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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 01 2017 Flag S&M 3: Loading the Dex!
Good Rotomorning, I am the Rotom Zukan!
Apr 01 2017 Flag Special: ポケモンアニメ ピッタリ20周年記念!ポケモンの家あつまる?スペシャル
The Exact 20th Anniversary for the Pokémon Anime "Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?" Special
Apr 06 2017 Flag SM 20: サトシとピカチュウ、二人の約束
The Promise Between Satoshi and Pikachu
Apr 06 2017 Flag SM 21: ニャビー、旅立ちの時!
It is Time for Nyabby to Set Off!
Apr 08 2017 Flag S&M 4: First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-style!
Enter Mokuroh! I Got a Pokémon in Alola!!
Apr 13 2017 Flag SM 22: スコップに要注意!!!
Beware of Shovels!!!
Apr 15 2017 Flag S&M 5: Yo, Ho, Ho! Go, Popplio!
Ashimari, Do Your Balloonest!
Apr 22 2017 Flag S&M 6: A Shocking Grocery Run!
Zing Zap Togedemaru!
Jul 15 2017 Flag Movie 20: キミにきめた!
I Choose You!
Mar 28

Shining Legends TCG Set

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 09:35 PM EDT
Tags: TCG
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Japanese retailers have revealed the sell sheets for the upcoming TCG Strengthening Set Shining Legends (ひかる伝説) which will be released in Japan on July 15th, 2017. Booster packs will contain 6 cards, one of which will be a holo card and will cost 230 yen plus tax. The set will have over 72 cards.

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A Rotom Dex Collection File (Mini Card File ミニカードファイル ロトム図鑑) will also be released on July 15th, 2017 for 477 yen plus tax. The binder can hold 104 cards.

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Article edited on 2017-03-28 09:41:04 by Sunain
Mar 28

Kapu-Kokeko Distribution Korean League 2016-2017 Spring

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 08:52 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Event Pokémon, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The official Korean Pokémon website has announced the Spring 2016-2017 Korean League (코리안리그2016-17 SPRING) which will be held at the Hyundai Department Store Pangyo Branch 10F Topaz Hall on April 8th, 2017 and April 9th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm in South Korea. Event hours may change depending on the situation. Kapu-Kokeko is a Pokémon that appears in the Nintendo 3DS games Pocket Monsters Sun and Moon as well as the TV anime series. It is known as the Guardian deity of Melemele Island. A similar Kapu Kokeko was distributed in Japan in March 2017. Kapu-Kokeko normally has a yellow appearance but this special Black Alternate-Colored Kapu-Kokeko cannot be obtained in regular gameplay.

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Alternate-Colored Kapu-Kokeko Event Pokémon Distribution Details

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Level: 60
OT: Melemele (멜레멜레)
Poké ball: Cherish Ball
Type: Electric/Fairy
Ability: Electric Surge
Held Item: Electric Seed
Attack 1: Nature's Madness
Attack 2: Discharge
Attack 3: Agility
Attack 4: Electro Ball

Source: http://pokemonkorea.co.kr/page/88

Article edited on 2017-03-28 09:00:13 by Sunain
Mar 28

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert at Mother of the Nation Festival in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 07:18 PM EDT
Tags: Concert, Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions
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Visitors to this year’s Mother of the Nation Festival at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will be treated to the Middle East and Africa debut of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, an astounding musical adventure which has been performed to sell-out audiences across the world. Tickets to the festival cost AED20 per adult, while children aged five and under are admitted for free. Tickets do not give visitors an assigned seat like normal Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert events. Details of this concert has been added to our Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions page.

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Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions slated for regional premiere at Mother of the Nation Festival

TCA Abu Dhabi, The Pokémon Company International and Princeton Entertainment present the official Pokémon live orchestral concert
Exclusive Main Stage festival performance for show’s debut UAE performance


22 March 2017 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Visitors to this year’s Mother of the Nation Festival on Abu Dhabi Corniche will be treated to the Middle East and Africa debut of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, an astounding musical adventure which has been performed to sellout audiences across the world.

Featuring a live orchestra comprising more than fifty talented members, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a signature one-off event that will be performed exclusively on the Main Stage of the festival on Friday 31 March from 7:10pm to 8pm, and has been lauded by fans at concerts in North and South America, Europe and Australasia.

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a spellbinding multimedia experience that will guide the audience through a spectacular showcase of memorable music from over 20 years of history for one of the most recognisable video game franchises in the world.

