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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 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)
Apr 26 2018 Flag SM 71: シズクモ、スイレンゲットだぜ!
Shizukumo Gets Suiren!
Apr 26 2018 Flag SM 72: パンパカパーン!燃えよマオファミリー!!
Ta-Dough! Burn with Passion, Mao's Family!!
Apr 28 2018 Flag SMUA 12: The Professors’ New Adventure!
Thank You, Solgaleo! You are Our Starcloud!!
May 03 2018 Flag SM 73: ロケット団の島めぐり!?Zリングをゲットせよ
The Rocket Gang's Island Pilgrimage?! Get a Z-Ring
May 05 2018 Flag SMUA 13: Let Sleeping Pokémon Lie!
A Strong Sleeper: Nekkoara's Secret!
May 10 2018 Flag SM 74: ちょーワルおやじはしまキング!?
This Tough Old Geezer's the Island King?!
May 12 2018 Flag SMUA 14: The Dex Can't Help It!
Rotom Won't Stop Undergoing Forme Change!
May 19 2018 Flag SMUA 15: Fighting Back The Tears!
Don't Cry-de, Hidoide!
Jul 13 2018 Flag Movie 21: みんなの物語
Everyone's Story
Nov 02

Secret Wonders Prerelease Tournaments Are Underway

Posted by | November 2nd 2007 at 05:56 PM EDT
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Pokemon TCG: Diamond & Pearl - Secret Wonders doesn't hit store shelves until November 7th, but many Pokemon enthusiasts across the U.S. and Canada have already been treated to an early look at the latest cards. How did they score such a sweet opportunity? Savvy Pokemon fans got to play with brand-new cards before anyone else by attending Secret Wonders Prerelease tournaments. Additional Secret Wonders Prerelease tournaments will be taking place November 3rd and 4th.

Pokemon Fans Across North America Sneak a Peek at the Latest Cards!

To get a feel for the excitement, go-pokemon.com attended a Secret Wonders Prerelease tournament held at Phoenix Games in Mukilteo, Washington. When we arrived, there was electricity in the air as dozens of Pokemon fans prepared to play with cards they had never seen before.

One of the best parts of playing and collecting Pokemon trading cards is the excitement you feel just before opening a booster pack. What will be inside? Your favorite Pokemon? A powerful Trainer card? An oddly alluring Bidoof? Imagine this same feeling, but now consider that after you open the pack, you'll immediately have to put these cards to use against another player in your same position. That's a thrilling experience, and that's what Pokemon Prerelease tournaments are all about.

After opening six booster packs each, competitors have an equal amount of time to construct 40-card decks with which to challenge their rivals. At the Secret Wonders Prerelease tournament, foil wrappers were flying as eager fans soaked up the new possibilities and formed their plans of attack. It didn't take long for strategies to be formulated, and before long, the competition was underway.

The tournament bracket was broken down into three divisions based on age: Junior, Senior, and Masters. As we wandered from table to table, it was clear that the competition was fierce in each age group.

Attacks were flying everywhere. We witnessed Charizard using Blast Burn to K.O. an opposing Pokemon. Wild Waves from Gastrodon West Sea wreaked havoc on Benched Pokemon on more than one occasion. Damage counters flew in all directions, and Prize cards were snatched up with glee. With ultimate victory or an unfortunate defeat hanging in the balance, time seemed to stand still as coins were flipped and fates were determined.

When the dust settled, three Pokemon Trainers stood above the rest as the champions of the day. There wasn't a loser in the room though, because all participants got to keep the cards they opened during the competition. On top of that, tournament goers each received a special foil-stamped Prerelease card, as well as a couple Secret Wonders booster packs when they completed the event. Everybody wins at Prerelease tournaments!

If you missed last week's tournaments, you're not out of luck. Additional Secret Wonders Prerelease tournaments will be taking place November 4th and 5th. For more information, and to find a tournament near you, visit the prerelease tournament page at go-pokemon.com.

While most Pokemon Organized Play tournaments are free, Prerelease tournaments require a minimum $25 entrance fee. For more details, visit the Secret Wonders prerelease tournament FAQ.
Source: http://www.go-pokemon.com/tcg/news/
Oct 31

Pokemon Manaphy Character - AVAILABLE IN JB HI-FI STORES NATIONALLY - 7 November to 13 November 2007

Posted by | October 31st 2007 at 08:29 AM EDT
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Manaphy available in Australia

Melbourne, Australia, 31 October, 2007 - For one week only, Pokemon fans will have the opportunity to use their Nintendo DS in JB Hi-Fi stores nationally to receive the sought after Manaphy Pokemon character.

The Manaphy distribution celebrates the release of Pokemon Movie 9: Pokemon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, which stars mysterious Manaphy, and will be available in JB Hi-Fi stores from 7 November.

Manaphy has an exclusive move called Heart Swap, which switches healing effects with other Pokemon. To add to the excitement, Manaphy will appear inside the elusive Cherish Ball, a special Poke Ball only available through character distribution at events.

To receive Manaphy, Pokemon fans can visit any of the 78 JB Hi-Fi stores around Australia during the 7 - 13 November 2007.

For JB Hi-Fi store locations click here...

Consumers must also bring a Nintendo DS and a copy of either Pokemon Diamond or Pokemon Pearl, and must have obtained the Pokedex.

Once in JB Hi-Fi, consumers need to follow the following simple instructions

Click here for Get Manaphy Instructions…

JB Hi-Fi staff will also be available to assist any consumers with the character distribution.

Coming 22 November is Pokemon Battle Revolution where Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl players can copy their Pokemon characters from the DS games into a spectacular 3D environment on the Wii and battle players around the globe via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Pokemon Battle Revolution is the first game to link the Nintendo DS and Wii systems.

