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Upcoming Episodes

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)
Oct 21 2018 Flag SM 93: 勇者リリエルとアローラの杖!
The Hero Liliel and the Alolan Cane!
Oct 28 2018 Flag SM 94: ゴーストポケモン大集合!みんなのお化け屋敷!!
Ghost Pokémon Everywhere! Everyone's Haunted House!!
Nov 04 2018 Flag SM 95: ヴェラ火山、ゴローンゴローニャやまおとこ!
Wela Volcano: The Golone, the Golonya and the Hiker!
Jul 06

Pokémon fit - Palm Sized Plush Series

Posted by Sunain | July 6th 2018 at 08:54 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Toys, Plushies
Comments: 0
Starting on July 13th, 2018, the first Pokémon in the Pokémon fit palm sized plush toy lineup will be available to purchase at the Pokémon Centers in Japan. The first 30 Pokémon will be available in July but by November 2018, the remaining 121 Pokémon will become available. 151 Kanto Pokémon to be available to buy and collect as part of this Pokémon fit series. Each plush toy costs 1100yen.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/07/180706_p02.html

Article edited on 2018-07-06 08:58:20 by Sunain
Jul 05

Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary with Pikachu!

Posted by Sunain | July 5th 2018 at 03:51 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0
Niantic has announced that to celebrate the second anniversary of Pokémon GO, from July 6th, 2018 until July 31st, 2018, Pikachu and Pichu will appear more often. A special summer style Pikachu dressed in a straw hat and sunglasses will appear throughout the month.


Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary with Pikachu!

Trainers, Can you believe it’s already the second anniversary of Pokémon GO? Thank you so much for adventuring with us and catching Pokémon all over the world. You truly are what makes this journey so special!

None other than Pikachu has joined in to celebrate this momentous occasion, so keep an eye out for Pikachu and Pichu as they will appear more frequently tomorrow (July 6 PT) until July 31. Plus, this year, you can say hello throughout the month to a special “Summer Style” Pikachu, that’s decked out in a straw hat and sunglasses.

Can’t get enough Pikachu? Pikachu Fan Avatar items will be available for purchase! Trainers with a gold Pikachu Fan medal will be able to purchase all related items, which include a T-shirt and Pikachu ears.

We’ve heard so many amazing stories from Trainers, and we can’t wait for what’s on the horizon. We’re excited to announce that Special Research on the Mythical Pokémon Celebi will be available globally in the near future. So stay tuned, Trainers, and get out there and GO!

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/birthday2018/

Article edited on 2018-07-05 03:51:45 by Sunain
Jul 05

Pokémon Center Big Midsummer PikaPika Strategy

Posted by Sunain | July 5th 2018 at 12:35 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Pokémon Store, Pokémon Ga-Olé
Comments: 0

The Pokémon Center Big Midsummer PikaPika Strategy (ポケモンセンター 真夏のピカピカ大作戦) will take place at the Pokémon Centers and Pokémon Stores in Japan from July 21st, 2018 until September 2nd, 2018. There are fun attractions and promotions taking place throughout the summer as people come and shop at the Pokémon Centers!

1. Let Play Some Mini Attractions

Mini attractions will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday's during the campaign period! Three kinds of new mini attractions will be showcased during this time. Depending on the store, the mini attractions are different. The type of mini attraction changes every week, so please look forward to them. If you play the mini attractions, you can get the original Pokémon Center goods depending on your game results!

Furthermore, each time you play with a mini attraction, you can have one stamp pressed on a stamp card! You can choose from two types of stamp cards: Pikachu Course and Eievee Course. Gather 3 stamps during the course, you will receive a Pokémon Center Original minibox tissue, depending on the course stamps collected. Also, those who are Pokémon Center online members can log in and display the screen to a staff member and get 1 stamp.

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2. Let Play Pokémon Ga-Olé

A special course for Pokémon Ga-Olé - Ultra Legend Set 1 called Full Eievei Course (いっぱイーブイコース), which is limited to the Pokémon Centers Pokémon Ga-Olé machines, will be available from July 5th, 2018 until September 12th, 2018. Also, during the campaign period, the first 100 primary school or younger people that arrive can play the Getting started with Ga-Olé! Course course as a free trial. Players of the Eievei Course have a chance to get 1 of 4 special disks: Eievui, Showers, Thunders and Booster.

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Source: https://pokemongaole.com/event/e180628_2/

3. Gifts for Shopping!

For each purchase of 2000yen (tax included) at a Pokémon Center or Pokémon Store nationwide in Japan, patrons will receive 1 Pokémon Center Original Reproduction Clear Card at random. For each purchase of 4,000 yen (tax included), shoppers will receive a Pokémon Center Original Walking Bag.

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4. Pokémon Summer Life Goods

Starting on July 13th, 2018, a new line of merchandise called the Pokémon Summer Life will be available to purchase at the Pokémon Centers.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/06/180622_p01.html

5. Pikachu and Eievui Appear!

Pikachu and Eievui will appear at Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores nationwide. Below is a chart listing the locations and times that they will be appearing.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/06/180622_p04.html

Article edited on 2018-07-05 12:39:33 by Sunain
Jul 03

Pokémon GO Special Weekend - Japan - July 26th to 29th, 2018

Posted by Sunain | July 3rd 2018 at 10:20 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0

Niantic has announced that a Pokémon GO Special Weekend will take place in Japan from July 26th, 2018 until July 29th, 2018. Official partners will be helping support this event. The Pokémon GO Special Weekend is an in-game event that requires that players get a participation ticket with a barcode on it by visiting an official partners PokéStop and Check-in. After checking in, players can participate in the event anywhere in Japan except for some islands. If a players leaves Japan, they can't participate in the event.


