A Girl Finally Wins Top Prize At Pokemon World Championship

You wouldn't know it, but the world of competitive Pokemon card playing is a testosterone-fueled world dominated by men. Or boys. Whichever!

Some are big, some are small, but the winners are typically dudes. Just look at the American Pokemon champs. They're guys. All of two of them.


At the recent Pokemon World Championship in Hawaii, grade-schooler Yuka Furusawa from Japan became the first female to win the Pokemon World Championship Junior Division.

Here, Furusawa battles rival Juan Pablo Arenas. Look at all those men! And they're whispering or something.


Another female player, Ann-Marie Thompson of the US, came in third place in the Senior Division.


Congrats to Yuka for her win and to Japanese comedian Golgo for that amazing vest.

Pokemon world champions crowned [Hawaii 24/7]

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