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PocketMonsters.net is a fansite dedicated to all things Pokémon (ポケモン) and Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター). We are the premier site for news and information about all aspects of the franchise from around the world. We cover the Anime, indexing the music, the Trading Card Game, the Games, the variety shows, have a large imageboard, forum and much more. Follow us on Twitter and Subscribe to our RSS Feed for the latest updates!

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)
Jan 19 2020 Flag PM2019 9: あの日の誓い!ジョウト地方のホウオウ伝説!!
The Pledge We Made That Day! The Houou Legend of the Jouto Region!!
Jan 19 2020 Flag POKENCHI 220: あばれる君のポケモン交換旅、今回はりんかちゃんと一緒に茨城へ! / ワイルドエリアみたいに広い公園で、ポケだちを大捜索! / ポケだちの家であばれる先生が授業!?
Abareru-kun's Pokémon Trade Journey, This Installment of Which He Heads to Ibaraki with Rinka-chan! / Conducting a Massive Search for Pokénds in a Huge Park That Resembles the Wild Area! / Teacher Abareru-kun Gives a Lecture at a Pokénd's House?!
Jan 26 2020 Flag PM2019 10: カイリューの楽園、ハクリューの試練!
The Kairyu Paradise and the Hakuryu Trial!
Feb 01 2020 Flag SMUL 49: Exhibition Unmasked!
Final Battle! Satoshi VS Kukui!!
Feb 02 2020 Flag PM2019 11: コハルとワンパチと、時々、ゲンガー
Koharu, Wanpachi, and Sometimes Gangar Too
Feb 08 2020 Flag SMUL 50: A Full Battle Bounty!
Burn with Passion! Get Filled with Intensity! A Full Battle!!!
Feb 09 2020 Flag PM2019 12: ダイマックスバトル!最強王者ダンデ!!
Daimax Battle! Dande, The Greatest of Them All!!
Feb 15 2020 Flag SMUL 51: Fiery Surprises!
Conclusion! Gaogaen VS Nyaheat!!
Feb 22 2020 Flag SMUL 52: From Z to Shining Z!
The Greatest Z in Alola! Kapu-Kokeko VS Pikachu!!
Feb 29 2020 Flag SMUL 53: Dreaming of the Sun and Moon!
The Sun, the Moon and Everyone's Dreams!
Jul 10 2020 Flag Movie 23: ココ
Coco
Mar 23

Director Kunihiko Yuyama Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Japan Film Review Grand-Pri

Posted by Sunain | March 23rd 2008 at 04:05 PM EDT
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Director Kunihiko Yuyama received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Japan Film Review Grand-Prix for his work on Pocket Monsters. The 17th Japan Film Review Grand-Prix, which comprises of 14 film critics and movie journalists, chose the Theatrical Version Pocket Monsters series for the Lifetime Achievement Award as it celebrated its 10th Anniversary in 2007.

Pikachu also appeared at the award ceremony and according to an interpreter it was "A very honorable prize it got and it is moved deeply today." The decision to award the Pocket Monsters series the Lifetime Achievement Award wasn't too hard for the Japanese Grand-Prix critics. As of 2007, there has been 10 theatrical versions of Pocket Monsters with approximately 43 million people seeing them at the theater. The series has also generated a box-office revenue exceeding 46 billion yen.

Director Kunihiko Yuyama who has dealt with the entire series stated that "We are currently producing the 11th movie in the series. The joy of this award is that it is a vote of encouragement and I want to continue making movies towards the children, the fathers, the mothers, and the youth who are waiting to watch them at the theater." A cartoonist, Mr. Takeshi Nagai, who appeared by the presenter encouraged "I want you to do your best with Pikachu to continuously promote the pride of the animation culture in Japan around the world."

Source: http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/
Mar 22

Second Phase of Pocket Monsters DP DVD's to be Released in July

Posted by Sunain | March 22nd 2008 at 01:49 PM EDT
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On March 18th, Seven Eleven stores and other participating stores in Japan began selling phase one of the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl DVD's with the purchase of a Lamune drink. Phase one focused on "Pokemon Captures" and contained 8 disks.

