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Upcoming Episodes

Date Title(s)
May 30 2015 Flag X Y 65: Good Friends, Great Training!
Enter Kameil and Raichu! Numeil Does its Best!!
May 31 2015 Flag GETTV 84: ぶきみな雨宿り! ニャスパーは見ていた!! / 「あばれる君のポケモン交換の旅」ORAS編第7回、関西特大スペシャル後編 / 視聴者バトルはトシプロデューサー!
The Eerie Rain Shelter! Nyasper Saw Everything!! / The Seventh Installment of the ORAS edition of 'Abareru-kun's Pokémon Trade Journey' and the Second Part of the Double-Length Kansai Special / The Television Viewer Battle is Against Producer Toshi!
Jun 04 2015 Flag XY 75: ライバルバトル3本勝負! 明日に向かって!!
A Best-of-Three Rival Battle! Aim Towards Tomorrow!!
Jun 06 2015 Flag X Y 66: Confronting the Darkness!
Criminal Investigation in Miare City! Citroid VS Black Citroid!!
Jun 07 2015 Flag GETTV 85: ハリマロンVSマフォクシー! ダイエットバトル!? / 第5回「春日のコンテストスターへの道!」小岩井農場で開催される牛乳早飲みレースに出場 / ADキモリが瓦割りに挑戦!
Harimaron VS Mafoxy! A Weight Loss Battle!? / In the Fifth Installment of 'Kasuga's Road to Becoming a Contest Star' He Enters a Milk Drinking Race at Koiwai Farm / AD Kimori Tries Brick Break!
Jun 11 2015 Flag XY 76: 風とタマゴとオンバット!
The Wind, the Egg and the Onbat!
Jun 18 2015 Flag XY 78: ピカチュウはスター!?映画デビュー!! / How to ピカチュウ・ザ・ムービー!よーい!アクション!! / 迅雷のヒーロー!スーパーピカチュウ!! / ピカチュウのドキドキNG大賞
Pikachu Becomes a Star!? Its Movie Debut!! / How to Pikachu the Movie! Ready! Action!! / The Thunderclap Hero! Super Pikachu!! / Pikachu's Thrilling Blooper Awards
Jun 18 2015 Flag XY 77: 挑戦ポケモンスカイリレー!飛べ、オンバット!!
The Pokémon Sky Relay Challenge! Fly, Onbat!!
Jun 19 2015 Flag Special 34: おでまし小魔神フーパ
The Minidjinni of the Word "Appear!": Hoopa
Jun 25 2015 Flag XY 79: 激闘モンスターボール工場!ピカチュウVSニャース!!
A Fierce Fight at the Monster Ball Factory! Pikachu VS Nyarth!!
Jul 09 2015 Flag XY 80: テールナーとヤンチャム!!魅せろ炎のパフォーマンス!!
Tairenar and Yancham!! Charm Everyone With Your Firey Performance!!
Jul 18 2015 Flag Movie 18: 光輪の超魔神 フーパ
The Archdjinni of Rings: Hoopa
Jul 18 2015 Flag Short 18: ピカチュウとポケモンおんがくたい
Pikachu and the Pokémon Musicians
May 29

Movie 18 Blog Updates with Concept Art for Arkhē Valley

Posted by Adamant | May 29th 2015 at 04:30 AM EDT
Tags: Movie, Pocket Monsters XY, Movie Blog
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie blog has updated. Translations of the new entry follows:

Appear! Movie Details #7: Concept Art for "Arkhē Valley and its Residents" Appear!

Arkhē Valley

The Inhabitants of Arkhē Valley

This is Arkhē Valley, where Barza and Mary grew up together with Hoopa!
It's a village rich in greenery that has a very different atmosphere from the desert metropolis Désser City

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/pokemovie_ch/?p=627

Article edited on 2015-05-29 04:35:47 by Adamant
May 29

Eevee Collection Necklaces

Posted by Sunain | May 29th 2015 at 04:08 AM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, Pokémon Center
Comments: 0
Jewelry brand K.uno (ケイ・ウノ) has partnered with The Pokémon Company in Japan to release an Eevee Collection Necklace line through the Pokémon Centers. There is 9 different designs, each based on Eevee and its evolutions. Each design also comes in three different metal types: Silver, 10karat Yellow Gold and 18karat Pink Gold. Silver necklaces retail for 15000yen each, 10karat Yellow Gold necklaces retail for 49000yen and 18karat Pink Gold necklaces retail for 65000yen each.

