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Pokémon BW anime COMPLETE rewrite

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Two Septembers ago I got back into Pokémon. I made a Pokémon anime based on the Black and White games, and also (depending on your view) a COMPLETE rewrite of the Best Wishes series.
Then I went over it last March and realized, “Just where did I go wrong? Everywhere, so I guess I’ll rewrite this entire thing.” I kept some of the elements in. Anyway, here’s the series:

Pokémon: The Series: Black and White
Yeah. I couldn’t come up with a better title or a title that didn’t sound similar to S14 of the Ash anime. (If anyone comes up with a better name, thank you!)
The series is planned to have two seasons (S1 is based on BW1, while S2 is based on BW2).
The show takes place in these years: 2011-2012. Also, when I was planning the rewrite, I decided to take some Pokémon from Ash, Iris and Cilan and give them to the main four.
- Hilbert:
  • Palpitoad (Ash’s)
  • Gigalith (Ash’s; evolved)
  • Excadrill (Iris’s)
- Hilda:
  • Emolga (Iris’s)
  • Unfezant (Ash’s)
  • Krookodile (Ash’s)
- Cheren:
  • Leavanny (Ash’s)
  • Crustle (Cilan’s)
- Bianca:
  • Scraggy (Ash’s)
  • Stunfisk (Cilan’s)
Anyways, with that said, here’s the characters.
(And yes, the games are based on Black and Black 2).

