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PocketMonsters.net is a fansite dedicated to all things Pokémon (ポケモン) and Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター). We are the premier site for news and information about all aspects of the franchise from around the world. We cover the Anime, indexing the music, the Trading Card Game, the Games, Pokémon Get TV (ポケモンゲット☆TV), have a large imageboard, forum and much more.

Upcoming Episodes

Date Title(s)
04 Sep Flag XY 42: チームバトル! 殿堂入り決戦!! Team Battle! Competing for the Hall of Fame!!
06 Sep Flag X Y 33: The Bonds of Mega Evolution! Mega Lucario VS Mega Kucheat! The Mega Evolution Bond!!
07 Sep Flag GETTV 47: けっせん! グレンジム! / 新企画「ポケモンORASハイパースロー選手権」、伝説のポケモンの動きをハイパースロー映像で再現できるか!? Decisive Battle! Guren Gym! / In the New Segment 'Pokémon ORAS Hyper Slow Championship', Will the Hosts Manage to Reenact the Legendary Pokémon's Movement in Hyper Slow Motion!?
13 Sep Flag X Y 34: The Forest Champion! The Forest Champion! Enter Luchabull!!
18 Sep Flag XY 43: マスタータワー! メガシンカの歴史!! The Master Tower! The History of Mega Evolution!!
20 Sep Flag X Y 35: Battles in the Sky! A Sky Battle!? Luchabull VS Fiarrow!!
25 Sep Flag XY 44: シャラジム戦! ピカチュウVSメガルカリオ!! Shala Gym Match! Pikachu VS Mega Lucario!!
27 Sep Flag X Y 36: The Cave of Mirrors! Reflection Cave! Satoshi and Satoshi Through the Looking-Glass!?
02 Oct Flag XY 45: シトロン対ユリーカ!?ニャオニクスできょうだいバトル!! Citron VS Eureka!? A Sibling Battle with Nyaonix!!
04 Oct Flag X Y 37: Forging Forest Friendships! The Ohrot from the Wriggling Forest!
06 Nov Flag Special 26: ポケットモンスター XY 特別編 最強メガシンカ ~Act II~ Pocket Monsters XY Special: The Strongest Mega Evolution ~Act II~
Sep 01

ORAS TCG Launch Special Pack M Diancie EX / Phantom Gate Commercial

Posted by Sunain | September 1st 2014 at 04:20 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Pokémon Get TV
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Japanese Pokémon Card Game retailers have revealed a new TCG pack called the Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby Pocket Monsters Alpha Sapphire Launch Special Pack M Diancie EX (ポケットモンスターオメガルビー ポケットモンスターアルファサファイア発売記念 スペシャルパック MディアンシーEX). The pack will be released on November 21st, 2014 and will cost 500yen plus tax. The pack is still being advertised as part of the XY generation of cards despite being the first TCG merchandise to feature Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. The pack includes: a Diancie EX card, a M Diancie EX card and 3 booster packs from the XY expansions.

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Phantom Gate Commercial

The Phantom Gate Commercial began airing over the weekend, most notably during the broadcast of Pokémon Get TV #46. The commercial revealed 2 new cards: Sazandora and M Livolt EX. Other cards from the set are seen in the commercial but are too hard to make out.

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Article edited on 2014-09-01 04:38:00 by Sunain
Aug 31

Pocket Monsters XY Special: The Strongest Mega Evolution ~Act II~ November 6th, 2014

Posted by Sunain | August 31st 2014 at 06:48 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Pokémon Get TV, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire
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At the end of Pokémon Get TV #46, it was revealed that Pocket Monsters XY Special: The Strongest Mega Evolution ~Act II~ (ポケットモンスター XY 特別編 最強メガシンカ ~Act II~) will air on TV Tokyo on November 6th, 2014. The brief teaser trailer also revealed that, starting with Pocket Monsters XY #42 on September 4th, 2014, every episode will include a post-episode segment showcasing a Mega evolved Pokémon in order to build excitement for the special. Mega Jukain will be the first such Pokémon to be featured.

