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Upcoming Episodes

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)
Nov 16 2019 Flag SMUL 38: Battling Besties!
Mao and Suiren! A Fully Powered Battle of Friendship!!
Nov 17 2019 Flag PM2019 1: ピカチュウ誕生!
Pikachu is Born!
Nov 23 2019 Flag SMUL 39: The Battlefield of Truth and Love!
Musashi VS Kojiro! A Battlefield of Love and Truth!!
Nov 24 2019 Flag PM2019 2: サトシとゴウ、ルギアでゴー!
On Lugia They Go, Satoshi and Go!
Nov 30 2019 Flag SMUL 40: Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Strategy!
Overcome Junaiper!
Dec 01 2019 Flag PM2019 3: フシギソウってフシギだね?
Fushigisou is Quite Mysterious, Don't You Think Sou?
Dec 07 2019 Flag SMUL 41: Battling on the Wing!
A Birdacious Battle! Brave Bird VS Sky Attack!!
Dec 08 2019 Flag PM2019 4: 行くぜガラル地方!ヒバニーとの出会い!!
Let's Go to the Galar Region! An Encounter with Hibanny!!
Dec 14 2019 Flag SMUL 42: The Road to the Semifinals!
Everyone's Fully Powered! The Road to the Semifinals!!
Dec 15 2019 Flag PM2019 5: カビゴン巨大化!?ダイマックスの謎!!
Kabigon Grows Gigantic?! The Mystery of Daimax!!
Dec 21 2019 Flag SMUL 43: The Final Four!
The Semifinals! Kaki VS Gladio!!
Dec 22 2019 Flag PM2019 6: ポケモン大量ゲットだぜ!ミュウへの道!!
I'm Gonna Get a Ton of Pokémon! The Road to Mew!!
Dec 28 2019 Flag SMUL 44: Getting Down to The Ire!
Rising Fire! More Than One Rival!!
Jan 12 2020 Flag PM2019 8: 負けるなポッチャマ!シンオウ地方の流氷レース!!
Don't Give In, Pochama! An Ice Floe Race in the Sinnoh Region!!
Jan 19 2020 Flag PM2019 9: あの日の誓い!ジョウト地方のホウオウ伝説!!
The Pledge We Made That Day! The Houou Legend of the Jouto Region!!
Nov 12

Pokémon GO - Team GO Rocket Leaders vs team leaders face-off recap!

Posted by Sunain | November 12th 2019 at 08:29 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
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Niantic has written a recap of the events that took place between the Team GO Rocket’s leaders, the leaders of Team Instinct, Team Mystic, and Team Valor in Pokémon GO.

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Team GO Rocket Leaders vs team leaders face-off recap!

Trainers, We’ve received word from the team leaders that they’ve fought and defeated the Team GO Rocket Leaders! Since their initial meetings with each of Team GO Rocket’s leaders, the leaders of Team Instinct, Team Mystic, and Team Valor have practiced their battle strategies, learned from each other, and felt inspired by each of you to better prepare for their next battle. To catch up with the events that have led to this point, be sure to check out the Willow Report. Here’s a recap of how the battles went.

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Blanche vs Cliff
After Blanche and Cliff’s first meeting and messages challenging each other to battle, Blanche used the Rocket Radar to track Cliff’s location. The radar led the Team Mystic Leader back to the site of that first meeting. Cliff gave another warning, but this time, Blanche was not going to back down.

Battle Results
  • Team Mystic Pokémon remaining: 3
  • Team GO Rocket Pokémon remaining: 0
  • Team Mystic Leader Blanche, utilizing amazing accuracy, took the battle with a clean and effortless strategy and secured the win with all Pokémon remaining.
  • Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff, despite having incredibly strong Shadow Pokémon, chose to use all his shields too early in the battle, leaving his defenses wide open in the late game. The battle ended quickly, with Blanche as the victor.

While this battle was a clear win, Cliff retreated in anger, saying that Team GO Rocket will never be defeated. Blanche left the battle feeling sure that Cliff was planning to set up a new hideout to continue Team GO Rocket’s mission.

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Spark vs Sierra
Ready to redeem Team Instinct and defend innocent Pokémon from being turned into Shadow Pokémon, Spark used the Rocket Radar and discovered Sierra at a nearby PokéStop. With Poké Balls in hand, Spark called out to the Team GO Rocket Leader, “Let’s battle!” Despite being startled and appearing slightly annoyed by the Team Instinct Leader’s challenge, Sierra accepted.