Characters​

Hilbert Gray/Haiiro Touya (灰色トウヤ)
Voiced by:
  • Marina Inoue (Japanese)
  • Erica Schroeder (English)
Birthday: October 13, 1996
Age: 15 (S1) 15-16 (S2)
One of the two protagonists.
  • Talented, and ambiverted (calm on some days, energetic on other ones)
  • Friendly and supportive
  • Hates to lose and even if he does, he stays calm and says all that matters is the battle was fun.
  • At the end of season 2, Hilbert and Hilda come back to battle Nate and Hugh, in a double battle
Team:
Emboar (male) (Season 1 Episode 1)
  • His starter Pokémon.
  • In the manga, Black’s starter is a Tepig.
Simisage (female) (Season 1 Episode 2)
  • Elemental monkey weak to starter.
Palpitoad (male) (Season 1 Episode 5)
Gigalith (male) (Season 1 Episode 5)
Excadrill (male) (Season 1 Episode 7)
Reshiram (Season 1 Episode 22)
  • Catches the legendary.
Hilda Gray/Haiiro Touko (灰色トウコ)
Voiced by:
  • Chinatsu Akasaki (Japanese)
  • Cristina Valenzuela (English)
Birthday: October 13, 1996
Age: 15 (S1) 15-16 (S2)
One of the two protagonists, and Hilbert’s older twin sister.
  • Hot blooded, tomboy
  • Likes fashion trends and Pokémon musicals
  • Good planner and organizer, but tends to get in over her head and fail.
  • Gets an unrequited crush on a member of Team Plasma, and acts soft spoken if around him (I’m not even gonna specify who it is)
  • At the end of season 2, Hilbert and Hilda come back to battle Nate and Hugh, in a double battle
Team:
Emboar (female) (Season 1 Episode 1)
  • Nickname: Monica
  • Canon starter, evolutions
  • Starting in Season 1 Episode 2 and until it becomes Pignite, it wears a pink and white striped ribbon on its head similar to Gigi/Bubu
  • The entire time it’s Pignite, it wears a similar bow that is much bigger
  • Since becoming Emboar, it has on a pink and white scarf with a ribbon on the back
Simisage (male) (Season 1 Episode 2)
  • Elemental monkey weak to starter
Emolga (female) (Season 1 Episode 10)
Unfezant (female) (Season 1 Episode 1)
Glaceon (female) (Season 1 Episode 12)
  • Just thought it was a good idea, plus this Eevee actually does stuff, and Hilda does know what to do
Krookodile (male) (Season 1 Episode 7)
Cheren (チェレン)
Voiced by:
  • Kenji Nojima (Japanese)
  • David Errigo Jr. (English)
Birthday: January 31, 1996
Age: 15 (S1) 15-16 (S2)
One of the two rivals.
  • Very knowledgeable about all Pokémon
  • Tends to give advice
  • Comments are often witty, and intellectual
  • Misunderstands a lot of Bianca’s humor, to her annoyance
  • Professor Juniper describes him as honest but a but difficult
  • Impatience is seen during all earlier stages of his journey
  • Has the dual role of the teacher in Aspertia Pokémon school, and the Gym Leader of Aspertia City (season 2)
Team:
Samurott (male) (Season 1 Episode 1)
Simisear (male) (Season 1 Episode 2)
Leavanny (female) (Season 1 Episode 5)
Crustle (male) (Season 1 Episode 7)
Liepard (male) (Season 1 Episode 4)
Unfezant (male) (Season 1 Episode 1)
Bianca/Bel (ベルBeru)
Voiced by.
  • Motoko Kumai (Japanese)
  • Brittany Cox (English)
Birthday: December 16, 1996
Age: 15 (S1) 15-16 (S2)
One of the two rivals.
  • Though being described as a flighty girl by Professor Juniper and Cheren, she has a strong, determined side, which she is able to demonstrate by going on a journey with the Pokémon she has
  • She is energetic, but falls a lot and is very clumsy.
  • She is Professor Juniper’s assistant and begins studying Pokémon (season 2).
Team:
Serperior (female) (Season 1 Episode 1)
Simipour (male) (Season 1 Episode 2)
Scraggy (male) (Season 1 Episode 7)
Stunfisk (male) (Season 1 Episode 16)
Musharna (female) (Season 1 Episode 2)
Chandelure (male) (Season 1 Episode 13)
Nate Blackstone/Kuroishi Kyohei (黒石キョウヘイ)
Voiced by:
  • Miyu Irino (JP)
  • Johnny Yong Bosch (EN)
Birthday: May 4, 1999
Age: 12
The protagonist of season 2.
  • Energetic
  • Likes Pokémon battling, especially Multi Battles
  • Has a friendly attitude.
Team:
Emboar (male) (Season 2 Episode 1)
  • Canon starter, trailer
  • Evolves into Pignite after getting third badge
  • Evolves into Emboar after getting sixth badge
Lucario (male) (Season 2 Episode 2)
  • Trailer
  • Met in Flocessy Town as Riolu
  • Evolves on Plasma Frigate
Arcanine (male) (Season 2 Episode 4)
  • Trailer
  • Obtained with Pansage in Virbank City
  • Evolved in PWT
Simisage (male) (Season 2 Episode 4)
  • Elemental monkey weaker to starter
  • Obtained with Growlithe in Virbank City
  • Evolved in PWT
Mantine (female) (Season 2 Episode 13)
  • Water type
  • Sometime after the Lentimas episode but before badge 7, Nate befriends it and will teach it to fly
  • Evolves in the same episode Nate sees and befriends Black Kyurem
Black Kyurem (Season 2 Episode 17)
  • Catches the legendary
Hugh (ヒュー)
Voiced by:
  • Chinami Nishimura (JP)
  • Sean Schemmel (EN)
Birthday: June 23, 1999
Age: 12
The deuteragonist of season 2. Nate’s best friend.
Team:
Samurott (male) (Season 2 Episode 1)
Unfezant (male) (Season 2 Episode 6)
Simisear (male) (Season 2 Episode 4)
Bouffalant (male) (Season 2 Episode 17)
Flygon (male) (Season 2 Episode 7)
Eelektross (male) (Season 2 Episode 8)
Rosa Whitney/Shiroki Mei (白木メイ)
Voiced by:
  • Reina Ueda (Japanese)
  • Cherami Leigh (English)
Birthday: September 12, 2000
Age: 11-12
The tritagonist in S2.
  • A high spirited girl
  • Originally from the Sinnoh region
  • Likes standing out from crowds
  • Has a strong sense of justice
  • Looks up to Sinnoh Champion, Cynthia
  • Wants to be a famous actress one day and often takes trips to Virbank City so she can practice to achieve it.
  • After the Battle Subway, she heads back to Sinnoh to investigate a mass outbreak with Cynthia and Dawn
  • In the final episode, Rosa and Dawn find a rare Pokémon and try to save it from a group of Pokémon poachers
Team:
Serperior (female) (pre-Season 2 Episode 1)
  • Canon starter, trailer
  • Obtained before meeting Nate and Hugh
  • Evolved into Servine before meeting Nate and Hugh
  • Evolved into Serperior in Lentimas Town
Swoobat (female) (pre-Season 2 Episode 1)
  • Caught before meeting Nate and Hugh
  • Evolves during the PWT
Gothitelle (female) (Season 2 Episode 12)
  • Caught in Lentimas Town
  • Evolves into Gothorita in the same episode as Eevee to Vaporeon
  • Evolves into Gothitelle on Royal Unova
Vaporeon (female) (pre-Season 2 Episode 1)
  • Caught before coming to Unova
  • Evolves sometime in the season after it learns to swim in Humilau City
Infernape (male) (pre-Season 2 Episode 1)
  • Obtained before coming to Unova
  • Evolves into Infernape while on Plasma Frigate
Meloetta (Season 2 Episode 14)
  • Saved from Neo Team Plasma and then caught
  • Now participates in Pokémon&Trainer Musicals
And just in case you start asking questions, N has been aged down to 17-18 in JP and 16-17 in the EN version (just so things aren’t weird).
Also, Hilda and Rosa both know what they want to do (Hilda: a Pokémon producer; Rosa: a strong trainer like Cynthia), just in case some start to accuse me of making them literal copy pastes of Serena and others.
Yes, I did something similar to Sawyer while I was writing Rosa, in case anyone notices.

