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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, the variety shows, have a large imageboard, forum and much more. Follow us on Twitter and Subscribe to our RSS Feed for the latest updates!
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Upcoming Episodes

New episodes of the Pocket Monsters anime air Thursday evenings at 6:55PM JST and new episodes of the variety show Pokénchi air Sunday mornings at 8:00 AM JST on TV Tokyo in Japan. Pokémon airs Saturday mornings at 7:00AM EST on Cartoon Network in the United States. New titles are revealed in various publications such as: TV guides, childrens' magazines, anime magazines, promotional posters and videos, official websites and official television programs. Titles and their translations are added to our episode guide and the chart below when the titles are revealed.
Date Title(s)
May 05 2016 Flag XY&Z 25: サトシ対チャンピオン・カルネ!VSメガサーナイト!!
Satoshi VS Champion Carne! VS Mega Sirknight!!
May 07 2016 Flag XYZ 12: Party Dancecapades!
Satoshi and Serena! Getting One at a Dance Party!!
May 08 2016 Flag POKENCHI 31: ポケモン総選挙720、あばれる君が1000票投票を目標に練り歩き / にこるんがポケだちとポケモン愛を語る!
Abareru-kun Parades Around with the Goal of Collecting 1000 Votes for the Pokémon Elections 720 / Nicolun Talks with Pokénds about Love for Pokémon!
May 12 2016 Flag XY&Z 26: ライバル対決!サトシVSショータ!!
Rival Showdown! Satoshi VS Shota!!
May 14 2016 Flag XYZ 13: A Meeting Of Two Journeys!
The Strongest Mega Battle! Gekkouga VS Mega Lizardon!!
May 19 2016 Flag XY&Z 27: エイセツジム戦!氷のバトルフィールド!!
Eisetsu Gym Match! A Battlefield of Ice!!
May 21 2016 Flag XYZ 14: An Explosive Operation!
The Explosive Land's Wrath! Operation: Capture Zygarde!!
May 26 2016 Flag XY&Z 28: 迷いの森・・・進化の夜明け!
The Winding Woods... The Dawn of Evolution!
Jul 16 2016 Flag Movie 19: ボルケニオンと機巧のマギアナ
Volcanion and the Ingenious Magearna
May 02

Korea Movie 2 VOD Airings Distribute Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres

Posted by Sunain | May 2nd 2016 at 07:00 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Nintendo 3DS, Event Pokémon, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire
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To promote the airing of the 2nd Pocket Monsters Movie - The Birth of Lugia (루기아의 탄생) on Video on Demand (VOD) services in South Korea, from May 2nd, 2016 until July 31st, 2016, Korean players of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will be able to enter a serial code to unlock Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres. The serial codes for these Pokémon were revealed as part of the broadcast on the different VOD services.

Articuno - Cable TV VOD

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The serial code for Articuno was revealed on Cable TV VOD and it is: POKEMON144. Articuno is Level 70, has the Ability: Snow Cloak and knows the moves: Freeze-Dry, Ice Beam, Hail and Reflect.

Zapdos - olleh TV

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The serial code for Zapdos was revealed on olleh TV and it is: OLLEHTVPOKEMON. Zapdos is Level 70, has the Ability: Static and knows the moves: Discharge, Thunder Shock, Rain Dance and Agility.

Moltres - LG U+TV

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The serial code for Moltres was revealed on LG U+TV and it is: MOVIE2. Moltres is Level 70, has the Ability: Flame Body and knows the moves: Sky Attack, Heat Wave, Sunny Day and Safe Guard.

Sources: http://pokemonkorea.co.kr/?inc=news-news_view&IDX=10633 and https://story.kakao.com/ch/pokemonkorea/EEd7TiedU70

Article edited on 2016-05-02 07:02:04 by Sunain
May 02

Xerneas, Yveltal and Zygarde Distribution via Nintendo Network

Posted by Sunain | May 2nd 2016 at 06:22 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Event Pokémon, Nintendo Network, Pocket Monsters XY&Z
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To promote the debut of the English dub anime series Pokémon the Series: XYZ, three event Pokémon will be distributed via the Nintendo Network during May 2016.

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Get a Legendary Pokémon Trio!

Celebrating the debut of Pokémon the Series: XYZ, for a short time, you can get three powerful Legendary Pokémon from the Kalos region—Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde—via Nintendo Network! What's more, the Xerneas and Yveltal you'll receive are Shiny, making them incredibly rare, especially for a Legendary Pokémon! These Pokémon are all Lv. 100, and know their signature attacks as well as other powerful moves.

Be sure to look for Zygarde and more amazing Pokémon in Pokémon the Series: XYZ! Each Pokémon will be available via Nintendo Network for one week only:

May 2–8, 2016: Zygarde - Level 100 - Ability: Aura Break and know the moves Land's Wrath, Extreme Speed, Glare and Outrage.

May 11–17, 2016: Shiny Xerneas - Level 100 - Ability: Fairy Aura and know the moves: Geomancy, Moon Blast, Aromatherapy and Focus Blast.

May 20–26, 2016: Shiny Yveltal - Level 100 - Ability: Dark Aura and know the moves Oblivion Wing, Sucker Punch, Dark Pulse and Foul Play.

Don't miss your chance to get this trio of amazing Legendary Pokémon while you can!

Source: http://xy10.pokemontcgxy.com/en-us/legendary.php

Article edited on 2016-05-02 06:23:18 by Sunain
May 02

Pokémon The Movie XY Volcanion and the Ingenious Magearna Music Collection - Blu-Spec CD2

Posted by Sunain | May 2nd 2016 at 05:41 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, CD, Music
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The soundtrack for the 19th Pokémon Movie - Volcanion and the Ingenious Magearna has been announced by Sony Music. This album will be the first Pokémon CD to feature the Blu-Spec CD2 technology. A Blu-spec CD can be played on all standard CD players.

