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The Best Episodes of Pokémon Origins

Every episode of Pokémon Origins ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Pokémon Origins!

Follow Red as he travels through the Kanto region, encounters Team Rocket, battles his rival, and challenges the Pokémon League!

Genres:Action & AdventureAnimationSci-Fi & Fantasy

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The best episode of "Pokémon Origins" is "File 4: Charizard", rated 8.4/10 from 181 user votes. It was directed by Daiki Tomiyasu and written by Kuniaki Kasahara. "File 4: Charizard" aired on 10/2/2013 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "File 3: Giovanni".

  • File 4: Charizard
    8.4/10 181 votes

    #1 - File 4: Charizard

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-10-02

    After defeating the Elite Four at the Indigo Plateau, Red is finally ready to challenge the Champion and take his strength to the next level. Little does he realize that the new Champion is his old rival Blue! The battle that ensues is the fiercest they've had yet. And even more surprises lie ahead for Red as he searches for a mysterious new Pokémon and challenges new frontiers!

    Director: Daiki Tomiyasu

    Writer: Kuniaki Kasahara

  • File 3: Giovanni
    8.3/10 184 votes

    #2 - File 3: Giovanni

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-10-02

    Red arrives in Saffron City to find Team Rocket's fingerprints on everything. When he rescues a Silph Co. secretary, he learns that Team Rocket has taken over the company! This stems from their desire to get their hands on the Master Ball, the ultimate Poké Ball that has been in development for years. However, one more surprise lies in wait for Red at Viridian City, and this may be the biggest one yet!

    Director: Hideya Takahashi

    Writer: Mitsutaka Hirota

  • File 1: Red
    8.1/10 210 votes

    #3 - File 1: Red

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-10-02

    Red, along with his rival Blue, sets out on a quest to realize Professor Oak's dream of completing the Pokédex. However, his journey is not going as smoothly as he would like. Blue seems to be more gifted, and Red is struggling to keep up. Can Red learn quickly enough to make it as a Pokémon Trainer? How will he win his first Gym Badge at the Pewter City Gym?

    Director: Itsuro Kawasaki

    Writer: Mitsutaka Hirota

  • File 2: Cubone
    7.9/10 189 votes

    #4 - File 2: Cubone

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-10-02

    At the Pokémon Center in Lavender Town, Red overhears talk of a ghost appearing in the Pokémon Tower and decides to investigate. Before doing so, he is advised to visit the Pokémon House. Here, he learns of a baby Cubone's ordeal at the hands of an evil organization known as Team Rocket. Who are these villains, and what is behind the haunting at the Pokémon Tower?

    Director: Yukio Kuroda

    Writer: Kuniaki Kasahara