Other Things​

I’ll post the episode list in this thread, and then the first episode will come, if anyone asks. I’ve only made one screenshot for it (traced, I’m so not very good at drawing in Pokémon artstyle, so if anyone wants to help make screenshots for this, I’d be grateful for the help).
Edit: The screenshot in question and the OG photo. (Credit to WillDinoMaster55 for Grass background.)
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See, everyone? This is how sincerely bad I am at drawing.
And, I made an OP for Season 2 (B2W2 trailer exists but BW one doesn’t, it’s gonna be hard to make an OP for Season 1 lol). I made it last April and redid it. However, I can’t upload it at all unless I make a YouTube channel, which is not gonna happen because I will get in trouble if I did (don’t ask why).
 
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11 days later, and here’s the episode list! (This was made back in March and posted today)
So, the series takes place in 2011. For example: Episode 1 aired on March 7, 2023, but it takes place on the same day and month in 2011. Anyway, here’s the entire episode list. (Also, some of them have no summaries…)

Episodes​

1. Episode 1
English Title: The Start of A New Adventure!
Japanese Title: 冒険はじまる, ポカブで!
Romaji: Bōken hajimaru, Pokabu de!
Translated: With Pokabu, The Adventure Begins!
Air date: 03/07/2023
Hilbert and Hilda are 15 year old twins who start a brand new Pokémon journey with Cheren and Bianca, along with their feisty Tepig duo.
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Tepig
  • Hilda: Tepig, Pidove
  • Cheren: Oshawott, Pidove
  • Bianca: Snivy
2. Episode 2
English Title: The First Badge Blues!
Japanese Title: 山陽チャレンジ! スリータイムズトラブル!
Romaji: San’yō charenji! Surī Taimuzu Toraburu!
Translated: Sanyou Challenge! Three Times Trouble!
Air date: 03/14/2023
——
The duo takes on the Striaton City Gym, where they meet the triplets Cilan, Chili and Cress. The duo wants to face all of them in a rotation battle, but they lose. After some training, the duo comes back for their first badge, using the same idea, but a different technique
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Pansage
  • Hilda: Pansage
  • Cheren: Purrloin, Pansear
  • Bianca: Lillipup, Panpour, Munna
3. Episode 3
English Title: The Search For Munna
Japanese Title: ムンナを求めて! 走るプラズマ団!
Romaji: Munna o motomete! Hashiru Purazuma-dan!
Translated: Find Munna! Plasma-dan On The Move!
Air date: 03/21/2023
——
Fennel studies dreams in a lab in Striaton City, and has a baby Munna to care for and research. But the research has halted when Team Plasma steals it and torments it, so it’s up to our heroic duo—and Bianca’s Munna—to save the baby Munna and put a stop to Team Plasma’s plot!

4. Episode 4
English Title: Nacrene City Showdown!
Japanese Title: 狂乱! シッポウシティで対決!
Romaji: Kyōran! Shippōshiti de taiketsu!
Translated: Frenzy! Showdown in Shippou City!
Air date: 03/28/2023
——
The duo goes to Nacrene City, because Hilbert claims he’s prepared to challenge Lenora, the Gym Leader of Nacrene. However, it turns out he’s not strong enough against Watchog, who packs a punch!

