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Jan 30

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Anime on Hulu

Posted by Sunain | January 30th 2014 at 02:46 AM EST
Tags: Anime, Diamond and Pearl
Comments: 1
The Pokémon Company International and Hulu have announced that the Pokémon Anime is now available to watch on the streaming service. Hulu is available to residents of United States and they can now watch the first 5 episodes of Diamond and Pearl for free. The first 2 episodes of Pokémon the Series: XY will be available to watch for free soon.


For subscribers of the United States version of Hulu Plus, the entire Diamond and Pearl is available with Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension, Pokémon: DP Galactic Battles and Pokémon: DP Sinnoh League Victors becoming available soon. Pokémon Origins, the 10th movie Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai as well as the 11th, 12th and 13th movies will also be available soon. Hulu Plus costs $7.99 USD a month.

The Latin American Spanish version of the show will also be available on Hulu in the future.

Sources: http://www.hulu.com/pokemon and http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/anim_hulu-2014-01-30/

Article edited on 2014-01-30 02:49:44 by Sunain
Jul 13

Pokémon Game Show Details / Champions' Pokémon Event Distribution

The official Pokémon website revealed last week that the first ever Pokémon Game Show (ポケモンゲームショー) will be held at Tokyo Big Site (東京ビッグサイト) August 17th, 2013 and August 18th, 2013. Admission is free to the event. Robert from Pokémon Smash will also be in attendance and there will be a lottery to determine who can battle them at the event. This will be the first time that people will be able to play the demo for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.


Champions' Pokémon Event Distribution

Players of the Japanese version of Pocket Monsters Black 2 and White 2 will be able to download 1 of the 7 Champions' Pokémon. Below is a chart of the Pokémon that players will be able to choose from and their corresponding Champion and game.

Pokémon Champion


Green (グリーン)

Red and Green
『ポケットモンスター 赤・緑』



Gold and Silver
『ポケットモンスター 金・銀』



Ruby and Sapphire
『ポケットモンスター ルビー・サファイア』



『ポケットモンスター エメラルド』



Diamond and Pearl
『ポケットモンスター ダイヤモンド・パール』



Black and White



Black 2 and White 2『ポケットモンスターブラック2・ホワイト2』

In addition, Limited edition original T-shirts of the Pokémon Game Show, Pokémon Center merchandise and Pokémon Center 'Pokémon of the Area' Figure Beaded Straps will be available to purchase.


Pocket Monsters Black 2 White 2 / Scramble U Battle Corners

Areas will be set aside for gamers to play and battle each other in Pocket Monsters Black 2 White 2. Also there will be an area for Pokémon Scramble U with vending machines for people to purchase NFC figures. The Pokémon Game Show event also marks the first time that players will be able to get Black Kyurem and White Kyurem NFC figures for the game.


Pokémon Tretta

Visitors will be able to receive a special Pikachu Rookie Tretta on a first come first serve basis. To promote the 16th Pocket Monsters movie, a special Red Genesect Trophy Tretta can be obtained if players defeat it in the Challenge Cup.

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This will also be the first time that people will able to play Pokémon Tretta Lab for Nintendo 3DS (ポケモントレッタラボ for ニンテンドー3DS). The application will be released in Japan on August 10th, 2013. Tretta players are welcomed to bring their Tretta's to try them out in the Tretta Lab.

Article edited on 2013-07-13 08:01:54 by Sunain
Feb 23

Chieko Honda Voice Actor of Natane has Died

Posted by Sunain | February 23rd 2013 at 10:30 PM EST
Tags: Anime, Diamond and Pearl
Comments: 0
Aoni Production announced on Friday February 22nd, 2013 that Chieko Honda (本多知恵子) died due to Multiple myeloma cancer and had been undergoing medical treatment in hospital at the time. She died on February 18th, 2013. She was best known to Pocket Monsters fans as the voice actor for Natane (ナタネ).

