The Latest Pokémon Merchandise Trend? Pokémon Butts.

Pokémon’s huge reach means that in Japan, it appears everywhere—plastered over trains, on food, on clothes, and in all sorts of toys and plushies and whatnot. That’s not the crazy part. That part is this new line of official toys, which literally is a collection of the severed rear ends of a variety of Pokémon. »9/29/15 2:30pm9/29/15 2:30pm

Pokémon Go Could Be Amazing (And Maybe A Bit Dangerous)

The words “alternate reality game” were the last thing some hardcore Pokémon fans wanted to hear last night. I understand why. It’s a spin-off. It’s on mobile. You can’t play from the comfort of your own home. And yet! Pokémon Go could be the shot in the arm that the monster-collecting series needs. »9/10/15 6:12pm9/10/15 6:12pm

The Pokémon Superstition That Will Not Die

Some people think that walking under a ladder is bad luck. Others knock on wood so they don’t tempt fate. And we can’t forget about the people avoid the number 13. Some people even press “down B” after they throw a Pokeball in Pokémon games, because they think it will help them capture whatever monster they’ve set… »4/06/15 2:18pm4/06/15 2:18pm

How Pokémon Is One Of The Creepiest Dystopian Societies Ever

Pokémon might have the reputation of a kid-friendly franchise, but under the veneer of Ash and co.'s light-hearted adventures there lies the beating heart of one of the most sinister dystopias around. Here's a few reasons as to why the Pokénation is a lot more terrifyingly dystopian than you may have thought. »1/06/15 3:40pm1/06/15 3:40pm