5. Episode 5
English Title: The Fossil Fiasco
Japanese Title: ゲット! プラズマ団が化石を盗む!
Romaji: Getto! Purazuma-dan ga kaseki o nusumu!
Translate: Get! Plasma-dan Steals The Fossil!
Air date: 04/04/2023
——
Team Plasma has taken a Dinosaur Fossil from Nacrene City’s museum, but when they scatter all over the forest, they are hard to find! How will the duo try to find and outsmart Team Plasma and get this fossil back to the museum?
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Tympole
  • Cheren: Sewaddle
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilbert: Tepig → Pignite
  • Hilda: Tepig → Pignite
  • Cheren: Oshawott → Dewott
  • Bianca: Snivy → Servine
6. Episode 6
English Title: Where Bugs Are Born
Japanese Title: ヒウンシティー! 昆虫発祥の地!
Romaji: Hiunshitī! Konchū hasshō no ji!
Translated: Hiun City! The Birthplace of Insects!
Air date: 04/11/2013
——
Hilbert tries to get his next badge, but the Gym is closed since multiple Bug types were stolen from the Gym. It’s up to him, Hilda and her new friend Iris to retrieve them.

7. Episode 7
English Title: Darumaka of the Desert!
Japanese Title: 砂漠のダルマカ!
Romaji: Sabaku no darumaka!
Translated: Darumaka of the Desert!
Air date: 04/18/2023
——
At Route 4, Hilbert and Hilda discover a desert resort, and Hilbert meets a Darumaka who has been separated from its mother, Darmanitan. It is up to Hilbert to reunite parent and child, and after Hilda finds a fossil, she goes back to the Nacrene City Museum to restore the fossil.
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Drilbur
  • Hilda: Archen
  • Cheren: Dwebble
  • Bianca: Scraggy
——
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Cheren: Purrloin → Liepard
8. Episode 8
An Electrifying Gym Battle
Japanese Title: ライモンシティー: 夢が生まれる場所
Romaji: Raimonshitī: Yume ga umareru basho
Translated: Raimon City: Where Dreams Are Created
Air date: 04/25/2023
——
After entering Nimbasa City, the twins decide to separate. While Hilbert helps Pignite, Drilbur and Tympole in three Musicals, Hilda wishes to get her next badge, but meets up with N and is dragged to the Ferris Wheel with him, and learns a shocking secret. This is also when she starts taking up Pokémon Musicals.
——
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilda: Pidove → Tranquill
  • Cheren: Sewaddle → Swadloon
9. Episode 9
English Title: Zoroark’s Bewildering Encounter!
Japanese Title: 迷いの森! トウヤとゾロアーク!
Romaji: Mayoinomori! Tōya to zoroāku!
Translated: Bewilder Forest! Touya and Zoroark!
Air date: 05/02/2023
——
Hilbert, Hilda, and Cheren run into a Zoroark in a forest, and the duo competes to catch it. But it’s cut short when the Zoroark shapeshifts into their friend Cheren.
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilda: Zoroark
——
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilbert: Tympole → Palpitoad
  • Cheren: Pidove → Tranquill
10. Episode 10
English Title: The Underground Showdown
Japanese Title: ホドモエ! バトルアンダーグラウンド!
Romaji: Hodomoe! Batoru Andāguraundo!
Translated: Hodomoe! Battle Underground!
Air date: 05/09/2023
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Boldore, Drilbur
  • Hilda: Emolga
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Bianca: Munna → Musharna
11. Episode 11
English Title: Joltik In The Chargestone Cave
Japanese Title: バチュル! 電気洞窟の謎!
Romaji: Bachuru! Denki Dōkutsu no Nazo!)
Translated: Bachuru! Mystery of the Electric Cave!
Air date: 05/16/2023
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Joltik (temporarily)
    • Later sent to Professor Juniper
12. Episode 12
English Title: Evolving Karrablast: How To
JP: カブルモ進化! トレードウィズミー!
Romaji: Kaburumo shinka! Torēdo u~izu mī!
EN: Evolve Kaburumo! Trade with me!
Air date: 05/23/2023
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Hilbert: Swadloon
  • Hilda: Karrablast (traded for Eevee), Eevee (from trade), Krokorok
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Trainer: Karrablast → Escavalier
13. Episode 13
English Title: Celestial Tower Heights
Japanese Title: タワーオブヘブン! リーチザスカイ!
Romaji: Tawā Obu hebun! Rīchi za sukai!
Translated: Tower of Heaven! Reach The Sky!
Air date: 05/30/2023
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Bianca: Litwick
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilbert:
    • Boldore → Gigalith
    • Pansage → Simisage
  • Hilda:
    • Pansage → Simisage
    • Tranquill → Unfezant
14. Episode 14
English Title: Flying High, Up To The Sky!
Japanese Title: 翼を広げて! 吹寄市チャレンジ!
Romaji: Tsubasa wo hirogete! Fukiyose charenji!)
Translated: Spread Your Wings! Fukiyose Challenge!)
Air date: 06/06/2023
——
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilbert: Pignite → Emboar
  • Hilda: Pignite → Emboar
15. Episode 15
English Title: Adventure With A Frozen Little Twist!
Japanese Title: イーブイへグレイシア: ネジ山
Romaji: Ībui to gureishia: Nejiyama
Translated: Eevee and Glacia: Spiral Mountain
Air date: 06/13/2023
——
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilda: Eevee → Glaceon
  • Cheren:
    • Dewott → Samurott
    • Panpour → Simipour
    • Tranquill → Unfezant
16. Episode 16
English Title: The Ice Cold Challenge
Japanese Title: きらびやか! 凍てついセッカシティ!
Romaji: Kirabiyaka! Itetsui sekkashiti!
Translated: Glittering! Frozen Sekka City!
Air date: 06/20/2023
——
Pokémon Obtained:
  • Bianca: Stunfisk
17. Episode 17
English Title: The Black Dragon Of Ideals
Japanese Title: ゼクロム: リュウラセンの塔!
Romaji: Zekuromu: Ryūrasen no tō!
Translated: Zekrom: Dragonspiral Tower!
Air date: 06/27/2023
——
Pokémon Evolved:
  • Hilbert: Drilbur → Excadrill
  • Hilda: Krokorok → Krookodile
  • Bianca: Servine → Serperior
18. Episode 18
English Title: Opelucid Dreaming
Japanese Title: 最後の目的地, ソウリュウシティ
Romaji: Saigo no mokutekichi, sōryūshiti
Translated: Final Destination, Soryu City
Air date: 07/04/2023

