What is Pokémon:
Pokémon is a RPG video game (of English role-playing gametranslated into Spanish as “role-playing games”) that was first released in 1996 for the Game Boy video game console, created by the Japanese designer Satoshi Tajiri for Nintendo.
The Pokémon RPG video game consists of personify the role of a pokémon creature trainer. Pokémon creatures are monsters found in the Pokémon world (a mix between Earth and a cartoon version of it) that must be captured by trainers to enhance their powers and characteristics.
The objective of the game is become a pokemon master capturing, training and assisting the evolutions and megaevolutions of each creature of the Pokémon generations that exist in order to complete the Pokédex (pokémon codex). Currently there are 721 different Pokémon.
The word Pokémon derives from the acronym of the Japanese concept poketto monyour TAwhat does it mean “pocket Monster”. Today there are six generations of these monsters, the first and best known being Charizard from Pokémon Red; Venusaur, from Pokémon green, and Pikachu, from Pokémon yellow.
Due to its initial success, Pokémon has become:
a video game saga that accompanied the launches of each new version of Nintendo video game consoles, in a anime series launched in 1997 with 15 seasons and 15 films, in 38 manga volumes with a total of 430 chapters, in a collectible card game and interchangeable (trading cards game)in marketing and promotional products.
See also Anime.