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The official website later updated with a teaser image providing the same airdate

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Article edited on 2014-09-01 02:49:22 by Adamant
Aug 30

Pikachu amiibo

Posted by Sunain | August 30th 2014 at 12:12 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Super Smash Bros, amiibo
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The holiday shopping season began on August 29th, 2014 as the first 12 amiibo interactive figures became available for pre-order at a suggested retail price of $12.99USD each. The first dozen characters that are part of the Super Smash Bros. Collection are available for pre-order at select retailers and they are: Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager and Wii Fit Trainer. More amiibo figures will be released in the future. Pikachu is number 10 in the collection.

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Source: http://press.nintendo.com/articles.jsp?id=41953

Article edited on 2014-08-30 12:23:56 by Sunain
Aug 30

Pokémon White Mega Gengar Campaign (ポケモン 白いメガゲンガーキャンペーン)

Posted by Sunain | August 30th 2014 at 12:23 AM EDT
Tags: TCG, Pokémon Center, Pokémon Tretta, X and Y, Event Pokémon
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The official Japanese Pokémon website has revealed the Pokémon White Mega Gengar Campaign (ポケモン 白いメガゲンガーキャンペーン) which will take place from September 13th, 2013 until October 14th, 2014. A Shiny Level 25 Gengar distribution is the highlight of the campaign. The Gengar knows the following moves: Shadow Ball, Sludge Wave, Confuse Ray and Astonish. It is holding a Gengarite allowing it to Mega Evolve and is stored in a Dusk Ball. Sludge Wave is a move that Gengar can't normally learn.

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M Gengar EX (メガゲンガーEX) TCG Promo Card

Patrons of the Pokémon Centers who spend 1500yen or more before taxes on in-store merchandise can receive the Mega Gengar EX (メガゲンガーEX) 079 promo card.

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Card Name #79: Mega Gengar EX (MゲンガーEX)
Card Type Mega (Pokémon)
Energy Type P
Species: Gengar [Cards]
Evolves From: Gengar
HP: 210
Weakness: D x2
Resistance: F -20
Retreat Cost: Energy Energy
Rarity: None
Attack: P P P C Hollow Geist (ホロウガイスト) - 120
Your opponent's Active Pokemon is now Poisoned and Confused.
(相手のバトルポケモンをどくとこんらんにする。)
Artist(s): 5ban Graphics

Pokémon White Mega Gengar Tretta Lottery

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Pokémon Tretta players that purchase specially marked merchandise totaling more than 1500 yen at a participating store will receive a lottery ticket to get a special White Mega Gengar Tretta pack. 1000 lucky lottery participants will receive the pack which includes: a Monster Collection Mega Gengar (Alternate colored) figure [モンスターコレクション メガゲンガー(色違い)], Alternate Colored Mega Gengar Pokémon Mega Ring (ポケモンメガリング 色違いメガゲンガーカラー) and a Special Mega Evolution Toretta "Gengar" (White Metallic ver.) [特別なメガシンカトレッタ「ゲンガー」 (ホワイトメタリックver]

Sources: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/white-gengar/campaign.html and http://www.pokemon.jp/#/contents/game/pickup_07/

Article edited on 2014-08-30 11:43:05 by Sunain
Aug 29

New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS LL

Posted by Sunain | August 29th 2014 at 05:05 PM EDT
Tags: CD, Press Release, Nintendo 3DS, YouTube
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During the Nintendo Direct broadcast on August 29th, 2014, Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata (岩田 聡) revealed the New Nintendo 3DS and LL. The New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS LL feature a C Stick camera analog control similar to the one on the Gamecube controller and it is placed above the A/B/X/Y buttons. New ZL and ZR shoulder buttons have also been added next to the L and R shoulder buttons. A faster CPU has been incorporated and these 3DS version feature the NFC reader incorporated into the system which will allow players to place the amiibo NFC figures on the bottom screen without having to use the upcoming 3DS NFC adapter. High resolution pictures from the broadcast are available on our Imageboard thread.

