Pokémon Played Baseball And It Was Insane

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For the first time in 18 years, the Pokémon anime featured baseball—er, “Pokébase.” That, and some truly bonkers animation.

The last time a Pokémon anime featured baseball, it wasn’t nearly as bananas.

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This time, though...

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Pokémon Sun Moon airs every Thursday in Japan at 6:55pm.


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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.