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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)
Jul 26 2018 Flag SM 83: サトシ、ちいさくなる
Satoshi Becomes Tiny
Aug 02 2018 Flag SM 84: 家族のカタチ、ベベノムのキモチ!
The Shape of Family: Bevenom's Feelings!
Aug 06 2018 Flag SMUA 21: Turning Heads and Training Hard!
Satoshi and Nagetukesaru! A Touchdown of Friendship!!
Aug 09 2018 Flag SM 85: トンデノボッテ、ツンデツンデ!
Leap 'n' Climb: Tundetunde!
Mar 28

Diamond & Pearl - Majestic Dawn - TCG Expansion Announced

Posted by | March 28th 2008 at 09:44 AM EDT
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The wait is over! A new day emerges for Pokemon when the all-new Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion Diamond & Pearl Majestic Dawn hits store shelves nationwide on May 21, 2008! This latest installment features 100 cards and is guaranteed to change game strategy for Trainers everywhere. With more new Pokemon, new Pokemon LV.X, a cool new Stadium card, and the debut of two new powerful evolutions of Eevee, players can expect a titanic clash of some of the most powerful Pokemon ever!



Features
* New powerful Pokemon LV.X cards including Garchomp LV.X and Porygon-Z LV.X
* Legendary Pokemon Darkrai and rare Pokemon Cresselia
* Seven evolutions of Eevee including all-new Leafeon and Glaceon
* Features booster packs for collectors and players of all ages
* Booster packs include 10 randomly inserted game cards
* Features theme decks for beginner and intermediate players
* Theme decks will be available in two 60-card theme decks "Polar Frost" and "Forest Force"
* Theme decks include one guaranteed foil card

Source: http://www.go-pokemon.com/
Mar 27

Pokemon Ranger Batonnage Sells 242,000 in its First Week

Posted by | March 27th 2008 at 06:35 PM EDT
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The most successful new release, by a considerable margin, has been the sequel to action role-playing spin-off Pokemon Ranger on the Nintendo DS, with almost a quarter of a million sales in its first week.

Pokemon Ranger Batonnage is an action-adventure game for the Nintendo DS and the sequel to Pokemon Ranger. It was released in Japan on March 20, 2008.

The game is set in a new region called Almia where the base of operations is a Ranger School that the main characters have just graduated from. The selection of starter Pokemon has risen from solely Plusle and Minun to a choice between 17 different species. Additionally, there are several side quests and a card collection system used to power up the Capture Styler.
Mar 26

Everyone's Pokemon Farm Launches in Japan

Posted by | March 26th 2008 at 02:06 PM EDT
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The WiiWare service's premiere launch title in Japan may be a glorified tool for managing the Pokemon from the DS titles, but it also offers something for the Pokemon fanatic who's starting from scratch. It was developed by Ambrella and can be purchased for 1,000 Wii Points in Japan.

"Everyone's Pokemon Farm hooks up with your DS via Wi-Fi, allowing you to transfer your Diamond & Pearl collection over for viewing in full 3D in a ranch environment. You can do all sorts of things with your new 3D friends, including making them interact with your Miis and with the toys that you place around the ranch. You can take pictures, which can be saved to an SD card and sent to your friends. You can also invite friends to your ranch in order to show off your collection.

All players off with six starter Pokemon, Pikachu included. From then on, the ranch manager, Yukari, adds a new Pokemon to the family at the start of every day.

Even with the freebies, there isn't too much to do when you first start off Pokemon Ranch. In fact, the game initially limits your control over the action. You initially have access only to an "auto" mode of movement, which switches views automatically between things on your ranch. It's only once you've reached a high-enough level with your ranch, which you do by collecting more Pokemon, that you gain access to a free movement mode. This lets you freely move your view point and force Pokemon and Miis to move around." (IGN)

Screenshots from the game are available on the Imageboard thread.

Source: http://media.wii.ign.com/media/142/14209901
Mar 24

Haruka (May) to be in DP76

Posted by | March 24th 2008 at 04:22 PM EDT
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Restaurant Seven Stars! Tag Battle for a Full Course!! is the 76th episode of Diamond & Pearl. It is scheduled to air in Japan on April 24, 2008.

Satoshi and Takeshi have a reunion with their old friend, Haruka, who is going to attend the Contest to be held by Mikuri. They decide to have lunch in a well-known restaurant nearby but the owner of the restaurant says that only the winners of the tag battles can enjoy the full-course meal.

This will be the first time since Advanced Generation that Haruka has been in an episode. At the end of the Advanced Generation series, she left Satoshi and Takeshi to compete with Shuu and Harley in Johto.

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Mar 23

Director Kunihiko Yuyama Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Japan Film Review Grand-Pri

Posted by | March 23rd 2008 at 04:05 PM EDT
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Director Kunihiko Yuyama received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Japan Film Review Grand-Prix for his work on Pocket Monsters. The 17th Japan Film Review Grand-Prix, which comprises of 14 film critics and movie journalists, chose the Theatrical Version Pocket Monsters series for the Lifetime Achievement Award as it celebrated its 10th Anniversary in 2007.

Pikachu also appeared at the award ceremony and according to an interpreter it was "A very honorable prize it got and it is moved deeply today." The decision to award the Pocket Monsters series the Lifetime Achievement Award wasn't too hard for the Japanese Grand-Prix critics. As of 2007, there has been 10 theatrical versions of Pocket Monsters with approximately 43 million people seeing them at the theater. The series has also generated a box-office revenue exceeding 46 billion yen.

Director Kunihiko Yuyama who has dealt with the entire series stated that "We are currently producing the 11th movie in the series. The joy of this award is that it is a vote of encouragement and I want to continue making movies towards the children, the fathers, the mothers, and the youth who are waiting to watch them at the theater." A cartoonist, Mr. Takeshi Nagai, who appeared by the presenter encouraged "I want you to do your best with Pikachu to continuously promote the pride of the animation culture in Japan around the world."

Source: http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/
Mar 22

Second Phase of Pocket Monsters DP DVD's to be Released in July

Posted by | March 22nd 2008 at 01:49 PM EDT
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On March 18th, Seven Eleven stores and other participating stores in Japan began selling phase one of the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl DVD's with the purchase of a Lamune drink. Phase one focused on "Pokemon Captures" and contained 8 disks.

Phase two of the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl DVD's which will be released by Media Factory on July 8, 2008. These disks will also follow the same system as the phase one disks which requires purchasers to also buy the Lamune drink. Disks will be 378yen each and like the first phase, 8 disks will be available. This time the episodes focus on "Pokemon Battles". The following is a list of the episodes that will be on the Phase two Pokemon Battles DVD's:

Disk 1: Pikachu VS Elekid - DP03 - Rival Battle! Three vs. Three!!
Disk 2: Subomie VS Pochama - DP04 - Pochama vs. Subomie! Hikari's First Battle!!
Disk 3: Rampard VS Naetle - DP18 - Return to Kurogane Gym! Decisive Match with Rampard!!
Disk 4: Pochama VS Pottaishi - DP27 - Deciding Match! Pochama VS Pottaishi!!
Disk 5: Pochama & Naetle VS Magmarashi & Alligates - DP29 - Satoshi and Hikari! Saved by a Double Battle!?
Disk 6: Eipam VS Roserade - DP37 - Hakutai Gym! VS Natane!
Disk 7: Dodaitose VS Gablias - DP40 - Champion Shirona Appears!!
Disk 8: DP52 - Tag Battle! The Finals!!

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