The 2016 Pokémon World Championships Kick Off on Friday

The 2016 Pokémon World Championships Kick Off on Friday

The 2016 Pokémon World Championships will be hosted in San Francisco from August 19-21. Due to an unprecedented response from invited players planning to attend, the event will be closed to the general public and entry to the venue will only be permitted with an official event badge for invited players and their families.

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228 Alolan Riachu + Wishiwashi + Z-Rings

228 Alolan Riachu + Wishiwashi + Z-Rings

Alolan Raichu, Alolan Exeggutor, Gumshoos, Lurantis, Wishiwashi, and more were talked about! We talk about Team Skull and Z-Rings. We talk about the new Pokémon GO update. We also talk about Pokémon Worlds coming up and our Pokémon Center experience at Gen Con!

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Special Episode: The Kickstarter Debate

Special Episode: The Kickstarter Debate

The Kickstarter Episode, but now for everyone! Like any Kickstarter, we are two years late on this episode. SBJ, Travis, Will, and Micah debate the best Pokémon. All four of us bring 10 Pokémon each to the table. Then we break down that 40 into ISE's Top 10 Pokémon in the past 20 years. Enjoy!

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227 Pokémon GO + Water + Gen Con [Featuring Marriland]

227 Pokémon GO + Water + Gen Con [Featuring Marriland]

Featuring Marriland! This was recorded before the updates to Pokémon GO and before the new Alola Pokémon were shown. We celebrate our 6th year of podcasting with a new look. We talk about Pokémon GO and Pokémon at Gen Con. We also chat with Marriland and bring back Healthy Living!

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Z-Moves and Trials Announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon

Z-Moves and Trials Announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon

Z-Moves are a new element that has been introduced into the Pokémon battles in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Z-Moves are powerful moves that can only be used once during battle. The explosive force of a Z-Move is the result of both the Trainer and Pokémon releasing their full power together when their wishes resonate with each other. All Pokémon are capable of using Z-Moves in battle.

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6 Years of Podcasts!

6 Years of Podcasts!

Happy Birthday... to us! Today is our 6th year of recording and producing "It's Super Effective". I'm so proud of the show and what it has become. What stands out the most to me after all these years of ISE has been our listeners. I have met so many amazing people and formed so many great friendships, which would never have happened if I didn't start this podcast. 

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Limited Edition Print on the 151 Generation 1 Pocket Monsters

Limited Edition Print on the 151 Generation 1 Pocket Monsters

Dan Clarke features all 151 original Pokemon, in red or blue, drawn in his own style. Below is the copy taken from his website. The poster is about $40 USD and will probably go fast based on the popularity of Pokémon GO. 

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226 Anxiety + Meditation + Comfey [Featuring Dan Ryckert from Giant Bomb]

226 Anxiety + Meditation + Comfey [Featuring Dan Ryckert from Giant Bomb]

Featuring Dan Ryckert from GiantBomb.com (interview starts at about 1:10:00)! Dan and SBJ talk about Pokémon GO, his book on anxiety, how meditation has helped him in life, and more! We also talk about Logan's experience with Pokémon GO, the 6 new Pokémon shown for Pokémon Sun/Moon, and the live action Pokémon movie being planned!

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