Pokémon Concepts

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1-Shot Character

A character who only appears in a single Anime episode or Manga issue and is never seen again in the series. (This concept should only be attached to characters from a completed series not a currently ongoing one as they may surface again)

A Twinkle in the Sky

A common trope in anime & manga. When characters or objects are launched into the sky, they vanish and a small twinkle appears where they disappeared.


A Grass/Ice Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Snover.


A psychic type Pokémon that is always asleep but is able to battle while sleeping.


A Dark type Pokemon. Absol was believed to cause natural disasters but this was proven wrong as it is able to sense them.


A ancient prehistoric Pokemon know for being a carnivore.


A Steel/Rock Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Lairon.


A Normal Type Pokemon.


A Psychic type Pokemon and the evolved form of Kadabra.


Beings from another planet.


A Water type Pokemon.


A Dragon/Flying type pokemon and the evolved form of Swablu.


A Normal Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Aipom.

American Alterations

When certain Anime/Manga is brought to America & edited in some way. This might be to conform with different guidelines regarding children's programming or to combine episodes, or several other reasons.


A Grass/Poison Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Foongus.


Evolved form of Flaaffy and the fully evolved form of Mareep

Animal Cruelty

Just like reality, anime and manga have animal cruelty where humans treat animals like objects and use them for fights to entertain themselves. It's cruel to neglect to take care of an animal and it is also cruel to kill or torture animal without reason.

Anime no Chikara

A collaboration between TV Tokyo and Aniplex to produce and air anime by "spirited" creators.


A Rock/Bug type Pokemon.


A Poison type pokemon and the evolved form of Ekans.


A Fire Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Growlithe.


Known as the Original One, Arceus is the creator of the entire Pokémon Universe. Arceus is also the creator of the lake guardians and the dragon trio.


A Rock/Flying Type Pokemon which is believed to be the ancestor to all bird Pokemon.


A Rock/Flying Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Archen. Unlike its flightless pre-evolution, Archeops is capable of flying, but is more adept at running. It's speed could even outrun a automobile.


A Bug/Poison type Pokemon and the evolved form of Spinarak.


A Rock/Bug type Pokemon and the evolved form of Anorith.


A Steel/Rock Type Pokemon.

Arranged Marriage

A marriage that is arraigned through a meeting and interview process or between families. Many times, the participants may have never even met one another.


The act of intentionally starting a fire with the intent of burning down a building or destroying something such as land or property.


An Ice/Flying Legendary Type Pokémon.

Ash's Pokémon

These are the Pokémon which have been caught and trained by Ash Ketchum in the animated series and manga.


A Normal Type Pokemon that is used by the Nurse joy's of the Isshu Region.


A Dragon Type Pokemon from the Isshu region.


The evolved form of Marill


A Normal Type Pokemon and the Pre Evolved form of Marill.

Bad Ass Fight Scene

A fight scene or epic battle that stands above the norm of what the series offers and goes down in history as one of the best combat encounters in the series. The perfect combination of epicness and animation.

Bad Turned Good

Also known as redemption. This is when someone who was previously wicked decided to become good.


A Dragon Type Pokemon.


A Ground/Psychic type Pokemon.


A Ghost type Pokemon and the evolved form of Shuppet.


A Water/Ground Type Pokemon.


A Water Type Pokemon from the Unova (Isshu) Region. There are two types of Basculin one that is Red and the other Blue.


Baseball is a field sport played between two teams. The sport is very popular in the United States, Japan, and elsewhere throughout the world. It has also been a popular theme in anime and manga for more than 50 years.


A Rock/Steel type Pokemon and the evolved form of Shieldon.

Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.


A grass type Pokemon and the evovled form of Chikorita.


A Ice Type Pokemon and the evolved form of Cubchoo.


A Bug/Flying type Pokemon and the evolved form of Silcoon.

Beauty Pageant

A Beauty Pageant is a contest to see who is the most attractive which can consist of talent competitions and more. Normally, usually just used for fan service in manga/anime.


Poison Bee Pokémon, Beedrill is a Bug/Poison dual-type Pokémon, the evolved form of Kakuna and final form of Weedle.

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