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Press Release: Road to the Pokémon World Championships Kicks Off with Regional Championships Worldwide

February 10, 2015

Trainers around the world can embark on the road to the 2015 Pokémon World Championships by participating in the upcoming Winter Regional Championships. This year’s events provide Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire video game players and Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players a chance at part of the $2 million pool of scholarships and prizes, and a spot in the most prestigious Pokémon event of the year: the 12th annual Pokémon World Championships, held August 21–23, 2015, in Boston, MA.

“This is a great time for TCG and video game players to jump into the vibrant competitive circuit found around the world,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing for The Pokémon Company International. “It is rewarding to see this supportive international community continue to grow.”

Trainers are encouraged to stay connected and hone their video game and TCG skills online by playing Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems and by playing the Pokémon TCG Online on their computer or iPad.

Qualifying events will be held in more than 40 countries this year. In the US, the Winter Regional Championships are coming to the following locations:

  • St. Louis, MO: February 14–15, 2015, at the St. Charles Convention Center
  • Portland, OR: February 14–15, 2015, at the DoubleTree by Hilton
  • Doswell, VA: February 14–15, 2015, at the Exhibition Hall at the Meadow Event Park
  • Lancaster, CA: February 14–15, 2015, at the Pioneer Event Center
  • Kissimmee, FL: February 28–March 1, 2015, at the Park Inn by Radisson Resort & Conference Center

The St. Louis Winter Regionals will be streamed live on Twitch on February 14 and 15. To find a Pokémon Video Game or TCG Winter Regional event near you, please visit

For rules on the new Pokémon video game tournament format, please visit:


Press Release: Ring in the New Year with Japanime Games!

December 31, 2014


You are invited to join us for our very first Twitch.TV broadcast! Ring in 2015 with Team Japanime, challenge Rich Gain to a virtual Gold Terminatot game, find out what’s coming up in 2015!  **Please Note: This schedule may change, so stay tuned for the final draft**

New Year’s Day Marathon Itinerary

News & Welcome 2pm
Whats coming in 2015 with Eric Price, President of Japanime Games.

Organized Play 2:30pm
Organized Play, 2015 Regionals and Nationals with Rich Gain, Head Judge for Japanime Games.

Celebrity Challenges 3 and 4:15pm EST
Special Guests  Ryan Scott (lead designer of League of Legends, @RiotMorello) and Wendig0 will be playing against Head Judge Rich Gain!

Gold Terminatot Challenges 3:30pm

3-9 Players will be able to challenge Rich for a chance to win a Gold Terminatot! You MUST sign up in advance to play in a challenge! We’ll be doing between 3 & 9 challenges. The first 3 people are guaranteed, the last 6 will be based on time allowed. Send an email to with your RL name (or what you want to be called) and your  user name, and we’ll send you what time your challenge will be.

Q&A 5pm
We will be answering your questions and making some announcements about our plans for 2015! If you have question, please email them in advance to and we will answer them on air! 

Prizes– Given away every hour
We will be giving away prizes every hour. The winners will be randomly drawn from the chat room. Prizes include Promo Figures, XXL Figures, Tee-Shirts and more!

Please Join Us! 
Head to /japanimeangel  on New Years Day!