Pokemon: 2.B.A. Master
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January 11th, 2023
1 hr 13 mins 53 secs
About this Episode
Pokemon is just a fact of life now, but there was a time when it was new and interesting and music from an anime about capturing fucked up little guys could sell millions of copies. That's what happened with 1999's "2.B.A. Master", which featured some music created for the Pokemon anime's US run, alongside some of the most dreadful and bland praise band music and Bobby Hill rap you've ever heard. But sprinkled throughout are enough boppy little jingles and hooks that make perfect sense when you realize the songs were written by jingle musicians.