Tag Archives: Pokémon

The entomological diversity of Pokémon

Rebecca N. Kittel Museum Wiesbaden, Hessisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Natur, Wiesbaden, Germany. Email: rebecca.n.kittel (at) gmail (dot) com. Download PDF Pocket Monsters or as they are better known, Pokémon, are playable monsters which first appeared in the 1990’s as … Continue reading

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Dogū: from prehistoric figurines to collectible pocket monsters

Rodrigo B. Salvador Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Wellington, New Zealand. Email: salvador.rodrigo.b (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF As an avid consumer of Japanese video games during my early teens, particularly of the RPG sort, I could … Continue reading

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Arthropod diversity in Pokémon

André W. Prado* & Thiago F. A. Almeida Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. *Email: awp03 (at) hotmail (dot) com Download PDF Like most regular children in the 2000’s, we were obsessed with Pokémon games and … Continue reading

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The ichthyological diversity of Pokémon

Augusto B. Mendes1, Felipe V. Guimarães2, Clara B. P. Eirado-Silva1 & Edson P. Silva1 1Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, RJ, Brazil. 2Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, São Gonçalo, RJ, Brazil. Emails: augustobarrosmendes (at) yahoo (dot) com (dot) br; felipevieiragui … Continue reading

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Who is that Neural Network?

Henrique M. Soares Independent researcher. São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Email: hemagso (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF Pokémon has been an enormous success around the globe for more than 20 years. In this paper, I tackle the “Who’s that Pokémon?” … Continue reading

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The effect of trolls on Twitch Plays Pokémon

João V. Tomotani Universidade de São Paulo; São Paulo, Brazil. Email: t.jvitor (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF In a previous paper, I presented a curious experiment of a fish playing Pokémon, made real and popular thanks to the wonders of … Continue reading

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The strongest starter Pokémon

Bruno L. Carli Independent researcher, Curitiba, PR, Brazil. Email: brunolcarli (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF Earlier this year, an article entitled “Which is The Most Offensively Powerful Starter Pokémon?” (Codd, 2016) caused great controversy on the Internet among players and … Continue reading

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Turtles with cannons: an analysis of the dynamics of a Blastoise’s Hydro Pump

João P. P. dos Anjos Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil. Email: jppanjos (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF As any normal 10-year-old, I chose Charmander as my starter in Pokémon Blue. I would demolish any and every Pokémon that … Continue reading

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Robins, robins, robins

Barbara M. Tomotani Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Wageningen, The Netherlands. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; Groningen, The Netherlands. Email: babi.mt (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF Since Pokémon is a recurrent topic on this journal, I would like to call your attention to this little … Continue reading

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Praise Helix!

Rodrigo B. Salvador Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart; Stuttgart, Germany. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen; Tübingen, Germany. Email: salvador.rodrigo.b (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF It is not everyday that I manage to join two of my main interests, mollusks and mythology. … Continue reading

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