Synopsis by Mark Deming
In this collection of episodes from the animated TV series Pokemon, Ash Ketchum is striving toward his goal of becoming the world's leading Pokemon trainer. When one of his rivals is intent upon racking up 100 victories in a row, only Ash can stop him. Next, Ash works hard for an upcoming competition for the Cascade Badge, but when he meets his opponent, he's not sure if he can stand the pressure. And Ash has to face up to the evil Team Rocket when they attempt to kidnap his favorite Pokemon, Pikachu.