volumes with 40 episodes across them combined and it concludes the Diamond & Pearl anime series.

Pokémon Ranger! Heatran Rescue Mission!! was released separately. It is included on a DVD along with the Pikachu short Pikachu's Sparkle Search!.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
Diamond Pearl 2010 01.png ZMBS-6041R April 23, 2010 Agnome, Yuxie, Emrit!
Dialga and Palkia! The Final Battle!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 02.png ZMBS-6042R May 25, 2010 Full of Danger! Kojirō's Treasure Chest!!
The Air Battle Master Enters! Glion VS Hassam!!
Double Battle! Mammoo and Hinoarashi!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 03.png ZMBS-6043R May 25, 2010 Fukamaru and Meteor Shower!
Fukamaru! Got It!!
Loud Roar! Jibacoil VS Metagross!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 04.png ZMBS-6044R July 23, 2010 Roaring Freezing Punch! Buoysel VS Barrierd!!
Get Fired Up, Kabigon! King of the Pokéthlon!!
The Curtain Rises! Pokémon Contest - Asatsuki Tournament!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 05.png ZMBS-6045R July 23, 2010 Double Battle! VS Prasle & Minun!!
Explosive Evolution! Goukazaru!!
Pochama Goes Astray!
Diamond Pearl 2010 06.png ZMBS-6046R September 22, 2010 Ōba of the Four Heavenly Kings and Gym Leader Denzi!
Liftoff! Nagisa Tower!!
The Beach Pokémon School!
Diamond Pearl 2010 07.png ZMBS-6047R September 22, 2010 Fly, Shaymin! Far into the Sky!!
Kikuno of the Four Heavenly Kings! Kabaldon VS Dodaitose!!
Togekiss Dance! The Princess's Pokémon Contest!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 08.png ZMBS-6048R October 22, 2010 Togekiss! The Magnificent Battle!!
Metamon - Transformation Battle! Which One is the Real One!?
The Grand Festival Begins! The Art of Flame and Ice!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 09.png ZMBS-6049R October 22, 2010 Mammoo, Pachirisu! Decide on the Ice Chandelier!!
The Semi-Finals! Who is Heading to the Finals!?
Decisive Rival Showdown! Hikari VS Nozomi!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 10.png ZMBS-6050R November 25, 2010 Goodbye Rocket-dan! Love of Nyarth!?
Electric Shock Battle! The Final Badge!!
Satoshi VS Kengo! Sailing for Respective Roads!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 11.png ZMBS-6051R November 25, 2010 Treasure Hunter - Baku & Yajilon!
Eve of Battle! Satoshi's Pokémon All Together!!
Raise the Curtain! Sinnoh League - Suzuran Tournament!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 12.png ZMBS-6052R February 23, 2011 Sinnoh League Third Round! Shinji VS Jun!!
Trick Room of Terror! Satoshi VS Kōhei!!
Rival Decisive Battle! Satoshi VS Shinji!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 13.png ZMBS-6053R February 23, 2011 Intense Fighting Full Battle! Satoshi VS Shinji!!
Conclusion of Rival Battle! Satoshi VS Shinji!!
Sinnoh League Semi-Finals! Enter Darkrai!!
Diamond Pearl 2010 14.png ZMBS-6054R March 23, 2011 Pokémon Doctor - Takeshi!
Memories are Pearls! Friendship is a Diamond!!

Special releases

Some episodes of the Diamond & Pearl series were released by Media Factory and Shogakukan as part of a special set.

Cover artwork Catalogue number Release date Episodes
PK15 DVD.png ZMBS-955R June 22, 2007 Pikachu's Island Adventure
The Strongest Koiking and the Most Beautiful Hinbass!
PK16 DVD.png ZMBS-959R April 25, 2008 Pikachu's Exploration Club
Beadaru Knew!
The Wave Guiding Riolu DVD.png ZMBS-977R June 20, 2008 Pokémon Ranger! The Wave-Guiding Riolu!! (Part 1)
Pokémon Ranger! The Wave-Guiding Riolu!! (Part 2)
PK20DVD.png ZMBS-6019R June 19, 2009 Pikachu's Ice Adventure
Pikachu-Pochama Drifting Chronicle!
Pikachu Sparkle Search DVD.png ZMBS-6056R June 18, 2010 Pikachu's Sparkle Search!
Pokémon Ranger! Heatran Rescue Mission!!


Pokémon anime home video releases
English Region 1
(United States/Canada):
Indigo LeagueAdventures in the Orange IslandsThe Johto JourneysJohto League ChampionsMaster Quest
AdvancedAdvanced ChallengeAdvanced BattleBattle Frontier
Diamond and PearlBattle DimensionGalactic BattlesSinnoh League Victors
Black & WhiteRival DestiniesAdventures in Unova and Beyond
XYKalos QuestXYZ
Sun & Moon
Pokémon moviesAnime specialsPokémon All-StarsPokémon Elements
Digital home video releasesGame Boy Advance Video
English Region 2
(United Kingdom):
Indigo League
Pokémon moviesPokémon ChroniclesAnime specials
Digital home video releases
English Region 4
(Australia/New Zealand):
Indigo LeagueAdventures in the Orange IslandsThe Johto JourneysJohto League ChampionsMaster Quest
AdvancedAdvanced ChallengeAdvanced BattleBattle Frontier
Diamond and PearlBattle DimensionGalactic BattlesSinnoh League Victors
Black & WhiteRival DestiniesAdventures in Unova and Beyond
XYKalos QuestXYZ
Sun & MoonUltra Adventures
Pokémon moviesPokémon ChroniclesAnime specialsPokémon All-Stars
Digital home video releasesGame Boy Advance Video

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Super WalletsHeritage CollectionHeritage Collection IISeasons 1-19: Deluxe Edition

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