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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 morning at 9 AM EST and every Saturday and Sunday evening at 7:30 PM on Disney XD in the United States. Pokémon the Series also airs every weekday at 4 PM. Pokémon airs Saturday's at Noon EST on Teletoon in Canada. 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)
Nov 23 2017 Flag SM 51: がんばリーリエ!決意の家出!
EffortfuLilie! A Determined Runaway Act!
Nov 25 2017 Flag S M 41: Mounting an Electrifying Charge!
Dash, Dendimushi!
Nov 25 2017 Flag S M 42: Alola, Kanto!
An Alola! in Kanto! Takeshi and Kasumi!!
Nov 30 2017 Flag SM 52: 日輪の祭壇!ソルガレオ降臨!!
The Altar of the Sunne! Solgaleo Descends!!
Dec 07 2017 Flag SM 53: 急げ!ルザミーネ救出大作戦!!
Hurry Up! Operation: Rescue Lusamine!!
Dec 09 2017 Flag S M 43: When Regions Collide!
Gym Battle! Z-Move VS Mega Evolution!!
Aug 25

Movie 20 Website Updates with Info on Upcoming Relevant Media

Posted by Adamant | August 25th 2017 at 12:16 AM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Media Information

Tv Shows:
Sunday August 27th: "The Pocket Monsters Anime Premium 10" on TV Tokyo - Video Message (from Shoko Nakagawa)
Sunday August 27th: "Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?" on the TV Tokyo Network - Presentation of the movie during "Abareru-kun's Trade Journey"
Sunday September 3rd: "The Pocket Monsters Anime Premium 10" on TV Tokyo - Message (from Ikue Ohtani)

*Note that these are the scheduled publication dates/air dates, and as such are subject to change without notice.
*Broadcast dates will vary depending on where you live. (some areas exempt)
For details, please see the website of your local TV station.

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/news/?p=3130

Article edited on 2017-08-25 12:21:55 by Adamant
Aug 24

Shining Legends TCG Expansion / Team Skull vs. Team Pikachu Dance Battle!

Posted by Sunain | August 24th 2017 at 11:40 AM EDT
Tags: TCG, Press Release, YouTube, Sun & Moon
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The Pokémon Company International announced details for the Shining Legends TCG Expansion which will be released on October 6th, 2017. Also announced was a Team Skull vs. Team Pikachu Dance Battle video. Retailers have also revealed that a Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends Super-Premium Collection Featuring Ho-Oh and a Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends Elite Trainer Box will be released in October 2017 as well.


Pokémon Trading Card Game: Blaze a bright trail with the release of Shining Legends from October 6

Plus, to celebrate the recent launch of Sun & Moon – Burning Shadows, catch a Pikachu vs. Team Skull dance-off spectacular
The Pokémon Company International today announced Shining Legends, a brand-new expansion for the Pokémon TCG, launching in the UK from October 6.

For the first time in many years, Pokémon TCG players will have the chance to see and collect Shining Pokémon, including Shining Jirachi and Shining Volcanion. They will be joined in Shining Legends by a host of other Mythical and Legendary Pokémon such as Shaymin, Marshadow and Mewtwo-GX.

This special Shining Legends expansion will feature:
  • Over 75 cards: Including Legendary, Mythical and Shining Pokémon from across Pokémon’s history
  • Booster packs: Each pack contains 11 cards selected from the expansion and includes two guaranteed foil cards
  • New powerful Pokémon-GX: Including the likes of Mewtwo-GX, Raichu-GX and more. Look out for full-art rainbow Pokémon-GX!

Booster packs from the Shining Legends expansion will only be available via select Pokémon Trading Card Game products, including Pokémon-GX Boxes and more.

In separate news, to celebrate the recent release of Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows, Team Skull and a horde of Pikachu have taken the battle to the dance floor. The Pikachu display their charming showmanship while Guzma, the boss of Team Skull, busts a move alongside Team Skull Admin Plumeria and a troupe of Team Skull Grunts as both crews fight for dance battle victory. With both teams serving up flawless footwork and slick moves to settle their differences, who will be crowned the winner?


Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends Elite Trainer Box

Blaze a Bright Trail with Shining Pokémon! In each region, a handful of Pokémon stand apart as creatures of heroic stories and wild adventures: Zekrom, Latios, Mewtwo-GX, Entei-GX. Others are just whispers and rumors: mysterious Pokémon such as Keldeo, Shining Jirachi, Shining Volcanion—and many more! See and collect these astounding Pokémon of myth and legend, and join the Elite Trainers with the Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends Elite Trainer Box!

