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Upcoming Episodes

Date Title(s)
Aug 08 2015 Flag X Y 75: Rivals: Today and Tomorrow!
A Three-Round Rival Battle! Aim Towards Tomorrow!!
Aug 09 2015 Flag GETTV 94: オーロラの絆! アマルスとアマルルガ!! / ロバートによる「ポケモン実験隊」を放送 / 映画の特別なVTRもオンエア / 視聴者バトルはタカ局長!
The Aurora Bond! Amarus and Amaruruga!! / We Will Show Robert's 'Pokémon Experiment Team' / There Will Also be Special Clips from the Movie / The Television Viewer Battle is Against Office Chief Taka!
Aug 13 2015 Flag XY 84: ハリマロン!はじめてのおつかい!!
Harimaron! Its First Errand!!
Aug 20 2015 Flag XY 85: 折れた小枝・折れた心!テールナーの強き思い!!
A Broken Twig: A Broken Heart! Tairenar's Strong Feelings!!
Aug 22 2015 Flag X Y 76: A Not-So-Flying-Start!
The Wind, the Egg and the Onbat!
Aug 27 2015 Flag XY 86: シャッターチャンスはファイヤー!伝説を撮れ!!
Fire in Focus! Snap the Legend!!
Aug 29 2015 Flag X Y 77: A Relay in the Sky!
The Pokémon Sky Relay Challenge! Fly, Onbat!!
Sep 10 2015 Flag XY 87: ユリーカお世話です!甘えん坊のチゴラス!!
Eureka Will Take Care of You! The Pampered Chigoras!!
Aug 02

Pikachu Cup (戦う!ピカチュウ大会チュウ!)

Posted by Sunain | August 2nd 2015 at 01:41 PM EDT
Tags: Event Pokémon, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Online Tournament
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon Global Link website has announced a new tournament for players of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire called the Pikachu Cup (戦う!ピカチュウ大会チュウ!). Details of the tournament are listed below.

Pikachu Cup (戦う!ピカチュウ大会チュウ!)

Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 00:00 UTC through Thursday, August 20, 2015, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, August 21, 2015, at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, August 23, 2015, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: Early September 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 any Pokémon from the National Pokédex with the Electric type, excluding Zapdos, Raikou, Arceus, Thundurus, and Zekrom. Pokémon brought over from Pokémon Black, Pokémon White, Pokémon Black 2, or Pokémon White 2 via Poké Transporter could participate in this competition.
Entry Gift: 1st through 3rd: Special Pikachu, 4th through 12th: Light Ball, 13th or beyond: 1,000 Poké Miles
Play shocking battles in the Pikachu Cup, an Online Competition where only Electric-type Pokémon are allowed, including Pokémon brought over from Pokémon Black, Pokémon White, Pokémon Black 2, or Pokémon White 2 via Poké Transporter. If Pikachu is among the top three most-used Pokémon in the tournament, all qualified participants will receive a Special Pikachu! If Pikachu finishes 4th through 12th in the usage rankings, everyone will receive a Light Ball. If Pikachu is not in the top 12, all Trainers will receive 1,000 Poké Miles.

The competition used the Rotation 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 60 seconds to select their Pokémon to battle with. At the beginning of each turn, players had 30 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 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games would carry over to the following day.

Sources: http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/c7222857-2b54-40ec-b27c-5ff3a4b529f5, http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/89f4d353-179b-4b9e-af2f-6cfb5992edd8 and http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/285dae18-c45e-492d-9b4f-32d90ca73f93

Article edited on 2015-08-02 01:42:34 by Sunain
Aug 01

Movie 18 Website Updates with Details on Stamp Rallys Held By Meitetsu and JR East

Posted by Adamant | August 1st 2015 at 11:25 PM EDT
Tags: Event, Movie, Pocket Monsters XY
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Get Prizes by Collecting Period 1, Period 2, Special Edition and Other Pokémon Stamps along the Meitetsu Line

We're holding the "Meitetsu Pokémon Appear! Stamp Rally", where you collect stamps along the Nagoya Railroad ("Meitetsu")! This year there will be both Period 1, Period 2 and Special Edition, as well as even Super Special Edition Pokémon stamps!
Children who collect all the stamps will receive a cool silver "original certification plaque"!
Aim to complete the entire rally!

Also, the "Pokemon Appear! Train", which has drawings of the legendary and mythical Pokemon from past movies, as well as 758 Pikachu in honor of Nagoya's name, will be operating for a limited period of time, until Monday August 31st!

For further information see the Nagoya Railroad, "Meitetsu" website

Collect 6 Stamps and Head For the Goal Station in the "JR East Pokémon Stamp Rally 2015"!

The "JR East Pokémon Stamp Rally 2015" will be held this year as well, running from Saturday August 1st to Thursday August 20th!
Get a pamphlet from one of the major stations in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, then collect 6 of your favorite stamps from stations providing them as you head towards a goal station (Shinjuku Station or Ueno Station)!

At the goal station, you will receive this "Original Pokémon Stamp Book" and this "Pikachu Sun Visor"!
Then, if you collect all the remaining stamps in your "Original Pokémon Stamp Book", you'll receive an "All Stations Complete Certificate"!!
Join in, everybody!

For further information, see the JR East Pokémon Stamp Rally 2015 website

Sources: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/news/?p=1850 and http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/news/?p=1886

Article edited on 2015-08-01 11:26:36 by Adamant
Aug 01

Movie 18 Blog Updates with Thirteenth Installment of 'Today's Hoopa'

Posted by Adamant | August 1st 2015 at 07:54 PM EDT
Tags: Movie, Pocket Monsters XY, Movie Blog
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie blog has updated. We have added a section collecting every single blog entry for easy browsing. Translations follow:

Today's Hoopa #13

The sea is super huge!

