Prof. Chime’s Pokémon Day Predictions for 2022

Over the past year, we’ve had a ton of Pokémon across all mediums, from video games to cards to music albums. As the 25th anniversary finally comes to a close this Sunday, we’re being offered yet another Pokémon Day treat to begin the next year.  As with most Pokémon Days, the anniversary of the original … Read more

Pokémon 25th anniversary predictions: Spin-off games

With the 25th anniversary of Pokémon this week, I wanted to take a little dive into the history of Pokémon spin-offs across the last two-and-half decades. Looking at the past can help us understand what we might be able to expect from the inevitable Pokémon Direct on Pokémon Day this year. Before I go any … Read more

Pokémon 25th anniversary predictions: New Pokémon & games

While there’s going to be plenty of meat that comes from Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, the video games are the real central feature to look at. In the last entry, we discussed toys and merchandise. This time around, I want to talk about what to expect from the video games in 2021 and the possibilities of … Read more

Pokémon 25th anniversary predictions: Toys & merch in 2021

Way back in the 1990s, on February 27th, 1996, Pokémon was first released in Japan. Though the west didn’t start seeing its massive influence until well-over 2 years later, this does mean that Pokémon is turning 25 in 2021. And trust me, something big is clearly coming. While the hype train here in the west … Read more