I can barely handle this Li Shang version of Ash Ketchum. Heck, I can barely handle most of this parody of Mulan's iconic song, 'Make a Man Out Of You.' It's just too good.

EsquirebobAnimations packs this video with a ton of clever references to Pok√©mon, and the process involved with training Pok√©mon‚ÄĒall in the hopes of somehow turning Gatomon from Digimon into a worthwhile fighter.

Here are the lyrics, in case you want to follow along:

Let's get down to grinding

To defeat, our foes

Did they send me tailows

When I need, Ho-ohs

You're the weakest team I've leveled up

And since I haven't caught Mewtwo

Mister i'll make a mon out of you

Tranquills in the forest

E-X-P, we crave

Once we find the center

We are sure to save

Could use candies so we'd stand a chance,

But ive only got a few

Somehow I'll make a mon

Out of you.

How does it know dragon breathe

It's a level seven goomy

Boy that Tentacool's Whirpool is sure to win

We're gonna get rolled out to death

Hope she doesn't sweep right through me

Now I really wish that I knew Rapid Spin!

*CHORUS*

POKE-MON

You must use swift on a Double Teamer

POKE-MON

With all the force of the great Suicune

POKE-MON

With all the STRENGTH of Electivire

Mysterious as the dark caves of Mt. moon

*/CHORUS*

Rocket hideout puzzles

That we'll need, to solve

Heed my every order

And you might evolve

You're unsuited for the HM04

So pack up, go in BOX 2

How could I make a mon

Out of you

(repeat chorus)

(repeat chorus)

Here's the original song, for comparison's sake:

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