Catch This Trailer for the Newest Pokémon Anime

Debuting on Japanese TV in 1996, the Pokémon anime keeps going and going! Here's the trailer for the upcoming Pokémon X/Y animated series. » 7/22/13 4:30am 7/22/13 4:30am

These Pokémon Are So Ugly

Pocket Monsters are supposed to be cute. That's just the way it is. Or rather, the way it should be. But these Pokémon are anything but cute. They're butt ugly. » 1/08/13 3:59am 1/08/13 3:59am

Pokémon Jack-o'-Lanterns, Gotta Carve 'Em All!

October is right around the corner—and so is Halloween. While I haven't picked out my costume (must remember to!), I have been thinking about what I'd like to carve into an orange gourd. These Pocket Monster carvings provide plenty of inspiration. » 9/28/12 3:59am 9/28/12 3:59am

Pokémon's Epic Yarn

Arts and crafty individual Mochillery is a master of amigurumi (あみぐるみ)—the Japanese craft of knitting plush toys from yarn. Her latest work is a set of unbelievably cute Pocket Monsters. Can you believe how cute they are? No, no you cannot. » 9/03/12 7:30am 9/03/12 7:30am

Squirtle, You and Your Pokémon Friends Are Creepy

Cute? These Pocket Monsters aren't cute. They're creepy. But that's the point: artist Vaughn Pinpin redesigned the first generation of Pokémon starters if they were characters in a Tim Burton movie. The result is brilliant—creepy, but brilliant. » 8/24/12 6:20am 8/24/12 6:20am

Some Lady Imitates All the Pokémon to Varying Degrees of Success

YouTube user Brizzyvoices does her impressions of all 151 original Pocket Monsters in this clip. Some of them are pretty good! Some of them, however, are not.


The now viral video is six minutes long, and if you momentarily glaze over, it feels like you're watching an exorcism. » 7/13/12 5:30am 7/13/12 5:30am

This Could Be the Very Best Pokémon Art Exhibit, Like No One Ever Was

This April the Light Grey Art Lab in Minneapolis, Minnesota will be transformed into the ultimate trainer fantasy, when 151 artists take on the 151 original pocket monsters in an all-out Pokémon Battle Royale. » 1/13/12 4:30pm 1/13/12 4:30pm

Monster Hunter Stalks the Mighty iPhone

The race to bag the biggest game of all gets small in Japan this June, when Capcom launches Monster Hunter Dynamic Fighting, the furiously popular franchises first foray onto the iPhone. » 5/18/11 1:20pm 5/18/11 1:20pm

Will They Ever Run Out of Pokémon?

There are 650 Pocket Monsters. That's a lot. So Game Freak, the studio behind Pokémon, should be running out of ideas for new Pocket Monsters any day now, right? » 5/09/11 8:00am 5/09/11 8:00am

Talented Musicians Choose Pokémon

This past weekend marked fifteen years of Pokémon. Fifteen years! And what better way to say that than with a free album of Pok&eacut;mon chiptunes. » 3/03/11 9:00am 3/03/11 9:00am

Smugleaf Is A Better Name Than Snivy

When Pokémon: Black and White was released in Japan, the three "starter" Pocket Monsters were called "Tsutaaja", "Pokabu", and "Mijumaru". Tsutaaja doesn't quite roll off the tongue. What the internet came up with did. » 11/23/10 3:00am 11/23/10 3:00am

Pokemon Teaches Your Children To Worship Satan

Pokémon, plural, turn kids into devil. They are monsters. And there's stabbing and shootings, too! Maybe it has something to do with the dark realm? » 12/11/09 12:00am 12/11/09 12:00am