Ash, Misty, and their new friend Tracey begin their journey through the Orange Islands so Ash cam compete in the Orange League. Their first stop is Mikan Island where the first Orange League Gym is located. Ash meets the gym leader Cissy and challenges her to a battle. However, Ash soon learns that in the Orange League, Gym Battles are not what he is used to, such as accuracy tests and water races. Will Ash conquer this type of gym and win his first badge?