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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)
Sep 24 2020 Flag PLANET 7: ポケットモンスター オーロラからのメッセージ
Pocket Monsters: The Message From the Aurora
Sep 27 2020 Flag PM2019 39: サトシ対サイトウ!攻略たこがため!!
Satoshi VS Saito! Overcome Octolock!!
Oct 09 2020 Flag PM2019 40: VSサンダー!伝説レイドバトル!!
VS Thunder! Legendary Raid Battle!!
Oct 16 2020 Flag PM2019 41: ピカチュウアテレコ大作戦 / 半分ヌマクロー
Operation: Dub Pikachu / Half Numaclaw
Oct 23 2020 Flag PM2019 42: ソード&シールドⅠ まどろみの森
Sword & Shield I: Slumbering Weald
Oct 30 2020 Flag PM2019 43: ソード&シールドⅡ ブラックナイト
Sword & Shield II: Black Night
Dec 25 2020 Flag Movie 23: ココ
Jan 19

English Dub titled 'Pokémon: Black & White'

Posted by Sunain | January 19th 2011 at 03:49 AM EST
Tags: Anime, Best Wishes
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver website posted a news article for the Ash's Pikachu event at Toys"R"Us later this month in which it announced the title of the new season of the English dub. The 14th English dubbed season will be called "Pokémon: Black & White", the same name as the games. The Japanese and Taiwanese versions of the same series are called "Best Wishes (ベストウイッシュ)". The title 'Best Wishes' is a double pun in Japanese.

Press Release

Ash and his partner Pikachu have been through thick and thin together in their adventures on TV and in the Pokémon movies. Now, they prepare to go on all-new adventures in the latest TV season, Pokémon: Black & White! Follow Ash, Pikachu, and a brand-new cast of characters as they discover never-before-seen Pokémon throughout the Unova region.

Source: http://www.pokemongoldsilver.com/us/#/news/ashspikachu/

Article edited on 2011-01-19 07:49:58 by Sunain
Jan 18

New Pokémon Manga in Shonen Sunday Starting in March

Posted by Sunain | January 18th 2011 at 05:10 AM EST
Tags: Manga
Comments: 2
A new Pokémon Manga was revealed this week at the Jisedai World Hobby Fair Winter '11 (次世代ワールドホビーフェア '11 Winter) in Japan. The new Pokémon Manga will be part of the Weekly Shōnen Sunday (週刊少年サンデー) magazine starting in March of 2011. Further details were not revealed. Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine is aimed at a more older audience due to its target demographics but no summary of the new Pokémon Manga series has been announced yet. CoroCoro Comic (コロコロコミック) is also currently running three Pocket Monsters manga series including a Pocket Monsters BW version.

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Source: http://websunday.net/

Article edited on 2011-01-23 06:02:37 by Sunain
Jan 16

Pokémon Smash 15

Posted by Sunain | January 16th 2011 at 01:31 PM EST
Tags: Anime, Games
Comments: 0
Episode PicturePokémon Smash Episode 15, Takeshi & Satoshi! Defend Nibi Gym in a Tag Battle!! / The Legendary Pokémon 'Reshiram' and 'Zekrom' Appear in a Card Game Battle!? / Announcing the New Move for Victini, Which Will Appear in the Movie! (タケシ&サトシ! タッグバトルでニビジムを守れ!! / ポケモンカードバトルに伝説のポケモン「レシラム」「ゼクロム」が登場!?/映画に登場するビクティニの新しいワザを公開!), aired on Sunday in Japan.

The episode begins with Golgo, Shoko, and Robert wondering where Professor Red was as he hadn't showed up yet. Just then, Professor Red runs in and greets everyone. Professor Red had a deck of Pokémon Trading Cards and he is excited to learn about the game.

