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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)
May 24 2018 Flag SM 76: スーパー決戦!ピカチュウVSミミッキュ!!
The Decisive Super Battle! Pikachu VS Mimikkyu!!
May 31 2018 Flag SM 77: クチナシの大試練!ルガルガン覚醒!!
Kuchinashi's Grand Trial! The Awakening of Lugarugan!!
Jun 07 2018 Flag SM 78: 激突ウルトラビースト!ドンドンバチバチ大作戦!!
Ultra Beast Clash! Operation: Boom Boom Crackle!!
Jul 13 2018 Flag Movie 21: みんなの物語
Everyone's Story
Apr 26

Nintendo's Consolidated Results for the Years Ended March 31, 2017 and 2018 / USUM Sold 7.51 Million

Posted by Sunain | April 26th 2018 at 10:36 AM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo, Sales, Nintendo Switch, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Report
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Nintendo revealed its Nintendo's Consolidated Results for the Years Ended March 31, 2017 and 2018 report which indicted that Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon sold 7.51 million units or just about 50% less of what Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon sold last year in a shorter time span.

Operating Results and Financial Positions for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2018

Nintendo 3DS hardware sales remained solid in each region even after the launch of Nintendo Switch, with sales during this fiscal year reaching 6.40 million units. For the Nintendo 3DS software, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon sold 7.51 million units, while overall sales for this fiscal year totaled 35.64 million units.

Source: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2018/180426e.pdf

Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch Still Scheduled for Release in "2018 or later"

Nintendo also revealed in the Earnings Release for Fiscal Year Ended March 2018 - Supplementary Information in the Launch Schedule of Primary Nintendo Products by Region (extracts: Apr. 2018〜) section that a Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch (temp.) is still scheduled for release in "2018 or later".

Source: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2018/180426_4e.pdf

Article edited on 2018-04-27 10:45:04 by Sunain
Apr 25

Anisong World Matsuri and Anime Expo 2018 Features Shoko Nakagawa

Posted by Sunain | April 25th 2018 at 01:50 PM EDT
Tags: Music, Pokénchi
Comments: 0

Anisong World Matsuri and Anime Expo 2018 (AX) have announced the complete lineup of anisong artists for this year’s live concert series at downtown Los Angele’s Microsoft Theater. The three-day music festival will be held in conjunction with AX 2018, the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America, held July 4th to July 8th, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Shoko Nakagawa, one of the hosts Pokénchi, will make a rare overseas performance.


Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, Anisong World Matsuri at AX 2018 will present a powerful collection of fan-favorite performers including Aimer, AKB48 Team 8, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, i☆Ris, Yuki Kajiura, May’n, Shoko Nakagawa, and Sanketsu-girl Sayuri.

Japan Kawaii Live:

Saturday, July 7: AKB48 Team 8, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, i☆Ris, and Shoko Nakagawa
Doors Open 4:00 pm / Show Starts 5:30 pm
Ticket Pricing: VIP – $150 / Orchestra – $85 / Loge – $60

Source: http://www.anime-expo.org/2018/04/25/anisong-world-matsuri-anime-expo-2018-announces-musical-performers-3-day-festival-event/

Article edited on 2018-04-25 01:52:01 by Sunain
Apr 22

Pokémon Center - 20th Anniversary

Posted by Sunain | April 22nd 2018 at 11:48 AM EDT
Tags: TCG, Pokémon Center, YouTube, Event Pokémon, Pokémon Store, Pokénchi, Sun & Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
Comments: 0

The Japanese Pokémon Centers are celebrating their 20th Anniversary with various promotions starting on April 25th, 2018 until June 30th, 2018 at all the Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores nationwide in Japan as a thank you for the support they have received over the years. There will be tons of events and special gifts!


Shaymin Event Pokémon Distribution


From April 25th, 2018 until June 30th, 2018, Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores nationwide in Japan will be distributing a Shaymin to players of Pocket Monsters Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon. Shaymin can not be obtained during normal gameplay, so this is a great opportunity for players to get one!

Shaymin Promo TCG Card Illustrated by Shoko Nakagawa

During Pokénchi episode number 131, it was revealed that Shoko Nakagawa had illustrated a Shaymin TCG promo card that will be distributed by Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores staff members when a patron tells them the special phrase "Pokenchi wa!"「ポケんちは!」. A high resolution image of the TCG card is available on the Imageboard. Pokénchi airs weekly on Sunday's at 8am on TV Tokyo.


Special Clear Card

Starting on May 12th, 2018, those that visit the Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores nationwide in Japan can receive a Special Clear Card as thanks for those that visited the store. The picture on the clear card depends on the time period that the patrons visit.

Clear Card #1 Distribution Time Period: May 12th, 2018 until June 1st, 2018
Clear Card #2 Distribution Time Period: June 2nd, 2018 until June 30th, 2018


Clear Card Holder

From April 25th, 2018 until June 30th, 2018, Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores nationwide in Japan will distribute a Clear Card Holder to those that spend at least 4000yen (including tax). The Clear Card Holder is the exact size to hold the Clear Cards distributed by the Pokémon Centers, so it's a great place to store all your collected Clear Cards from now on!


Pokémon Center 20th Anniversary Pikachu Promo TCG Card

Those that purchase 5 booster packs from the Pokémon Centers, Pokémon Stores or the Pokémon Center Online will receive a 20th Anniversary Pikachu Promo TCG Card.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/sp/pokecen_20th/

YouTube Clip - Pokémon Center - 20th Anniversary Promotion Video

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmFuj1QpTpY

Article edited on 2018-05-07 11:30:47 by Sunain
Apr 21

Pokémon GO - Earth Day 2018 - Avatar Shirt

Posted by Sunain | April 21st 2018 at 09:43 AM EDT
Tags: Twitter, Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0

A brand new avatar shirt has been added to Pokémon GO so players can show their support for Earth Day 2018. The shirt is available for free to all players and features Lapras with Pikachu riding on it with two Wingull flying in the sky.

Source: https://twitter.com/PokemonGoApp/status/987459129450094593

Article edited on 2018-04-21 09:43:43 by Sunain
Apr 20

Movie 21 Website Updates with Info on Upcoming Relevant Media

Posted by Adamant | April 20th 2018 at 05:42 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Media Information

Saturday April 21st: "Corocoro Ichiban!" - Presentation of the new Pokémon and characters that appear in the movie, etc.
Saturday April 21st: "Saikyo Jump" - Presentation of the new Pokémon
Saturday April 21st: "Dengeki Nintendo" - Presentation of the new Pokémon
Saturday April 28th: "Pokémon Fan" - Presentation of the new Pokémon + free stickers
Saturday April 28th: "Pucchigumi" - Pre-screening announcement
Saturday April 28th: "TV-kun" - Presentation of the new Pokémon, etc.
Saturday April 28th: "Kindergartener Magazine" - Pre-screening announcement

*Note that these are the scheduled publication dates, and as such are subject to change without notice.

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/news/?p=3256

Article edited on 2018-04-21 05:42:31 by Adamant
Apr 18

5th Pokémon GO Community Day - Charmander

Posted by Sunain | April 18th 2018 at 09:19 PM EDT
Tags: Niantic, Pokémon GO Community Day
Comments: 0

Niantic have announced the details for the 5th Pokémon GO Community Day which takes place on May 19th, 2018 at 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM Haiti Daylight Time. The featured Pokémon for this day is Charmander and a Charmeleon that evolves into Charizard during this time will learn the move Blast Burn. The 3× Catch Stardust and 3-Hour Lure bonuses will also be available that day.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/events/community-day/

Article edited on 2018-05-15 08:13:59 by Sunain

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