Commenting on inviting the musical and visual spectacular to Abu Dhabi, Mubarak Al Shamisi, Director, Abu Dhabi Events Bureau said: “Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular and recognisable entertainment properties in the world. As a tribute to the importance of memories forged during childhood, this performance will be part of the Mother of the Nation festival’s extensive programme of events that reflect and uphold the essence of happiness, progress and the inspirational values of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima, and will provide entertainment for families and visitors of all backgrounds.”

The live concert which presents orchestral renditions of music accompanied by visuals from the Pokémon games, will serve up nostalgic passion for the international franchise that has captivated the imaginations of young children and fans for decades.

“Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a spectacular showcase of the memorable music that has been a hallmark of the Pokémon franchise for nearly 20 years,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “The concert series serves as a thank you to fans and an invitation to share our passion for Pokémon by reliving some of our fondest memories with the brand. We look forward to seeing fans of all ages enjoying this very special Pokémon orchestral event together.”

The mesmerising live orchestral concert will be performed on the Main Stage during the second edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival on Friday 31 March.

Source: http://www.motn.ae/en/media/press-releases/ and http://www.motn.ae/media/1911/pr-2017-03-22-en.zip

Article edited on 2017-03-28 07:19:00 by Sunain
Mar 28

2017 International Challenge April

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 06:54 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The sixth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. 2017 International Challenge April will take place from Friday, April 28, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

2017 International Challenge April

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Region: International
Registration Period: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, April 28, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: May 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon were restricted to those that were caught, traded, hatched from Eggs, or received as a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon. Each Pokémon must have a black clover symbol on its Summary page. Players could use only Pokémon from the Alola Pokédex. Only the Alola form of Pokémon with regional variants could be used. Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the 2017 International Challenge April Online Competition will receive a Sceptilite Mega Stone, a Blazikenite Mega Stone, and a Swampertite Mega Stone. Additionally, participants will be eligible to earn Championship Points.
Description
This Online Competition features Trainers from around the world using the 2017 Championship Series format, featuring Double Battles with Pokémon found in the Alola Pokédex. Pokémon must have been acquired in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon (they must have the black clover on their Summary page).

The top players in each age division will receive Championship Points, which contribute toward the chances of earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships. Players must be opted in to the Play! Pokémon program and have a Player ID at the time the competition begins to be eligible for Championship Points. Additionally, all qualified Trainers who play in at least three battles will earn Sceptilite, Blazikenite, and Swampertite Mega Stones, the items needed to make Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert Mega Evolve in battle.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register four to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Four of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select four Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle.
If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/2264176e-fe49-4c1b-99c6-c970d74d8ae9
Mar 28

7651 More Players Banned from Pokémon Global Link for Save Modification

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 06:24 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, The Pokémon Company International, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Global Mission
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The Pokémon Company International announced on their Japanese website that 7651 more players have been banned for illegally altering save game data. Players that have been banned are unable to use any of the Pokémon Global Link's online features including: Game Sync, Rating Battles, Battle Competitions and Global Missions. This brings the total to 13605 banned users as 5954 players were banned in January 2017.

Players that have been banned will receive the Error Code: 090-0212 and a message stating that connecting to the Pokémon Global Link is prohibited.

The press release also states that they will continue to ban more player in the future without notice that illegally modify game data.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/b87bc53f-7144-44ba-9a29-59bd00330d84
Mar 26

Movie 20 Website Updates with More Celebrity Example Artwork for the Drawing Contest

Posted by Adamant | March 26th 2017 at 11:27 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie
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The official Japanese Movie 20 website has updated with more celebrity entries in the movie drawing contest. Translations follow:

Aim to Become a Pokémon Drawing Master! The "Pocket Monsters the Movie: I Choose You!" Drawing Contest





Organizer: 10 Shogakukan magazines
Sponsor: Pikachu Project

We're commissioning your Pokémon drawings!
Color in the Pikachu on the drawing form, draw whatever Pokémon and other pictures you want around it, and send it in!

Celebrities are participating as well!
To commemorate the 20th movie,
lots of celebrities are entering the drawing contest this year!
We will present their artwork here on this page!



Satoshi Yamamoto
(Creator of the manga "Pocket Monsters SPECIAL" (artist))




Hidenori Kusaka
(Creator of the manga "Pocket Monsters SPECIAL" (writer))


Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/illust_contest/

Article edited on 2017-03-27 12:25:30 by Sunain
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