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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)
Mar 23 2019 Flag SMUL 4: Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!
The Rocket Gang and Nuikoguma
Mar 24 2019 Flag SM 114: ビューティー・アンド・ニャース!
Beauty and the Nyarth!
Mar 27 2019 Flag SMUL 5: No Stone Unturned!
Fukuthrow the Master!!! Mokuroh the Sleeperzzz
Mar 28 2019 Flag SMUL 6: Bright Lights, Big Changes!
The Duo Splits Up?! Satoshi and Rotom
Mar 29 2019 Flag SMUL 7: We Know Where You're Going Eevee!
Where is Eievui Going? To the End of the World for the Sake of a Meeting!
Mar 30 2019 Flag SMUL 8: Battling the Beast Within!
The Lightning that Blocks Wind! Its Name is Zeraora!!
Mar 31 2019 Flag SM 115: 破壊の帝王グズマ!
Guzma, Emperor of Destruction
Apr 07 2019 Flag SM 116: リーリエと秘密の機巧姫!
Lilie and the Secret Ingenuity Princess!
Jul 12 2019 Flag Movie 22: ミュウツーの逆襲 EVOLUTION
Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution
Jul 31

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! Coming to Theaters for a Two-Day Cinema Event

Posted by Sunain | July 31st 2017 at 12:26 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie, 20th Anniversary
Comments: 1
The Pokémon Company International and Fathom Events have announced that Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! will be coming to theaters around the world on Sunday, November 5th, 2017 and Monday, November 6th, 2017.


The Pokémon Company International and Fathom Events Bring Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! to Theaters for a Two-Day Cinema Event

New Animated Movie Featuring Ash and Pikachu’s Origin Story Coming to Cinemas Worldwide as a Limited Theatrical Release on November 5 and 6, 2017
Bellevue, WA, and Denver—July 31, 2017—The new animated film Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, based on the globally popular Pokémon brand, is coming to movie theaters around the world for two days this November. The Pokémon Company International announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Fathom Events, the recognized leader in event cinema distribution, for international theatrical rights to the highly anticipated movie outside of Asia.

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh. The iconic pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, Marshadow. Challenges and epic Pokémon battles abound in this unique new story about the beginning of one of the most beloved friendships in popular culture.

“As an origin story, Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is the perfect way for a new generation of Pokémon fans to experience the beginning of Ash and Pikachu’s friendship, and it offers longtime fans an exciting new look into the start of their epic adventures,” said Colin Palmer, vice president of marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “We’re excited to work with Fathom Events, whose expertise in unique theatrical event activations will offer families and fans the opportunity to come together and experience the excitement of Pokémon animation on the big screen.”

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! will be shown in movie theaters for two days only, on Sunday, November 5, and Monday, November 6, 2017, in select international markets. More details, including screening times and special offers, will be available soon. The movie is already winning over crowds of moviegoers in Japan, where the franchise began, as it opened at the top of the charts for its first weekend.

“Fathom Events is thrilled to work with The Pokémon Company International to bring Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! to the US and international event cinema markets,” Fathom Events CEO-elect Ray Nutt said. “We can’t wait to deliver a high-caliber Pokémon cinema event that fans around the world won’t want to miss.”

More information, including participating theater locations, ticketing dates, and event details, will be available soon on www.FathomEvents.com . Parents and fans can visit the site now to sign up and receive updates and details about the upcoming limited theatrical release.

To learn more about Pokémon animation, visit www.Pokemon.com and join the conversation on social media with #PokemonIChooseYou.

Article edited on 2017-07-31 12:36:02 by Sunain
Jul 31

Pokémon GO updated to version 0.69.1 for Android and 1.39.1 for iOS / Safari Zone Events in Europe

Posted by Sunain | July 31st 2017 at 07:22 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Android, Apple iOS, Patches, Pokémon GO, Niantic
Comments: 0
Niantic has announced that Pokémon GO has been updated to version 0.69.1 for Android and 1.39.1 for iOS and that the previously announced Pokémon GO Safari Zone Events in Europe have been postponed.

An update on the upcoming Pokémon GO Safari Zone Events in Europe

Trainers, In order to guarantee the best possible gameplay experience for European Trainers, we have decided to postpone the events in Europe scheduled for August 5 (Copenhagen and Prague) and August 12 (Stockholm and Amsterdam) until a date later in the Fall. No other scheduled events are affected including the event scheduled for Yokohama, Japan on August 14 and the events scheduled for September 16 in France, Spain, and Germany.

We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you understand that our priority is to ensure a great experience for Pokémon GO Trainers in Europe and around the world. Trainers that might have questions regarding the Safari Zone events should visit the help center.

As a special surprise, we understand that some Pokémon that are rarely seen in Europe will be appearing soon in certain European cities for a brief time. Keep your eyes peeled!

Stay tuned for more information, we will update you as soon as we have the new dates.