The Pokémon Centers will be taking reservations from June 6th, 2015 until July 12th, 2015 and the necklaces will be shipped for free. The necklaces make a perfect gift for that special someone that is also an adult fan of Pokémon. The images below are the silver versions.

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Necklace EIFIE×SUN / Necklace BLACKY×MOON

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Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2015/05/150529_p01.html

Article edited on 2015-05-29 04:14:17 by Sunain
May 29

2015 International Challenge June (2015 インターナショナルチャレンジ June)

Posted by Sunain | May 29th 2015 at 03:51 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon World Championships, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Online Competitions
Comments: 0
A new online tournament for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire has been announced. Details have been added to our 6th Generation online tournament page.

2015 International Challenge June (2015 インターナショナルチャレンジ June)

Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 00:00 UTC through Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, June 26, 2015, at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, June 28, 2015, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: Mid July 2015
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2000 or later
Masters Division: Born 1999 or earlier
Compatible Games: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players could use Pokémon with National Pokédex numbers 1 through 719, except for: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, and Diancie. Players could only use Pokémon found, caught, hatched from an Egg, or received through a special promotion in Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X, or Pokémon Y. Pokémon brought over from Pokémon Black, Pokémon White, Pokémon Black 2, or Pokémon White 2 via Poké Transporter could not participate in this competition.
Extra Rules:Players could not register two or more of the same Pokémon.
Players could not have two or more of the same item.
The item Soul Dew was not allowed.
Entry Gift: The top 256 players in each age division received Championship Points.
The 2015 International Challenge June Online Competition featured Trainers from around the world competing in Double Battles using nearly every known Pokémon. Pokémon acquired in Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire were permitted in the competition and the top players in each age division (based on Play! Pokémon regulations) received Championship Points, which contribute toward the chances of earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships. Players must have opted into the Play! Pokémon program and had a Player ID at the time the competition to be eligible for Championship Points.

The competition used the Double Battle format and players could register 4 to 6 of their level 1–100 Pokémon to their Battle Box. Pokémon automatically became Level 50 during battles. A 15-minute time limit for each match was automatically enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. If the outcome had not been determined when the time limit expired, the game automatically applied tiebreakers to determine a winner. At the beginning of each battle, players had 90 seconds to select their Pokémon to battle with. At the beginning of each turn, players had 45 seconds to select a move or change Pokémon in battle. If a player had not made his or her selections at the end of this period, the game automatically made selections for the player. Players could battle up to 10 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games would carry over to the following day.

Source: http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/29a1fc10-8de2-441a-8f48-1c4c32d9428f

Article edited on 2015-05-29 03:52:24 by Sunain
May 28

Movie 18 Blog Updates with Seventh Scouting Report

Posted by Adamant | May 28th 2015 at 02:37 PM EDT
Tags: Movie, Pocket Monsters XY, Movie Blog
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie blog has updated. We have added a Scouting Report page and will update it with the translations as they are posted on the official blog. Translations of the new entry follows:

Location Scouting Report #7: Souks! Souks! Souks!

Later that evening, we crossed Dubai Creek as we collected material on the various souks.
"Souks" is what they call the markets here.
Some of them are quite modern, like the "World Trade Center Souk" we visited on our first day here, but this day we were going to visit souks that still carried the atmosphere of yesteryear.

Our first destination was "Old Souk"!
This is a souk lined with stores selling cloth and fabrics, and is also known under the name "Textile Souk".
It was also filled with souvenir stores, and we had to fend off persistent barkers as we made our way through the narrow arcade.

Past the arcade was a wharf.
Here, we crossed Dubai Creek with a water taxi-like ferry called the "Abra".
It was a simple wooden boat equipped with nothing but back-to-back benches, a small roof providing shadow and a cockpit seat in the middle.

Since you have to go a bit upstream until you find a bridge crossing Dubai Creek, these ferries are the standard transport across for the people living here in the area.

