Pokémon Sun and Moon & Pokémon GO win Famitsu 2016 Game of the Year awards

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu recently announced its lineup of the games it deems the greatest of last year. Pokémon Sun and Moon won the Famitsu Award for 2016 Game of the Year as well as Best Hit Award. Meanwhile, Pokémon GO received an Excellence Award, Movement Award and Rookie Award. Elsewhere, Monster Hunter Stories also … Continue reading Pokémon Sun and Moon & Pokémon GO win Famitsu 2016 Game of the Year awards

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New shiny Poké Ball candy containers revealed for Japan

Bandai is releasing a new set of 11 Poké Ball-themed containers in Japan, consisting of a standard Poké Ball, Great Ball, Ultra Ball, Master Ball and more. Although they’re designed to hold candy and not Pokémon, these replicas are very detailed and appear to be quite polished. Check out the unboxing video below for a … Continue reading New shiny Poké Ball candy containers revealed for Japan

Video: Meet the incredible foreigners working on anime in Japan

Have you ever wanted to work in anime? It's more realistic than you think. Many foreigners have already achieved their dream of making anime. With too much anime being produced, there is a constant need for more staff, even those not from Japan. At 21 years old, Alexandre Gomes from France joined OLM, Inc. as … Continue reading Video: Meet the incredible foreigners working on anime in Japan

Nintendo Badge Arcade adds Spring Pokémon badges and new panels

Nintendo Badge Arcade has received its weekly update in North America, adding several Pokémon badges, specifically the special Spring Pokémon badges - all of which were previously released in Japan. Meanwhile, in Japan, Nintendo Badge Arcade's latest weekly update introduces multiple panels of badges of Pokémon to earn. These panels include various more new Pokémon … Continue reading Nintendo Badge Arcade adds Spring Pokémon badges and new panels

Pokemon Sun and Moon among Japan’s top-selling 50 games for 21st week in a row

For the 21st consecutive week, Pokemon Sun and Moon are still among the 50 best selling games in Japan. Between April 10 and April 16, the latest duo of Pokemon games collectively sold nearly 5,000 copies in the region. They’ve managed to secure the 9th spot – a slight decline compared to the previous week. The list … Continue reading Pokemon Sun and Moon among Japan’s top-selling 50 games for 21st week in a row

Pokemon Sun and Moon among Japan’s top-selling games for 21st week in a row

For the 21st consecutive week, Pokemon Sun and Moon are still among the best selling games in Japan. Between April 10 and April 16, the latest duo of Pokemon games collectively sold nearly 5,000 copies in the region. They’ve managed to secure the 9th spot – a slight decline over the previous week. The list for the 20 best-selling … Continue reading Pokemon Sun and Moon among Japan’s top-selling games for 21st week in a row

New detailed 30 cm Charizard Pokémon figure unveiled for Japan

A new detailed Charizard figure has been unveiled for Pokémon fans in Japan. Measuring at about 30 cm in height, this detailed figure is part of the Gigantic series and is scheduled to release sometime in July for 9,612 yen - with pre-orders available now. It comes with a flame effect pedestal to make it … Continue reading New detailed 30 cm Charizard Pokémon figure unveiled for Japan