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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)
Jul 20 2019 Flag SMUL 21: This Magik Moment!
A New Show?! Sealed with a Loving Koiking Kiss
Jul 21 2019 Flag SM 131: ムサシVSコジロウ!愛と真実のバトルフィールド!!
Musashi VS Kojiro! A Battlefield of Love and Truth!!
Jul 27 2019 Flag SMUL 22: Beauty is Only Crystal Deep!
Beauty and the Nyarth!
Jul 28 2019 Flag SM 132: ジュナイパーを攻略せよ!
Overcome Junaiper!
Aug 03 2019 Flag SMUL 23: The Dealer of Destruction!
Guzma, Emperor of Destruction
Aug 04 2019 Flag SM 133: 鳥上決戦!ブレイブバードVSゴッドバード!!
A Birdacious Battle! Brave Bird VS Sky Attack!!
Aug 10 2019 Flag SMUL 24: The Secret Princess!
Lilie and the Secret Ingenuity Princess!
Aug 17 2019 Flag SMUL 25: Drawn with the Wind!
Shaymin, Meltan and Shore! Lost Explorers!!
Aug 24 2019 Flag SMUL 26: Aiming for the Top Floor!
Aim for the Top Floor! The Explosive Dragon Gym!!
Aug 31 2019 Flag SMUL 27: A High-Speed Awakening!
Superspeed Kuwagannon! The Awakening of Māmane!!
May 15

Pokémon Rumble Rush

Posted by Sunain | May 15th 2019 at 12:13 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Android, Apple iOS
Comments: 0
The Pokémon Company International today confirmed a new entry in the Pokémon Rumble series, with the all new Pokémon Rumble Rush. This free-to-start beat-‘em-up is available for download today for owners of Android mobile devices in Australia via Google Play; with an iOS version and full worldwide release coming shortly. Screenshots from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

rumble rush logo


Latest Title in Rumble Series Coming to Android and iOS Devices

In Pokémon Rumble Rush players assume the role of an intrepid adventurer tasked with discovering new islands and the various Pokémon that inhabit each area. As they explore each island players must overcome the hordes of enemy Pokémon that stand in their way. By tapping the screen, the players’ partner Pokémon will rush in and attack each oncoming wave. During each of these encounters there is a chance one or more of the Pokémon will befriend a player and in turn use those Pokémon in future battles. Each island adventure features Super Boss fights and, if victorious, players have the chance to get items that power up their Pokémon.

rumble rush logo

As they play Pokémon Rumble Rush, players will have the chance to encounter hundreds of different species of Pokémon. The more players explore the game world and take part in special events, the more Pokémon they will discover—possibly including Legendary and Mythical Pokémon! Exploration may also lead to players finding a previously undiscovered stage, and as a reward, players get to name it.

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When exploring an area on their own, a hint function can display the Pokémon that inhabit that area. Also, when players view a map of an island, occasionally they'll see some hot air balloons passing by. Tapping a hot air balloon will let players try a stage that other adventurers have already discovered, which means players may encounter Pokémon that they haven't found before.
May 14

Movie 22 Website Updates with Info on Promotional Ancient Mew Card

Posted by Adamant | May 14th 2019 at 09:50 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, TCG, Movie
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

You'll Get an Ancient Mew Card Via the "Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution" Theater Pamphlet!!

A "Mew" Pokémon card with its text written in ancient letters is included as a free gift
with the theater pamphlet for "Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution", which premieres Friday July 12th!

The back of the ancient Mew card has a different design from the normal cards.

The pamphlet goes on sale alongside the movie's premiere on Friday July 12th!
Details on the theater pamphlet will be revealed at a later date. Stay tuned!

The way to decipher the letters written on the card
is scheduled to be revealed on the Trainers' Website, the official Pokémon Card Game website,
on Friday May 24th, the same day we present the cards included in the expansion pack "Miracle Twins".

Source: https://www.pokemon-movie.jp/news/?p=3638

Article edited on 2019-05-14 09:57:41 by Adamant
May 14

Movie 22 Website Updates with Character Profile for Armored Mewtwo

Posted by Adamant | May 14th 2019 at 09:26 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Character Profiles

Characters profile

Sakaki from the Rocket Gang gave Mewtwo this restraining form that controls its power as it searched for the meaning behind its existence in this world.
Even though what's said to be the greatest power that any Pokémon has ever had has now been suppressed, Mewtwo still possesses the power to overwhelm other Pokémon.

