For fourteen years, Pokemon has been one of the most reliable brands in the world, succeeding in video games, card games, anime TV and feature films, print and merchandising.
But in the modern entertainment world, everything eventually gets the re-boot ‘ and Pokemon is no exception.
According to a report on the official Pokemon website, franchise owners Nintendo are planning a completely new Pokemon series is in development that will feature new monsters, new game play functions and other new features.
The new Pokemon is being prepared for release later this year in Japan as a video game on the Nintendo DS platform.
Should the revamp catch on, expect the changes to make their way both across the Pacific and into other media.