Golgo introduces this weeks rerun episode as part of the Pokémon Library and Akiyama announces this weeks theme, Cannot win with Power alone! (パワーだけでは勝てなう!). This weeks rerun episode was Takeshi & Satoshi! Defend Nibi Gym in a Tag Battle!! (タケシ&サトシ! タッグバトルでニビジムを守れ!!) from the Advanced Generation series. A full summary of that episode is available in the episode guide. Red said the go-to line 'OK! Pokémon Library!' to start the repeat episode.

After the repeat episode, the International girls arrive and say they will be going out to do a task dealing with the Pokémon Card Game. Robert from the Adventure Division quickly take exception to that as they believe that's what the Adventure Division is for. Hana takes exception to their complaining and tells them to "Shut up!". Yamamoto then announces they will be doing a Pokémon Card Battle using the latest BW set.

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The teams were the same as the last card battle. Hana, Misaki, and Yamamoto were on one team and Maria, Baba, and Akiyama were on the other team. The International Group and Adventure Group meet up with Teacher Takashima (タカシマ先生) who was once again their teacher for this segment of the show.

This time Teacher Takashima lets them design their deck the way they wanted before the battle. At first Maria's team had 12 Pokémon and only 3 energy cards. He then points out that some of the cards they had chosen had attacks like Enbuoh's (エンブオー) Flare Drive (フレアドライブ) that required 4 energy cards to use. He then looked at Hana's selections and noticed her team had a better Pokémon card to energy card ratio but they didn't have enough Fire energy cards to use Reshiram's (レシラム) Blue Fire (あおいほのお) move which requires at least 2 fire energy.

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Both teams took Teacher Takashima's advice and rebuilt their decks. Maria's team went from 3 energy cards to 9 but reduced the Pokémon cards from 12 to 6. Hana's team added a couple more Fire energy. They each shuffled their decks and placed them on the large mat. Hana's team went first and the first card they picked up was Reshiram (レシラム BC 013/053). Hana states in English: "It's a good one!" and they put it on their bench. They also attach a Fire energy to Yamamoto Mijumaru (ミジュマル WC 011/053) who is their currently active battle Pokémon.

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Hana attached a Grass Energy to Akiyama Monmen (モンメン BC 004/053) giving it enough energy to use Cotton Guard (コットンガード) which deals 10 damage. Akiyama got a cotton ball and a tissue to tickle Yamamoto's nose to imitate the move. Hana then picked up a water energy and gave it to Yamamoto Mijumaru giving him enough energy to use Shell Blade (シェルブレード) which does 20 damage plus 20 more damage if a coin flip is heads. Hana flipped the coin and got head. Yamamoto hit Akiyama with a stuffed pillow that looked like a shell dealing Akiyama Monmen 40 damage but only 10 damage points counted due to Monmen's resistance to water attacks and a -10 modifier from using Cotton Guard.

Maria's team picked up a Lightning Energy card and gave it to Baba Zekrom (ゼクロム WC 020/053). Maria also evolved Akiyama into Erufuun (エルフーン BC 005/053). They used Helping Hand (てだすけ) which allows them to choose 1 Basic Energy card from their deck and attach it to their Benched Pokémon. They chose a Lightning Energy card and applied it to Zekrom. Hana picked up Futachimaru (フタチマル WC 012/053) and evolved Yamamoto and said it was one of their 'Best Card's. Yamamoto uses Aqua Tail (アクアテール) which does 30 damage plus 10 more damage for each heads they flip. Hana rolled a heads and Yamamoto hit Akiyama with a tail attached to his back that was drenched with water but it only dealt 20 damage in the end. Maria decided to switch Akiyama and Baba and applied another Lightning Energy.

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Maria instructed Baba to use Zekrom's Lightning Strike (らいげき) attack which deals 120 damage to the opponent and 40 damage to itself. Baba touched Yamamoto's nose while holding an electric conductor and it shocked Yamamoto to simulate the Lightning Strike attack. That knocked out Yamamoto's Futachimaru (フタチマル WC 012/053) and gave Maria's team the win.