Source: http://pokemongo.nianticlabs.com/en/post/safarizoneupdate

Pokémon GO updated to version 0.69.1 for Android and 1.39.1 for iOS

Trainers, Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.69.1 for Android and 1.39.1 for iOS devices. Below are some release notes and comments from our development team.

  • Spark has returned to appraise Pokémon for Team Instinct Trainers.
  • Resolved a motivation decay bug impacting Pokémon with less than 3000 CP.
  • Resolved a bug causing Pokémon GO to freeze after consuming potions too quickly.
  • Resolved a bug causing Pokémon GO to freeze after all 6 Pokémon faint during a Raid Battle.
  • Resolved an issue causing iPhone 6 devices to crash.

Source: http://pokemongo.nianticlabs.com/en/post/ver-update-072817

Article edited on 2017-07-31 07:55:27 by Sunain
Jul 28

Pokémon Daisuki Club - Pokémon Mystery File - Event Pokémon Distribution

Posted by Sunain | July 28th 2017 at 03:40 PM EDT
Tags: YouTube, Event Pokémon, Pokémon Daisuki Club, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
Comments: 0


The Pokémon Daisuki Club put up a mini-site called the Pokémon Mystery File (ポケモンミステリーファイル) and they announced on July 26th, 2017 that Solrock and Lunatone would be available to players of Pokémon Sun or Moon if they could solve the mystery of the Unknown characters hidden somewhere on the site. Players that solved the mystery would get the serial code OYAJI30YEARS to get these two Pokémon from July 26th, 2017 until October 31st, 2017.


Mini-Site Story:

Ancient ruins, time travel, alien rumors - There are many magical things in this world that can not be explained by science alone. The theory that the Pokémon familiar to us are deeply involved in all of these events is being discussed loudly these days. So our staff, in particular, validated some of the paranormal phenomena called "Wonders of the World" from various angles.

YouTube - Pokémon Daisuki Club - Pokémon Mystery File

Solrock and Lunatone Details:

Pokémon Info
Game: Sun Game: Moon
OT: サクジ (Sakuji) OT: サクジ (Sakuji)
Level: 30 Level: 30
Ability: Levitate Ability: Levitate
Moves: Cosmic Power, Hidden Power, Solar Beam, Stone Edge Moves: Cosmic Power, Hidden Power, Moonblast, Power Gem
Item: Comet Shard Item: Comet Shard

Source: http://www.pokemon.jp/special/mystery/

Article edited on 2017-07-28 04:14:03 by Sunain
Jul 28

Pocket Monster SPECIAL 20th Anniversary Data Book PokéSPedia

Posted by Sunain | July 28th 2017 at 08:38 AM EDT
Tags: Manga, Merchandise, Pokémon Center
Comments: 0
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Pocket Monsters Special Manga, the Pokémon Center will be releasing the Pocket Monster SPECIAL 20th Anniversary Data Book PokéSPedia (ポケットモンスターSPECIAL 20thアニバーサリーデータブック ポケSPedia) on August 8th, 2017. The book contains: the Story of each chapter from Chapter 1 to Chapter 14, Character profiles, World View Guide, a Pokémon Zukan, a dictioary and a Character correlation diagram.

The Pokémon Center will also release a gorgeous limited edition version with a special art piece! It's in a paper frame and the illustration is of Red and Pikachu drawn by Mato and Satoshi Yamamoto.


Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2017/07/170728_p01.html

Article edited on 2017-07-28 09:02:20 by Sunain
Jul 28

Movie 20 Website Updates with Info on Upcoming Relevant Media

Posted by Adamant | July 28th 2017 at 02:48 AM EDT
Tags: Anime, Movie
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon movie website has updated. Translations follow:

Media Information

Tuesday August 1st: "TV-kun" - Presentation of attendance gifts
Tuesday August 1st: "Kindergartener Magazine" - Coloring page etc.

Tv Shows:
Sunday July 30th: "Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?" on the TV Tokyo Network - Marshadow special/Guest (Koichi Yamadera)
Sunday July 30th: "The Pocket Monsters Anime Premium 10" on TV Tokyo - Message (from Rica Matsumoto)
Sunday August 6th: "The Pocket Monsters Anime Premium 10" on TV Tokyo - Message (from Kanata Hongo)

*Note that these are the scheduled publication dates/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=3023
Jul 27

Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch release in "2018 or later"

Posted by Sunain | July 27th 2017 at 12:12 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo Switch
Comments: 2
On June 26th, 2017, Nintendo announced their Earnings Release: Three Months Ended June 30, 2017. The Nintendo Switch is selling faster than Nintendo can produce the system and has sold 4.7 million units. The Nintendo Co., Ltd. Earnings Release for the Three-Month Period Ended June 2017 - Supplementary Information indicated that the previously announced Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch will be released in "2018 or later". With the development of a new game engine for Switch, it could take longer to develop and the game might not be released until 2019.

Source: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2017/170726_2e.pdf

Article edited on 2017-07-27 12:15:13 by Sunain

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