Parents' Guide to

Pokémon Chronicles

By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Latest Pokémon spin-off is for fans only.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.
age 5+


This show sucks.I love Pokemon,but this show is terrible.The acting is cringe worthy and the animation is terrible.If you want to watch this show let me help you! You won't laugh,you won't have fun,instead you'll wish that your were in prison! Yes,it's that bad! Aviod,avoid,avoid!
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (5):

Pokemon was, in its time, a deeply commercial enterprise and a serious fad, but those days are gone. While kids may enjoy the cartoon and appreciate the video games, the huge desire for the collectibles is over, making the show that much more acceptable to parents who don't mind junior anime but draw the line at 22-minute-long commercials. Without the frenzy fueling the marketing juggernaut, it's just a cartoon, and one that promotes pretty decent values as well as encouraging an attitude of equality between the sexes, at least on the playing field.

Pokemon Chronicles is more story-oriented than the original Pokemon and less focused on the "gotta catch 'em all" theme that pervaded the first program. There's certainly some cartoon violence, and watching such cute creatures attack one another may be momentarily confusing for young children, but overall even the most explosive scenes are fairly mild when compared to other programs in the genre.

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