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Stunning POKEMON Poster Drawn by YOUR NAME Artist

A new poster has been released to coincide with the 20 anniversary Pokemon film, and the art style is not only undeniably beautiful with its lush rendering of greeneries and a shiny Pokeball, it may also be familiar to many anime fans. That’s because the artist behind it is Yoshitoshi Shinomiya, who is a prominent background artist that has worked on the Makoto Shinkai films “The Garden of ...

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Half-a-Million Counterfeit Pokemon Caught in South Korea

It seems like players of Pokemon Go are not the only ones trying to catch Pokemon in Public, and it’s not just Niantic going after unscrupulous people seeking to take advantage of the Pokemon craze, as South Korean police has recently ended a string operation that ended in the confiscation of roughly 530K counterfeit Pokemon plushies. As reported by South Korean outlet Yes! Top News, the ...

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Free Mega Stones for Pokemon Sun and Moon Players

Loyal players of Pokemon Sun and Moon will get something nice today, as a special code has been given away in order to provide access to five Mega Stones that can be used for the mega evolutions of some breeds, namely Sceptilite, Blazikenite, Swampertite, Banettite, and Cameruptite. The code giveaway is part of a new international event that covers North America, Japan, and Europe. There’s no ...

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Pokken Tournament DX Coming to Switch

The recent tease about a Pokemon-centric Nintendo Direct Presentation ended up being a slight bit of disappointment for people who wanted a proper console iteration of the Pokemon RPG franchise, as the big reveal turned out to be mere refreshes of the last iterations via Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. However, part of the presentation also revealed very exciting news for those of us who are fighting ...

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Upcoming Nintendo Direct Presentation to Focus on Pokemon

According to a recent tweet from Nintendo of America, the next Direct Presentation (scheduled on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:00am Pacific Time), will center on their Pokemon franchise. Dubbed “Pokemon Direct Presentation,” the video will clock in at a mere eight minutes long and will be presented on Nintendo’s website at www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/06-06-2017 Not much is known about the ...

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VIDEO: The Mysterious Deflating Pikachu

In Case You Missed It – this video has been making the rounds these past few days, and it may just be the cutest thing you’ll ever see this weekend. The video features a bunch of cute Pikachu mascots dancing to the song “You Can’t Stop the Beat” (which some of you will remember from the Hairspray musical). And then things go haywire as the poor mascot is grabbed first by a man in a ...

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Top 5 Controversies Involving Cartoon Shows

While there are cartoon shows that are clearly targeted towards a more mature audience, as a medium they have generally been considered as predominantly targeted towards children, or at least meant to be safe and uncontroversial. This is why it is always interesting to read about cartoons that have been embroiled in a controversy, for transgressing either viewers or regulatory bodies’ ...

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There May Be a Pokemon Game Coming to the Switch

There’s rumors swirling about regarding the possibility of a new Pokemon game coming to Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, as fans learned upon two job listings that Pokemon developer Game Freak has posted. The job posting was accidentally discovered by Silicon Era, with one listing looking for 3D CG designers for a console project, opening with “Here’s a chance to work on the ...

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Japanese Pokemon Sun and Moon Owners Get a Free Ash Hat Pikachu

If you live in Japan and are planning to see the new Pokemon film, you’re one heck of a lucky fan because you’ll be getting a code for a new Pikachu. And it’s not just your average Pikachu, this one comes wearing Ash Ketchum’s iconic hat! In order to get the code, all you need to do is preorder the tickets to see the movie, which will entitle you to a code for the special Pikachumium Z ...

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New Pokemon Sun & Moon to Give Out Mewtwonites to Players

You can say what you want about the Pokemon franchise, but it can’t be denied that it’s a lively one that knows how to treat its fans right, particularly with regard to special events and giveaways. Un upcoming one will give a lot of players the chance to Mega Evolve their Mewtwos, via an in-game distribution event that rewards players with a code for a Mewtwonite X and Mewtwonite ...

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Pokemon 21st Anniversary Celebrations Start Today

It’s been 21 years since the Pokemon franchise was first launched, and various companies connected to the franchise and promotions have decided to celebrate the milestone with a number of promotions and special events. First of which is Niantic’s ARG game Pokemon Go, which has decided to turn all of the Pikachu’s you will encounter in the wild into a Pikachu wearing a special party hat. The ...

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Pokemon GO Still Banned in China

While detractors claim that Niantic’s ARG (Augmented Reality Game) Pokemon GO is already on its last legs, it cannot be denied that it was a massive phenomenon when it was first launched, and still remains popular among a segment of the mobile gaming market, especially now that long-requested features are trickling down via updates. However, there is one place that the ARG can’t gain a ...

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