A new housing development in Las Vegas, Nevada, has named its streets after many famous Pokémon.
According to CBC, the suburb has street names like Jigglypuff Place, Snorlax Lane, Squirtle Lane and Charizard Lane. One iconic pocket monster missing from the lineup is none other than Pikachu. “I didn’t want to use Pikachu because I didn’t want it to really stand out when the community was named after Pokémon,” explains Harmony Homes construction manager Andrea Miller. She also describes how her oldest child suggested using Nintendo’s adorable creatures as inspiration for the development’s street name.
Pokémon’s lasting legacy
The first video game, Pokémon Red and Blue, launched in 1996, opening one of the biggest and most successful multimedia franchises ever. The latest mainline games, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, launched late last year, introducing fans and players to the Spanish-inspired Paldea region and lots of new ninth-generation pocket monsters. .
Scarlet and Violet are also the basis for the latest animated series in the series, Pokémon Horizons, which premiered on April 14. The film follows a whole new set of main characters — Riko, her partner. are Sprigatito, Roy and his Fuecoco initiator. The third starter Pokémon, Quaxley, has appeared a lot in promotional materials for the series, leading many to speculate about which trainer will receive the water duck as a companion. The seventh episode of Pokémon Horizons finally gave viewers the answer.
A new Pokémon series is set to launch
Another new Pokémon animated series is coming to Netflix soon. Pokémon Concierge will break the mold of the anime franchise by not following the adventures of a trainer interested in winning a championship and becoming a master. Instead, as the title suggests, the story will follow Haru, a resort employee, as she helps visitors and their pocket monster companions have enjoyable vacations. An official release date for Pokémon Concierge has not been confirmed at the time of writing.
However, it has been confirmed that the final episodes of Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series will begin premiering on Netflix on June 23. These episodes will continue Ash Ketchum and Pikachu’s long journey to the end. won the championship together. The final episode, “The Rainbow and the Pokémon Master!”, which originally aired in Japan on March 24, serves as the duo’s swan anthem. Rika Matsumoto, Ash’s Japanese voice actor, wrote longtime fans a heartwarming message, saying, “I would be happy if Satoshi [Ash] can live forever in people’s hearts.”
Source: CBC Radio