The event is scheduled to be held from 10am until 8pm daily from July 26th, 2018 until July 29th, 2018. Those that participate in the event, will have double the XP during the event and a higher chance of meeting some special Pokémon.

Participation Tickets can be obtained by answering questionnaires and shopping at the following Pokémon GO official partners: McDonald's, TOHO Cinemas, Softbank, Tully's Coffee, Aeon and Joyfull. Participation Tickets will be available to obtain at different times depending on the official partner. Tickets from TOHO Cinemas, Tully's Coffee and Joyfull are the same regardless of which store you get it from.

McDonald's - Starting July 11th, 2018
TOHO Cinemas - Starting July 13th, 2018
SoftBank / Y Mobile - Starting July 5th, 2018
Tully's Coffee - Starting July 24th, 2018
Aeon - Starting July 13th, 2018
Joyfull - Starting July 17th, 2018 at 15:00


The Pokémon available differs depending on the official sponsor:
July 26th, 2018 - Softbank - Unown S, B and Charmander
July 27th, 2018 - Toho Cinemas, Tully's Coffee and Joyfull - Unown T, J and Squirtle
July 28th, 2018 - McDonalds - Unown M, D and Pikachu
July 29th, 2018 - Aeon - Unown A, E and Bulbasaur

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/ja/post/2018japanspecialweekend/

Article edited on 2018-07-03 10:22:01 by Sunain
Jul 01

Pokémon Ga-Olé - Ultra Legend Set 1

Posted by Sunain | July 1st 2018 at 01:29 PM EDT
Tags: YouTube, Pokémon Ga-Olé
Comments: 0
Pokémon Ga-Olé - Ultra Legend Set 1 has been revealed by The Pokémon Company and Takara TOMY. The new set will be updated and released on July 5th, 2018 in Japan. Details of this set have been added to our Content Database.

Pokémon Ga-Olé - Ultra Legend Set 1:

In the new series "Ultra Legend", powerful Ultra Beasts join in the battle starting on July 5th, 2018. Ultra Beasts will appear in various courses as well as Lugia and Ho-oh which are also strong and powerful Pokémon!


When selecting a course, an "Ultra Beast Appears" icon may show up. During the Battle and Get modes for that course, the Ultra Beast may appear. In Get Time, a Beast Ball Chance (ウルトラボールチャンス!) option will make it easier to catch an Ultra Beast.


Starting on August 8th, 2018, the Ultra Beast Uturoid will appear. Its Poké-ene is over 4000! From August 9th, 2018 until September 12th, 2018, the Ultra Beast Massivoon will appear. With a Poké-ene of 4240 and Attack and Defense of 188, it is a powerful opponent that needs to be dealt with quickly!


Starting on July 5th, 2018, the Z-Move! Lugia Course will be available. The Lugia Ga-Olé Disc can use a powerful Z-Move. You can also encounter the Rainbow Pokémon Ho-oh which can also use a Z-Move.


Zeraora Ga-Olé Disk

As announced on the official movie website, a Zeraora Ga-Olé Disk will be distributed to the first 3 million viewers that see the 21st Pocket Monsters Movie in theaters. That Disk is compatible with the new Ultra Legend Set 1.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGZgO5RqpRU

YouTube Clip - Pokémon Ga-Olé - Ultra Legend Set 1

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruut7yHUjXA

Article edited on 2018-07-05 08:25:38 by Sunain
Jun 29

McDonalds Happy Set - July 2018

Posted by Sunain | June 29th 2018 at 06:08 PM EDT
Tags: Movie, Toys, McDonalds, YouTube
Comments: 0
McDonalds Japan has revealed its Pokémon Happy Set line of toys that will be available starting on July 6th, 2018. The price of a Happy Set is between 460 and 500 yen depending on which food is purchased. There are 8 different toys in the set and each one comes with a Move Disc that matches the Pokémon type.


This Happy Set box design features Pikachu and Eievui all over the box. There are also cut outs of Pikachu, Eievui and Lugia on the back of the box which can be placed and played with on a Monster Ball pattern on the side of the box.

Pokémon Everyone's Quiz and Puzzle Book (ポケモン みんなのクイズ&パズルブック)

Those that purchase the Pokémon Happy Set on July 7th and 8th, 2018, a Pokémon Everyone's Quiz & Puzzle Book will be included which is filled with fun information such as latest information on the movie, manga, quizzes and puzzles. 1 book per Happy Set will be distributed while supplies last.

High resolution pictures from this Happy Set have been added to an Imageboard thread.

McDonalds Happy Set - July 2018 - Toys

toy toy
Monster Ball Target Hit Water Gun / Pikachu's Go! Thunderbolt
モンスターボールのまとあて水でっぽう / ピカチュウのいけ!10まんボルト

toy toy
Pikachu Target Hit Keyring / Eievui's "Fire! Swift"
ピカチュウのまとあてキーリング / イーブイのはなて!スピードスター

toy toy
Mokuroh's Spin! Razor Leaf / Ashimari's Quick! Aqua Jet
モクローのまわる!はっぱカッター / アシマリのとびだす!アクアジェット

toy toy
Nyabby's Quick! Flamethrower / Pikachu's Balance Puzzle
ニャビーのとびだす!かえんほうしゃ / ピカチュウのバランスパズル

Source: http://www.mcdonalds.co.jp/family/happyset/new01/

YouTube Clips - McDonalds Happy Set

Original Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R6eCHtoLso and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rXbFANaK90

Article edited on 2018-07-09 08:50:25 by Sunain

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