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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)
Apr 20 2019 Flag SMUL 10: Alola, Alola!
An Alola! in Alola! Takeshi and Kasumi!
Apr 21 2019 Flag SM 118: 最上階を目指せ!爆音のドラゴンジム!!
Aim for the Top Floor! The Explosive Dragon Gym!!
Apr 27 2019 Flag SMUL 11: Heart of Fire! Heart of Stone!
A Passionate Heart That Smashes Even Rocks! Lychee and Takeshi!!
Apr 28 2019 Flag SM 119: 超速のクワガノン!マーマネ覚醒!!
Superspeed Kuwagannon! The Awakening of Māmane!!
May 03 2019 Flag Movie: ポケモン名探偵ピカチュウ
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
May 04 2019 Flag SMUL 12: That's Some Spicy Island Research!
Research Projects on Poni Island! Find the Island King!!
May 05 2019 Flag SM 120: スイレン、カイオーガを釣る!?
Suiren Hooks a Kyogre?!
May 11 2019 Flag SMUL 13: Showdown on Poni Island!
Lugarugan Showdown! Satoshi VS Gladio!!
May 12 2019 Flag SM 121: マオ奮闘!森のポケモンカフェ!!
Mao's Valiant Effort! The Forest Pokémon Café!!
May 19 2019 Flag SM 122: 監視します!ロケット団アローラのすがた!!
You're Being Watched! The Rocket Gang's Alola Forms!!
May 26 2019 Flag SM 123: Zワザを極めろ!灼熱のカキ合宿!!
Master the Z-Move! Kaki's Fierce Boot Camp!!
Jun 02 2019 Flag SM 124: 切れ味バツグン!カミツルギ見参!!
Perfect Sharpness! Kamiturugi has Arrived!!
Jul 12 2019 Flag Movie 22: ミュウツーの逆襲 EVOLUTION
Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution
Jul 07

Pocket Monsters Let's Go - Pokémon Center Pre-Order Gifts

Posted by Sunain | July 7th 2018 at 10:06 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center
Comments: 0
The official Japanese Pokémon website has announced that those that pre-order Pocket Monsters Let's Go, Pikachu! or Eievui! at a Pokémon Center, Pokémon Store or the Pokémon Center Online will receive an exclusive original figure set. In addition, those that pre-order both games can receive an an original art book.

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■ "Pocket Monsters Let's Go! Pikachu" 5,980 yen (excluding tax)
■ "Pocket monsters Let's Go! Eievui" 5,980 yen (excluding tax)
■ "Monster Ball Plus" 4,980 yen (excluding tax)
■ "Pocket Monsters Let's Go! Pikachu Monster Ball Plus Set" 9,980 yen (excluding tax)
■ "Pocket Monsters Let's Go! Eievui Monster Ball Plus Set" 9,980 yen (excluding tax)

1. Pre-order Gifts for Game Purchases - Pokémon Center Original Figure Sets

Those that purchase Pocket Monsters: Let's Go, Pikachu! will receive the Pokémon Center Original Figure Partner and Pikachu Set and those that purchase Pocket Monsters: Let's Go, Eievui! will receive the Pokémon Center Original Figure Partner and Eievui Set.


2. Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!・Pokémon: Let's Go, Eievui! ART Book

The art book features drawings by GAME FREAK artists for the games which were used during the development process.


3. Pokémon Center Original Pouch

Those that purchase the Monster Ball Plus will receive a Pokémon Center Original Pouch.


