Dec 15 2010 Pokémon Smash 11

Episode PicturePokémon Smash Episode 11, Sing! Purin! / The Adventure Division Predict how the Main Pokémon of the Movie will be Used / The 3rd PokéSun Champion, Group Member Yamamoto, Participates in a Pokémon Battle! (うたって! プリン! / アドベンチャー部が映画で活躍するポケモンを勝手に予想 / ポケモンバトルに第3回ポケサン最強王者・山本隊員が登場!), aired today in Japan.

The episode begins with Robert walking in and saying 'PokéMorning!' to Red, Golgo and Shoko who are sitting at their desks. They see them writing and wonder what they are doing. Shoko tells them they are trying to think of what they should do for this years PokéSmash greeting card. They ask Robert for suggestions but Golgo just gets mad at Akiyama at the end for getting sidetracks by suggesting he should bake a cake.

Golgo introduces this weeks rerun episode as part of the Pokémon Library and Akiyama announces this weeks theme 'Everyone go to Sleep' (みんなちゃんと寝ろよ). This weeks rerun episode was Sing! Purin! (うたって! プリン!) from the original Japanese series. A full summary is available in the episode guide. Red said his original go-to line 'Let's Pokémon Library!' to start the repeat episode.

After the repeat episode, the International group girls show up and take a seat at their desk. Yamamoto reminds everyone that the title for the latest movie has been announced which Shoko-tan states is Victini and the Dark Hero (ビクティニと黒き英雄). The teaser trailer for the latest movie is then shown.

The Adventure Division then introduces their VTR on how the Main Pokémon of the Movie will be Used. Robert head off to a local pool where they all wore a big red 'V' on their forehead so show the audience they were trying to be Victini. Robert discussed that for their experiment they would need to find out who was fastest. They all recalled a previous outing from Pokémon Sunday #293. In that episode, Baba was able to run the 50m dash in 7.44 seconds, proving he could run fast. Akiyama and Yamamoto tied a rope to Baba and told Baba to run fast so he could be like Victini from the movie trailer and hover over the water. Baba started to run but quickly fell into the pool.

In Pokémon Sunday #187, Akiyama proved to be the best at crossing a water bridge during the Ninjutsu Challenge Quiz. A bridge was setup in the pool and Akiyama was able to make it across the pool. The clip of Akiyama played at the same time as the clip of Victini from the teaser trailer to show the similarity.

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During the next segment, Robert dressed up as Pokémon they thought should be in the next movie. Yamamoto dressed up as Mijumaru, Akiyama dressed up as Monmen and Baba dressed up as Meguroco and they had a foot race which Akiyama won.

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In the lastest movies, Satoshi and friends are each seen eating a food from the country or region that the movie is based off of. In the 13th movie, Satoshi ate Belgian Waffles. Akiyama decides that in Movie 14 they should eat favoured shaved ice (カキ氷). He explains that the topings that are dark and the ice that is white match the Black and White idea. Akiyama had put Molasses (brown sugar syrup 黒みつ) on Yamamoto's bowl and he put Soy Sauce (しょうゆ) on Baba's.

The first Pokémon Smash calendar was revealed and it featured Akiyama's successful attempted to cross the pool like Victini. 7 calendars featuring the Adventure Group will be revealed over the coming months to promote the release of the 14th movie. It was pointed out that the numbers on the calendar for the July 2011 calendar are actually Robert making different poses to make the numbers. The first calendar can be downloaded below or at the Smash official website.

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Also posted was a couple of Happy New Year posters that viewers can download and print out. The posters feature Pokémon Smash members.

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During Mijumaru's Tweet Corner, it was revealed that in a presentation held on November 18th, 2010 at the Meiji Dori, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan McDonald's location (マクドナルド 明治通り新宿), the Guinness Book of World Records awarded the 2010 McDonald's Pokémon calendar a certificate for "the most calendars sold in one year". Pikachu and Ronald McDonald were in attendance to receive the award. The calendar has been released yearly and features original pictures based on the latest Pocket Monsters animated series. The 2011 calendar is currently for sale for 300 yen.

Full certificate description: "The most calendars sold in one year is 1,476,442 and was achieved by McDonald's Japan in Japan on 5 November 2010."

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McDonalds will also be distributing monster balls as the toy present in the latest Happy Sets (Happy Meals) in Japan. Purchasers will receive one random monster ball in each meal set. There are 24 different ones to collect. The event starts on December 17th.

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During the in-studio battle, the 3rd PokéSun Champion, Group Member Yamamoto, participates in a Pokémon Battle against 8 year old Oguro Reina-chan (小黒玲奈ちゃん). She put up a good fight and was able to defeat Yamamoto. For defeating Yamamoto, she asked for his level 60 Mijumaru - Chibipero (チビペロ). Yamamoto received her Mijumaru in exchange though.

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