Pikachu wearing Ash’s hat distribution begins for Pokémon Sun and Moon in Japan

To tie in with the 20th Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, the first special promotion has begun in Japan. If you prebook tickets in Japan, you will get a serial code that can be used to unlock one of six Pikachu wearing one of Ash's caps from over the years. This distribution … Continue reading Pikachu wearing Ash’s hat distribution begins for Pokémon Sun and Moon in Japan

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Here are the top 100 Pokémon in Japan before Pokémon Sun and Moon

Before Pokémon Sun and Moon, there were a total of 721 Pokémon and Greninja claimed first place in terms of popularity among more than 500,000 fans in Japan - with about 15 percent of the votes. All the Pokémon that made the top 100 are as follows: Greninja Arceus Mew Pikachu Sylveon Charizard Genesect Rayquaza … Continue reading Here are the top 100 Pokémon in Japan before Pokémon Sun and Moon

Special Ho-Oh distribution confirmed for Pokémon Sun and Moon in Japan

Following the recent leak via CoroCoro, it has now been confirmed that the Ho-Oh to tie in with Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! will be distributed to Pokémon Sun and Moon players in Japan through serial code in the August issue of CoroCoro, which is due out on July 15, 2017, the same day … Continue reading Special Ho-Oh distribution confirmed for Pokémon Sun and Moon in Japan

Anime fans rank Team Rocket among the top 10 “not bad, just misunderstood” villains

Japanese ranking site Goo has asked anime fans about which fictional villains they believed were actually "not bad, just misunderstood" people. Answers primarily consist of characters that were created in Japan, with a few American film characters popping up. Team Rocket from the long-running Pokémon animated series are featured on a list of the top … Continue reading Anime fans rank Team Rocket among the top 10 “not bad, just misunderstood” villains

The Pokémon Company attains $3.3 billion in retail revenue in 2016

The Pokémon Company is among the many other companies that recently announced their 2016 results for brand licensing. The firm placed 19th with $3.3 billion in total retail sales of licensed products worldwide, which includes the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), video games, anime and video on demand (VOD). Pokémon enjoyed an incredibly strong year … Continue reading The Pokémon Company attains $3.3 billion in retail revenue in 2016

Official artwork and first details revealed for new Mythical Pokémon Marshadow in Pokémon Sun and Moon

The Pokémon Company recently gave us a first official look at Marshadow, which is one of the newest Mythical Pokémon revealed for Pokémon Sun and Moon. Also known as the Gloomdweller Pokémon Marshadow is a Fighting/Ghost-type Pokémon with the Technician Ability. It cannot be encountered in normal gameplay; therefore, The Pokémon Company will eventually announce … Continue reading Official artwork and first details revealed for new Mythical Pokémon Marshadow in Pokémon Sun and Moon

World Premiere Trailer and new commercial unveiled for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official World Premiere Trailer and a new commercial for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!. You can check both of them out below, as well as a fan-translated synopsis of the upcoming film: To all Pokémon fans: This is the story of the duo's "meeting" and "promise". This is … Continue reading World Premiere Trailer and new commercial unveiled for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!