Pokemon is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy family.
The first video game about Pokémon was released on February 27, 1996.
Parent groupAnime tie-in
Child groupPokémon universe
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Most popular charactersVileploom, Mewtwo, Charmander, Ash Ketchem, Krabby, Abra, Golem, Dratini, Aerodactyl, Metapod, Pidgeotto, Zubat, Brock, Exeggcute, Scyther
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