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Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! International Theatrical Release Announced

The Pokémon Company has announced that Fathom Events will be releasing the Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! film internationally.   The film will have a limited time streaming event in “select international markets” on November 5-6. The Pokémon Company also provided a synopsis for the film. 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 andRead More

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’s Ending Song Preview Streamed

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (Gekijōban Pocket Monster: Kimi ni Kimeta!).  The latest trailer features a preview for the ending theme of the film titled “, Oración Theme: Walk Together” (Oración no Theme ~Tomo ni Arukou~), which is performed by Futoshi of The Aqua Timez. The song was composed and arranged by Akimitsu Honma.  The song is based on the song “, Oración,” which was performed by Shinji Miyazaki. The original song was the instrumental insert song for the Pokemon: The Rise of Darkrai film that was released in 2007.   Pokémon theRead More

Figma Pokémon Red Release Details Revealed

The official Japanese Pokémon website has updated with details about the upcoming Figma Red figure.  Pre-orders for the figure will open on Tuesday, June 13 and will later open at the Pokémon Center in Japan on Saturday, June 17.     Customers who pre-order the figure at these specific locations in Japan will also receive a bonus Pikachu. Pokemon Center · Pokemon Store · Pokemon Center Online / Pikachu GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP / Pikachu (Wink face) Pricing details are not confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  

Nintendo Pokémon Direct 2017: Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon Revealed

Earlier this morning, Nintendo streamed a Nintendo Pokémon Direct on their official Youtube channel.  The recent direct revealed a few titles that they will be releasing in the near future. The first revealed game is the Nintendo Switch version of Pokkén Tournament.  This version of the game will be called Pokkén Tournament DX and will include the bonus fighters from the arcade version as well as a brand new character, Decidueye.   Another update to the game is that players will be able to play 3 on 3 matches.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released on September 22. Next, new versionsRead More

Pokémon: I Choose You! Film Announced

The next Pokémon film was announced during the recent airing of Oha Suta: The Super Kids Station show.  The title for the new film will be called “Pokémon: I Choose You!”  Those who have been following the anime since the beginning should remember that the title is based on the first episode of the anime series. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time, however a poster for the film was revealed that features a homage to the original first episode. Pokémon: I Choose You! will premiere in Japan on July 15, 2017. A trailer forRead More

Detective Pikachu Director Announced

Entertainment Weekly has recently reported that the director for the upcoming Detective Pikachu film has been confirmed.   Rob Letterman will be working as the director for the film at Legendary Entertainment and will work with script writer, Nicole Perlman along with Alex Hirsch.   The film will focus on the titular character, Detective Pikachu, who is the star of the currently Japanese exclusive game of the same name. The game also features the character Tim Goodman, a young boy who is currently searching for the whereabouts of his father.  He adventures to Rhyme city where he meets Detective Pikachu. TheRead More

New Pokémon Sun & Moon Trailer – Starter Pokémon Z-Moves and More Ultra Beasts

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has recently updated with a new trailer for Pokémon Sun & Moon.  The latest trailer features the first full look of the Starter Pokémon’s Z-Moves and reveals a closer look at the new Ultra Beasts that were originally shown in the CoroCoro magazine.  The trailer also shows a better look at Diglett and Dugtrio’s Alola forms.  Pokémon Sun & Moon will be released on November 18.  Decidueye – Sinister Arrow Raid Incineroar – Malicious Moonsault Primarina – Oceanic Operetta  The two new ultra beasts include: UB-03 Lighting  UB-05 Glutton  

New Pokémon Sun & Moon Trailer Streamed

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has recently updated with a new trailer for Pokémon Sun & Moon.  The latest trailer shows some of the previously revealed Pokémon in action and reveals the first look at Muk’s Alola Form.  Two new Pokémon species were also revealed. The new reveals include: Alola Grimer/ Muk : Poison / Dark Type Ability: Poison Touch / Gluttony Silvally : Normal Ability : RKS System (Changes Type while holding special items) Unique Move: Multi-Attack Hakamo-o / Kommo-o : Dragon / Fighting Ability: Bulletproof / Soundproof Unique Move : Changing Scales Steenee / Tsareena : GrassRead More