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/pokemovie_ch/?p=1569

Article edited on 2015-08-01 07:55:00 by Adamant
Aug 01

Movie 18 Blog Updates with Tenth Event Report

Posted by Adamant | August 1st 2015 at 06:40 PM EDT
Tags: Movie, Pocket Monsters XY, Movie Blog
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie blog has updated. We have added a section collecting every single blog entry for easy browsing. Translations follow:

Event Report #10: Summer Means Pokemon! A Report from the Premiere Day's Stage Greetings: Part 2

We're making a report from the premiere stage greetings held at TOHO Cinemas Nichigeki 2 at the movie's premiere date!
We will give a status report on it across two separate reports!

Part 1 can be found here!

Mizuki Yamamoto was finishing her greeting, when suddenly...!
Pikachu started talking to the event's moderator, announcer Aiuchi from TV Tokyo, about something!

Pikapikaa! Pikaachu!!

What about today? Oh! It's Mizuki Yamamoto-san's birthday!

Incredibly, July 18th isn't just the premiere date for the Pokémon movie, it's also Mizuki Yamamoto's 24th birthday!
It's a true miracle that these two anniversaries coincidenally overlap!

Ana Aiuchi: "Congratulations! I wish you a wonderful 24th birthday!"

I am truly happy to be able to greet this day together with Pokemon! Thank you so much!

She receives a thunderous applause from the audience!!


Is this all!?
Normally you provide a cake or something, don't you? Right? Come ON, guys!

Shinohara says this, pointing out that this is way too simple a celebration for such a momentous day.
Despite that, it's plain impossible to get something ready that quickly...

But then!

Fujiwara: "...We have Hoopa here."

That's it! Hoopa can make anything and everything "Appear!" from its "rings"!
But will it really be able to do something like this?

Pikachu: "Piika? Piikachu, Pika?"

Ana Aiuchi: "Pikachu just asked Hoopa if it could, but..."

Hoopa: "All right! Hoopa can do anything! Hihihi!"



Happy birthday to you!

Suddenly, a high quality, live birthday song can be heard sung from the stage wing!

Happy birthday, dear Mizuki-saan!

Incredibly, what Hoopa made "Appear!" was all the members of Little Glee Monster, the performers of the theme song for the short "Pikachu and the Pokémon Musicians", as well as a giant, specially made birthday cake!!

Mizuki Yamamoto is completely unable to hide how surprised she is!!

Hihihi! Did Hoopa startle you?, Hoopa says!

In honor of her 24th birthday, this specially made birthday cake is decorated with 24 Pikachu!
Even the other guest voice actors got surprised at that!

I'm so happy right now!
Out of the 70 million people who have watched Pokemon movies so far, I think I'm the happiest of them all! Thank you SO much!
I want to keep loving Pokémon forever!

Ana Aiuchi: "Since everyone from Little Glee Monster went through the trouble of coming here, we'll now let them sing the short's theme song "Gaogao All Stars""

Serina from Little Glee Monster: "Mizuki Yamamoto-san, everyone in the audience, please sing along with us!"

Ana Aiuchi: "All right, let's get ready!"

Shinohara: "All ready!"

Shinohara gives an awfully cheery response!
Does he have his eyes set on the short's theme song too!?

The Big Glee Monster Shinohara takes the center!

However, when the song begins, the dancing gets too hard for him and scares him off!


Clap, clap, let us all
Clap our hands together, everybody

The audience has already seen the movie, so they act like "Pokémon Musicians" themselves!
The entire room clap their hands together along to "Gaogao All Stars" as one entity!

Finally, it's time for a commemorative photo to pray the movie will be a huge hit!

Summer has finally truly started!

Summer means Pokémon!
Go watch the Pokémon movie in the theater this summer vacation!!

"Pokémon the Movie XY: The Archdjinni of Rings - Hoopa/Pikachu and the Pokemon Musicians" is now in theaters!

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/pokemovie_ch/?p=1547

Article edited on 2015-08-01 06:41:56 by Adamant
Jul 31

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Cover Plate for New Nintendo 3DS

Posted by Sunain | July 31st 2015 at 03:18 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
Comments: 0
To promote the release of Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon in Japan, a New Nintendo 3DS cover plate has been revealed which will go on sale on September 17th, 2015 for 2000yen plus tax. The cover plate features some of the main Pokémon from the game.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2015/07/150731_gd01.html

Article edited on 2015-07-31 03:18:22 by Sunain
Jul 28

Pokémon Anime on Shomi in Canada

Posted by Sunain | July 28th 2015 at 04:21 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Netflix
Comments: 1
As of July 28th, 2015, Canadian Netflix competitor Shomi will now host the Pokémon Anime on its service according to the official Pokémon Twitter account. Shomi is a video on demand service jointly owned by Canadian cable giants Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications. Unlike Netflix, Shomi is currently only available to Rogers and Shaw Internet or cable customers and a Shomi subscription costs $8.99 CDN a month in addition to a Rogers or Shaw subscription. Some of their higher end cable packages include the Shomi service though. Canadian Pokémon anime fans wishing to watch the series are better off buying the DVD's or buying the episodes and season packs from iTunes. The Pokémon anime series is also available on demand via Netflix or on Pokemon.com's Watch Pokémon TV.


Source: https://twitter.com/Pokemon/status/626073060966137856

Article edited on 2015-07-28 06:22:07 by Sunain

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