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Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl - Pikachu's Exploration Club: ANA 4 DVD Announced

The original ANA Short "Pikachu's Exploration Club" shown in August 2007 on limited ANA domestic flights has been announced for release on DVD. The DVD will be released on April 25, 2008 for the suggested retail price of 2500 yen (including tax). The catalog number for the DVD is ZMBS-958 and has a ...

Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl 67 - Hikari's First Gym Battle!!

Hikari's First Gym Battle!! is the 67th episode of Diamond & Pearl. It aired in Japan on February 14, 2008.Episode Screenshots: Click HerePlease Note: Diamond and Pearl 68 is scheduled to air in two weeks on February 28th, 2008. There will be no episode airing next week.You can view larger screensho...

Tom Wayland announces he is the new Voice Director for the English dub of Pokemon

Anime Boston is an annual three-day Japanese animation convention held in Boston, Massachusetts. Anime Boston 2008 will be held Friday, March 21 through Sunday, March 23 at the Hynes Convention Center and Boston Marriott Copley Place. Anime Boston announced its second round of guests and surprisi...

Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl 66 - Lucario! Pulse Bomb of Anger!!

Lucario! Pulse Bomb of Anger!! is the 66th episode of Diamond & Pearl. It aired in Japan on February 7, 2008.The group are introduced to Sumomo and Satoshi immediately asks for Gym Battle. However, Sumomo declines his request because she has lost her self-confidence as a Gym Leader due to Shinji... ...

IGN's reviews Pokemon: Indigo League Season 1, Volume 3 DVD Boxset, Rates the set 2/10 (Terrible)

Viz is now releasing the original anime series for Pokemon in DVD boxset format. The Pokemon: Indigo League DVD boxset features episodes 53-79, the final episodes for the first season of the original TV series before many others would later follow. The 27 episodes are split up onto three discs, a...

Masakazu Kubo, Executive Producer of Pocket Monsters, praises fansubbers

Masakazu Kubo is well known to Pocket Monsters fans as the Executive producer of the series and movies. He is also the director of Shogakukan's Character Business Center. Anime is currently a large market worldwide, but according to recent statistics, Anime sales are in decline. Recently Ma...

The Rise of Darkrai will NOT Be Shown in Theaters

With all the controversy created from the 'announcement' that Movie 10 would be coming to theaters in the United States, Pokemon.com's mailbag section has set the record straight. Q: Will Pokemon: The Rise of Darkrai be shown in theaters? A: This may be a disappointment, but despite what yo...

The Rise of Darkrai TV Premiere - February 24, 2008 at 7 p.m

The Rise of Darkrai is the first Generation IV Pokemon movie, and the tenth Pokemon movie overall. Cartoon Network announced today that the movie will air on February 24, 2008 at 7 p.m.It was also reported that Cartoon Network will air the movie BEFORE the theatrical premiere. "And be sure to catch ...

Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl 65 - Pachirisu in Hippowdon's Mouth!?

Pachirisu in Hippowdon's Mouth!? is the 65th episode of Diamond & Pearl. It aired in Japan on January 31, 2008.When our heroes' Pokemon are having a fun time in a sandpit, a Hippowdon appears from within. However the over-curious Pachirisu can't help peeping into the mouth of Hippowdon and accidenta...

Darkrai.com Launches

Darkrai.com launched Saturday evening unveiling news about Darkrai for the TCG, the anime and the video game. As a subsidiary of Pokemon.com, Darkrai.com is an all flash website designed to focus only on this newly revealed Pokemon.Screenshots, a teaser trailer and the logo 'The Rise of Darkrai' are...

'Pokemon Movie 10 - The Rise of Darkrai' announced on Cartoon Network

Fried Dynamite announced on Friday evening that the tenth Pokemon Movie will be airing on Cartoon Network in March. The tenth Pokemon Movie English dub is entitled "The Rise of Darkrai". Many fans had speculated that the English dub version of the movie would keep the same title as the Japanese vers...

Pokemon TCG expansion, Diamond & Pearl - Great Encounters reveals Darkrai

Pokemon USA, Inc. today announced the latest Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion, Diamond & Pearl - Great Encounters, will be released on February 13th. The expansion features more than 100 cards, including more brand-new Pokemon cards for players to collect and three legendary Pokemon with power...