Around October of last year, a ton if people were hyping up for Pokemon X and Y. I got sucked into the world of Pokémon again, and I wrote 3 Mini-Reviews on this blog I had before I got onto TAY. I was digging through my backlog, and decided to post them up to TAY, with some minor tweaks.
This is Pokémon how it should be. The game looks like a lower res version of XD Gale of Darkness & Coliseum, but its art style makes up for it. The UI looks great, the art style looks fantastic, the Pokémon designs look great, and the new dynamic camera is great... I can go on for days about how good this game looks. The art style is really suited for pokemon, and helps drive the game. It looks slightly worse on the 3DS, do to it being blown up,but it shouldn't look too bad.
Pokémon Special is the Pokémon Manga. It's been running since the start of Pokémon and to me is the canon story of Pokémon. This is personally, my favorite manga series, and I have many fond memories with Pokemon Special.
THIS MANGA HAS CHARACTER DEVELLLOOPMMMEEEENNNTTTTTTTTTT! It's pretty much the story from the game with some character development, new arcs, comedy and even a romance (GASP!). It's fantastic, and gives the basic plots of Pokémon a bit of personality. I like how they actually use strategy, and the plot was superb. It's a very shonen-esque plot, but that's what Pokémon is and it's one of my favorites. What makes this so much better in comparison to the stories of the main games, is that it has good pacing. It blazes through the stuff you already have seen while taking a long time with its own arcs. I felt that that was bad sometimes, that they were skipping a bunch of stuff Other perks in comparison to the main game is that it cuts out a lot of fat, it has great charecter iterations, and is just a ton of fun.
The Art of Pokemon Special does it's job. It's charming, and I personally enjoy it, but there's nothing really noteworthy about Pokemon special's art. It has a pretty consistent art because it's been the same artist since the very beginning, but the art looks better in some arcs in comparison to others. It doesn't really wow you at any time, but it never hinders it.
I love Pokémon Special; It holds a special place in my hart as the definitive version of one of my childhood favorites. Its plot is great, and that's what really matters. It's Pokémon, but with a real story, and I've never been more glad to see Pokémon in a way like this.
Pokémon Special lives up to its name. It's really something totally different for the Pokémon Company with a really decent plot and it's very entertaining, with a real story and all. It's not the best, but it's my favorite manga just because of how entertaining it's always been, and there is a bit of nostalgia factor here. Anyways, Pokemon Special is the Canon Pokemon plot to me, and i'd recommend all of you go and read a bunch of Pokemon Special.
Pokémon Origins is a 4 part OVA series made by Production IG based on the original games. How does Production IG (who's done alot of work with nintendo) deal with the original games? Let's find out!
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