Is Pokemon Korean or Japanese?
Pokémon is short for “Pocket Monsters”, the original Japanese name. The franchise has its roots in a gaming magazine in the early 1980s in Japan—Game Freak, started by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori. Tajiri was the writer, while Sugimori was the illustrator.
Does Korea have Pokemon cards?
Pokemon Korea, the official Korean subsidiary of The Pokemon Company, is about to launch an official Pokemon TCG (Trading Card Game) vending machine in South Korea. The vending machines, which run 24 hours a day, offer Pokemon TCG products such as booster packs.
Is Pokemon a Chinese cartoon?
Pokémon (Japanese: ポケモン, Hepburn: Pokémon), abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター, Poketto Monsutā) and currently advertised in English as Pokémon the Series, is a Japanese anime television series, part of The Pokémon Company’s Pokémon media franchise, which began broadcast in Japan on TV …