2019 had some pretty epic and highly anticipated films all come out one after another, and for many Detective Pikachu was a surprise box office hit. Now that is not me saying I was expecting the film to flop, but the general consensus was concerned to say the least. As historically any films adapted from video games tend to meet a massive backlash that would make even the toughest game avatar fall to a one hit KO. But, Detective Pikachu did the unthinkable and created a movie that pretty much everyone who has seen it has enjoyed.
Fans of the long-running pocket monster franchise were given news thats shook the fandom worldwide back in February that the generation 8 games, Pokémon Sword and Shield, would be receiving expansions! This marked a first ever for the mainstream line of games from the franchise with two expansions announced for later this year, "The Isle of Armor" & "The Crown Tundra".
Be warned, this article will be discussing elements from episode 7 "Nepenthe" and the preview for the following episode "Broken Pieces". So spoilers and speculation will be in this article, so turn back now if you do not want anything ruined.
Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 20 years, Pokémon is a franchise you will have heard of. You may not have played any of the games or watched an episode of the anime or played the trading card game. But chances are you still know the odd pocket monster, such as Pikachu or Eevee. However, there are now nearly 900 of these battle ready monsters for fans to enjoy, and each has their own typing within the games.
If you haven't seen Avengers: Endgame by now, chances are you know what happens with the spoiler ban lifted on most sites now. However, if you have not and do not wish to SPOIL it, stop reading now.
Back in 2003, Disney took the reigns of the Power Rangers franchise, and Pua Magasiva was cast as their first Red Ranger in 'Power Rangers Ninja Storm'. However, the entire Power Rangers fandom has been shaken this day as news has been released of Pua Magasiva passing unexpectedly at the young age of 38. There hasn't been on official cause of death announced yet, but word of what has caused this tragedy will surely be released in the coming days. But let us remember this great man, and look at how he was a hero, not just on the small screen, but in real life.