The ferry took us across the creek, to the area called "Deira".
By going down Al Khor Street, we arrived at "Spice Souk", which is filled with stores selling spice!
This is an arcade lined with spices, seasonings, herbs and nuts, bustling with an ethnic mood.

Our last stop was at "Gold Souk"!
When we entered the market arcade, the first store we saw was displaying "the largest gold ring in the world"!
Not only that, but every store was cramped full with gold jewelry...!!
Looking at this heavily yellow gold felt almost like watching a cartoon. It was a veritable treasure chamber!
This sight would've definitely made the Rocket Gang trio overjoyed!

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/pokemovie_ch/?p=606

Article edited on 2015-05-28 04:29:49 by Adamant
May 27

Pokémon Shuffle Versions 1.2.0 and 1.2.1 / Super Catch Power

Posted by Sunain | May 27th 2015 at 01:17 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo eShop, Patches, Pokémon Shuffle
Comments: 0
A major update to Pokémon Shuffle is now available to download off the Nintendo eShop and players can also patch in-game to bring the game to version 1.2.1. Numerous new features have been added and details of these new features are listed below. The official site also hinted that more new kinds of Event Stages are coming in future updates to the game. Details of this patch have been added to our Pokémon Shuffle page.

Super Catch Power!

With the new Super Catch Power (Super Get Chance スーパーゲットチャンス), Pokémon are easier to catch than before as players get another chance to catch the Pokémon at the end of a stage after failing to catch it. On occasion this feature will trigger and a Pokémon will seem to be panicking which will give the player a huge boost in the Catchability percentage.


Extra Exp. Points on Weekends!

Players can receive more Exp. Points on the weekend now by playing the Victini's stage. This stage will appear every weekend from 6:00 UTC on Saturday until 6:00 UTC on Sunday, for a limited time. Players already have some stages where they can get Exp. Points quite easily such as Stage 21 with Buneary or Stage 130 with Ampharos, but Victini's stage is easy enough even for beginners, so everyone can get a lot of Exp. Points!

The Meowth's Coin Mania stage is now available from 06:00 UTC on Sunday until 06:00 UTC on Monday.

Improved Heart Usage

Before the version 1.2.0 patch, players had a stock of Hearts which included both the Hearts that automatically regenerate and those received in exchange for Jewels or for passing by other players. With this update, the Hearts that a player automatically regenerates will be stored separately from those received by other methods, allowing regenerating Hearts to always be used first.


Pokémon Information

Before the version 1.2.0 patch, it was only possible to check your Pokémon’s current level and skill on the Pokémon List or on the list of Support Pokémon displayed before beginning a stage. This update now allows players to see a Pokémon's level and skill info whenever they catch a new Pokémon.

Combo Numbers Shown Longer

The combo number is displayed on screen for a slightly longer amount of time allowing players more time to take a picture to post on Miiverse.

Sources: http://www.pokemonshuffle.com/en-us/connectivity/#remaster-launch and http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/poketoru/news/post.php/45/

Article edited on 2015-05-27 01:25:54 by Sunain
May 26

XY Ancient Origins

Posted by Sunain | May 26th 2015 at 08:52 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Press Release
Comments: 0
Ancient Origins Logo

The 7th English expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card game will be released on August 12th, 2015 and it will be called XY Ancient Origins. The Japanese equivalent XY7 set Banded Rings (バンデットリング) will be released on June 20th, 2015. Details of the English release are listed below.

XY Ancient Origins Sell Sheets


Power of the Ancient Days!

Ready for some new tricks? Hoopa-EX brings new Mythical power to the Pokémon world, along with fierce new challengers like Mega Tyranitar-EX, Mega Ampharos-EX, and Mega Sceptile-EX! The Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins expansion transforms ancient secrets into modern battling techniques, with all-new Special Energy cards, new Ancient Traits, and Shiny versions of Primal Kyogre-EX, Primal Groudon-EX, and Mega Rayquaza-EX! The power of the ancients is unbound!

