Ratatta are rodents. They're everywhere.
uber gon, mice are all over the goddamn world. No matter whether they're in a field or dressed as rocks with faces and arms, they're everywhere.
Besides this is DP, where Anything Can Happen.
The wrathful cynicism of having read this sort of thing after way too many years on Pokemon forums aside, no they are not on Iron Island in the games, but realistically a small rodent like that would find its way onto any island
that gets more than one boat every hundred years.
And now onto the important part of the post!
-Nope, still can't get used to Empoleon's hilariously high-pitched cry.
-Jun is oddly calm about his penguin being spontaneously electrocuted.
-But not as calm about his penguin turning on him soon afterwards!
-Another episode, another reason for High Touch to get stuck in my head for hours.
-AshnCo is planning its trip to the Arctic, I see. I do hope that Snowpoint City has more...civilization in it than it did in the games(not that hard, just give it ten buildings instead of five), but that's a topic for another time.
-Aha! Don't think you can fool me, Nurse Joy! I see you using that Chansey as unpaid cleaning staff!
-Iron Island seems like it has quite a party going on today!
-The Return of the Revenge of the Rebirth of the Magikarp Sub!
-Ash appears to have caught Impatience from Jun. Settle down Ash, I doubt the boat is that slow. Unlike you! (ba-dum-tish!)
-The part of Iron Island we see is above ground(unlike the games). Which makes sense, since it's kind of easier to build things above ground, and it'd be kind of silly to assume that there's absolutely nothing above ground anyway.
-At this point, when a lot of Pokemon with a shared trait(like, say, type) are all acting weird in a small area, you'd think the Pokemon Center's first priority would be to move said Pokemon out of the area. Especially when they mysteriously can't find anything causing said Pokemon to act strangely before a 10 year old boy in a hat shows up. Oh well, if anyone in the anime learned from the past, we wouldn't have a show.
-DIGLETT DIG! (sans trio trio trio) This show clearly doesn't have enough Diglett, seeing as I'm still amused whenever one pops up.
-Remember kids: Putting yourself in danger by standing directly in front of a rampaging wild animal stampeding towards you is a good idea!
-Steelix & Hyper Beam: Part of a complete breakfast! (*Water Gunning Milotic not included)
-Yes Ash, yelling at angry wild Pokemon will make them stop. How do you come up with these great plans?
-Uh oh, Ash was just abducted by a jazz musician
-A jazz musician cosplaying as Sir Aaron, that is.
-At this rate the only thing people/Pokemon won't be able to use aura for is making breakfast.
-And yes, aura is protecting Lucario from the madness. Showoff.
-Uh, Jun? Team Rocket didn't do anything wrong. So why did you make Heracross attack them?
-Jun just fits right in with any group, doesn't he? I guess we can all use a little ADHD spazz running around with us!
-Oh crap...BOWLCUTS. We're all doomed! DOOOOOMED!
-Seeing Purugly smack various Aron with its tail is oddly amusing.
-Seeing TR work together with the good guys is always so awesome. Mostly because it means that TR is allowed to win a little. Usually.
-Unless they're fighting TG, in which case nobody on the good guys' side is allowed to win.
-Jun? What is stopping you from using Staraptor to fly out of the ruins? Surely it's not that bad at dodging attacks in midair. I mean, the only possible reason to get out the hard was is avoiding TG on the way back, right?
-Glowing obelisks, statues of legendary Pokemon, and engravings of legendary Pokemon? That can't be good.
-And a laser hits Mt. Coronet! Presumably opening up Spear Pillar. Mmm, plot advancement tastes delicious.
-Lucario's glowing black! Better run, guys!
-Gen? Is something stopping you from putting Lucario back in its Pokeball?
-According to the preview, yes there is! Whoops!
A pretty okay episode, it's obviously just setup for the next episode with all the real action but it does that job well enough.
Yes, that is a lego Freddie Mercury.
MARS IS CHARGIN HER LAZER BEAM
SHOOP THE WHOOP!!!
Come on am I the only one who realized she just shooped the whoop on Mt. Coronet? o/
Also the fact that she just laughed after Fat Cat sent people and Pokemon alike spiraling down a hole to potentially snap their necks and die was gr8. Man Team Rocket is filled with pussies. Team G is where the hardcore villains are at.
