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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)
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
Feb 20

Pokemon Movie 10 - The Rise of Darkrai to be released on DVD on May 27th 2008

Posted by Sunain | February 20th 2008 at 07:51 PM EST
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The Rise of Darkrai is the first Generation IV Pokemon movie, and the tenth Pokemon movie overall. Pokemon Movie 10 - The Rise of Darkrai will be released on DVD on May 27th 2008.

Source: Rightstuf
Feb 19

Pokemon Manga sells on average over 24000 copies per volume during 2007

Posted by Sunain | February 19th 2008 at 04:36 PM EST
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According to the BookScan Sales Numbers for 2007, seven manga series sold more than 24,000 copies of each volume on average. Pokemon was one of the seven series that sold 24,000+ on average per volume. Considering no new Pokemon manga's were released in English during 2007, this bodes well for the upcoming Pokemon manga's that were announced earlier this year.

Source: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/
Feb 18

JAKKS Pacific Press Release for Toy Fair 08 - No New Pokemon Toys Announced

Posted by Sunain | February 18th 2008 at 03:57 PM EST
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JAKKS Pacific launched the first major Pokemon toy release for North American in more than four years in 2007 with action figures, plush, electronics and play sets. Pokemon merchandise from JAKKS Pacific's was a no show at this years Toy Fair 08 with no new Pokemon toys announced. Pokemon USA closed down their online store, Pokemoncenter.com last month in favor of selling Pokemon merchandise exclusively through its retail partners.

The American International Toy Fair is one of a few major toy industry trade shows held around the world. The Toy Fair features demonstrations and displays in an open trade show setting, while the toy district showrooms offer a chance for buyers to consult with sales representatives from the major toy manufacturers in a quieter setting. It's very odd that Pokemon USA and JAKKS Pacific would not announce any new Pokemon merchandise at such a large event. Hopefully we will see a press announcement from both these companies later this year.

The eighth annual T.O.T.Y. Awards were given out Saturday night. Women in Toys’ Wonder Women of Toys awards honored nearly a dozen women for excellence in their respective specialties. Pokemon USA’s Holly Rawlinson took home the Licensor award.

Sources: http://www.playthings.com/ & Jakks Pacific Press Release
Feb 16

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Marathon on Cartoon Network - February 24th 2008

Posted by Sunain | February 16th 2008 at 06:47 PM EST
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Cartoon Network will be airing Pokemon Diamond and Pearl all day on February 24th 2008. The marathon will precede the English Dub premiere of Movie 10: The Rise of Darkrai. The following is a list of the episodes that will air that day.

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Marathon - February 24th 2008

7:00 AM - DP28: Drifloon in the Wind!
7:30 AM - DP29: The Champ Twins!
8:00 AM - DP30: Some Enchanted Sweetening!
8:30 AM - DP31: The Grass-Type is Always Greener!
9:00 AM - DP32: An Angry Combeenation
9:30 AM - DP33: All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go!
10:00 AM - DP34: Buizel Your Way Out of This!
10:30 AM - DP35: An Elite Meet and Greet!
11:00 AM - DP36: A Secret Sphere of Influence!
11:30 AM - DP37: A Grass Menagerie!
12:00 PM - DP38: One Big Happiny Family!
12:30 PM - DP39: Steamboat Willies!
1:00 PM - DP40: Top-Down Training!
1:30 PM - DP41: A Stand Up Sit Down!
2:00 PM - DP42: The Electrike Company!
2:30 PM - DP43: Malice in Wonderland!
3:00 PM - DP44: Mass Hip-Po-Sis!
3:30 PM - DP45: Ill-Will Hunting
4:00 PM - DP46: A Maze-ing Race!
4:30 PM - DP47: Sandshrew's Locker!
5:00 PM - DP49: Dawn's Early Night!
5:30 PM - DP50: Tag! We're It...!
6:00 PM - DP51: Glory Blaze!
6:30 PM - DP52: Smells Like Team Spirit!


Source: TV Guide
Feb 16

Sherwood Brands Announces Nationwide Recall of Pokemon Branded

Posted by Sunain | February 16th 2008 at 05:28 PM EST
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What appeared to be metal fragments were found in Valentine's Day lollipops at an elementary school, and the product has been pulled from the shelves of thousands of stores across the country.

At least 20 apparently tainted lollipops, from a bag of Pokemon Valentine Cards and Pops, were found at Kathleen Elementary School in Lakeland.

For the past week, most major news outlets have been reporting this story. Pokemon.com has also added a link on their website to the following FDA's Press Release.

Sherwood Brands Announces Nationwide Recall of Pokemon Branded “Valentine Cards and Pops” Because They May Contain Metal Fragments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Rockville, MD -- February 14, 2008 - Sherwood Brands LLC is voluntarily recalling approximately 400,000 packages of Pokemon branded "Valentine Cards and Pops" (Item# 073964209109 and Item# 073964289804), because of reports that metal fragments were found in two lollipops purchased in Florida. There are no reports of injury. People who bite into or swallow a metal fragment could possibly be injured.

The products being recalled are packages of ten and thirty Pokemon branded Valentine cards and lollipops featuring a variety of characters.

Sherwood Brands is advising its distribution network to remove the Pokemon branded Valentine cards and lollipops from the shelves immediately. The product was sold at retailers nationwide.

"Our utmost concern is the safety of our customers. We took immediate action upon learning of this incident and Sherwood is working with the FDA to recall the products," said Amir Frydman, president of Sherwood Brands.

"Pokemon is committed to consumer safety and we’re working closely with our licensee, Sherwood Brands, to investigate this matter completely," said J.C. Smith, Pokemon USA’s director of marketing.

Consumers who have purchased the above products are advised not to consume them and to return them to Sherwood Brands for a full refund. Send affected products to:

Sherwood Brands LLC
Attn: Product Recall
350 Shaw Drive,
Keysville, VA 23947



Source: http://www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/sherwood02_08.html
Feb 16

Orange Islands and Battle Frontier DVD box sets announced

Posted by Sunain | February 16th 2008 at 01:51 PM EST
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Two new Pokemon English dubbed DVD box sets have been announced for release later this year. The Orange Island DVD box set will include all 35 Orange Islands episodes while the Battle Frontier DVD box set will probably include only half a season. The suggested retail price for both sets is $39.98.

Pokemon Battle Frontier DVD Box Set 1
* Date Available - Jun 24 2008
* 520 Minutes
* Format - Dubbed in English
* Media - DVD
* Episodes - 23
* Publisher - VIZ
Pokemon Orange Islands DVD Box Set
* Date Available - May 20 2008
* 760 Minutes
* Format - Dubbed in English
* Media - DVD
* Episodes - 35
* Publisher - VIZ


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