People Are Falling In Love With Ash's Newest Pokémon

In the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime, Ash has caught a new Pocket Monster. Poipole, an Ultra Beast, is adorable.

This Poison-type Pocket Monster made its debut in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Poipole made its first TV anime appearance in Sun & Moon last December in Japan.

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Ash’s Poipole is the 50th Pokémon he has caught.

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Online, people are falling in love with Poipole because the little purple Pocket Monster is so cute.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.