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[[Image:Kanto.jpg|right|thumb|Kanto as seen in Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen]]
 
[[Image:Kanto.jpg|right|thumb|Kanto as seen in Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen]]
{{nihongo|'''Kanto'''|カントー地方|Kantō-chihō}} is a fictional region that appears in the [[Pokémon universe]]. The Kanto region houses the original 151 Pokémon plus various other Pokémon in the future games, and is also where Ash and his friends venture through for the original Pokémon anime series, as well as in some story arcs in later seasons. The handheld games ''[[Pokémon Red]]'' & ''[[Pokémon Blue|Blue]]'', plus the update ''[[Pokémon Yellow]]'', the Japan-only ''Pokémon Green'' (which became ''Blue'' in America), and the remakes ''[[Pokémon FireRed]]'' & ''[[Pokémon LeafGreen|LeafGreen]]'' all take place in Kanto. In ''[[Pokémon Gold]]'', ''[[Pokémon Silver|Silver]]'' and ''[[Pokémon Crystal|Crystal]]'', and its own remakes, ''[[Pokémon HeartGold]]'' & ''[[Pokémon SoulSilver|SoulSilver]]'', players may travel to Kanto after defeating the Elite Four in Johto.
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{{nihongo|'''Kanto'''|カントー地方|Kantō-chihō}} is a fictional region that appears in the [[Pokémon (universe)|''Pokémon'' universe]]. The Kanto region houses the original 151 Pokémon plus various other Pokémon in the future games, and is also where Ash and his friends venture through for the original Pokémon anime series, as well as in some story arcs in later seasons. The handheld games ''[[Pokémon Red]]'' & ''[[Pokémon Blue|Blue]]'', plus the update ''[[Pokémon Yellow]]'', the Japan-only ''Pokémon Green'' (which became ''Blue'' in America), and the remakes ''[[Pokémon FireRed]]'' & ''[[Pokémon LeafGreen|LeafGreen]]'' all take place in Kanto. In ''[[Pokémon Gold]]'', ''[[Pokémon Silver|Silver]]'' and ''[[Pokémon Crystal|Crystal]]'', and its own remakes, ''[[Pokémon HeartGold]]'' & ''[[Pokémon SoulSilver|SoulSilver]]'', players may travel to Kanto after defeating the Elite Four in Johto.
   
The Kanto region has also played a part in the ''Super Smash Bros.'' series. All of the Pokémon in ''[[Super Smash Bros.]]'' and most of the Pokémon in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee]]'' and ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]'' come from the Kanto region. Additionally, Pokémon-themed stages in the ''Super Smash Bros.'' series take place in Kanto. These stages are as follows: [[Saffron City]] (from ''[[Super Smash Bros.]]''); [[Pokémon Stadium]], [[Poké Floats]] (both from ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee]]'', although the latter is technically designated as being located in "Kanto Skies"); and [[Pokémon Stadium]] (from [[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]], although it is the ''Melee'' version).
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The Kanto region has also played a part in the [[Super Smash Bros. (series)|''Super Smash Bros.'' series]]. All of the Pokémon in ''[[Super Smash Bros.]]'' and most of the Pokémon in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee]]'' and ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]'' come from the Kanto region. Additionally, Pokémon-themed stages in the ''Super Smash Bros.'' series take place in Kanto. These stages are as follows: [[Saffron City]] (from ''Super Smash Bros.''); [[Pokémon Stadium]], [[Poké Floats]] (both from ''Super Smash Bros. Melee'', although the latter is technically designated as being located in "Kanto Skies"); and [[Pokémon Stadium]] (from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, although it is the ''Melee'' version).
   
 
It is named after the Kantō region in Japan, where the Tokyo Metropolitan Area is located.
 
It is named after the Kantō region in Japan, where the Tokyo Metropolitan Area is located.

Revision as of 17:30, April 23, 2012

Kanto

Kanto as seen in Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen

Kanto (カントー地方 Kantō-chihō?) is a fictional region that appears in the Pokémon universe. The Kanto region houses the original 151 Pokémon plus various other Pokémon in the future games, and is also where Ash and his friends venture through for the original Pokémon anime series, as well as in some story arcs in later seasons. The handheld games Pokémon Red & Blue, plus the update Pokémon Yellow, the Japan-only Pokémon Green (which became Blue in America), and the remakes Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen all take place in Kanto. In Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal, and its own remakes, Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver, players may travel to Kanto after defeating the Elite Four in Johto.

The Kanto region has also played a part in the Super Smash Bros. series. All of the Pokémon in Super Smash Bros. and most of the Pokémon in Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Brawl come from the Kanto region. Additionally, Pokémon-themed stages in the Super Smash Bros. series take place in Kanto. These stages are as follows: Saffron City (from Super Smash Bros.); Pokémon Stadium, Poké Floats (both from Super Smash Bros. Melee, although the latter is technically designated as being located in "Kanto Skies"); and Pokémon Stadium (from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, although it is the Melee version).

It is named after the Kantō region in Japan, where the Tokyo Metropolitan Area is located.

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