If you are one of those Pokemon aficionados, then you know that you have less than 24 hours in celebrating the franchise?s 20th anniversary. There are quite a number of activities that would be happening tomorrow. One of these is the 24-hour marathon Pokemon anime livestream. Twitch will air Pokemon shows and movies as it marks the two decades of existence of the mythical characters.
GameSpot reports that the official Twitch Pokemon channel ?will host a massive event starting at 10 AM PST / 1 PM PST, during which developers will discuss the series and its impact on culture? on Feb. 27. The event will end at 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST. After that, the 24-hour marathon animation livestream follows. The Pokemon anime livestream will end on Sunday at 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST.
According to Digital Trends, the marathon will feature Pokemon full-length movies and other fan-favorite episodes of the anime series, including the animated specials. However, if you are looking for ?an extra dose of nostalgia? on Feb. 27, Slash Gear says you can purchase the 3DS virtual console re-releases of Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow for $9.99. These will definitely take you back to 1996, and you can relive the experience of how it feels to play the Pokemon games back then.
If you want to have an over-the-top experience, you can also check the official website of Pok?mon?s 20th Anniversary for other activities. You can join in one of the franchise?s campaigns and post your favorite Pokemon moment on several social media sites with the hashtag #Pokemon20. If your submission is chosen, you will receive something special from the company.
For gamers, a Pokemon Direct livestream will be held today. Many are anticipating a Pokemon Sun and Moon announcement from the company after the logos of the game were spotted online. Fans are also eager to see new Pokemon GO gameplay footage as well as a grand reveal of the highly awaited Pokemon Z.
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