All the best Pokemon costume guides to cosplay your favorite characters from the second highest-grossing media franchise of all-time. You can dress up like Ash Ketchum from the Pokemon anime series, Serena from the Nintendo 3DS game Pokemon X and Y, or the Mystic Trainer from Pokemon Go. See how to dress up like top Pokemon characters faster than you can say “Gotta Catch ‘Em All.”
Ash Ketchum is the main character from the Pokemon series along with his stubborn Pokemon, Pikachu. All Ash dreams about is becoming a Pokemon master which means he needs to catch all 150 types of Pokemon- but that is a bigger task than he ever imagined, but he quickly realizes how much he cherishes Pikachu and what an awesome team they make.
Serena was once a travel companion of Ash’s, and she even has a male counterpart that appears from time to time! Her most common look is her female version with a pink dress and long hair, but you never know when he other side known as Calem is going to come around. Serena helps getting the player of the game to the next step with tips and tricks!
Pokémon, short for the original Japanese title of Pocket Monsters, is a media franchise that began with the help of Nintendo in 1996. Pokemon was first introduced as the Pokémon Red and Blue Nintendo Game Boy game. The game revealed the original Pokemon species, a Pokedex, and trainers. Shortly after, the Pokemon Anime television series began that followed much of the story line of Nintendo video games. Pokemon continues to dominate with video games, movies, trading card games, manga series, and more.
The 20-year-old franchise recently saw a massive resurgence in popularity due to the augmented reality game, Pokemon Go. The mobile app took the world by storm with now over 750 million downloads. Players could become a real world Pokemon trainer with their iPhone or Android phones. Pokemon continues its growth with a live-action movie that is currently in production.