Naming Your Son "Pikachu" Will Get Him Girls. Wait, What?Brian Ashcraft2/15/13 5:00amFiled to: Culture smashPikachuAnimeJapanGame FreakPokemonNintendoTop691EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkSelecting names ain't easy—especially in Japan. Some Japanese parents consult with fortune tellers in hopes of picking a name that will bring their child good luck. One soothsayer has one. That name is Pikachu.Kotaku previously covered why Pikachu is a terrible name for Japanese children. Today, a fortune teller tells us why it's a great one!