For more information on Manaphy, visit the official Manaphy website www.manaphy.com
Source: http://www.nintendo.com.au
Oct 30

10th Anniversary Edition - Pocket Monsters Best TV Theme Songs DVD 1997-2007 Announced

Posted by | October 30th 2007 at 01:45 PM EDT
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A 10th Anniversary Edition - Pocket Monsters Best TV Theme Songs DVD 1997-2007 has been announced and is scheduled to be released on the same day as the Pocket Monsters Movie 10 DVD on December 21st 2007.

The DVD commemorates the tenth anniversary of Pikachu Records and includes many of the opening and ending songs from the television anime series. While this DVD includes the content from Perfect Best 1 & 2 DVD's, it is a great disk for those that haven't picked up either of those DVD's in the past.

The disk will retail for 3570yen and it's catalog number is ZMBP-3780. A larger version of the cover art is available on our Imageboard as well as a track list. You can preorder the disk from the following websites.

Amazon.co.jp: http://www.amazon.co.jp/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000W72OZU/
HMV.jp: http://www.hmv.co.jp/product/detail/2644850/
Oct 30

Pokemon Wall Graffix Hit Stores this November -- In Time for Holiday Shopping Season

Posted by | October 30th 2007 at 01:24 PM EDT
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Gamer Graffix produces skins and/or wall graffix accessories for Hasbro, Halo 3, Heavy Metal, NARUTO, Nintendo, Sega, Sony, West Coast Customs and others. Gamer Graffix products are available at more than 28,000 stores nationwide and in Canada.

Gamer Graffix to Produce Pokemon Wall Graffix


CRANSTON, R.I., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamer Graffix Worldwide, LLC, an industry-leading producer of accessories for videogame and consumer electronics, announced it has reached a licensing agreement with Pokemon USA, Inc., under which Gamer Graffix will create and market "Wall Graffix" for the popular Pokemon(R) brand in the United States.

"It's a thrill to launch Wall Graffix for the ever-popular Pokemon franchise," said Chris White, president & CEO of Gamer Graffix. "With the availability of everything from Pokemon toys to the Pokemon Trading Card Game, the introduction of Pokemon Wall Graffix makes perfect sense."

Gamer Graffix will be the official producer of Pokemon Wall Graffix, initially offering three, 18" x 24" Pokemon character designs -- Dialga, Palkia, and Pikachu. Pokemon Wall Graffix, along with other Gamer Graffix products, are currently available for purchase on http://www.gamergraffix.com and will arrive at major retail stores this November.

"Pokemon has consistently grown in popularity since it's launch more than 10 years ago. It's a testament to the brand that consumers' interest expanded beyond the hit video games to all-things Pokemon," said Holly Rawlinson, vice president of licensing & entertainment, Pokemon USA. "Pokemon Wall Graffix are a perfect addition to the mix."

Wall Graffix are the next generation poster. These three-dimensional graphic designs are easily peeled and readily applied to any flat surface for decorative use. Wall Graffix consist of high-quality carbon fiber and undergo high-resolution printing to provide sharp colors and three-dimensional depth. They are easy to remove and re-apply. MSRP is $12.99 to $19.99.
Source: http://www.prnewswire.com/
Oct 27

Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl - 052 - Tag Battle! The Finals!!

Posted by | October 27th 2007 at 03:20 PM EDT
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Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl - Tag Battle! The Finals!! is the 52nd episode of Diamond & Pearl. It first aired in Japan on October 25, 2007.



Episode Screenshots: Click Here

You can view larger screenshots from this episode by visiting the Imageboard. There you can post your own screenshots and discuss the latest episode.

Please note that the air schedule for Pocket Monsters has changed due to the Pro Baseball Nippon Series. DP53 has been postponed till November 8th 2007.
Oct 27

Nintendo's six-month sales, profit double

Posted by | October 27th 2007 at 02:48 PM EDT
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Nintendo attributed its success to a strong lineup of DS games such as Pokemon Diamond and Pearl which sold 6.95 million copies during the 6 month period.

Game giant takes $1.16 billion profit as Wii installed base surpasses 13 million worldwide; international sales of DS near 54 million.


A month after it first took the honor, Nintendo today was once again named the second-most valuable corporation in Japan. Like its rival Sony, the Kyoto-based game giant has also reported its results for the six months ending September 30, which saw both its revenues and profits double.

Sales for the half-year totaled ¥694.80 billion ($6.10 billion), a 132 percent increase over the revenue brought in during the same stretch of time in 2006. Nintendo's net profits grew even faster: The company took home ¥132.42 billion ($1.16 billion) for the half-year, almost 144 percent more than it earned in the comparable period last year. Such huge percentage increases in the game maker's financial fortunes are likely done with for now, given that future results will be compared against the company's strong performance in the wake of the Wii launch.

Nintendo attributed its success to a strong lineup of DS games such as Pokemon Diamond and Pearl (6.95 million sold for the half-year) and the Brain Age series (5.19 million sold in six months). Hardware-wise, the company sold 13.35 million DS systems for the half-year, which brought the lifetime installed base up to 53.64 million worldwide.

The Wii also played a big part in the company's success. The company sold 7.33 million Wii systems in the first half of its fiscal year, which brought the worldwide installed base up to nearly 13.17 million. Mario Party 8 was the only Wii game for which sales figures were provided (2.89 million), but Wii Sports (which is sold separately from the system in some countries) and Wii Play (which comes bundled with a Wii Remote) were said to enjoy "favorable sales."

For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008, Nintendo is expecting to rack up sales of ¥1.55 trillion ($13.61 billion), 60 percent higher than the previous year, with net income up almost 58 percent to ¥275 billion ($2.41 billion).
Source: http://www.gamespot.com/
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