Day one of the Pokémon World Championships was a bloodbath where more than 100 of the world’s best players duked it out for a chance to compete with the season’s best competitors in the second phase of the tournament. And even though the Video Game Championship series is solo affair, one tightknit group of players…
Pokémon-obsessed kids who grew into pokémon obsessed-semi-adults probably think they know everything there is to know about these mythical creatures. Honestly, though, it’s not good enough to merely “catch” ‘em all—to be a real pokémaster means knowing them inside and out. Literally.
This month, a series of officially licensed “Terrarium Collection” Pokémon toys goes on sale in Japan. The collection doesn’t specifically say that this is what the inside of Pokéballs actually look like. But they are shaped like Pokéballs!
There’s a Pikachu-themed Snapchat filter, and it’s very cute.
During a performance yesterday in Yokohama, one of the Pikachus looked waaaaaaaaasted.
There’s a line of BAPE x Pokemon shirts coming to Japan. If they’re anything like the BAPE x Mario stuff, they’re going to be worth $$$$$$$.
For decades, a Pokémon game where players can catch and train monsters, together and online, has been a distant fantasy for fans around the world. The camaraderie and competition so integral to the Pokémon story—the tale of a young hopeful going out into the world to make friends and self-actualize—has always felt a…
The Sun and Moon version of Exeggutor sure is silly. The character has been turned into a full-on palm tree, which begs for a ridiculous and pricey collectable.
Lyconroc will be getting a new Dusk Form in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon. It evolves from Rockruff at level 25 into slightly different forms depending on the version of the game you’re playing. The orange-furred, green-eyed wolf will be capture-able once the games are released on November 17.
When news breaks in Japan, text is directly inserted into broadcast shows so viewers can stay up to date on what’s happening. During last Thursday’s episode of Pokémon Sun Moon, news broke., and the way it coincided with the onscreen antics was perfect.
Pokémon Go Fest may have been a disaster, but if there was one bright spot to be found in the weekend’s events, it was the unlocking of a couple of Legendary Pokémon for folks to catch. Over the next couple of weeks, there’ll be two more.
A Pokémon YouTuber dropped a diss track against another Pokémon YouTuber, and the weirdest thing about all this is that the track is kinda good.
Last night, a digital remaster of the first Pokémon episode debuted on Japanese television. The episode originally aired on April 1, 1997.
Pokémon Go players now have a chance to capture two rare birds, Lugia and Articuno. Some players attempting these raids are finding that adding legendaries to their compendium is a tough prospect, partially because of Niantic’s design, and partially due to good ‘ol network issues.
Legendaries are typically the most powerful monsters in the compendium, so getting one this weekend is likely going to be tough. Fortunately, players are already figuring out the most efficient counters to all the possibilities.
The new flick Pokémon: I Choose You! ditches Brock and Misty, but there’s something that might be even more surprising. (Warning: this article has spoilers!)
Pixelmon, a robust Pokémon-themed modification for Minecraft released in 2012, can no longer be downloaded. The developers say the take down is the result of a request by The Pokémon Company itself.
The Pokémon anime debuted in Japan back in 1997, following the adventures of ten-year-old Ash, Pikachu, and their friends. That was nearly twenty years ago. Ash might still be 10, but he sure has changed.