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A special Super Smash Bros Soundtrack CD will be available for people that purchase both the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game. The offer has been confirmed for the North American, European and Japanese Club Nintendo markets. Pikachu is featured on the cover and it is expected to feature some Pokémon tracks. Battle! (Trainer Battle) (Pokémon X and Pokémon Y) is already confirmed on the Sample page link. The page also confirms Shota Kageyama from GAME FREAK who recently left the company and now works for SPICA MUSICA was one of the musicians who worked on new arrangements for Nintendo 3DS version. The CD has been added to our database and details will be updated as information becomes available.

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Battle! (Trainer Battle) (Pokémon X and Pokémon Y) Sample


October 11th, 2014 Launch Date in Japan

New Nintendo 3DS systems will be released in Japan on October 11th, 2014 but Nintendo of America has confirmed they will not launch in North America or Europe in 2014. The New Nintendo 3DS LL will retail for 18,800 yen while the New Nintendo 3DS will retail for 16,000 yen.

Version Comparison Data

New Nintendo 3DS XL New Nintendo 3DS
Size 93.5mm high, 160mm wide,
21.5mm thick (when closed)
80.6mm high, 142mm wide,
21.6mm thick (when closed)
Weight Approximately 329 grams
(including Battery Pak, stylus and Micro SD Memory Card)
Approximately 253 grams
(including Battery Pak, stylus and Micro SD Memory Card)
Upper Screen 4.88 inches (diagonal)
Wide-screen LCD display showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 800 x 240 pixel resolution
400 pixels are allocated to each eye to enable 3D visuals
3.88 inches (diagonal)
Wide-screen LCD display showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 800 x 240 pixel resolution
400 pixels are allocated to each eye to enable 3D visuals
Lower Screen 4.18 inches (diagonal)
Touch-screen LCD showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 320 x 240 pixel resolution
3.33 inches (diagonal)
Touch-screen LCD showing approximately 16.77 million colors with 320 x 240 pixel resolution
Battery Duration
  • Approximately 3.5 to 7 hours when using Nintendo 3DS software
  • Approximately 7 to 12 hours when using Nintendo DS software
  • * Depending on the brightness of the screens, the battery duration varies. When the “automatic brightness adjustment” is on, the brightness of the screens changes automatically in accordance with the brightness of the surroundings and, therefore, the battery duration becomes longer in dark places and becomes shorter in bright places. Also, when the “energy saving mode” is on, the battery duration becomes longer.
  • * The above Battery Durations are rough indications and can be shorter depending on the status of use.
  • Approximately 3.5 to 6 hours when using Nintendo 3DS software
  • Approximately 6.5 to 10.5 hours when using Nintendo DS software
  • * Depending on the brightness of the screens, the battery duration varies. When the “automatic brightness adjustment” is on, the brightness of the screens changes automatically in accordance with the brightness of the surroundings and, therefore, the battery duration becomes longer in dark places and becomes shorter in bright places. Also, when the “energy saving mode” is on, the battery duration becomes longer .
  • * The above Battery Durations are rough indications and can be shorter depending on the status of use.

Nintendo Direct August 29th, 2014 (Japanese)


Sources: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/corporate/release/en/2014/140829.html, http://www.smashbros.com/us/music/ and http://club2.nintendo.com/smash-promo/

Article edited on 2014-08-29 05:13:20 by Sunain
Aug 29

Pokémon XY Happy Meal 2014 Toys / TCG Cards in Australia

Posted by Sunain | August 29th 2014 at 03:29 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Merchandise, Toys, McDonalds
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McDonalds Australia has announced that they will be packaging Pokémon XY toys with their Happy Meals. The Pokémon Battle Launchers that were released in the United States earlier in the year will be released in Australia now although only 8 toys will be distributed but all 12 TCG cards will be available to collect. The Pokémon XY Happy Meals are available now at participating McDonalds locations while supplies last.

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Source: http://www.happymeal.com.au/en_AU/index.html#/Toys

Article edited on 2014-08-29 03:33:37 by Sunain
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