4. Pre-order Gift Legend


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/07/180706_p01.html

Article edited on 2018-07-07 10:13:20 by Sunain
Jul 06

Movie 21 Website Updates with Info on Upcoming Relevant Media

Posted by Sunain | July 6th 2018 at 10:46 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Oha Suta, Movie, Pokénchi
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Media Information

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 - "Cinema ★ Cinema" PR Goods Present
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 - "TV LIFE" PR Goods Present
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 - "Weekly TV Guide" PR Goods Present
Thursday, July 12th, 2018 - "Yomiuri Kodomo Newspaper" Interview (Mana Ashida)
Friday, July 13th, 2018 - "Pokémon Newspaper" Interview (Mana Ashida, Rina Kawaei, Gaku Hamada)
Friday, July 13th, 2018 - "Pokémon Fan" Presentation of Goods
Saturday, July 14th, 2018 - "CoroCoro Comic" Presentation of Film News

Sunday, July 8th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Pokénchi" Pre-release feature
Monday, July 9th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Oha Suta" Pre-release feature
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Oha Suta" Pre-release feature
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Oha Suta" Pre-release feature
Thursday, July 12th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Oha Suta" Pre-release feature
Thursday, July 12th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Pokénchi 3 Hour Special!!" Broadcast of "Pocket Monsters the Movie: I Choose You!" · Movie Special Segments
Friday, July 13th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Oha Suta" Special Pre-release feature
Sunday, July 15th, 2018 - TV Tokyo - "Pokénchi" Release commemoration feature

*Note that these are the scheduled publication dates/air dates and as such are subject to change without notice. *Broadcast dates will vary depending on where you live. (some areas exempt) For details, please see the website of your local TV station.

Source: http://www.pokemon-movie.jp/news/?p=3425

Article edited on 2018-07-08 09:13:52 by Sunain
Jul 06

Pokémon fit - Palm Sized Plush Series

Posted by Sunain | July 6th 2018 at 08:54 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Toys, Plushies
Comments: 0
Starting on July 13th, 2018, the first Pokémon in the Pokémon fit palm sized plush toy lineup will be available to purchase at the Pokémon Centers in Japan. The first 30 Pokémon will be available in July but by November 2018, the remaining 121 Pokémon will become available. 151 Kanto Pokémon to be available to buy and collect as part of this Pokémon fit series. Each plush toy costs 1100yen.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/07/180706_p02.html

Article edited on 2018-07-06 08:58:20 by Sunain
Jul 05

Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary with Pikachu!

Posted by Sunain | July 5th 2018 at 03:51 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0
Niantic has announced that to celebrate the second anniversary of Pokémon GO, from July 6th, 2018 until July 31st, 2018, Pikachu and Pichu will appear more often. A special summer style Pikachu dressed in a straw hat and sunglasses will appear throughout the month.


Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary with Pikachu!

Trainers, Can you believe it’s already the second anniversary of Pokémon GO? Thank you so much for adventuring with us and catching Pokémon all over the world. You truly are what makes this journey so special!

None other than Pikachu has joined in to celebrate this momentous occasion, so keep an eye out for Pikachu and Pichu as they will appear more frequently tomorrow (July 6 PT) until July 31. Plus, this year, you can say hello throughout the month to a special “Summer Style” Pikachu, that’s decked out in a straw hat and sunglasses.

Can’t get enough Pikachu? Pikachu Fan Avatar items will be available for purchase! Trainers with a gold Pikachu Fan medal will be able to purchase all related items, which include a T-shirt and Pikachu ears.

We’ve heard so many amazing stories from Trainers, and we can’t wait for what’s on the horizon. We’re excited to announce that Special Research on the Mythical Pokémon Celebi will be available globally in the near future. So stay tuned, Trainers, and get out there and GO!

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/birthday2018/

Article edited on 2018-07-05 03:51:45 by Sunain
Jul 05

Pokémon Center Big Midsummer PikaPika Strategy

Posted by Sunain | July 5th 2018 at 12:35 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Pokémon Store, Pokémon Ga-Olé
Comments: 0

The Pokémon Center Big Midsummer PikaPika Strategy (ポケモンセンター 真夏のピカピカ大作戦) will take place at the Pokémon Centers and Pokémon Stores in Japan from July 21st, 2018 until September 2nd, 2018. There are fun attractions and promotions taking place throughout the summer as people come and shop at the Pokémon Centers!