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

Article edited on 2019-05-15 12:47:26 by Adamant
May 14

Fans Unable to Get Pokémon Detective Pikachu TCG Promo Packs Due to Limited Supply and Hording

Posted by Sunain | May 14th 2019 at 03:31 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Movie, Promo
Comments: 0
The Pokémon Company and Warner Brothers released the Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie in theaters in North America officially on May 10th, 2019. As part of the promotion for the movie, a 2 card booster pack was being distributed with tickets which included a Pikachu SM190 promo card and a random card. Unfortunately, due to low supply and people hording, many fans are reporting that they have not been able to get the Pikachu promo card.


Many theaters are reporting they receive a small supply of promo cards that couldn't even cover the first showing on the first day. A box of 200 booster packs was sent to many theaters. This is extremely unfortunate for Pokémon fans and TCG collectors that are looking to obtain this special promo card, only distributed at this theater showing. Warner Brothers nor The Pokémon Company have responded to this promotion dilemma. Reports from all over North America on social media are indicating that this isn't a localized issue.

News Article Writers Note: I personally attended a showing on Tuesday morning in Ontario, Canada at a Cineplex theater and wasn't able to get a promo pack. Talking to multiple staff members, they all indicated the packs were gone the first day, first showing. There was no indication anywhere that this promo was first showing only. Just a warning to those fans that haven't attended the movie yet, it is unlikely you will be able to get this promo card now.


Cineplex responded to our inquiry as to the limited distribution and they indicated that the cards were distributed to select theaters in Canada on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 and Friday, May 10th, 2019. Due note that May 9th, 2019 is not the official release date of the movie.


Sources: /r/PokemonTCG and Go Nintendo

Article edited on 2019-05-14 05:12:18 by Sunain
May 14

Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu - Bulbasaur Promo Card at Walmart

Posted by Sunain | May 14th 2019 at 03:20 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Detective Pikachu, Promo
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon website has announced that on May 18th, 2019 from 11am to 4pm, participating Walmart locations in the United States will be distribution a Bulbasaur Promo card and a Detective Pikachu movie poster.


Get a Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu Promo Card at Walmart

Visit participating Walmart stores on May 18 to get a card featuring Bulbasaur and a POKÉMON Detective Pikachu movie poster.

Celebrate the release of the POKÉMON Detective Pikachu movie during a special event at Walmart! Stop into a participating Walmart on May 18, 2019, from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. in your local time zone to receive a pair of special giveaways—a Pokémon TCG promo card featuring the big-screen version of Bulbasaur, plus a POKÉMON Detective Pikachu movie poster. These great giveaways are only available while supplies last, so don't miss out!

See the rest of the cards based on the POKÉMON Detective Pikachu movie and get more details on the Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu expansion at the official site.

Sources: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/get-a-pokemon-tcg-detective-pikachu-promo-card-at-walmart/ and https://www.pokemontcg.com/en-us/detective-pikachu/

Article edited on 2019-05-14 03:51:19 by Sunain
May 14

The Art and Making of Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Posted by Sunain | May 14th 2019 at 03:18 PM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, Pikachu Press, Detective Pikachu
Comments: 0
Pikachu Press will be releasing The Art and Making of Pokémon Detective Pikachu, a 200 page hardcover book that goes behind the scenes into the art and making of the movie. The list price is $85.00 USD. High resolution sample pages and cover artwork have been added to an Imageboard thread.


The Art and Making of Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Go Behind the Scenes and Into the Action—with Detective Pikachu!

Discover the incredible art and behind-the-scenes excitement of the first live-action Pokémon film from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures with this deluxe slipcase edition featuring storyboards, character profiles, interviews, and concept art featuring Detective Pikachu, Ryme City, and all the action and adventure from the movie!

This premium hardcover book includes a removable map of Ryme City, postcards, plus more memorabilia from the film that’s not available anywhere else.

With a foreword by Director Rob Letterman and an interview with Tsunekazu Ishihara, president of The Pokémon Company, this exclusive volume brings you a wealth of production secrets, movie magic, and details about what it takes to create an epic Pokémon mystery in Ryme City—and what it takes to share that story with the world!

Hardcover: 200 pages
Publisher: Pikachu Press (May 21, 2019)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1604382031
ISBN-13: 978-1604382037
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.4 inches
List Price: $85.00

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/go-behind-the-scenes-of-pokemon-detective-pikachu/

Article edited on 2019-05-14 03:58:52 by Sunain

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