For Japan's Nerd Heroine, Pokémon is a Bridge Between Strangers

Shoko Nakagawa, Japan's own nerd heroine and queen of Pokémon hasn't exactly had an easy upbringing. Her school life after elementary school was mostly filled with rejection and alienation from classmates due to her being different. But staying true to her love of Pokémon has paid off in spades as she recalls in her… »8/22/13 8:00am8/22/13 8:00am