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"Blu-spec CD2 employs the Phase Transition Mastering, the technology developed for mastering of Blu-ray discs, to further perfect the acclaimed characteristics of Blu-spec CD. Fully compatible with standard CD players, Blu-spec CD2 completely alters the experience of music."

The CD will be available in Japan on July 27th, 2016 for 2700yen. It's catalog number is MHCL-30391. The CD has been added to our database and will be updated when more information is revealed.

Sources: http://www.blu-speccd2.jp/

Article edited on 2016-05-02 06:05:29 by Sunain
May 02

Johto Classic (ジョウトオープン)

Posted by Sunain | May 2nd 2016 at 04:39 PM EDT
Tags: Event Pokémon, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Online Tournament
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A new online tournament for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire has been announced called the Johto Classic (ジョウトオープン). Details of this tournament have been added to our 6th Generation Online Tournaments page and are also listed below.

Johto Classic (ジョウトオープン)

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, May 27, 2016, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, May 29, 2016, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: June 2016
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2001 or later
Masters Division: Born 2000 or earlier
Compatible Games: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players could only use Pokémon with National Pokédex number 1 through 251, with the exception of the following: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, and Celebi.
Pokémon brought over from Pokémon Black, Pokémon White, Pokémon Black 2, or Pokémon White 2 via Poké Transporter could participate in this competition.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the Johto Classic Online Competition received a special Pokémon.
Description
Revisit the gilded age of Pokémon Gold, Pokémon Silver, and Pokémon Crystal in the Johto Classic! Create your best team using only the first 251 Pokémon in the National Pokédex—all the Pokémon you could have originally acquired through the Kanto and Johto regions (with the exception of Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, and Celebi, which will not be permitted). You’ll compete in Single Battles, and out of your team of up to six Pokémon, only three will enter each battle. Mega Stones will not be allowed. All qualified participants in the Johto Classic received a special Pokémon to be announced prior to the sign-up period.

The competition used the Single Battles format and players had to register up to 6 of their level 1–100 Pokémon to their Battle Box. Pokémon automatically became Level 50 during battles. A 60-minute time limit for each match was automatically enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. If the outcome had not been determined when the time limit expired, the game automatically applied tiebreakers to determine a winner. At the beginning of each battle, players had 60 seconds to select their Pokémon to battle with. At the beginning of each turn, players had 60 seconds to select a move or change Pokémon in battle. If a player had not made his or her selections at the end of this period, the game automatically made selections for the player. Players could battle up to 10 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games would carry over to the following day.

Source: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/battle-with-treasured-pokemon-in-the-johto-classic/
May 02

Pokémon Jukebox app Discontinued on Google Play

Posted by Sunain | May 2nd 2016 at 04:18 PM EDT
Tags: Music, Android, Pokémon Jukebox
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The Pokémon Company has announced that the Pokémon Jukebox app will be discontinued on Google Play as of June 30th, 2016. No official reason for the app being discontinued was revealed but the high cost per track seems to be the main cause. The app was free but tracks cost $0.99 for single tracks and $1.99 for medleys. The Pokémon music is significantly cheaper on CD's or via iTunes. The app only lasted approximately a year on Google Play.

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Press Release

As of May 31, 2016, the Pokémon Jukebox app will no longer be available for download via Google Play, and new music will not be available for purchase. This includes re-downloading the app if you have deleted it or have changed devices.

Then, as of June 30, 2016, all other service for the app will end. You will still be able to launch the app and listen to any music you have already purchased and downloaded. However, you will not be able to download any music, including music you have erased.

Sources: http://www.pokemon.com/us/app/pokemon-jukebox/ and http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2016/04/160428_pc01.html

Article edited on 2016-05-02 04:52:15 by Sunain
May 02

Movie 19 blog and Celebrity Pokémon Fans' "I Choose You" updates with seventeenth installments

Posted by Adamant | May 2nd 2016 at 10:49 AM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie, Event Pokémon, Movie Blog, Pocket Monsters XY&Z
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The official Pokémon movie website has updated the movie blog and "Celebrity Pokémon Fans' "I Choose You"". Translations follow:

Celebrity Pokémon Fans' "I Choose You" #17: Ono-chan




At the end of the day, this was the first Pokémon I ever chose, back when I was in grade school! So many memories!

Nyarth's Pokémon Elections Diary #17: An Intense Panorama Display has Been Set Up at JR Ikebukuro Station!



The "Pokémon Elections 720" runs for just one more week!
We've finally reached the climax!

And to further drum up excitement for the "Pokémon Elections 720" during this climax,
a panorama display has been set up at JR Ikebukuro Station!



It's a gigantic poster, nearly an entire 7 meters in length!!!
7 meters, that's as long as Rayquaza!

It's going to stay up from Monday May 2nd to Sunday May 8th!
I really really want you to go see it!

And after you've seen it, it's highly recommended you next go
vote in the "Pokémon Elections 720" at the Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo!



Please give me a voooote!

Advertisement posting period: Monday May 2nd to Sunday May 8th, 2016
Location: Orange Road, JR Ikebukuro Station
*Please do not contact the station or station staff for information.
*Please do not inconvenience the station or other passengers when looking at the poster. Likewise, when taking pictures etc., please make sure to not prevent people from passing.
*If you request information, please call the Pokémon Movie Campaign Number.
0120-101-172 (open every day from 11am to 6pm)

Sources: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/election/comment.php and http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/pokemovie_ch/?p=2092
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