19. Episode 19
English Title: A Ghost of A Chance
Japanese Title: エリート4チャレンジ: シキミ
Romaji: Erīto 4 charenji: Shikimi
Translated: Elite 4 Challenge: Shikimi
Air date: 07/11/2023

20. Episode 20
English Title: Do You Have A Dark Pulse?
Japanese Title: エリート4チャレンジ: ギーマ
Romaji: Erīto 4 charenji: Giima
Translated: Elite 4 Challenge: Giima
Air date: 07/18/2023

21. Episode 21
English Title: Psychic Possibilities!
Japanese Title: エリート4チャレンジ: カトレア
Romaji: Erīto 4 charenji: Katorea
Translated: Elite 4 Challenge: Cattleya
Air date: 07/25/2023

22. Episode 22
English Title: Fighting Till It’s Over
Japanese Title: エリート4チャレンジ: レンブ
Romaji: Erīto 4 charenji: Renbu
Translated: Elite 4 Challenge: Renbu
Air date: 08/01/2023

23. Episode 23
English Title: The Castle Arises
Japanese Title: 早く! Nの城!
Romaji: Hayaku! N no shiro!
Translated: Quickly! Castle of N!
Air date: 08/08/2023

24. Episode 24
English Title: Truth or Ideals, Part 1
Japanese Title: 真実? 理想? どちらかを目指せ!
Romaji: Shinjitsu? Risō? Dochira ka o mezase!
Translated: Truth? Ideals? Aim for either!
Air date: 08/15/2023

25. Episode 25
English: Truth or Ideals, Part 2
Japanese Title: 真実, きみにきめた!
Romaji: Shinjitsu, kimi ni kimeta!
Translated: Truth, I Choose You!
Air date: 08/22/2023

26. Episode 26
English Title: Detective Hilbert Is On The Case
Japanese Title: キャッチ! 残りプラズマ団!
Romaji: Kyatchi! Nokori Purazuma-dan!
Translated: Catch! The Rest of Team Plasma!
Air date: 08/29/2023
The twins meet Looker, who enlists their help, to capture and arrest the rest of Team Plasma.

27. Episode 27
English Title: Awaiting A New Path
Japanese Title: サーチ! マイスペシャルワン!
Romaji: Sāchi! Mai Supesharu Wan!
Translated: Search! My Special One!
Air date: 09/05/2023
Hilda prepares for a solo journey to find N and is excited about it, but can’t bring herself to say her goodbyes to anyone, nor does she want to stop doing the Pokémon Musicals. Hilbert has plans for a solo journey, and is stuck in a similar situation as her. However, with a little help from the Pokémon, they build up the courage to tell their friends and family know they’re leaving for solo journeys. Before that, they have a battle.
 
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