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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)
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
Sep 13

Nintendo Direct - September 13th, 2017 - Uncover More Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon Info

Posted by Sunain | September 13th 2017 at 06:40 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo, Twitter, Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo Direct, Nintendo Switch, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Pokkén Tournament DX
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A Nintendo Direct was broadcast on September 13th, 2017 at 6pm EST. Notes from this Nintendo Direct have been added to our content page. High resolution pictures from the press videos and press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

Nintendo Direct - September 13th, 2017 - Highlights

  • In Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon, legendary Pokémon Necrozma has transformed into two new forms Dusk Mane Necrozma and Dawn Wings Necrozma.


  • Two brand new Pokémon revealed: Ultra Beasts - UB Burst and UB Assembly.


  • New Nintendo 2DS XL Poké Ball Edition revealed. Released date of November 3rd, 2017.


  • Players that buy Pokémon Gold or Pokémon Silver Virtual Console can receive 3DS themes.


  • Those that purchase Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon between November 17th, 2017 and January 10th, 2017, players will receive a Special Rockruff that can evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc from November 17th, 2017 to January 10th, 2018.


  • Those that purchase Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon Digital Versions will receive 12 Quick Balls.


  • Those that purchase Pokémon Gold or Silver Versions for the Virtual Console can then receive Celebi as a special gift for Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon.


Press Release - Nintendo Details a Massive Lineup of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS

Pokémon Ultra Sun / Pokémon Ultra Moon: The new games feature customizable main characters who embark on a new adventure. An untold story unfolds on a grand scale, where the Legendary Pokémon that steals light, Necrozma, has transformed into two new forms: Dusk Mane Necrozma, who took over Solgaleo, and Dawn Wings Necrozma who took over Lunala. Fans who purchase and activate the game by Jan. 10 can get a special gift Rockruff, who will evolve into a Dusk Form Lycanroc, new to the world of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. Fans who download the digital version of Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon by Jan. 10 will receive 12 Quick Balls. Finally, a cool Poké Ball-themed New Nintendo 2DS XL system will launch separately two weeks prior on Nov. 3.

Source: https://press.nintendo.com/en-CA/Nintendo-Details-a-Massive-Lineup-of-Games-Coming-to-Nintendo-Switch-a

Pocket Monsters Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Double Pack / Pokémon Center Pre-order Presents

Those that pre-order two copies of Pocket Monsters Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon between September 22nd, 2017 and November 16th, 2017 at a Pokémon Center, a Pokémon Store, the Pokémon Store Online or the Pokémon EXPO Gym Official Shop can receive Dusk Mane Necrozma and Dawn Wings Necrozma Figures as well as a Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon Alola Art Book. Two copies of the games are required to be ordered in order to receive these presents but any combination including the Double Pack qualify. For example, people could purchase two copies of Ultra Sun to receive the presents.


The Pocket Monsters Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Double Pack costs 9960yen while each game purchased separately costs 4980 yen. The Double pack also comes with 2 serial codes to get 100 Monster balls.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2017/09/170914_p01.html

YouTube Trailer - Uncover More Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon Secrets!

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rQLqeX_LcQ

YouTube Trailer - Uncover More Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon Secrets!

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJdwPU-SylM

Article edited on 2017-09-13 07:47:14 by Sunain
Sep 12

Rating Battle Season 6

Posted by Sunain | September 12th 2017 at 08:50 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon Global Link, Rating Battles, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
Comments: 0
The Pokémon Global Link website has announced the details for Rating Battle Season 6 for Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon.


Rating Battle Season 6

It’s that time again! The new Rating Battle Season 6 is upon us! Put your Pokémon Trainer skills to the test as you compete in ranked online matches with players from around the world. The leaderboards are reset each Rating Battle Season, so everyone starts on equal footing. As you battle, you’ll move up and down the rankings based on your match outcomes. Rating Battle Season 6 runs from September 12 through November 14, 2017, so get in there and start battling!

Eligible Pokémon for Rating Battle Season 6 include Pokémon from the National Pokédex No. 001–802. However, this season’s Special Battles rules feature only Pokémon that haven’t ranked in the top 15 at the end of Single Battle Seasons 2–4. Additionally, all Pokémon that ranked in top 15 of the Pokémon ranking as of August 3 (during Single Battle Season 5) cannot be used. These Pokémon include Charizard, Gengar, Gyarados, Porygon2, Blaziken, Salamence, Garchomp, Lucario, Hippowdon, Mamoswine, Ferrothorn, Landorus, Greninja, Aegislash, Mimikyu, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, and Tapu Fini.

Other Pokémon that are not permitted in Rating Battle Season 6 are Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Marshadow, and Ash-Greninja.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/c05e9ef6-d9fd-4a20-b926-7b81a3350277

Article edited on 2017-09-12 08:50:58 by Sunain
Sep 10

Pokémon GO Events - Sept/Oct 2017 - Viva Calle San Jose / Philly Free Streets

Posted by Sunain | September 10th 2017 at 09:34 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0
Niantic has revealed some new Pokémon GO events that will take place around the world throughout September and October 2017.

