Welcome to Pokemon Cupboard, a world for fans of all things Pokemon!

This is a world where I’ll be posting various things about the Pokemon franchise. Here I plan to talk about some of my favorite Pokemon, favorite locations in the games, perhaps reminisce about playing the games or my favorite episodes of the anime, and maybe much more.

About Me

I got into Pokemon during the mid to late nineties. At first didn’t want anything to do with Pokemon. Back then it was part of my nature to rebel against all things popular. But my opinion about Pokemon changed significantly after seeing the first four or five episodes of the anime. I got into the series and soon wanted to play the games. That Christmas I believe I had received a Gamboy Color and the Blue version of the Pokemon game.

Eventually I also played the Red and Yellow versions, mostly to see how they differed from Blue. I played the games that followed up until Ruby and Sapphire. At that point the anime had started to go downhill. I really didn’t like it when they replaced Misty with that girl May and her annoying little brother Max (god how I loath him). The games started to lose their appeal too. I didn’t like how Ruby and Sapphire didn’t have a lot of the Pokemon from previous games. Of course at the time I didn’t realize that they were going to do remakes of the first generation games.

Still, by that point I was no longer as into Pokemon as I once was. My focus had turned more to Yu-Gi-Oh! and other things. But I still keep tabs on the Pokemon franchise. I think that the anime is a lost cause, but I have read about the newer games, some of which actually look pretty good. I’m also currently working on a Pokemon Fan Fiction project. So in short I’m basically an old-school Pokemon fan.

Guest Posters

My interest in Pokemon ebbs every now and then. So to make things more fun and keep this world alive, I’m going to allow other Pokemon fans here on TheO to post things here. So like me you could post things about your favorite Pokemon or talk about your favorite anime episodes. But you can do so much more too.

  • If you play the games, you could use this world as sort of a journal and share your adventure with everyone. It doesn’t have to be the mainstream Pokemon games either; it could be Pokemon Conquest or one of the consol games.
  • Another use for this world could be to post Pokemon fanfics you may have created. Or perhaps share the profiles of your Pokemon OCs (if you have any).
  • Maybe you have some big Pokemon related art project you want to share. You could use this world to chronicle its creation.

You could do all that and much, much more. As long as it has to do with Pokemon, the sky’s the limit. So if you’re interested in becoming a guest poster, or maybe just have a few questions, please contact me via comment or PM and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.

Current Guest Posters

umchan649 * dfdfdfdf * xXShayde WolfXx * Ikemarth * Ritsuki * elricbrothersfan

Arrival of Sun and Moon

In case some of you reading forgot or have been hiding under a rock for the past few months, the Pokemon Sun and Moon games hit store shelves all over the world today. I've been reading about some of the coverage on the games on serebii.net yesterday and today. There was one particular secret about the games that totally blew my mind, but I'm not going to say what it is because I don't want to spoil the surprise for anyone.

So now that the games are out, it probably means that I'll be doing some new feature posts about some of the things that this seventh generation has introduced to the Pokemon franchise. I plan to do a short-lived series on the Alolan variants of classic Pokemon such as Ninetales and Raichu. I'll also probably do a series of posts on the Ultra Beasts at some point as well. And of course there will likely be some new posts for the Interesting Specimen and Legendary Pokemon of the Week columns that I do from time to time.

The new era has finally arrived, ladies and gentlemen! The real world may suck at the moment, but the Pokemon franchise just seems to keep getting better.

More New Ultra Beasts Revealed!

Another trailer for the upcoming new Sun and Moon games has been posted to YouTube. This trailer showcases a couple more of the mysterious Ultra Beasts, as well as the exclusive Z-Moves for the Alola Region starters as well as Alolan variants to ...

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Generations Halloween

Hello again everyone. So two more episodes of the Pokemon Generations series of shorts were posted to YouTube today. Episode 9 of the series featured an epic space battle between Rayquaza and Deoxys based on the Delta Episode event from OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire, but the best episode from this week in my opinion is Episode 10. Just in time for Halloween, the tenth episode of Pokemon Generations tells the story of how a hapless traveler and her Chansey end up spending the night in the Sinnoh Region's infamous Old Chateau for the night; a decision that they end up regretting very much in the end. You can find a link to the episode below.

Click Here for Shocking Pokemon Horror

As someone who enjoys the occasional horror story, especially at this time of the year, I have to say that this short was masterfully done. One of the best parts of this episode was the "dinner scene" in the middle, which somehow had a very disturbing quality to it. The ending was pretty outstanding too. I may have to watch this short again later on Halloween.

Classic Trainers Return!

Yet another new trailer for the Pokemon Sun and Moon games has just been posted on YouTube today. The trailer reveals the fully evolved forms of the Alola Starter Pokemon, a few other brand new Pokemon, and much more. Take a look. ...

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Generations: Episode 8

This week's Pokemon Generation's short was posted on YouTube earlier today, and in my opinion this is one of their best episodes yet. The latest short features Team Aqua and one of my favorite Legendary Pokemon from Generation 3, Kyogre.

Click Here for Nautical Pokemon Experience

Of course my favorite episode of these shorts is still the one from a couple of weeks ago featuring Ho-Oh and the Legendary Beasts of Johto, but this episode is easily my second favorite at the moment. My favorite part of this week's short is the scene where Kyogre first awakens.