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Source: http://www.aoni.co.jp/
May 25

4 New CDs Announced - Become an Arrow! the Opening Theme for Best Wishes Season 2

Posted by Sunain | May 25th 2012 at 01:58 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, CD, Diamond and Pearl, Best Wishes, Movie, Best Wishes Season 2
Comments: 4
Four new CDs have been announced and will be released in Japan over the next couple months. Become a Pointer! (やじるしになって!) is the new opening theme for Pocket Monsters Best Wishes Season 2 (ポケットモンスター ベストウイッシュ シーズン2) which debuts on June 21st, 2012. The song is sung by Rica Matsumoto (松本梨香), the CD catalog number is ZMCP-6093 and it will be released on July 18th, 2012 for 1365yen. The CD contains 5 tracks including the 3rd unique ending theme from Best Wishes Seven-colored Arch (七色アーチ) but also the final ending theme from Diamond and Pearl In Your Heart (君の胸にLaLaLa) which had yet to be released on CD until now.

Also announced was the Nintendo DS Pokémon Black 2 White 2 Super Music Complete (ニンテンドーDS ポケモンブラック2・ホワイト2 スーパーミュージックコンプリート) CD. The CD will contain game background music from the newest games as well as unreleased tracks from from Black and White, Emerald and Platinum. The 4 disc set will contain 174 tracks and will be released in Japan on July 25th, 2012 for 2,625yen.

The Theatrical Edition Pocket Monsters Best Wishes Feature 'Kyurem VS the Sacred Swordsman Keldeo' and Short 'Meloetta's Sparkling Recital' Music Collection (劇場版ポケットモンスター ベストウイッシュ 長編「 キュレムVS聖剣士 ケルディオ 」&短編「 メロエッタのキラキラリサイタル 」 ミュージックコレクション) CD was also announced and will feature instrumental music from this years anime movie. Once again Shinji Miyazaki (宮崎慎二) and Akifumi Tada (多田彰文) have composed the music for the movie. Not much information has been released about the CD's as that is normal to reduce movie spoilers. The CD's catalog number is ZMCP-6094 and it will be released on August 3rd, 2012 for 2,940yen.

Finally, Aki Okui (奥井亜紀) is releasing a new CD that contains the first ending theme for Pocket Monsters Best Wishes Fanfare of the Heart (NEW Arrange ver.). The CD is called OPENER, its catalog number is ZMCZ-8042, it contains 12 tracks which are mainly other anime themes she has sung, and it will be released on July 25th, 2012 for 2,940 yen.

The CDs have been added to our database and information about them will be updated as it becomes available.

Sources: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2012/05/120525_gd01.html and http://www.neowing.co.jp/

Article edited on 2012-05-31 03:10:57 by Adamant
Jan 06

Pokémon DP: Sinnoh League Victors DVD Box Sets Revealed

Posted by Sunain | January 6th 2012 at 10:22 PM EST
Tags: Anime, DVD, Diamond and Pearl, Black and White
Comments: 4
Various DVD retailers have added information about the upcoming Pokémon DP: Sinnoh League Victors DVD box sets that will be released in Canada and the United States. The sets are still behind Australia though as Magna Pacific announced last month that they'd be releasing the first Black and White: Collection DVD set in mid February. Also revealed was the UK release of the 14th movies Pokémon The Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiram / Pokémon The Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom. Below is the basic information on the DVD's that were announced. The DVD's have been added to our database and more information about them can be found there.

14th Movies UK SLV (Box Set 1) SLV (Box Set 2)
Release Date: 2012-04-09
DVD DB Link: Click Here
Release Date: 2012-02-28
DVD DB Link: Click Here
Release Date: 2012-05-01
DVD DB Link: Click Here

Article edited on 2012-01-06 10:27:57 by Sunain
Jul 21

Pikachu's Really Mysterious Adventure DVD

Posted by Sunain | July 21st 2011 at 09:16 PM EDT
Tags: Anime, DVD, Diamond and Pearl
Comments: 1
picThe latest ANA short Pocket Monsters Diamond&Pearl Pikachu's Really Mysterious Adventure (ポケットモンスター ダイヤモンド・パール ピカチュウのふしぎなふしぎな大冒険 ) was released on DVD in Japan on Saturday.

A lost Unknown meets Pikachu and Pochama and an Eneco who decide to help it find its way back to its home and friends. They travel through many strange and mysterious realms while on their adventure. Will Unknown return to its realm safely or will Rocket Gang manage to capture it!?

Characters, Summary and Pictures from this episode have been added to the episode guide. You can also comment and discuss this episode on the forum. Also be sure to rate this and other episodes in the episode guide.

Article edited on 2011-07-21 09:18:16 by Sunain

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