Pokémon Pikachu Party

Description:

This VHS video cassette tape and case are for the 1999 animated television series, Pokémon. It was released in the US on Nov 23, 1999 by VIZ Video and distributed by Pioneer. The cassette case is cardboard with print on all sides except on the bottom, which is the insertion point for the cassette tape. The back of the case summarizes the episodes which the video cassette contains. These are "The Bridge Bike Gang", "Ditto's Mysterious Mansion", and "Pikachu's Goodbye". The case notes the video content is "Suitable for All Age". Producer and director credits are also listed on back. At the bottom of narrow side of the case, a note on both sides reads: "VHS, HI-FI Stereo * Color Approx 75 min". The label on the cassette itself notes "English Dialogue".

A description on back of the case reads: A Plethora of Pikachu! Biking across a long bridge reunites Jessie and James with their old bicycle gang, but can Ash and his friends withstand the reunion? Next, meet the world's greatest Pokémon impersonator Duplica and her incompetent Ditto! Ditto has become a real impersonator to escape from Team Rocket! Finally Pikachu meets with up with a whole herd of wild Pikachu, which leads to a decision: to journey with Ash or stay with its own kind!

Date Made: 1999

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Pennsylvania, JapanJapan

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Credit Line: Judy Gradwohl

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.3016.04Nonaccession Number: 2016.3016Catalog Number: 2016.3016.04

Object Name: video cassette

Physical Description: cardboard (case material)plastic, magnetic tape (cassette material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 1 3/32 in; 19.05 cm x 10.795 cm x 2.794 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e307-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1807503

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