Earlier this month, The Pokémon Company International announced that it would hold a vote to determine the pokémon of the year. The polls, held via Google, allowed fans to tally in their favorite once a day, from one region at a time, until February 14th. With all of the series’s creatures at their fingertips, who would fans decide was worthy of the top spot, let alone top 10? Would it be the bravest? The most beautiful? The most huggable? Nay. None of these, declared fans with the gusto of a true ding-dong.
Instead, after a respectable list that included formidable foes like Gengar, Rayquaza, Charizard, and Mimikyu, the top spot was revealed as… Greninja. Greninja? You know, the angry toad-man wearing a scarf? Pokémon of the year,…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts