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Pokémon (ポケモン Pokemon?/ˈpkˌmɒn/ poh-kay-mon)[1][2] is a media franchise owned by The Pokémon Company,[3] and created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995.[4] It is centered on fictional creatures called “Pokémon”, which humans known as Pokémon Trainers catch and train to battle each other for sport.\

 

The franchise began as a pair of video games for the original Game Boy, developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo. The franchise now spans video games, trading card games, animated television shows and movies, comic books, and toys. Pokémon is the second-most successful and lucrative video game-based media franchise in the world, behind only Nintendo’s Mario franchise.[5]
 
 
Manga Vs Anime
Anime – The story follows a young trainer named Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town. Arriving late to the ceremony of young trainers leaving Pallet to start their journey, he is unable to receive one of the three starter Pokémon. Because of this, he receives a wild and disobedient Pikachu. After overcoming trial and error during an attack from a flock of Spearow, the two become friends and travel the Kanto region as Ash tries to become a Pokémon master. Upon traveling, they become friends with the Pewter City gym leader, Brock, and the Cerulean City gym leader, Misty. This trio is constantly met with annoying challenges from the goofy villains of Team Rocket, but never fail to send them “blasting off again!” Eventually, Ash would go on to defeat all of the gym leaders in Kanto but fail to win the Pokémon League tournament. Ash would go on to challenge many other regions following the same formula for years to come.
 
Manga – The story also follows a young trainer from the town of Pallet. However, much like his video game counterpart, he is known simply as Red. With Red already being a pretty decent trainer, he knows how to catch Pokémon. In addition, he has a pretty powerful Poliwhirl to start off with. Much like the games, Red battles the evil terrorist group, Team Rocket, who will stop at nothing to capture legendary Pokémon. Throughout the manga, he finds himself in confrontations or defending Pokémon like Mew, Mewtwo, and the legendary bird trio. In the end, Red and his rivals defeat Team Rocket on their path to the league. Red also bests his rival, Blue, and is recognized as the league champion. Red’s role throughout the later arcs would change, but he always remains a constant in the Pokémon Adventures series, even if he wasn’t the focus of the story.
 
Movies (Japanese Release Dates):
  1. Pokémon: The First Movie—Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
  2. Pokémon: The Movie 2000—The Power of One (1999)
  3. Pokémon 3: The Movie—Spell of the Unown (2000)
  4. Pokémon 4Ever—Celebi: Voice of the Forest (2001)
  5. Pokémon Heroes (2002)
  6. Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker (2003)
  7. Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys (2004)
  8. Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
  9. Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006)
  10. Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007)
  11. Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008)
  12. Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (2009)
  13. Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions (2010)
  14. Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram &
    Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom
     (2011)
  15. Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice (2012)
  16. Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened (2013)
  17. Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)
  18. Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages (2015)
Jen is still around, so we are talking with him!
Pachinko starts off the podcast, then Alan tells us a bit of how he acted while he visited Japan.
He used the technique called Gaijin Smash.
Josh talks about his obsession with AK-Bingo.
Alan talks about the horrible Arkham Knight update to PC.
Josh doesn’t know what voxel is and calls it vexel. And thinks its pixels.
That sparks a whole pixel conversation.
Alan brings up that Candy Crush was bought for billions of dollars.
Then we discuss whales, and why mobile games hunt them.
Josh talks about a free game he downloaded. Pay wall killed it for him.
Then he talks about Idle Games.
Jen thought he meant Idol Games. Like pop groups.
Then Jen talks about someone making a physical Hearthstone deck, and research shows he meant to say it was someone in China that made it.
Then Jen bring up Yu-Gi-Oh, and Josh gets mad and tells a story.
Alan shares some silly things about the Magic the Gathering TCG.
And it falls into a Yu-Gi-Oh filled episode.
And it seems Jen and the guys both can’t stand the pro elite card game duelists.
Then we talk about how crazy the ‘Season 0’ really is.
With strange anime based on games, we talk about Beyblade.
And good ol’ Dragonball Z takes the spotlight.
Gundam Wing recycles scenes to make more content.
Mike watched a different variety of anime than what we watched on YTV.
Es…ca…flow…neeEEE!
And we talk about all the mecha anime.
Josh asks if anyone has a favourite Manga that made a terrible Anime.
Josh is sad they dropped the ball on Hyper Police.
Mike brings us that european dubs can be far worse.
Alan brings it back to DBZ.
Josh tells a story of Dragonball GT, maybe its true?
Frieza has a cool metal song written about him.
Josh tells about other cool metal songs in DBZ dubs, with Mike’s help.
Then Josh continues into talking about Baybymetal.
The we all talk about random stuff leading into a discussion about Japanese customs.