Pokemon Volume 1

Journey back to a time when “watching TV on the go” wasn’t a feasible option, “VHS” was still prominent, Gameboy Advance dominated the handheld gaming industry and Pokemon, Digimon and the terrible Sailor Moon dub were the edgiest animes you could watch because your parents wouldn’t let you watch Cowboy Bebop.

Awkwardly squint your way through 2 randomly selected episodes of the 4kids Pokemon dub, with sound quality as low as Perfect Dark on GBC and video quality grainier than the floor of the Sahara Desert. (C’mon, whole grain is healthy, right?)

In this first cartridge, 1 of 4, you get an episode from both Johto League Journeys (ep167, “A Hot Water Battle”) and Master Quest (ep227, “For Ho-oh the Bell Tolls”) for the sole purpose of amusing yourself for a little over a half hour and showing off to your friends that you can watch Pokemon anywhere at any time.

I recommend just watching the episodes on youtube, seeing as the Pokemon company puts them up there, I suppose as advertising for the games. But if this cart is as nostalgic to you as it is to me, it’s worth a download.

Awkwardly squint your way through 2 randomly selected episodes of the 4kids Pokemon dub, with sound quality as low as Perfect Dark on GBC and video quality grainier than the floor of the Sahara Desert. (C’mon, whole grain is healthy, right?)

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