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Old 12-13-2010, 02:35 AM
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Post Pikachu and Culture Create Interesting Products



InventorSpot posted an interesting article regarding how Pikachu has come to demonstrate Pokemon’s influence on today’s society. The Pokemon is so popular, that it has popped up in places that you never would have expected.

Pikachu was, is, and always will be the most popular of all Pokémon characters and the cuddly yellow critter has become the de facto face of the franchise. Pikachu’s pop culture power is so potent, the real world has witnessed plenty of Pikachu sightings and is deluged with a plethora of Pikachu products.



Pikachu Kindergarten School Bus

Gotta catch this bus! Kindergarten students in Japan have one more reason to think school’s cool (well, ONE at least) thanks to the ultimate yellow school bus. We’re not sure why a Tokyo school board decided to modify an ordinary bus at what had to be a significant expense but hey – gotta keep up with the Cat Bus in the next district. Not many details are known about the Pikachu School Bus, though one would assume it’s electrically powered… I mean, it’s just GOTTA.



Nintendo Pokémon Center Pikachu Edition DS Lite

Rest your wondering eyes on the Pokémon Center Pikachu Edition, a brilliant yellow Nintendo DS Lite featuring official Pikachu branding on the front cover. These babies were only available in Japan for a short time in 2007 and those who wanted won had to apply for the chance to buy one for 16,800 yen (around $200). Marketing… besides electrocuting competing Pokémon, it’s what Pikachu does best.



12 Pikachu Orchestra

I don’t know what a “theremin-esque Pikachu statue” might be, but it has to be awesome. Multiply it by 12 and you’ve got The Pikachu Circuit Bending Orchestra, seen here playing YMO’s Rydeen.

Source: InventorSpot



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Old 12-13-2010, 02:41 AM
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Meh, Japan gets all the cool stuff.

I'd love that Pikachu DS, that thing looks sleek and sweet.
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Old 12-13-2010, 02:50 AM
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I wanna ride in that Pokemon bus. I don't care that it's for kindergardeners I wanna ride in it! And I also wouldn't mind that sleek looking DS Lites!

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Old 12-13-2010, 02:54 AM
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I want that nice DS, and Id also ride that bus, its epic.
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Old 12-13-2010, 04:19 AM
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When I was getting my new DSLite on Ebay, I had a choice between the normal colours and ; Mario Red, Link Green or Pikachu Yellow.
I chose green, coz it was my favourite colour, and it's dying so I might be able to get a new one; preferably a Pikachu one this time.
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I want to ride that bus.
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Pikachu DS party on the Pika-bus, anybody?
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dude I wish i had so much money so that I could transport that ULTRA cool Pika bus to Australia where those Poke-Nazi's ban Pokemon & Harry Pot-er..

Also the Pika theremin statue looks and sounds very sweet to my ears..it must take a while to hone in right? I like the DS kinda tho I have seen DS for both Black & White respectively here i found the link
http://www.pokemon.jp/portal/html/bw/present/index.cfm
here's one thats better


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I'm torn between being scared by society's commercialism or trying to get that bus.

...Bus. Definitely bus.
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Man I wish I could ride a bus like that...hey Nintendo, Pokemon's 15th birthday is coming up -hinthint-
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... god damnit I want that bus.
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