Battle Results
  • Team Instinct Pokémon remaining: 1
  • Team GO Rocket Pokémon remaining: 0
  • Team Instinct Leader Spark, with a strong and fast team, was evenly matched against Sierra’s Shadow Pokémon. The excitement of the battle fueled both opponents as they enjoyed the thrill of the matchup.
  • Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra showed a natural talent for battling, countering Spark’s Pokémon, but her experience wasn’t enough to defeat the energetic Team Instinct Leader. The battle was intense and almost ended in a tie, but Spark outmaneuvered Sierra and won the battle.

Sierra was clearly frustrated by Spark’s victory and quickly dismissed it. The Team GO Rocket Leader said that she and Spark were now even and that she’d taken pity on the unprepared team leader by going easy on him this time. While retreating, Sierra threatened that this was not the end and by far not their last battle.

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Candela vs Arlo
Candela was ready to face Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo and was prepared for battle. The Team Valor Leader had an idea of where to find Arlo, and headed back to the Ponyta field where she had most recently seen him. Taking Willow’s words of wisdom to heart, Candela channeled all her fiery passion—along with what she’s learned from her fellow team leaders—into strategizing, resulting in a near-flawless battle tactic. As Candela approached the Ponyta field where she’d last seen the Team GO Rocket Leader she was looking for, Arlo emerged from the shadows, apparently having been lying in wait. Did Arlo hear about the previous two battles from Cliff and Sierra? With a quick exchange of nods between the opponents, the battle began.

Battle Results
  • Team Valor Pokémon remaining: 3
  • Team GO Rocket Pokémon remaining: 1
  • Team Valor Leader Candela set the rules, saying she would not battle against Arlo’s Shadow Pokémon, instead demanding they use the same teams that she and Arlo had battled with in the past
  • Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo agreed to those terms, and the battle was intense from the very start. After two of Arlo’s Pokémon fainted, the Team GO Rocket Leader fled from the battle. Due to this exit, the win went to Team Valor.
Arlo hesitated to continue the battle once two of his Pokémon had fainted without taking down any of Candela’s. Another loss wasn’t an option for him. Candela took a step closer and said, “It doesn’t have to be this way. We could be a team again, like old times.” Disgust flashed across Arlo’s face as he spat out his reply: “I’m a leader now, and I don’t need your pity.” The Team GO Rocket Leader then abruptly turned around and fled without finishing the battle. Candela knew this wouldn’t be the last time they met.

Our team leaders and the Team GO Rocket Leaders have faced off, but this battle is not over. While they’ve retreated for now, Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo will set up more hideouts to continue their mission, and we must stop them. Stay alert, as they might be targeting your area. Team GO Rocket’s boss, Giovanni, is out there, and we need accomplished Trainers to face him and show him that the world of Pokémon GO will not be taken over! Professor Willow has Special Research that will prepare you to take on the one and only Giovanni. Do you have what it takes to defeat Giovanni and secure your area against this threat?

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/teamleaders-battle-recap/

Article edited on 2019-11-12 08:31:52 by Sunain
Nov 11

Visit Walmart to Get a New Outfit for Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield

Posted by Sunain | November 11th 2019 at 01:26 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon Pass
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Visitors of Walmart can get a new outfit for Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from November 16th to 25th, 2019 by using the Pokémon Pass app to get a code.

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Visit Walmart to Get a New Outfit for Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield

Give your Trainer a unique style with this outfit you can only get by visiting Walmart November 16–25, 2019.

We know you're excited to dive into Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, but when you do, maybe consider what you're wearing. Not, like, you you...but your in-game character! After all, who wants to explore the Galar region while wearing some basic threads? It's time to change up your wardrobe! Luckily, possibility awaits you at Walmart, where you can get a code for a unique Trainer outfit in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.

To claim your new Trainer outfit, download the Pokémon Pass app for Android devices or iPhone and visit a Walmart store from November 16 at 10:00 a.m. local time through November 25, 2019. When you use Pokémon Pass at Walmart, you will be given a code that can be redeemed in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.

Use these steps, along with your code, to receive your Trainer outfit:

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Select Mystery Gift on the X menu.
  3. Select Get a Mystery Gift.
  4. Select Get with Code/Password to save your game and connect to the internet.
  5. Enter your code or password.
  6. To access your item(s), visit the fitting room of any in-game boutique.
  7. Be sure to save your game.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/visit-walmart-to-get-a-new-outfit-for-pokemon-sword-or-pokemon-shield/

Article edited on 2019-11-11 01:27:37 by Sunain
Nov 11

EZ-Link Charms - Vulpix, Jigglypuff, Eevee and Snorlax

Posted by Sunain | November 11th 2019 at 08:23 AM EST
Tags: Merchandise, EZ-link
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EZ-Link is the company behind the EZ-link card – the contactless stored value card used widely in Singapore for fast, convenient and safe payments. 4 new EZ-Charm designs, available via Lazada, are now available for $14.90 SD on November 11th, 2019. Design 1 features Vulpix, design 2 Jigglypuff, design 3 features Eevee and design 4 features Snorlax. The charms can be used to tap and pay for your daily transit on buses and trains in Singapore.

