Old Updates Archive
List of Pokemon
Pokemon World Atlas
List of Techniques
List of TV Episodes
& Specials Guide
Features section is where I put content that don't really fit into any
other part of the website. Japanese to English translations, event
reports, and information on various Japan-only content can all be found
by clicking on one of the sub-sections below.
Translations of various interviews, comments, and other guides from
Japanese to English.
This magazine / book, which was released to commemorate the release of Pocket Monsters The Movie "I Choose You!",
includes a whopping fourteen (!) interviews with various voice actors
and production staff. Translations of those interviews can be found
(Please note that this is still a work in progress and so all the
interviews are not yet available)
|Animage (May 2017)
Satoshi Nakano Feature
Let's hear from Satoshi
Nakano, the character designer of the Pocket Monsters Sun
& Moon TV series!
|Animage (March 2015)
Masaaki Iwane Interview
The March 2015 issue of
Animage features a massive interview with Masaaki Iwane, one of the
most prolific animators to ever work on Pocket Monsters.
Memorial Book of
A guide book
printed shortly after the Orange Islands arc ended its run on Japanese
TV in late 1999. The following content has been translated:
from the Screenwriters for (nearly) every episode
with Chouji Yoshikawa, the associate producer of the original Pocket Monsters TV series
A five-page comic "What it takes to make the Pokemon cartoon" that goes behind
the scenes of the animation process!
||"Kyurem vs. the Sacred Swordsman Keldeo"
Visual Guide Interviews
This "visual guide" for the second Best
Wishes! movie features a number of interviews with the cast and
crew of the film.
Pokemon Music Special Chat
The three-disc release of
the soundtrack to HeartGold
and SoulSilver came with a
booklet that included an interview with the game's sound
I've been fortunate enough to attend numerous Pocket Monsters-related events
throughout Japan over the years. Collections of my observations and
thoughts about each event can be found below.
movie XY Exhibit
The "Pokémon the movie XY Exhibit" was an art
installation at the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower in Tokyo, Japan held
during the summer of 2014.
Once upon a time Pokkén Tournament was an arcade game
available exclusively in Japan. These first impressions from before the
game was brought overseas may not be terribly useful now but they do offer a unique time
capsule of a time when this game wasn't available overseas.
Books / Magazines
Information about books and other written content released in Japan and
/ or the U.S.
Information about various audio-only content released in Japan.
Information about various video content released in Japan.
other features that don't really fit into any other category.
|Unshou Ishizuka, 1951 -
My tributes to Unshou
Ishizuka, one of the most ubiquitous voice actors in the Pocket Monsters animated series.
An archive of all the April Fools pranks I've pulled with this website
A place where I archive all the contests (as of this writing, only
one...) held on Dogasu's Backpack.
tribute to those background characters who keep reappearing over and
over and over again.
||Takeshi Shudo, 1949 - 2010
On October 29th, 2010, screenplay writer Takeshi Shudo passed
away. I found some information about the man that had never been
available in English before and have collected that here.
Grand List of Pokemon Video Game Clichés
at some of the trends seen in the Pocket Monsters video games.