Nendoroid Pokémon Trainer Red: The Kotaku Review

I've somehow managed to avoid purchasing one of Japan's Good Smile Company's big-headed Nendoroid figures, despite my penchant for all things ridiculously cute. Then the North American Pokémon Center shop started selling the once Japan exclusive Red figure. Now I am doomed. » 12/22/14 6:00pm 12/22/14 6:00pm

Visiting a Real Life Pokémon Center

It’s an understatement to say that Pokémon is popular in Japan. “How popular” you might ask? So popular that it has its own Pokémon Centers that look as if torn straight out of the games. You can even buy pokémon there (well, stuffed ones anyway). » 5/13/14 6:40am 5/13/14 6:40am

Pokémon Candy Comes with an Important Warning

In the Pokémon game, Rare Candy can be used to increase the level of a Pocket Monster. In Japan, you can buy Rare Candy ("fushigi na ame" or ふしぎなアメ) at Pokémon Centers across the country. But, bad news... » 2/19/13 7:50am 2/19/13 7:50am