Pokémon in Slovakia

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Pokémon in Slovakia
Pokémon logo English.png
Slovakia Flag.png
Flag of Slovakia
Language Slovak
Continent Europe
Original anime airdates
EP001 February 3, 2001
AG001 Never aired
DP001 Never aired
BW001 Never aired
XY001 Never aired
SM001 Never aired

The Pokémon franchise first reached Slovakia with the airing of Pokémon, vyberám si teba!.

Pokémon video games

Pokémon games are sold in Slovakia in English. Since 2000, Nintendo products have been distributed by ConQuest Entertainment[1].

Pokémon anime

The first four seasons of the anime have been dubbed into Slovak. The other seasons have never been aired.

All the English theme songs in the TV series were left in their original form, untranslated, while the movies had both their opening and ending themes dubbed.

The series has originally aired on a public TV channel STV1, with first episode premiering in February 2001. The show's run ended in 2002 with the last episode of season 3.

Later, in 2005, the broadcasting rights were bought by TV JOJ, a private TV channel, which aired the first three seasons along with a newly dubbed season 4.

On January 5, 2009, season 10 premiered on Jetix with a Czech dub (as was the norm due to the Czech and Slovak Jetix sharing a single audio track), followed by season 11 in March of the same year. The situation was later repeated in 2010 when Disney Channel began airing the Czech dub of season 12.

Pokémon movies

The first four movies have aired on TV Markíza. The first movie was translated and dubbed in Slovak with the title Pokémon: Prvý film - Najmocnejší Pokémon. The second movie aired with the title Pokémon 2: Sila jednotlivca. The third movie has been dubbed as well with the title Pokémon 3 - Kliatba Unownov.

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