2020 Pokémon Championship Series Cancelled

The Pokémon Company have decided to cancel the 2020 North America International Championships (scheduled for June 26–28 in Columbus, Ohio) and the 2020 Pokémon World Championships (scheduled for August 14–16 in London, United Kingdom) due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full statement below…

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Pokémon Game Gym Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for the above Pokémon Game Gym image trademark (商願2020-28209) in Japan which is for multiple purposes relating to video gaming, merchandising, the planning, operation and holding of game tournaments and video game events, and many more. Check back for the actual application once it’s been uploaded. Edit: and added!

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Pokémon Twilight Wings Episodes

The first episode “Letter” of the Pokémon Twilight Wings (Hakumei no Tsubasa) web anime, which is an all-new Pokémon adventure set in the Galar Region. Future episodes to be added to this post. Edit: Episode 2 “Training” and Episode 3 “Buddy” also added.

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Amazing Volt Tackle Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for a new trademark in Japan with 仰天のボルテッカー (商願2020-16693). The trademark translates to “Gyouten no Volteccer” -or “Amazing Volt Tackle” in English- (thanks BlackKite!), and is for multiple purposes including “video game program”. Please note the image above is not part of the application. Check back for the actual application once it’s been uploaded. Edit: and added!

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Two New Pokémon Trademarks

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for two new trademarks in Japan with 伝説の鼓動 (Densetsu no Kodou, which literally translates to The Legendary Heartbeat) (商願2020-13167) and アメイジングレア (Amazing Rare) (商願2020-14499) for multiple purposes including those related to trading card games and video games. Check back for the actual applications once they’ve been uploaded. Edit: and added!

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World Down Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for a new ワールドダウン (literally “World Down”) trademark (商願2020-4146) for multiple purposes including those related to trading card games and video games. Check back for the actual application once it’s been uploaded. Edit: post updated with trademark application…

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Nintendo Apply For 40 Pokémon Trademarks

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for 40 new Pokémon trademarks in Japan with Eevee, れんげきのかた (Rapid Strike Style), いちげきのかた (Single Strike Form), Evoli, Raichu, Blastoise, Bulbasaur, Charizard, Clefairy, Gengar, Ivysaur, Jigglypuff, Meowth, Polywhirl, Psyduck, Mewtwo, Snorlax, Togepi, Venusaur, Wartortle, Gotta Catch ‘Em All, Squirtle, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, PokéPark, Morpeko, ゴリランダー (Rillaboom), Rabbifuto, エースバーン (Cinderace), ジメレオン (Drizzile), インテレオン (Inteleon), Mugendina, バチンキー (Thwackey), ラビフット (Raboot), ムゲンダイナ (Eternatus), Pichu, バドレックス (Calyrex), Budrex, Wulaosu (Urshifu), ウーラオス (Urshifu), and ダクマ (Kubfu).

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Pokémon HOME Dated

The Pokémon Company have announced that the Pokémon HOME cloud service will launch worldwide in February 2020 and will be free-to-download but with in-app purchases. The app will work with Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android devices. More details will be released by the company shortly.

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