As announced earlier in the week on the official Pocket Monsters movie website, Shoko-tan announced the full title for the 14th Pocket Monsters movie. Victini and the Dark Hero - Zekrom (ビクティニと黒き英雄ゼクロム) will debut in Japanese theaters on July 16th, 2011. To celebrate the new movie, a Victini that knows the move V-Generate (Vジェネレート) will be distributed. Full distribution details have yet to be announced.

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During the Marketing Divisions segment, Elite Four (四天王) member Gima (ギーマ) was unveiled along with his Pokémon: Zuruzukin (ズルズキン), Waruvial (ワルビアル), Kirikizan (キリキザン) and Lepardas (レパルダス). Shoko-tan also revealed the legendary Pokémon: Cobalon (コバルオン), Terrakion (テラキオン), and Virizion (ビリジオン).

Characters and Pictures from this episode have been added to the episode guide. You can also comment and discuss this episode on the forum. Also be sure to rate this and other episodes in the episode guide.

Article edited on 2011-01-16 03:33:03 by Sunain
Jan 15

Pokémon TCG Black & White: Sneak-Peek Tins Revealed

Posted by Sunain | January 15th 2011 at 12:48 AM EST
Tags: TCG, Press Release
Comments: 0
Croftminster has posted the press release and pictures for the upcoming Pokémon TCG Black & White set that is to be released in March of 2011. The UPC Code is 0-820650-10625-5.

Press Release

Are you ready to catch the next generation of Pokémon? Each Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sneak-Peek Tin contains 1 of 3 NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN basic Pokémon preview cards from the Pokémon TCG: Black & White expansion - the Grass Pokémon Snivy, the Fire Pokémon Tepig, or the Water Pokémon Oshawott - but that's not all!

You also get Snivy, Tepig, or Oshawott as a collectible figure! Want more? Each tin also contains a special Black & White preview pack with 5 more NEW Pokémon!

On top of all this, you get 4 MORE Pokémon TCG booster packs from Call of Legends, the HS Series, or the Platinum Series!

Each Pokémon TCG: Sneak-Peek Tin contains:
  • 1 of 3 never-before-seen Pokémon - Snivy, Tepig, or Oshawatt - as both a TCG card and a fantastic figure!
  • A special preview pack for the Pokémon TCG: Black & White expansion - five Pokémon chosen just for this sneak peek!
  • 4 more Pokémon TCG 10-card booster packs from previous releases!

Source: http://www.croftminster.com.au/products/Pokemon/Pokemon-tcg-black-white-sneak-peek-tin

Article edited on 2011-01-15 12:51:12 by Sunain
Jan 14

Satoshi's Zuruggu Wi-Fi Event - C-Gear Wallpapers

Posted by Sunain | January 14th 2011 at 06:52 AM EST
Tags: Anime, Games, Diamond and Pearl, Black and White, Event
Comments: 0
The official Japanese Pokémon website has announced a new Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection download event for Pokémon Black and White. The 17th episode of Pocket Monsters Best Wishes will feature the hatching of Satoshi's egg hatching, making Zuruggu Satoshi's latest Pokémon. To celebrate this event, players of the Japanese versions of Pokémon Black and White have the opportunity to download Satoshi's Zuruggu (サトシのズルッグ) from January 28th, 2011 until February 10th, 2011. Below is the full information.

Pokémon Info

Zuruggu (ズルッグ)
Level: 1
OT: Satoshi (サトシ)
ID: 01281
Poké ball: Cherish Ball
Held Item: Muscle Band

C-Gear Wallpapers

To celebrate the upcoming 1 hour Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl Special, it was also announced that from January 27th, 2011 until March 30th, 2011, players of the Japanese versions of Pokémon Black and White have the opportunity to download special C-Gear wallpapers featuring Hikari's Pochama and Takeshi's Gureggru.