The random Steel Pokes raping crap and Geodude/evos running around scared was legit. I can't remember the last time such disorganized chaos was seen in Pokemon!
Also I called it. Raikou Special ripoff. Evil team makes certain type of Pokemon freak it the spud out. If Mars/Cyrus/insert other planet here goes after Registeel in part 2... man that is like the biggest copy[fat]cat episode ever LOL
I do hope Cyrus is actually present on the island next ep and not just... on a screen 8/
I just wish we could have seen more of Purugly, I suddenly like it.
Okay so we learn Jun gets a Hearacross and Riley has a Lucario >_> Here in the U.S this one won't air probably until 2010 stat...
Who knew everything could be so beautiful?
So your saying we are not even going to get 20 new episodes in one year? That's kind of laughable. We always get 40i-50 per year. This will probably air around May or June depending on when Season 11 ends and Season 12 premieres.
That must be that lucario in the movie
I say it was a good episode. We got to see Jun, a bunch of Pokemon freak out, Lucario, Riley, and best of all.....Team Galactic! It was pretty cool when Lucario went mad (due to him being a Steel-type) and almost Aura Sphered Brock, Ash, Dawn, and Riley.
Once again, the anime has made a typing mistake on having Golbats Sludge Bomb work on Steel Pokemon, which irritates me a bit.
Only a few things could have made this episode better, and one would be putting Saturn or Jupiter in place of Mars. I don't like Mars or her Pure-ugly. But on the whole, I think it was a good episode.
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Amen to that. I'm sick of Lucario fever.
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Thank god for Youtube, I loked this episode. Although I was dissopointed with Riley a little bit. I cannot understand japonise so yeah. It had alot of great parts. Of course Mars I felt like was the star becouse she is. Great episode 9/10.
Can't wait for CN to have it!
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I really enjoyed the showcase of most of the steel types. Either Briefly or for a while, like steelix and aggron. It was cool to aslo just stick to those types and have them cross over to the ones that share that typing. I hope the writers have another episode that effects another type we dont usually see alot of, cough water, grass cough. Maybe one where all types of dark pokemon are bugging out or something i dunno.....Good episode though and really psyched for next weeks!
I really like the episode it had a big Clifhanger in Lucario being possesed. Overral I like how so many steel types appear and was very glad that Scizor appeared even if was just seconds but the aura plot has to end already because i'm tired of hearing it.
I didn't exactly love this episode as much as I'd been hoping for, especially for all the hype built up around it. Yes, it was good, and nice to have a cliffhanger. But I find the complete lack of any reference to Sir Aaron in either of the episodes a little unsettling.
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With no knowledge of the Japanese language, watching this episode made me feel kinda iffy. The steel types running amok is mildly amusing though. Currently waiting for the US to air this.
Does anyone know any sites that have Pokemon in japanese subbed in english?
I want to stay up to date with the episodes.
This episode was awesome! Loved seeing Mars again, Riley had a pretty good dubbed voice, and I liked how they left us in a cliffhanger.
BTW, does anyone know the title of the music that was playing when Ash and co. discovered what TG was doing?
^ It's against the rules to ask for something like that, I'm afraid. (Sorry, that was in response to what ilovepokemon888 had said).
Anyway, I'm glad that PUSA kept many moments of silence in this episode (I just hope they were all in the original, though), but I wish they used more Japanese music. I did like that they used that BGM from the Manaphy movie near the end of the episode (that's the music you're thinking of, FlameRose, but I don't know the title of it), and the music that played when Lucario was being posessed and all that was a piece I haven't heard in years. (Is that from a movie too? If so, I'm guessing the Mewtwo one, but I could be wrong.)
Something tells me that the next episode will be more exciting...
It sure is nice that we have another episode featuring Lucario, and not to mention Riley's appearance. I was suspecting Team Galactic to be in the episode like they did in the games and I guessed it right. Can't wait for part 2 to see what happens next and watching more of Lucario in action after becoming a victim of those sound waves that causes steel types to go berserk.