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Launched in 2002 across public transport systems, the EZ-link card is used daily by millions of commuters on Singapore’s MRT and bus network. The card has also extended its reach to small-value payments across many other applications including food & beverage, shopping & retail, taxi & private transport, leisure & entertainment, government services, community services, educational institutes, road tolls & parking and even vending machines, hawker centres and coffee shops – a total of more than 30,000 acceptance points across the island. To-date, EZ-Link has issued more than 40 million EZ-link cards, including 30 million cards compliant with the Singapore Standard for Contactless ePurse Application (CEPAS).

Enhancing Journeys, Delighting Customers!

The people of Singapore love using EZ-link cards as EZ-Link continuously introduces new card designs to spice up their daily journeys. The designs launched so far include trendy characters such as Hello Kitty, Pokémon, Marvel Superheroes, Disney icons and We Bare Bear; as well as special edition commemorative cards and many more.

Besides the card, EZ-Link also offers other breakthrough products such as the wildly popular EZ-Charms - alluring trinkets with full EZ-Link functionalities in novelty designs such as Hello Kitty and Iron Man. EZ-Link Wearables are another category of non-card products from EZ-Link that are smart, stylish and offering EZ-link payment functions. Purchase an EZ-Link today!

The reasons to use EZ-Link keep growing! For example, the EZ-Link Mobile app has turned using EZ-Link into a totally digital experience. The app places essential value-added services such as topping up, checking of transactions, earning of rewards, card blocking, and application for EZ-Reload and EZ-Pay at the fingertips of users.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/myezlink/photos/a.355061737962564/1705441132924611/?type=3&theater

Article edited on 2019-11-11 08:24:43 by Sunain
Nov 09

Pokémon Sword and Shield - A Few Musical Notes from Game Developer Toby Fox

Posted by Sunain | November 9th 2019 at 05:46 PM EST
Tags: Music, YouTube, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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Game Developer Toby Fox, Undertale’s creator and composer, has created a song just for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield! He posted a letter to let people know about the partnership and how it came to be.

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A Special Letter and Song from Undertale Game Creator Toby Fox

The indie game creator talks about his musical contribution to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Toby Fox is a rising star in the world of indie video games, having created the breakout hit Undertale almost entirely on his own. He even composed all the music for it! Undertale caught the eye of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield developers at GAME FREAK, who invited him to write a song for the upcoming adventure.

We're delighted to share Toby's letter to Pokémon fans about how our partnership with him came to be and about how excited he is to share his latest song. You can even listen to a snippet of the song by clicking the play button at the top of this page!

Toby Fox Letter

Hi everyone! I'm Toby Fox. Have you heard of me before? Well, that's 'cause I just said my name. LOL

Jokes aside, aren't you interested in how all of this happened? Well... OK. I'll tell you, I guess.

Once upon a time, I created an RPG game called UNDERTALE. For one reason or another, it seems a lot of people from GAME FREAK ended up becoming fans of this game.

One day, I noticed Go Ichinose-san, one of the composers for Pokémon, was following me on Twitter, so... I messaged him out of the blue.

Eventually, we became friends and I was able to meet many other people from GAME FREAK, too! After eating sukiyaki with members of the company one day, we went to a cafe. There, I ordered a bottled green tea and selfishly, randomly asked if I could make a song for Pokémon someday...

... they said yes! Right there in the cafe, they immediately told me a concept for a song I could make, and, as I walked home, my heart was burning with inspiration... a melody entered my head, and as I stumbled past salarymen in the dark, I sang it to myself over and over so I wouldn't forget it!

In the end, that song... became the song you can hear in the game!

It's a fierce track full of explosive power. I wanted to show the energy and passion I felt when asked to create a song for Pokémon! Yeahh! Let's get wild, baby!!! Ah, but wait, wait a second. It's the only song I made, and you can't hear it until you beat the game, so... make sure you enjoy GAME FREAK's music properly first, OK!? Adachi-san and Ichinose-san worked hard.... Don't rush through the whole game just to hear my song.... (No one would actually ever do that.)

Oh, and this goes without saying, but it's a huge honor to be allowed to make music for GAME FREAK! I'm so, so happy and thankful I was allowed to do this. So please look forward to the song, and to Pokémon Sword and Shield, as well! Yamper yam yam!

PS - If you like it, please let GAME FREAK know. They might treat me to sukiyaki again. (No one would ever actually do that.)

