Pincurchin – Origin of Species

In this recurring series, I’ll analyze the origins of Pokémon designs, their culture, and their historical allusions to British culture. Pincurchin is an odd Pokémon, as it is an Electric-type that lives in the water. It shares its small, round shape with Pyukumuku, but instead has sharp spines around its body that will glow with … Read more

June 2022 Giveaway: Swadloon plushie

The world is in full bloom, at least where I live, and we’re sharing the leafy goodness with our latest giveaway: a Swadloon plushie! As usual, Japanese import website Meccha Japan has kindly given us this prize to send to one of you! June giveaway prize We have one Motchiritchi Swadloon plushie to give to … Read more

Looking back at James Turner’s Pokémon designs

On June 9, Game Freak’s first Western Pokémon designer, James Turner, announced his departure from the game studio in order to start one of his own. Many were surprised and saddened by the news, especially after his role as the Art Director for Pokémon Sword and Shield. Today we’re looking back at the designs he … Read more

Watch episode 2 of Pokémon: Hisuian Snow here

Are Alec and Hisuian Zorua ok after tumbling off a cliff in the first episode?! Find out in episode two, embedded below! Leave your thoughts about this second episode in the comments below! Don’t forget to join our Discord server as well.