Inside, you’ll find:
• 10 Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends booster packs
• A never-before-seen foil promo card featuring Shining Ho-Oh
• 65 card sleeves featuring Ho-Oh
• 45 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
• A player’s guide to the special Shining Legends expansion
• 6 damage-counter dice
• 1 competition-legal coin-flip die
• 3 acrylic condition markers
• A collector’s box to hold everything, with 4 dividers to keep it organized
• A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends Super-Premium Collection Featuring Ho-Oh

The Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh is said to bring joy to any Trainer who sees it— particularly when it appears as a magnificent sculpted figure, plus a full-art promo card that paints this Rainbow Pokémon in rainbow colors! The Shining Legends Super-Premium Collection Featuring Ho-Oh also includes never-before-seen foil cards featuring Shining Lugia, Shining Celebi, and Pikachu, plus a fantastic playmat. This collection brings together a treasure trove of collector’s items from the heights of Pokémon history, plus a huge swath of Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends booster packs and a booklet that explores the art of this special expansion! Seize the high ground with Ho-Oh- GX and the Shining Legends!

The Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends Super-Premium Collection Featuring Ho-Oh includes:
• An amazing sculpted figure of the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh
• A full-art rainbow promo card featuring Ho-Oh-GX
• 2 never-before-seen foil promo cards featuring Shining Lugia and Shining Celebi
• A foil promo card featuring Pikachu
• 10 Pokémon TCG: Shining Legends booster packs
• A playmat featuring 9 Shining Pokémon
• A special booklet with a behind-the-scenes look at the art of Shining Legends
• 3 collector’s boxes to hold everything, with 12 dividers to keep them organized
• A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

More than an ordinary collection—a true gathering of Legendary Pokémon!

YouTube - Team Skull vs. Team Pikachu Dance Battle!

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

Article edited on 2017-08-24 12:08:44 by Sunain
Aug 24

Pokkén Tournament DX - Nintendo Switch eShop Demo

Posted by Sunain | August 24th 2017 at 12:00 AM EDT
Tags: Twitter, Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Switch, Pokkén Tournament DX
Comments: 0
A downloadable demo of Pokkén Tournament DX was posted at 12am EST on August 24th, 2017 on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Visit the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch console and find Pokkén Tournament DX. The demo download link is available in the game's detail page. Simply click the “download demo” button to download the demo to your device. The full retail game will be available to purchase on September 22nd, 2017.

Sources: http://www.nintendo.com/popup/howto/eshopdemo/JzdyUU7cK_oM5qDnatzgA6ZkNY1ktiq3

Article edited on 2017-08-24 12:19:28 by Sunain
Aug 21

HORI Nintendo Switch Pokkén Tournament DX Pro Pad Wired Controller

Posted by Sunain | August 21st 2017 at 10:10 PM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, HORI, Nintendo Switch, Pokkén Tournament DX
Comments: 0
The HORI Nintendo Switch Pokkén Tournament DX Pro Pad Wired Controller officially licensed by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company has begun showing up on North American merchants website. The controller will work with the Nintendo Switch. Pre-orders are $24.99 USD and the item will be released on September 22, 2017.


Product Highlights:

  • Officially Licensed by Nintendo and Pokémon
  • Design based on the Official Pokkén Tournament arcade cabinet controller
  • Ergonomic design and button layout optimized for Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Wired controller with 9.8 ft cable
  • Perfect for Pokkén Tournament fans!

Product Description:

Enjoy authentic arcade action at home! Designed by HORI, the same designers of the official Pokkén Tournament arcade cabinet controller, the Pokkén Tournament DX Pro Pad is a limited edition controller designed exclusively for use with Pokkén Tournament DX for the Nintendo Switch. This wired USB pad is ergonomic, comfortable, responsive and super effective for controlling your favorite Pokemon in Pokkén Tournament battles. USB wired (9.8ft) connection is tournament legal. Controller is designed for Pokkén Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch and may not function properly with other game titles. Does not include motion control, analog control, or vibration feedback. NOTE: Please press “Start” on the Pokkén Pro Pad at main title screen to activate as main controller.

