Nintendo is skipping about town today, unfurling scrolls and declaring before anyone with ears that Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are a bonafide success! It's hard to argue with the numbers, since the latest entry in the series has already pushed over 4 million units worldwide. More after the jump.
How many of you picked up Pokémon X and/or Pokémon Y this past weekend? It may have coincided with the launch a couple days ago, but it's still worth catching the live-action trailer Nintendo used to promote the Nintendo 3DS release after the jump.
When the Pokémon Origins anime debuted, telling the story of the first Pokémon video games, Pokémon Red and Blue, a number of fans jokingly asked when an anime version of Kosaku Anakubo's manga would be made. One of the first adaptations, Anakubo's work is different from later stories in that the hero's primary Pokémon wasn't just a Clefairy (Pippi), couldn't just talk, but was also a super vulgar attention seeker. See its antics after the jump.
In Japan, Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa is known for bring otaku passion to roles as a TV personality/voice actor/idol singer. She voiced the Oracle Fish in Dragon Ball Z: War of Gods and plays the lead in Noboru Iguchi's (Machine Girls) Nuigulumar Z. Internationally, she's net famous for blogging photos in which she sticks cats in her mouth. She's celebrating the release of Pokemon XY in similar fashion. Get a look after the jump.
So it seems that the ongoing US government shutdown is also affecting shipments of video games, as stores on military bases are reporting delays in their shipments of Pokemon X/Y. Hit the jump for a picture of one such store notice after the jump.
Hopefully Pokémon X and Pokémon Y end up leaving you hungry enough for more, because The Pokémon Company have something else up there sleeve, and this time they'll be putting the spotlight back on Pikachu. More after the jump.
Is it okay to creep on Pikachu in public? I'm sure Ash means well in the latest Pokémon Parody music video from Lorenzo Adams and friends. Have fun getting it out of your head after the jump.
Once Pokémon X and Pokémon Y launch on October 12, players will be able to hop online and download a level 10 Torchic, one of the starters from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. Details after the jump.
While we wait for the next Pokémon anime incarnation, enjoy some of Ash and Pikachu's adventure in Kalos, along with brief introductions of additional cast members, after the jump.
The Japanese Pokémon YouTube channel recently shared a pair of videos featuring Pokémon X and Y's opening. Hit the jump for two brief clips showing the process of choosing trainers.
Nintendo just revealed another addition to the Mega Evolving roster of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, and this one's a classic creature. Depending on which Mega Stone it holds, Charizard can now Mega Evolve into either Mega Charizard X or Mega Charizard Y, and you can see the Fire- and Dragon-type X in action after the jump.