PokéNews (May 6): Pokémon Detective Pikachu / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: latest tidbits for Pokémon Detective Pikachu, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Here’s the latest video clips for Pokémon Detective Pikachu:

Pokémon Detective Pikachu opens on May 10th in various countries around the world.

Pokémon GO

Speaking of Pokémon Detective Pikachu, it has been announced that Pokémon GO is to get a special collaboration event with it, starting next week. Here’s the various features and bonuses of this event:

  • Select Pokémon featured in the movie will appear in raids.
  • Pokémon that appear in the movie will show up more frequently in the wild (including Bulbasaur, Jigglypuff, Psyduck, Aipom, and Snubbull)
  • Shiny Aipom will appear, if you’re lucky enough!
  • If you’re lucky, you could be photobombed by a Pikachu in a detective hat—with a chance to catch one of your very own!
  • Specially themed Field Research will be available for a limited time during this event.
  • Themed avatar items will be available in the Style Shop.
  • Double XP for catching Pokémon

The Pokémon Detective Pikachu event will be live from:

  • Europe: May 7th (10PM) to May 17th (10PM)
  • UK: May 7th (9PM) to May 17th (9PM)
  • North America (ET): May 7th (4PM) to May 17th (4PM)
  • North America (PT): May 7th (1PM) to May 17th (1PM)
  • Japan: May 8th (5AM) to May 18th (5AM)

Here’s a promo video and some pictures for the event:

Source: Niantic / The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing this Sunday in Japan:

And here’s the latest video clip for the English dub of the series:

Pokémon Kids TV

Here’s the latest video from the Pokémon Kids TV YouTube Channel (no embeds allowed):




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