Cufant & Copperajah – Origin of Species

In this recurring series, I’ll analyze the origins of Pokémon designs, their culture, and their historical allusions to British culture. Cufant Cufant is a small yet heavy Pokémon based on an elephant. Its name is a combination of “Cu”, the atomic symbol for copper, and “fant” relating to an elephant. Its association with copper is … Read more