If you are a huge fan of the Pokémon series or the games or even the new games coming out of Pokemon GO, you must know about Pikachu and even love this cute little monster so much. Check out some facts about Pikachu right below here to know more about it!
- How tall/heavy it is? Pikachu is 1 foot, 4 inches tall (40.64cm) and weighs 13 pounds (5.9kg).
- What’s the diffrence between male and female? Did you know that a female Pikachu has a dent in its tail?
- Who voiced Pikachu? Pikachu is voiced by Ikue Otani. She is known for her anime voice roles as Chopper in One Piece and Konohamaru Sarutobi in Naruto.
- What’s favourite food of Pikachu? Well, it has a special fondness for ketchup, but has been seen eating berries and apples.
- Is it the original mascot of pokemon? The original Pokemon mascot was originally going to be Clefairy. But Pikachu’s instant charm and pairing with Ash just fit so much better. Sorry Clefairy…
- How its name get created? “Pika” is the Japanese word for the noise of electricity crackling. “Chu” is how the Japanese describe the sound a mouse makes.
- How famous it is in Japan? In Japan, Pikachu is the equivalent of the USA’s Mickey Mouse. People are often hired to go to public places in a Pikachu costume, such as malls and amusement parks, to entertain the kids.
- Is it also a franchisee in pokemon games? In the Pokémon game franchise, Pikachu is the only non-flying Pokémon type that can learn the move Fly, through special events.
- How strong Pikachu is in the anime? In the anime, Ash’s Pikachu is also the only Pokémon in the entire series that has been able to defeat two legendary Pokémon.