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Earlier this year, The Pokémon Company released a handful of ASMR videos. Now they’ve released a new one. As Kotaku previously explained, auditory sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is a tingling sensation that comes from listening to certain sounds. 

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CrashingEchelon

I don’t understand this new trend of ASMR videos, like the appeal of them. They have made me question myself since they usually cause discomfort and anxiety, so I avoid them when I can. I’m even afraid to play the video to see how I’ll react to it.