Video: New Pokénchi trailer previews January 20 episode featuring GO Park in Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?! (Pokénchi), which is scheduled to air on Sunday, January 20, in Japan. You can check it out in the video below. As usual, the energetic hosts showcase their love for Pokémon with various games and personalities. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go … Continue reading Video: New Pokénchi trailer previews January 20 episode featuring GO Park in Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

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Video: Ken Sato and Takanosuke Kamiki play the Pokémon Let’s Go challenge with Pokémon GO

In one of the latest Japanese promots for Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, Ken Sato and Takanosuke Kamiki are shown taking on the Pokémon Let's Go challenge with Pokémon GO. You can check it out in the embedded video below: 【公式】佐藤健×神木隆之介のLet's Go! チャレンジ 佐藤健さんと神木隆之介さんが『ポケモン GO』から連れてきたポケモンで伝説に挑む! 『ポケットモンスター』シリーズ最新作が、Nintendo Switchに登場! 『ポケットモンスター Let's Go! ピカチュウ・Let's Go! … Continue reading Video: Ken Sato and Takanosuke Kamiki play the Pokémon Let’s Go challenge with Pokémon GO

Nintendo Switch officially surpasses 7 million units sold in Japan

The Nintendo Switch console has managed to surpass seven million units sold in Japan alone. This impressive figure was achieved primarily due to immensely-popular games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. With even more blockbuster titles in the works for Nintendo’s latest console, you can expect the figure to climb … Continue reading Nintendo Switch officially surpasses 7 million units sold in Japan

Video: Ninth official Game Freak YouTube video features Pokémon artist Ken Sugimori

The ninth video uploaded to Game Freak’s new YouTube channel consists of a special recording in which a number of Game Freak designers are showcased presenting their amazing skills. You can check it out in the embedded video below, followed by the official description: 【公式】イラストメイキング第一弾 杉森建 × パルスマン【ゲームフリーク ひみつきち#9】 『ポケモン』シリーズで知られる、ゲームフリークのグラフィックデザイナーによる、イラストメイキング企画が始動!第一弾は「杉森建」×「パルスマン」 【番組内容】 イラストメイキング企画では、デジタルイラストだけではなく、ドット絵制作や色紙イラストなど、イラストが出来上がるまでの様子をお届けします。 今回は、自身がゲームディレクターを務めた思い出のキャラクター「パルスマン」を、杉森 建がペンタブで描きます。 語り手は、入社時より杉森からデザインを学び共に働いてきたアートディレクター海野が務めます。絵を描きながら語られる、ここでしか聞けない2人のトークにも注目です。 出演: 描き手 ・杉森 建(アートディレクター) 聞き手 ・海野 隆雄(アートディレクター) 【イラストメイキング プレゼント第一弾概要】 杉森建が描いたパルスマンイラスト(サイン入り)パネルを1名の方にお届けします! … Continue reading Video: Ninth official Game Freak YouTube video features Pokémon artist Ken Sugimori

Video: It’s Midnight Form Lycanroc vs. Dusk Form Lycanroc in new Pokémon the Series Sun & Moon episode on January 20

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official trailer for the next episode as part of the latest Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon story arc. This episode is set to first air on January 20 in Japan. Multiple Pokémon and characters are featured in the episode, including Ash, Pikachu, Mallow, Lana, Kiawe, Hapu, Plumeria and many more. You … Continue reading Video: It’s Midnight Form Lycanroc vs. Dusk Form Lycanroc in new Pokémon the Series Sun & Moon episode on January 20

Postponed Pokémon GO Special Weekend event now taking place on February 23 with double XP, Charmander, Unown letters S and B

The Pokémon GO Special Weekend event that was postponed last July has been given a new date for those in Japan. The event is now set to take place on Saturday, February 23, from 10:00 to 20:00 JST. This event will feature increased spawns of Charmander and the Unown letters S and B. It also … Continue reading Postponed Pokémon GO Special Weekend event now taking place on February 23 with double XP, Charmander, Unown letters S and B

New Pokémon Kotobukiya figure for May and her Mudkip arrives June 2019 in Japan

The Pokémon Company recently announced that a new Pokémon-themed Kotobukiya for May is on the way. The detailed figure will officially be re-released sometime in June 2019 in Japan. It depicts a cheery version of May, who is also winking alongside Mudkip as her partner Pokémon. To learn more about this Kotobukiya, you can check … Continue reading New Pokémon Kotobukiya figure for May and her Mudkip arrives June 2019 in Japan

More than 1,200 Tsutaya stores are now PokéStops and Pokémon GO Gyms in Japan

Pokémon GO developer Niantic has teamed up with Tsutaya to make more than 1,200 Tsutaya stores PokéStops and Pokémon GO Gyms throughout Japan. These new in-game locations are available now and serve as normal PokéStops and Gyms, where players can battle and receive special items by spinning Photo Discs. To learn more about this collaboration, … Continue reading More than 1,200 Tsutaya stores are now PokéStops and Pokémon GO Gyms in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee reappear atop the Media Create sales charts in Japan for the week ending January 13, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon fail to reappear for the first time

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has reappeared atop the latest Media Create sales charts in Japan. Meanwhile, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee also reappeared with an additional significant amount of units sold. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have failed to reappear in the top 20 for the first time since the games' debut. The latest Japanese sales charts are as follows: Software … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee reappear atop the Media Create sales charts in Japan for the week ending January 13, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon fail to reappear for the first time

Video: Official trailer for the latest story arc of Pokémon the Series Sun & Moon features Shaymin, Meltan, Poni Island and more

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official trailer for the newest story arc of Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon, which is now underway in Japan. Multiple characters and locations are featured, such as Ash, Pikachu, Shaymin, Meltan and Poni Island. You can check out the official promo for the Japanese version of the latest … Continue reading Video: Official trailer for the latest story arc of Pokémon the Series Sun & Moon features Shaymin, Meltan, Poni Island and more