Episode 43: Pokémon Matters…But Why Tho?

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Pokemon Matters

This week we talk about the highest grossing media franchise ever, one of the longest-running series, and a franchise that has been a card game, a manga, an anime, a video game, and a gateway to otaku status for kids in the US: Pokémon. Adrian brings us through one of his first fandoms and explains how it has been able to unite families and generations of fans, how it became a phenomenon, and why it beats out Star Wars when it comes to money. Pokémon matters, but why tho?