Source: https://www.amazon.com/Nintendo-Tournament-Controller-Officially-Licensed-Pokemon/dp/B01A6LEXFK

Article edited on 2017-08-21 10:12:55 by Sunain
Aug 21

2017 Pokémon World Champions / 2018 Worlds to be held in Nashville

Posted by Sunain | August 21st 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon World Championships, POKKÉN TOURNAMENT
Comments: 0
The 2017 Pokémon World Champions were crowned on the final day of competition during the closing ceremonies and the 2018 Worlds were announced to be held in Nashville, TN, United States. Congratulations to all those that participated in the tournament.



Trainers from more than 35 countries converged in Anaheim to compete in annual Pokémon TCG and video game tournaments

The 2017 Pokémon World Championships concluded yesterday following three days of fierce matchups and friendly competition in Anaheim, Calif. The best Trainers from around the globe gathered for the 13th annual event to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), video game battles in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, and Pokkén Tournament. More than 3,500 players, fans, and supporters gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center, while more than 1.5 million Pokémon fans watched the action from home via Pokemon.com and Twitch.tv/Pokemon.

The 2017 Pokémon World Champions are:

2017 Pokémon TCG Junior Division World Champion Tobias Strømdahl of Norway.
2017 Pokémon TCG Senior Division World Champion Zachary Bokhari of The USA.
2017 Pokémon TCG Masters Division World Champion Diego Cassiraga of Argentina.
2017 Pokémon Video Game Junior Division World Champion Nicholas Kan of Australia.
2017 Pokémon Video Game Senior Division World Champion Hong Juyoung of South Korea.
2017 Pokémon Video Game Masters Division World Champion Ryota Otsubo of Japan.
2017 Pokkén Tournament World Champion Tonosama of Japan.

The event is an invitation-only tournament, and players have been working to qualify for it through local, regional, and international tournaments over the past year. This year’s champions earned a special Pokémon World Championships trophy and an invitation to the 2018 Pokémon World Championships, and collected a monetary prize in the form of a scholarship, cash prize, or Travel Certificate. The Pokémon Company International awarded more than $500,000 in prizes to top finishers at the 2017 World Championships and has granted over $3.5 million in scholarships since it began hosting tournaments 13 years ago.


Junior Division Finalists (born in 2006 or later)
World Champion: Tobias Strømdahl of Norway
Runner-Up: Minaki Hasegawa of Japan

Senior Division Finalists (born in 2002–2005)
World Champion: Zachary Bokhari of the United States
Runner-Up: Michael Long of Canada

Masters Division Finalists (born in 2001 or earlier)
World Champion: Diego Cassiraga of Argentina
Runner-Up: Naoto Suzuki of Japan


Junior Division Finalists (born in 2006 or later)
World Champion: Nicholas Kan of Australia
Runner-Up: Tomás Serrano of Spain

Senior Division Finalists (born in 2002–2005)
World Champion: Hong Juyoung of South Korea
Runner-Up: Yukio Wata of Japan

Masters Division Finalists (born in 2001 or earlier)
World Champion: Ryota Otsubo from Japan
Runner-Up: Sam Pandelis from Australia


World Champion: Tonosama of Japan
Runner-Up: Mikukey_HOMURA of Japan

Article edited on 2017-08-21 12:00:48 by Sunain
Aug 19

Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver Shiny Boxed eShop Download Code Versions

Posted by Sunain | August 19th 2017 at 12:26 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Twitter, Nintendo eShop, Pokémon Bank, Ultra Moon, UItra Sun
Comments: 0
Nintendo of Europe‏ and Nintendo of Japan have both announced that shiny boxed versions of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver will be for sale at participating retailers on September 22nd, 2017. The boxed versions will contain a Nintendo eShop download code to be able to get the games on a Nintendo 3DS via the Virtual Console. Each game will require 130 blocks. The games are also compatible with Pokémon Bank allowing players to put captured Pokémon from Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver in the bank to transfer them to the upcoming games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon which will be released on November 17th, 2017.

Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver Shiny Boxed eShop Download Code Versions Box Art:


Japanese Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver eShop Download Code Cards:


Nintendo eShop card download cards for Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver will also go on sale in Japan on September 9th, 2017 for 1111 yen (excluding tax).

Japanese Special Edition Details:

It will cost 1,389 yen (excluding tax) in Japan and in addition to the download codes, it will also include: reproduction Game Boy cart magnets of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, a reproduction of the original manuals but as a sticker sheet and a Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver poster with a type compatibility table.

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Sources: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/VCKG/0818_02/ and https://twitter.com/NintendoEurope/status/898488369285607425

Article edited on 2017-08-19 12:56:51 by Sunain

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