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The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' (''Pocket Pikachu'' in Japan) is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise.[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} anime]] artwork[[/note]] It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.

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The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' (''Pocket Pikachu'' in Japan) is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise.[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} [[Anime/PokemonTheSeries anime]] artwork[[/note]] It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.


In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''.

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In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''.SoulSilver]]'', to the point that it is considered part of the same product line internally and has the same 20-steps-per-watt reward system.


* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeth.

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* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeth. Though, math seems to be a rough subject.



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* AlliterativeTitle: ''Pokémon Pikachu'' repeats the letter "P".



* VirtualPet: You take care of a Pikachu.

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* VirtualPet: You take care of a Pikachu.Pikachu.
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In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''. The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNotes/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.

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In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''.

The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNotes/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.


The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' (''Pocket Pikachu'' in Japan) is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} anime]] artwork[[/note]]. It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.

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The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' (''Pocket Pikachu'' in Japan) is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise[[note]]In franchise.[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} anime]] artwork[[/note]]. artwork[[/note]] It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.



* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeths.

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* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeths.teeth.


The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} anime]] artwork[[/note]]. It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.

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The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' (''Pocket Pikachu'' in Japan) is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} anime]] artwork[[/note]]. It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.


* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeth.

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* AmbiguousGender: The Pikachu is unisex. At the time of the original's release, the games didn't even ''have'' genders.
* IdleAnimation: Pikachu has several depending on its mood, such as playing with blocks or taking a shower.
* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeth.teeths.


It is a small, yellow device similar to a ''Toys/{{Tamagotchi}}''. It has a layout based on the UsefulNotes/NintendoGameBoy. The device works as both a pedometer and a VirtualPet where you play with the SeriesMascot Pikachu.

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It is a small, yellow device similar to a ''Toys/{{Tamagotchi}}''. ''VideoGame/{{Tamagotchi}}''. It has a layout based on the UsefulNotes/NintendoGameBoy.UsefulNotes/GameBoy. The device works as both a pedometer and a VirtualPet where you play with the SeriesMascot Pikachu.



In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''. The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.

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In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''. The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 UsefulNotes/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.

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The more the player walks, the more watts the toy receives (with 20 steps equaling to 1 watt). Watts are used to buy Pikachu presents and gamble. Pikachu does a variety of things depending on whether it likes the player or not. It might shock or ignore players that it hates but it'll wave or play if it likes a player.


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* IntellectualAnimal: Pikachu can read and brush its teeth.


In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''. The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.

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In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''. The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.


It is a small, yellow device similar to a ''Toys/{{Tamagotchi}}''. It has a layout based on the UsefulNotes/GameBoy. The device works as both a pedometer and a VirtualPet where you play with the SeriesMascot Pikachu.

The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' was a short-lived product but it appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''VideoGame/WarioLand 4'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles. In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe).

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It is a small, yellow device similar to a ''Toys/{{Tamagotchi}}''. It has a layout based on the UsefulNotes/GameBoy.UsefulNotes/NintendoGameBoy. The device works as both a pedometer and a VirtualPet where you play with the SeriesMascot Pikachu.

The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' was a short-lived product but it appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''VideoGame/WarioLand 4'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles. In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe).
Europe). The ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' is less interactive than the original as Pikachu takes care of itself. It could also interact with ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' through Mystery Gift. It was an inspiration for the ''Pokéwalker'' that came bundled in with ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver]]''. The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' and its successor were short-lived products but they appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario Land 4]]'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles.



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* VirtualPet: You take care of a Pikachu.


The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' was a short-lived product but it appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''VideoGame/WarioLand 4'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles. In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe).

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The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' was a short-lived product but it appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''VideoGame/WarioLand 4'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles. In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe).

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The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' is a VirtualPet toy based off of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' franchise[[note]]In Japan it was marketed with game-inspired artwork but the NA release was marketed with [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} anime]] artwork[[/note]]. It was released in 1998 in both Japan and North America.

It is a small, yellow device similar to a ''Toys/{{Tamagotchi}}''. It has a layout based on the UsefulNotes/GameBoy. The device works as both a pedometer and a VirtualPet where you play with the SeriesMascot Pikachu.

The ''Pokémon Pikachu'' was a short-lived product but it appeared in several Creator/{{Nintendo}} video games, including ''VideoGame/WarioLand 4'' and the original UsefulNote/Nintendo64 and UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' titles. In 2000 it received a sequel toy called the ''Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS'' (''Pocket Pikachu Color: With Gold & Silver!'' in Japan and ''Pokémon Pikachu Color'' in Europe).

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