Pokemania is in full effect! This episode features a deep dive preview of Pokemon Legends Arceus, final thoughts on Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and a hands-on look at the retro virtual pet, Pocket Pikachu. Want to know about Pokemon card shopping in Tokyo? Japan-based Pokemon card collector Graceon joins the podcast this week and discusses the best card shops in Tokyo, the appeal of Japanese Pokemon cards, and why Japanese Pokemon cards just smell so good!
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(0:00) - Intro
(2:56) - Pokemon Legends Arceus preview
(17:31) - Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl final thoughts
(29:54) - Pocket Pikachu hands-on
(36:22) - Mario Kart 9 rumors
(39:02) - Kirby and the Forgotten Land gets a release date
(40:53) - Sega opening a new studio in Sapporo
(41:44) - Street Fighter 35th Anniversary
(42:29) - Pokemon Burishai Festival pop up shop
(43:45) - Pokemon TCG Star Birth expansion
(44:27) - Japanese software and hardware sales
(48:25) - Pokemon Card Shopping in Tokyo w / Graceon
(1:22:40) - Japanese gaming word of the week (無言ギルド mugon guild)
(1:23:33) - Japanese tweet of the week: https://twitter.com/moa151/status/1479056821197639684?s=20
(1:24:10) - Closing
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