Viva Calle San Jose


Explore San Jose through the lens of Pokémon GO - see new neighborhoods, connect with community members, and visit significant and interesting PokéStops.

Viva CalleSJ is a free program that temporarily closes miles of San Jose streets to bring communities together to walk, bike, skate, play, and explore the city like never before.

Each year's event opens upwards of six miles of streets, through some of San Jose's most iconic neighborhoods for people to come out and play for the day!

Date: September 17th, 2017

Philly Free Streets


Explore Philadelphia with Pokémon GO by joining this City of Philadelphia initiative and taking a car-free adventure through Philadelphia, visiting historic locations, and meeting other players.

Date: October 28th, 2017

Article edited on 2017-09-15 09:35:40 by Sunain
Sep 08

Movie 20 Website Updates with Info on Upcoming Relevant Media

Posted by Adamant | September 8th 2017 at 09:57 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Media Information

Tv Shows:
Sunday September 10th: "The Pocket Monsters Anime Premium 10" on TV Tokyo - Message (from Taiiku Okazaki)
Sunday September 17th: "The Pocket Monsters Anime Premium 10" on TV Tokyo - Video Message (from Nicole Fujita)

*Note that these are the scheduled 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=3137
Sep 08

Pokémon GO and psychological distress, physical complaints and work performance among adult workers

Posted by Sunain | September 8th 2017 at 07:39 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic, Scientific Study
Comments: 0
A study titled: Pokémon GO and psychological distress, physical complaints, and work performance among adult workers: a retrospective cohort study was published online on September 7th, 2017 in Scientific Reports. The full study is available on Nature.com.

"The study examines the effects that Pokémon GO has on mental health and the relationships between Pokémon GO and psychological distress from an existing workers’ cohort in Japan. Online surveys were conducted to 3,915 full-time workers, at baseline (Nov 26, 2015–Feb 18, 2016) and at follow-up (Dec 1–4, 2016), using a self-report questionnaire.

The results of the study supported their primary hypotheses, indicating significantly better improvement of psychological distress among Pokémon GO players compared to non-players. The quantitative findings are the first scientific suggestion for the effects of Pokémon GO, the new mobile application game utilizing augmented reality, on mental health among workers.

The present study suggests that the working population may also enjoy the benefits of playing Pokémon GO, such as improved mental health. Our findings are in line with a previous study which reported that Pokémon GO could have health benefits for participants with different demographic characteristics (e.g., age, sex) because the negative association between playing Pokémon GO, and psychological distress remained after adjustment (sex, age, smoking and drinking habits, and job stressors). Therefore, playing games utilizing the technology of augmented reality could be recommended among workers with various characteristics."

Source: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-11176-2

Article edited on 2017-09-08 07:46:11 by Sunain
Sep 08

Ampharosite, Altarianite, Latiosite and Latiasite Distribution

Posted by Sunain | September 8th 2017 at 07:24 PM EDT
Tags: Mega Evolution, Pokémon Bank, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon website has announced that Ampharosite, Altarianite, Latiosite and Latiasite Mega Stones are now available to players through the universal code: DRACHE. Players of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon can get these Mega Stones from September 8th, 2017 until October 31st, 2017.


Get Mega Stones to Power Up Your Pokémon!

This is it! The final batch of special Mega Stones that will grant Mega Evolution powers to some of your Pokémon. This month's special code grants you Ampharosite, Altarianite, Latiosite, and Latiasite in your copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon. These Mega Stones allow you to Mega Evolve Ampharos, Altaria, Latios, and Latias (respectively) during battle, giving them the ability to unleash awesome attacks!

Mega Stones special code: DRACHE

These Pokémon aren't available in the wild in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon, but you can bring them into Pokémon Bank via PokéTransporter from earlier games. The Pokémon you transfer will lose their items in the process, however, so this distribution is currently the only way to get these Mega Stones in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon.

To get the four Mega Stones:
  1. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  2. Select Receive Gift.
  3. Select Get with Code/Password, then Yes, and then Yes again to connect to the Internet.
  4. Enter your password.
  5. Watch as you receive the Mega Stones.
  6. Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to pick up your Mega Stones.
  7. Be sure to save your game!

Release the full strength of these powerful Pokémon when you Mega Evolve in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon with these awesome Mega Stones.

Also, make sure you enter this password by October 31, 2017. That's the final day for Trainers to claim their special Mega Stones, so don't miss out on this opportunity to unlock your Pokémon's Mega Evolutions!

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/get-mega-stones-to-power-up-your-pokemon/

Article edited on 2017-09-08 07:24:48 by Sunain

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