Japanese voice actor for Professor Oak and Pokémon anime narrator Unshō Ishizuka has passed away

Unshō Ishizuka, the Japanese voice actor behind Professor Oak and the narrator for the original Pokémon anime, is no longer with us. Ishizuka-san passed away on August 13, 2018, at the age of 68 due to esophagus cancer. He had been under medical care, but the treatment he received had proven to be ineffective. Our … Continue reading Japanese voice actor for Professor Oak and Pokémon anime narrator Unshō Ishizuka has passed away

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Brand-new Japanese artwork unveiled for Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us

The Pokémon Company has unveiled a brand-new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story, which is now playing at theaters throughout Japan. The promo gives several glimpses of what fans can expect to see in the newly-released film in terms of the overall story, which features Ash, Pikachu, Eevee, Lisa, Zeraora and many more iconic characters. You can … Continue reading Brand-new Japanese artwork unveiled for Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us

Video: Brand-new Japanese trailer unveiled for Pokémon the Movie The Power of Us

The Pokémon Company has unveiled a brand-new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story, which is now playing at theaters throughout Japan. The promo gives several glimpses of what fans can expect to see in the newly-released film in terms of the overall story, which features Ash, Pikachu, Eevee, Lisa, Zeraora and many more iconic characters. You can … Continue reading Video: Brand-new Japanese trailer unveiled for Pokémon the Movie The Power of Us

Learn Pikachu’s origin story from Pokémon creators Ken Sugimori, Koji Nishino and Atsuko Nishida

Creator Profile: The Creators of Pikachu. Learn Pikachu’s origin story from Ken Sugimori, Koji Nishino, and Atsuko Nishida. Two years prior to the release of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue in the United States, Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green launched in Japan in 1996 for Nintendo Game Boy. It was a hit and drew many fans, especially children. The games' popularity spread beyond … Continue reading Learn Pikachu’s origin story from Pokémon creators Ken Sugimori, Koji Nishino and Atsuko Nishida

Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story Music Collection soundtrack available now in Japan

Pokémon fans can now get their hands on the Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story Music Collection, which is now available in Japan. The soundtrack can be purchased via Sony Music Shop for 2,700 yen. It consists of 51 standalone tracks that run for about a full hour in total. Copies come with an exclusive Pokémon … Continue reading Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story Music Collection soundtrack available now in Japan

Videos: Four new Japanese commercials unveiled for Pokémon the Movie The Power of Us

The Pokémon Company has unveiled four brand-new commercials for Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story, which is now playing at theaters throughout Japan. The promos give several glimpses of what fans can expect to see in the newly-released film in terms of the overall story, which features Ash, Pikachu, Eevee, Lisa, Zeraora and many more iconic characters. You … Continue reading Videos: Four new Japanese commercials unveiled for Pokémon the Movie The Power of Us

Niantic’s Pokémon GO partnership with TOHO Cinema ends on August 7 in Japan

In 2017, Niantic teamed up with TOHO for a special Pokémon GO promotion in Japan, where TOHO Cinemas featured sponsored PokéStops and Gyms available for players across the country. However, this particular partnership is officially coming to an end. The special PokéStops and Gyms at TOHO Cinemas will no longer be available as of August … Continue reading Niantic’s Pokémon GO partnership with TOHO Cinema ends on August 7 in Japan

New Pokémon anime plushies in picture-ready poses feature Eevee and Lisa from Everyone’s Story

Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. has unveiled a new batch of adorable Pokémon plushies. This line consists of various characters from the Pokémon anime in picture-ready poses. Two of the latest additions include Eevee and Lisa - two characters that appear in the latest Pokémon film, Pokémon the Movie: Everyone's Story, which is now playing in Japan. … Continue reading New Pokémon anime plushies in picture-ready poses feature Eevee and Lisa from Everyone’s Story

First trailer unveiled for new animated film Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, coming to theaters as a limited release later this year

The Pokémon Company International and Fathom Events Partner to Bring Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us to Cinemas in Select Locations Worldwide. First Trailer Unveiled for the New Animated Pokémon Movie, Coming to Theatres as a Limited Release Later This Year. Today, The Pokémon Company International announced that it is once again partnering with … Continue reading First trailer unveiled for new animated film Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, coming to theaters as a limited release later this year

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us also coming to theaters in Europe, the UK, Italy and more territories later this year

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us will have a limited theatrical release through Fathom Events in the U.S. on November 24, 26, and 28, as well as December 1. The movie will also play in various other territories later this year, including Europe, the UK and Italy. Originally known as Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story, Pokémon … Continue reading Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us also coming to theaters in Europe, the UK, Italy and more territories later this year