  • Over 90 cards
  • 11 new Pokémon-EX, including 3 Mega Evolution Pokémon and a new Mythical Pokémon
  • New Shiny versions of Primal Kyogre-EX, Primal Groudon-EX, and Mega Rayquaza-EX

Product Details
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Booster
Product code: 150-10990
Configuration: 10 cards
EAN: 0-820650-109904
MSRP: $3.99 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Theme Decks
Product code: 150-10995
Configuration: 60-card decks
EAN: 0-820650-109959
MSRP: $12.99 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Booster Display
Product code: 150-11990
Configuration: 36 boosters
EAN: 0-820650-119903
4 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W x 2 1/2" D, 1.56 lbs.
MSRP: $143.64 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Theme Deck Display
Product code: 150-11995
Configuration: 8 theme decks (4 of each)
EAN: 0-820650-119958
7 9/16" H x 7 29/32" W x 6" D, 3 lbs.
MSRP: $103.92 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Booster Master Carton
Product code: 150-12990
Configuration: 6 displays (216 boosters)
EAN: 0-820650-129902
5 7/8" H x 16 1/2" W x 5 1/2" D, 12 lbs.
MSRP: $861.84 USD
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Theme Deck Master Carton
Product code: 150-12995
Configuration: 6 displays (48 decks)
EAN: 0-820650-129957
18 7/16" H x 16 3/16" W x 7 3/4" D, 24 lbs.
MSRP: $623.52 USD
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Sleeved Booster
Product code: 150-10991
Configuration: 10 cards
EAN: 0-820650-109911
6 3/4" H x 3 13/16" W, 0.65 lbs.
MSRP: $3.99 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Sleeved Booster
Product code: 150-10991
Configuration: 10 cards
EAN: 0-820650-109911
6 3/4" H x 3 13/16" W, 0.65 lbs.
MSRP: $3.99 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Sleeved Booster Master Carton
Product code: 150-12991
Configuration: 6 inner cartons (144 boosters)
EAN: 0-820650-129919
12 1/4" H x 11 3/8" W x 6 15/16" D, 9 lbs.
MSRP: $574.56 USD
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Three-Booster Blister Master Carton
Product code: 150-12992
Configuration: 24 blisters
EAN: 0-820650-129926
7 1/8" H x 14 1/4" W x 7 7/8" D, 11 lbs.
MSRP: $287.76 USD
(No display—master carton only)
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Elite Trainer Box
Product code: 150-80033
EAN: 0-820650-800337
7 3/8" H x 6" W x 3 7/16" D, 1.5 lbs.
MSRP: $39.99 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Elite Trainer Box Master Carton
Product code: 150-82033
Configuration: 10 boxes to a case
EAN: 0-820650-820335
17 7/16" H x 14 7/8" W x 6 5/8" D, 16 lbs.
MSRP: $399.90 USD
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Launch Display
Product code: 150-80047
Configuration: 72 boosters, 8 theme decks, 16 foil promo cards
EAN: 0-820650-800474 6.75" H x 14.35" W x 6.75" D, 4 lbs.
MSRP: $399.99 USD each
Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Launch Display Master Case
Product code: 150-82047
Configuration: 1 Launch Display
EAN: 0-820650-820472
7.125" H x 15.12" W x 7.125" D, 4 lbs.
MSRP: $399.99 USD

XY Ancient Origins Elite Trainer Box

In each Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Elite Trainer Box, you will find:
  • 8 Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins booster packs
  • 65 card sleeves featuring Hoopa
  • 45 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
  • A player’s guide to the XY Ancient Origins expansion
  • 6 damage-counter dice
  • 1 competition-legal coin-flip die
  • 2 acrylic condition markers
  • A collector’s box to hold everything, with 4 dividers to keep it organized
  • A bonus code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online!

Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Launch Display

Supercharge your Pokémon Trading Card release day with the XY—Ancient Origins launch display! It includes 72 booster packs and 8 theme decks from the XY—Ancient Origins expansion, plus 16 foil promo cards to trade, play, and add to your collection

Each Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins Launch Display contains:
  • 72 XY—Ancient Origins boosters!
  • 16 exciting foil cards: 8 each of two designs!
  • 8 XY—Ancient Origins theme decks!
  • A unique shelf display to hold the product for the new release!

Article edited on 2015-05-26 08:55:26 by Sunain

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