10 Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Pokémon
Who don’t know Pokémon? Simply no one, because you all know about it, it’s one of the successful works in the field of anime and manga. Pokémon dubbed into multilanguage and aired in so many TV stations over the world which made it so popular and well-known for anime lovers. But here are some facts you probably don’t know that will blow your mind!
1 – Jessie and James age
Their age is only 17 years old even though they look more mature than that.
2 – The banned episode of Pokémon in the US
The episode 35 of Pokémon was banned and not allowed to air in the US due to some scenes which were considered too violent because it features so many weapons.
3 – Pokémon Rhydon
Pokémon Rhydon is the first Pokémon character was created before all the other Pokémons and it was inspired from rhinoceros and other diverse types of dinosaurs.
4 – Four weird names of Pokémons
There are only 4 Pokémons: EEVEE, HO-OH, ALOMOMOLA and GIRAFARIG you can read their names whether from beginning to end or vice versa as you like and still have same word construction and sense.
5 – The color of Pokémon Jinx
Pokémon Jinx has changed from the black color to the violet color due to some accusations of racism generally towards African women , and especially the American women of African origin.
6 – Clefairy Pokémon as the main character
Clefairy Pokemon was going to be as the main character, but the producers noticed that Pikachu is more popular so they decided to replace it by Pikachu.
7 – Pokémon Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan
Pokémon Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan, their names are based off the famous actors of fighting movies, Bruce and Jackie Chan.
8 – Pokémon Ninetails
Pokémon Ninetails is based off a nine-tailed fox in the Japanese mythology.
9 – The officer Jenny
You may ask yourself a day why there are so many police officers called Jenny in the Pokémon anime, and they all have the same character..?
According to Japanese sources, the idea was inspired from the first Pokémon game where all the characters are same.
10 – Ash is an undying character
During all the seasons of Pokémon anime, Ash has never won a championship because the producers want Ash to be a constant character get along with generations.