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Jul 11 2010 Pokémon Sunday 299
Episode PictureThe latest episode of Pokémon Sunday, Full of Upah! / Kōichi Yamadera, Natsuki Katō and Sukima Switch, from the Movie, Appear in the Studio / The Prominent Pokemon from the Movie Appear in the Card Game! (ウパーがいっぱい! / 映画関連で山寺宏一さん・加藤夏希さん・スキマスイッチがスタジオに登場 / 映画で活躍するポケモンたちがカードゲームに登場!), aired today in Japan.

This weeks rerun theme, is a continuation of last weeks new Water Pokémon theme, 'Cooling Summer! Water Pokémon Big Gathering!' (夏を涼しく!みずポケモン大集合!). Full of Upah! was this weeks repeat episode. In this episode, Satoshi and friends encounter a ton of Upah's!. A full episode summary is available in the Episode Guide.

Natsuki Katō and Kōichi Yamadera were both on the show today to promote the 13th Pocket Monsters movie. They were interviewed by the PokéSun crew and also participated in a short quiz. They also teamed up with Shoko-tan to play a crane game again TIM and Robert. The crane game featured plushie dolls based on the new movie. The guest seiyuu team ended up with 13 points but the PokéSun team ended up winning with 16 points.

Takuya Ōhashi (大橋卓弥) and Shintarō Tokita (常田真太郎) of Sukima Switch returned for today's episode to sing the ending theme for The Ruler of Illusions Zoroark (幻影の覇者 ゾロアーク) entitled 'Ice Cream Syndrome' (アイスクリーム シンドローム) live in the studio. Click on the album art of their CD's for more information.



Shoko-tan revealed a new TCG Promo card during the Pokémon Game Arena segment. The card features Zoroark, Dialga, Groudon and Rayquaza. Below is a screenshot and the information from the card.

Zoroark and the Legendary Pokémon (ゾロアークと伝説ポケモン)

ThumbnailHP: 500
Type: Darkness
Artist: Kouki Saitou
Retreat Cost: 4
Weakness: Fightingx2
Resistance: Psychic-20
Attack: Clash at the Summit (ちょうじょうだいげきとつ)
Attack Description: Zoroark and the Legendary Pokémon wage a fierce fight!! (ゾロアークと伝説ポケモンが激闘を繰り拡げる!!)
Damage: 1000
Energy: DarknessFightingMetalColourless

Zorua and Celebi (ゾロアとセレビィ)

ThumbnailHP: 90
Type: Darkness
Artist: Kogemaru Himeno
Retreat Cost: 2
Weakness: Fightingx2
Resistance: Psychic-20
Attack: Which is Which? (どっちがどっち?)
Attack Description: Switch places with your opponent, then each player continues with their opponent's cards.
Energy: DarknessGrass

The new Pokémon Card Game set Pikachu World (ポケモンカードゲーム ピカチュウ ワールド) was shown and was available for purchase in Japan starting on July 8th, 2010. Unlike other Japanese sets, this set features a Pikachu card from different countries from around the world. The card information also features the language of the country it is for. There are 9 cards in total and the countries that are included in the set are: America (アメリカ), Italy (イタリア), Korea (韓国), Spain (スペイン), Japan (日本), Germany (ドイツ), France (フランス), Poland (ポーランド) and Portugal (ポルトガル). The sets retail price is 850 yen. The TCG LEGEND Perfect Set featuring special Raikou, Entei and Suicune cards was also showcased.

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New Pokémon Silhouette

A new Pokémon silhouette was shown at the end of the episode. It will be revealed during the 300th Pokémon Sunday episode celebration next week.

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Characters and Pictures from this episode have been added to the episode guide. You can also comment and discuss this episode on the forum. Also be sure to rate this and other episodes in the episode guide.
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