|Japanese Name:|| アキラ|
|First Appearance:||IL008: The Path to the Pokémon League|
|Voice actor:||Maddie Blaustein (English)|
|“||"We did it Sandshrew! We finally reached Victory # 100!"||”|
A.J. appears as a Youngster on Route 9. The only Pokémon he uses is a Lavel 24 Sandshrew that knows the moves: Scratch, Slash, Sand Attack, and Fissure. After Red defeats him he states "I'll restart my 100-win streak with Sandshrew!".
Season 1: Indigo League
After coming across his gym, Ash decided to battle A.J., who has never lost a battle, despite the gym not being official. During Ash's first try in the gym, A.J. comes out victorious. Team Rocket appears and takes A.J.'s Sandshrew, mistaking it for Ash's Pikachu. A.J. later got his Sandshrew back. After the defeat of Ash and Team Rocket, A.J. has past his previous number of ninety-eight victories and hit one hundred. With one hundred victories under his belt, A.J. and his Sandshrew travel the Kanto region to challenge the Gyms.
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- Mr. Mime
|IL008||The Path to the Pokémon League|