Sources: http://www.4gamer.net/games/104/G010490/20110114001/ and http://www.pokemon-sp.jp/news-sp/2011/01/0114_01.html
Jan 13

More Pokémon Black and White Information Revealed

Posted by Sunain | January 13th 2011 at 10:42 PM EST
Tags: Games, Black and White
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version has revealed tons of new information about the upcoming games. Cheren and Bianca names have been revealed, as well as a bunch of new Pokémon. Below is all the newly revealed information.

Pokémon Names

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504 Patrat ミネズミ Minezumi Nagelotz Ratentif Patrat Patrat
518 Musharna ムシャーナ Musharna Somnivora Mushana Musharna Musharna
527 Woobat コロモリ Koromori Fleknoil Chovsourir Woobat Woobat
529 Drilbur モグリュー Mogurew Rotomurf Rototaupe Drilbur Drilbur
563 Cofagrigus デスカーン Deathkarn Echnatoll Tutankafer Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
576 Gothitelle ゴチルゼル Gothiruselle Morbitesse Sidérella Gothitelle Gothitelle
579 Reuniclus ランクルス Ranculus Zytomega Symbios Reuniclus Reuniclus
610 Axew キバゴ Kibago Milza Coupenotte Axew Axew
628 Braviary ウォーグル Wargle Washakwil Gueriaigle Braviary Braviary

A Trainer's Tale

Your adventure as a Trainer will take you all across the Unova region, where you'll encounter many Pokémon, as well as many competitive Trainers. Before heading out to discover all that being a Trainer has to offer, you'll first meet a few nice folks in your own hometown. The small town you live in doesn't have much to offer for an eager Trainer. Your adventure begins when Professor Juniper delivers a gift to you and your two best friends, Cheren and Bianca! There's also a note attached to the gift, signed by Professor Juniper. Professor Juniper has one more gift for you when you visit her Pokémon Lab: a Pokédex! Your mom offers encouragement and advice as you start your journey! Now it's time for you and your friends to start your long and exciting adventure together!

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Cheren: Cheren is one of your childhood friends who will start a journey with you. His goal is to become the Pokémon Champion!
Bianca: Bianca is a childhood friend who, despite her father's initial reluctance, goes on an adventure with you. You'll meet up with her frequently.
Fennel: Professor Juniper's friend will hand you the C-Gear, a device with a variety of communication features. Fennel needs your help to complete her research.
N:You'll run into N quite a lot around the Unova region, and he'll often challenge you to battle when you meet. You'll have to discover who this mysterious character truly is and uncover his ultimate goal.


Changes in Unova

Some of the locations in the Unova region are different depending on whether you're playing Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version. Even some of the towns have a different visual appeal depending on which version you play. Although they occupy the same location on the map, in Pokémon Black Version you'll find Black City, while in Pokémon White Version you'll head into White Forest.

Black City has many tall buildings for you to roam around and through. There are also plenty of people to talk to, as you'd expect in a big city. This city looks magnificent with its concrete and steel in one version. But in the other version, the same city is filled with ivy, flowers, and cobblestones. In the verdant White Forest, you'll experience the serenity of nature. But there are still important people for you to meet deep within the forest.


New Ways to Battle

There are all kinds of new ways to direct your Pokémon in battle, including Random Matchups and Triple Battles.

Triple Battles: Get ready to engage in wild three-on-three matches as Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version introduce Triple Battles! Each party has three Pokémon in battle at a time! Your Pokémon can attack only the foe in front of it or one adjacent to that Pokémon with normal-range attacks. The Pokémon in the center can attack all three of the opponent's Pokémon. But that Pokémon can also be attacked by all three opposing Pokémon! Use the Shift command on your Pokémon to swap it to the center position. The Pokémon you moved will be hit by the attack that was intended for the Pokémon that was previously there. Only the Pokémon in the center can use attacks that hit all three Pokémon at once. There's a new Ability that prevents damage from your other Pokémon's attacks, Telepathy. There's also a new move that prevents the effects of ranging attacks that would normally affect all of your Pokémon!

Source: http://www.pokemonblackwhite.com/

Article edited on 2011-01-14 08:39:26 by Sunain

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