| "Aim to Be a Pokémon Master -20th Anniversary-"|
めざせポケモンマスター -20th Anniversary-
Mezase Pokemon Masutā - To~uentīsu Anivu~āsarī -
|First included in||Taiko no Tatsujin: Yellow Version|
|Released|| June 27, 2017 (Digital Single)|
November 29, 2017 (Mini Album)
|Performed by||Rica Matsumoto|
|Lyrics by||Akihito Toda|
|Composed by||Hirokazu Tanaka|
|Label||SME Records (Sony Music Entertainment)|
|In fictional works|
|Featured in|| Pokémon the Movie 20: I Choose You! (Anime movie)|
Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon (TV anime)
|Type||Opening theme song (Movie and TV anime (Ep 30-43))|
About the song
Unlike most songs, it was only available in a digital-only maxi-single release of the same name, which was released on June 27, 2017 under Sony Music's SME Records label. It was later included in the mini album of the same name on November 29, 2017.
It was the most recent cover version of the song "Aim to Be a Pokémon Master" (Also performed by Matsumoto) and is the opening theme song for the anime movie Pokémon the Movie 20: I Choose You! It was also used as the second opening theme song for the TV anime Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon from episode 30 to episode 43 before the original opening theme song, "Alola!!", was re-uses from episode 44.
It was first included in the Japanese version of Taiko no Tatsujin: Yellow Version arcade on July 15, 2017, which was also the premiere date of the aforementioned Pokémon anime movie in Japanese cinemas. It was later added in Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! as a DLC song.
List of games
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Yellow Version (JP July 15, 2017 update) (JP only) (Debut)
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Blue Version (SEA launch 0.03 firmware)
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Green Version
- Please be aware that the following is for the TV-size version of the song as it was originally featured in the anime/video game series.
|Japanese Kanji||Japanese Rōmaji||English Translation|