To much to the surprise of Pokémon fans worldwide, the Japanese Pokémon Kids TV YouTube channel dropped a new PokéToon short today from none other than JUJUTSU KAISEN opening animation director Shingo Yamashita and the team behind Pokémon: Twilight Wings. Go beyond the jump to catch it!
Slowpoke fans rejoice! Pokémon Center Japan will be releasing a life-sized plush of the Water/Psychic Pokémon in November, with pre-order only open this month for the humongous pink Pokémon. See how big the Slowpoke is after the jump!
While video games may be a relatively new technology in the grand scheme of things, one of the biggest players in the industry is actually older than some countries. Nintendo has a rich history dating back to 1889, where it started out as a small playing card company in Kyoto. To celebrate the legacy of the company, Nintendo will be opening a gallery on the site of its old Uji Ogura Plant in Kyoto by 2024.
Stores all around the world are limiting the sale of Pokémon cards for the safety of their customers, with most moving sales online Though some stores, such as convenience stores, don't have the mechanisms to start selling their cards online, with one 7/11 location in Japan coming up with an inventive way to weed out the scalpers and make sure cards fall in the hands of children and players. Open the jump to learn more!
Over the 20-plus year span of the Pokémon TV anime series, Ash has had many companions on his long journey to become a Pokémon master, some male, some female, and others being a really adorable Lapras. Japanese website NetLab asked Japanese Pokémon fans who their favorite female companion was from the series, and you can see the results after the jump!
This week's episode of Pokémon Journeys will see the return of Ash's first rival, Gary Oak. Gary's last full appearance in the long running TV anime series was around 12 years ago during the Diamond and Pearl saga. Ahead of tomorrow's boradcast, the first images of the episode were released, which can be caught after the jump!