Phase two of the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl DVD's which will be released by Media Factory on July 8, 2008. These disks will also follow the same system as the phase one disks which requires purchasers to also buy the Lamune drink. Disks will be 378yen each and like the first phase, 8 disks will be available. This time the episodes focus on "Pokemon Battles". The following is a list of the episodes that will be on the Phase two Pokemon Battles DVD's:

Disk 1: Pikachu VS Elekid - DP03 - Rival Battle! Three vs. Three!!
Disk 2: Subomie VS Pochama - DP04 - Pochama vs. Subomie! Hikari's First Battle!!
Disk 3: Rampard VS Naetle - DP18 - Return to Kurogane Gym! Decisive Match with Rampard!!
Disk 4: Pochama VS Pottaishi - DP27 - Deciding Match! Pochama VS Pottaishi!!
Disk 5: Pochama & Naetle VS Magmarashi & Alligates - DP29 - Satoshi and Hikari! Saved by a Double Battle!?
Disk 6: Eipam VS Roserade - DP37 - Hakutai Gym! VS Natane!
Disk 7: Dodaitose VS Gablias - DP40 - Champion Shirona Appears!!
Disk 8: DP52 - Tag Battle! The Finals!!

Source: http://www.amiami.com/
Mar 20

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl 71 & 72 - Pokemon Ranger! The Wave-Guiding Riolu!!

Posted by Sunain | March 20th 2008 at 02:11 PM EDT
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Pokemon Ranger! The Wave-Guiding Riolu!! is the 71st and 72nd episodes of Diamond & Pearl. They aired in Japan as part of an one-hour special on March 20, 2008, the day that Pokemon Ranger Batonnage was released.



DP71 Episode Screenshots: Click Here



DP72 Episode Screenshots: Click Here

You can view larger screenshots from this episode by visiting the Imageboard. There you can post your own screenshots and discuss the latest episode.
Mar 16

Movie 11 Advanced Tickets Holder Can Get a Level 100 Regigigas

Posted by Sunain | March 16th 2008 at 10:17 PM EDT
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The Theater Edition of Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl Giratina and the Sky's Bouquet: Sheimi will be released on July 19, 2008 in Japan. Advanced ticket holders have the chance to get a Level 100 Regigigas. Further information about the moves that this Regigigas has will be announce mid-April.

Regigigas is a Pokemon introduced in Generation IV that is the master of Hoenn's legendary golems. Normally, Regigigas comes to life only when Regirock, Regice and Registeel are gathered. Therefore, it requires the three to be in the player's party to awaken it within Snowpoint Temple, where it sleeps. It still appears on the map if they are absent.

In order to receive this Regigigas, you require: a Nintendo DS or a DSLite, and copy of Pocket Monsters Diamond or Pocket Monsters Pearl. Only one Regigigas will be allowed per ticket. You cannot receive it with an overseas edition (Pokemon Diamond or Pearl).

Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp
Mar 14

Nintendo Offers Free Explorer's Guide with Pre-Order of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon

Posted by Sunain | March 14th 2008 at 07:16 PM EDT
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Nintendo has announced a pre-order bonus offer for the upcoming Nintendo DS games Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness.



March 13, 2008 - Two new Pokemon adventures for Nintendo DS are on the way, and Nintendo plans to reward fans for ordering early with guides to help them navigate the games. Starting March 16, fans who place an order for either Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time or Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness will receive a free, limited-edition Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Explorers Guide. The guide contains an exclusive collection of tips, interviews and an original manga by Ken Sugimori, main art director of Pokemon video games.

In these two new games, players journey through time and darkness as actual Pokemon as they attempt to find out why they've been turned into a Pokemon. Their epic quest leads them through countless, randomly generated dungeons, encountering more than 490 Pokemon. Players also have the option to send rescue alerts to their friends via e-mail or mobile text message when they are connected to Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. These two new Dungeon games give Pokemon fans another excuse to upgrade to Nintendo DS, which also plays all their favorite Game Boy Advance games in single-player mode.

Pokemon games remain as popular as ever. Last year's release of Pokemon Diamond Version and Pokemon Pearl Version for Nintendo DS sold a combined 4.33 million copies to date in the United States alone.
Mar 12

Masamitsu Hidaka to be a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2008

Posted by Sunain | March 12th 2008 at 05:01 PM EDT
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Famed Pokemon Director Masamitsu Hidaka is the first announced Guest of Honor for the highly anticipated Anime Expo 2008 convention which runs from July 3rd to July 6th, 2008.

Located in Los Angeles, California, Anime Expo is the United States largest anime/manga convention. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2008 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California.

More information can be found at its website (www.anime-expo.org).
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