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/a-special-letter-and-song-from-undertale-game-creator-toby-fox/

YouTube Clip - A Few Musical Notes from Game Developer Toby Fox


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7AmximCnRg

Article edited on 2019-11-09 05:48:21 by Sunain
Nov 09

Let's Meet Pokémon at Mister Donut! Campaign

Posted by Sunain | November 9th 2019 at 03:50 PM EST
Tags: Merchandise, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Mister Donut
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To promote the upcoming games Pocket Monsters Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch, which will be released on November 15th, 2019, Mister Donut will be once again holding a campaign. This year the campaign is called Let's Meet Pokémon at Mister Donut (ミスドでポケモンに会おう!). Last years campaign was pretty popular and some of the donuts like the Pikachu Donut, the Monster Ball donut and the Pikachu's Tail donut will be returning. In addition, those that set a reservation, which will open on Friday, November 8th, 2019, can get exclusive plates and mugs.

Let's Meet Pokémon at Mister Donut Campaign:

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Donuts:

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Pikachu donut
Item No.: YS-05
Excluding tax: 240 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 259 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 264 yen
The popular Pikachu donuts has whipped fluffy dough and is banana chocolate flavored.
Pon de Monster Ball
Item No.: PR-16
Excluding tax: 180 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 194 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 198 yen
Pon de Ring is half-coated with strawberry-flavored glaze and the other half white chocolate. A delicious monster ball!
Pikachu's Tail
Item No.: F-05
Excluding tax: 180 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 194 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 198 yen
A French cruller filled with custard and coated with banana-flavored chocolate. Made to look like the back of Pikachu with its tail and chocolate lines!


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Pon de Wreath Red
Item No.: PR-19
Excluding tax: 140 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 151 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 154 yen
Pon de Ring is coated with a strawberry-flavored glaze and topped with 7 colored sprinkles.
Pon de Wreath Chocolate
Item No.: PR-17
Excluding tax: 140 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 151 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 154 yen
Pon de Ring is coated with chocolate and topped with 7 colored sprinkles.
Pon de Wreath Strawberry
Item No.: PR-17
Excluding tax: 140 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 151 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 154 yen
Pon de Ring is coated with strawberry chocolate and topped with 7 colored sprinkles.


Pokémon Tapioca Sodas:

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Sarunori's Tapioca Soda - Muscat Flavored
Excluding tax: 590 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 637 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 649 yen
A green tapioca drink inspired by Sarnori. Soda poured into tapioca with a muscat flavor.
Hibanny's Tapioca Soda - Peach
Excluding tax: 590 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 637 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 649 yen
A red tapioca drink inspired by Hibanny. Soda poured into tapioca with a springy texture.
Messon's Tapioca Soda - Lychee
Excluding tax: 590 yen
Tax included (Takeout): 637 yen
Tax included (Eat-in): 649 yen
A light blue tapioca drink inspired by Messon. Ramune flavored syrup and carbonated soda are poured into a lychee flavored tapioca.


Eat-in Exclusive Sets:

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A set: 950 yen (tax included) - 1 Pikachu donut + 1 favorite drink + 1 plate and mug + 1 original coaster
B set: 900 yen (tax included) - Monster Ball or Pikachu's Tail donut + 1 drink of your choice + 1 plate and mug + 1 original coaster


Takeout Exclusive Sets:

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A set: 1300 yen (tax included) - 1 Pikachu donut + 3 Pon de Ring Donuts + 1 plate and mug + 1 original coaster
B set: 1250 yen (tax included) - Monster Ball or Pikachu's Tail donut + 3 Pon de Ring Donuts + 1 plate and mug + 1 original coaster


Pokémon Mascot Hand Towels

Participating Mister Donut locations will also be selling 4 types of Pokémon Mascot Hand Towels in limited quantities as a "Kids Set". Pikachu, Sarunori, Hibanny, Messon patterns are on the towel. Furthermore, as part of a weekend promo, if you purchase a kids set during the period of November 15th, 2019 to November 17th, 2019, you can also get a matching sun visor.

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Source: https://www.misterdonut.jp/pokemon/

Article edited on 2019-11-09 04:13:32 by Sunain
Nov 08

Pikachu Sweets by Pokémon Cafe

Posted by Sunain | November 8th 2019 at 06:04 AM EST
Tags: Merchandise, Pokémon cafe, Pikachu Sweets
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In the winter of 2019, a Pikachu Sweets by Pokémon Cafe will open at the Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo! At this time, only the store logo and store design have been revealed. Further details will be announced in the future. It will be located at: 3-1-2 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Sunshine City Specialty Store Alpa 2F

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Source: https://www.pokemoncenter-online.com/cafe/news/191108_01.html

Article edited on 2019-11-08 06:06:04 by Sunain
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