It’s that time of the year again, when everyone is deciding to vote with their head or with their heart. No, I’m not talking about actual politics. We’re not going there right now, don’t worry. I’m talking about this year’s Pokémon of the Year. And now (via
Sorry Lucario and Mimikyu. You’ll have to be happy with the Silver and Bronze medals this time around. There’s always next year.
The folks at The Pokémon Company revealed the top 10 Pokémon of 2020 in a video which recapped each one of the top ten finalists, which you can view down below. The top ten includes a lot of the Pokémon you would expect to be on it, based on how they ranked in previous years. But there was at least one noted absence from the top ten—the Pokémon franchise’s mascot, Pikachu. What gives?
Maybe folks are just tired of the little yellow furball. Still, the lack of Pikachu is kind of odd, right? Maybe Pikachu needs a new coach, or a better public relations team. I mean, Pikachu just had a major feature film! Oh well, you’re just going to have to do better next year buddy. Also not making the cut this time is Eevee, despite the popularity of
Below are the full Top Ten:
- Greninja (140,559 votes)
- Lucario (102,259 votes)
- Mimikyu (99,077 votes)
- Charizard (93,968 votes)
- Umbreon (67,062 votes)
- Sylveon (66,029 votes)
- Garchomp (61,877 votes)
- Rayquaza (60,939 votes)
- Gardevoir (60,516 votes)
- Gengar (60,214 votes)
Lucario, you were so, so close. But no cigar.
You think we’ve got it bad in real life with the seemingly dozens of Democratic candidates? Well, Pokémon fans had to choose from over 890 different options
Right after the Pokémon of the Year was revealed to the public, the Pokémon company unveiled their new mythical Pokemon, named Zarude. It will soon arrive on