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SM018 : A Seasoned Search!
Sun & Moon series
SM020 : Partner Promises!
A Guardian Rematch!
SM019   EP958
Intense Electrifying Training! Rematch with Kapu-Kokeko!!
First broadcast
Japan March 23, 2017
United States July 1, 2017
English themes
Opening Under The Alolan Sun
Japanese themes
Opening アローラ!!
Ending ポーズ
Animation Team Kato
Screenplay 面出明美 Akemi Omode
Storyboard 飯島正勝 Masakatsu Iijima
Assistant director 牧野吉高 Yoshitaka Makino
Animation directors 藤本雄一朗 Yūichiro Fujimoto
大橋藍人 Aito Ōhashi
堀内博之 Hiroyuki Horiuchi
No additional credits are available at this time.

A Guardian Rematch! (Japanese: 電撃猛特訓!カプ・コケコの再戦!! Intense Electrifying Training! Rematch with Kapu-Kokeko!!) is the 19th episode of the Sun & Moon series, and the 958th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on March 23, 2017 and is scheduled to air in the United States on July 1, 2017, as part of a three-hour special.

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Ash realizes that he may be facing Tapu Koko in a rematch soon, so Sophocles offers to help out with scientific research for his training.

Major events

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


Pokémon debuts




Dare da?


Who's That Pokémon?: Mudbray (Japan)


Sophocles playing a New Nintendo 3DS


Dub edits

In other languages

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