Pokémon is a media franchise published and owned by Japanese video game company Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996, focused on the titular creatures.

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What is the correct viewing order for the Pokemon TV series and movies?

There are a considerable number of Pokemon TV Series and movies. I am finding this most confusing. Can someone give me the correct viewing order?
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How does being a pokemon gym leader work? [closed]

Throughout the Pokemon world, there are these Pokemon gym leaders who serve as the gatekeepers for their regional Pokemon League region's championship. But how does being a gym leader work? How does ...
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Why do Pokemon obey their trainers?

Most of a Pokemon's life is spent fighting, hurting others and getting hurt in return. That sounds like a terrible life to me. Is there some in-universe reason that Pokemon willingly allow themselves ...
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Why can't umbreon use moon blast?

Umbreon is "the moonlight pokémon" but it can't use moonblast. Why not? Shouldn't umbreon be able too?
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Can inconsistencies in technology level in the world of Pokémon be explained?

I was thinking about this the other day. In the games/show Pokémon, there seems to be very different levels of technological advancement. For example, they can teleport complex beings through ...
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Poké Balls. Can any such device exist? [closed]

I was wondering if anything such as a Poké Ball can exist. They are said to transform the physical creatures into energy. Could something like this ever be possible? I was also wondering if matter ...
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Where do new Pokemon come from?

Each new TV series and each new game seems to introduce new Pokemon, so many I've lost count. Where do these new Pokemon come from? Are they newly discovered? Or are they 'regional'?