Pokémon Sun & Moon Corocoro Magazine Scans – New Evolutions & Alola Form Revealed

Recently new Corocoro magazine scans for Pokémon Sun & Moon have surfaced on the net, which reveal some brand new evolutions as well as a new Alola form. First, it has been revealed that Grimer will be receiving an Alola form.  According to Serebii, it’s form will be a Poison/ Dark type. Next,  the evolution form for Type: Null has been shown.  It is stated that when it finds a trainer it can trust, it breaks its helmet to become its evolution form called Silvadi.   Depending on what Silvadi holds it will become a different type out of the 18 assortedRead More

New Pokken Tournament Fighter Revealed – Scizor

Bandai Namco Entertainment has recently posted a new trailer for Pokken Tournament.   The newest trailer reveals a new fighter for the arcade version of the game.  Scizor will be joining the fight in arcades, however it is currently unknown when and if he will join the home port release.  

Poke’mon Sun & Moon Trailer Streamed – Ultra Beasts UB-02 Absorption & UB-02 Beauty

The official Poke’mon Youtube channel has recently updated with the latest trailer for Poke’mon Sun and Poke’mon Moon.    The trailer doesn’t reveal any new info on the newest Ultra Beasts, however it seems as though UB-02 Absorption will be appearing in Poke’mon Sun and UB-02 Beauty will be appearing in Poke’mon Moon. Poke’mon Sun and Poke’mon Moon will be released on the Nintendo 3DS on November 18, 2016.  

Poke’mon Generations Online Mini Series Announced

The official Poke’mon Youtube channel has recently updated with a trailer for a brand new Poke’mon online miniseries.  The series will be streamed directly on the official Poke’mon Youtube channel and will run for around 3-5 minutes in the length.  The series will feature major events throughout the franchise as a part of the 20th anniversary of the franchise.   The series will be uploaded weekly until December 23.  The new animated series Pokémon Generations revisits each generation of the Pokémon video game series to shed new light on some timeless moments. From the earliestRead More

Poke’mon Sun & Moon Anime Season Announced

Serebii has reported the details that was revealed in the recent Corocoro magazine  for the upcoming season for the Poke’mon anime series.    In the new season Ash will be heading to the Alola region where he will be receiving the Z-Ring.  He will eventually meet the Melemele Island Guardian, Tapu Koko. Throughout the season Ash will not be doing the typical journey to collect badges, but instead will be focusing on graduating a special Poke’mon related school. The season will premiere in Japan this November on TV Tokyo and it’s affiliates.

Poke’mon Sun & Moon Corocoro Leaks Revealed

Serebii has recently posted the latest Corocoro scans that reveal some new Poke’mon species and information about Poke’mon Sun and Poke’mon Moon.  Rockruff’s evolved form has been revealed.  Rockruff will evolve in Lugarugan, who has the ability to change forms depending on the time of day.  When the setting is sunny then he will be able to turn into Midday Form and when it is night he will become Midnight Form.  No other details about Lugarugan has been revealed so stay tuned for updates. Continuing on a new Ultra Beast has been revealed.  The new Ultra Beast is called UB02, however it seems to have two differentRead More

Viz Media Announces New Pokemon Manga Releases

Viz Media has recently announced that they will be releasing more Pokemon manga in near future.  Starting in September, Viz will be releasing the first volume of the Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire series on September 1 priced at  $4.99 U.S. ( $5.99 CAN). Continuing on,  the company will also release the Pokemon Pocket Comics Box Set that will includes a volume based on the Pokemon species in Pokemon Black & White and a volume based on the Legendary Pokemon.  The set will also include four panel comic strips by Santa Haruzake as well as some trivia.   The set will be released in October pricedRead More