1. Let Play Some Mini Attractions

Mini attractions will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday's during the campaign period! Three kinds of new mini attractions will be showcased during this time. Depending on the store, the mini attractions are different. The type of mini attraction changes every week, so please look forward to them. If you play the mini attractions, you can get the original Pokémon Center goods depending on your game results!

Furthermore, each time you play with a mini attraction, you can have one stamp pressed on a stamp card! You can choose from two types of stamp cards: Pikachu Course and Eievee Course. Gather 3 stamps during the course, you will receive a Pokémon Center Original minibox tissue, depending on the course stamps collected. Also, those who are Pokémon Center online members can log in and display the screen to a staff member and get 1 stamp.

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2. Let Play Pokémon Ga-Olé

A special course for Pokémon Ga-Olé - Ultra Legend Set 1 called Full Eievei Course (いっぱイーブイコース), which is limited to the Pokémon Centers Pokémon Ga-Olé machines, will be available from July 5th, 2018 until September 12th, 2018. Also, during the campaign period, the first 100 primary school or younger people that arrive can play the Getting started with Ga-Olé! Course course as a free trial. Players of the Eievei Course have a chance to get 1 of 4 special disks: Eievui, Showers, Thunders and Booster.

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Source: https://pokemongaole.com/event/e180628_2/

3. Gifts for Shopping!

For each purchase of 2000yen (tax included) at a Pokémon Center or Pokémon Store nationwide in Japan, patrons will receive 1 Pokémon Center Original Reproduction Clear Card at random. For each purchase of 4,000 yen (tax included), shoppers will receive a Pokémon Center Original Walking Bag.

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4. Pokémon Summer Life Goods

Starting on July 13th, 2018, a new line of merchandise called the Pokémon Summer Life will be available to purchase at the Pokémon Centers.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/06/180622_p01.html

5. Pikachu and Eievui Appear!

Pikachu and Eievui will appear at Pokémon Center and Pokémon Stores nationwide. Below is a chart listing the locations and times that they will be appearing.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2018/06/180622_p04.html

Article edited on 2018-07-05 12:39:33 by Sunain
Jul 03

Pokémon GO Special Weekend - Japan - July 26th to 29th, 2018

Posted by Sunain | July 3rd 2018 at 10:20 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0

Niantic has announced that a Pokémon GO Special Weekend will take place in Japan from July 26th, 2018 until July 29th, 2018. Official partners will be helping support this event. The Pokémon GO Special Weekend is an in-game event that requires that players get a participation ticket with a barcode on it by visiting an official partners PokéStop and Check-in. After checking in, players can participate in the event anywhere in Japan except for some islands. If a players leaves Japan, they can't participate in the event.


The event is scheduled to be held from 10am until 8pm daily from July 26th, 2018 until July 29th, 2018. Those that participate in the event, will have double the XP during the event and a higher chance of meeting some special Pokémon.

Participation Tickets can be obtained by answering questionnaires and shopping at the following Pokémon GO official partners: McDonald's, TOHO Cinemas, Softbank, Tully's Coffee, Aeon and Joyfull. Participation Tickets will be available to obtain at different times depending on the official partner. Tickets from TOHO Cinemas, Tully's Coffee and Joyfull are the same regardless of which store you get it from.

McDonald's - Starting July 11th, 2018
TOHO Cinemas - Starting July 13th, 2018
SoftBank / Y Mobile - Starting July 5th, 2018
Tully's Coffee - Starting July 24th, 2018
Aeon - Starting July 13th, 2018
Joyfull - Starting July 17th, 2018 at 15:00


The Pokémon available differs depending on the official sponsor:
July 26th, 2018 - Softbank - Unown S, B and Charmander
July 27th, 2018 - Toho Cinemas, Tully's Coffee and Joyfull - Unown T, J and Squirtle
July 28th, 2018 - McDonalds - Unown M, D and Pikachu
July 29th, 2018 - Aeon - Unown A, E and Bulbasaur

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/ja/post/2018japanspecialweekend/

Article edited on 2018-07-03 10:22:01 by Sunain

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