51 min

Pokémon | E1: Get Outside The Big Hit Show

    • Society & Culture

There are big hits, and there are really big hits— and then there’s Pokémon, a kids’ game from Japan that evolved into the biggest multimedia entertainment franchise of all time. In this episode we’re time-traveling from ‘90s Tokyo— where a bug collector turned game designer first dreamed of catching pocket-sized monsters— to 2016, when an addictive mobile game helped Pokemon re-conquer the world.
TRANSCRIPT: HERE
CREDITS:
Writer and Host: Alex Pappademas
Showrunner: Colin McNulty
Producers: Taylor Jones and Sabrina Fang, with help from Tyler Hill.
Production Assistant: Stella Hartmann
Fact Checker: Savannah Wright
Composer/Sound Designer/Mix Engineer: Alex MacInnis
Theme Music by: Dan Leone 
Executive Producer for Western Sound: Ben Adair
Editor: Jamie York
Executive Producers for Higher Ground: Dan Fierman, Anna Holmes, Mukta Mohan, and Janae Marable. 
Editorial Assistant for Higher Ground: Jenna Levin
Executive Producers for Spotify: Daniel Ek, Dawn Ostroff, Julie McNamara and Corinne Gilliard.
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There are big hits, and there are really big hits— and then there’s Pokémon, a kids’ game from Japan that evolved into the biggest multimedia entertainment franchise of all time. In this episode we’re time-traveling from ‘90s Tokyo— where a bug collector turned game designer first dreamed of catching pocket-sized monsters— to 2016, when an addictive mobile game helped Pokemon re-conquer the world.
TRANSCRIPT: HERE
CREDITS:
Writer and Host: Alex Pappademas
Showrunner: Colin McNulty
Producers: Taylor Jones and Sabrina Fang, with help from Tyler Hill.
Production Assistant: Stella Hartmann
Fact Checker: Savannah Wright
Composer/Sound Designer/Mix Engineer: Alex MacInnis
Theme Music by: Dan Leone 
Executive Producer for Western Sound: Ben Adair
Editor: Jamie York
Executive Producers for Higher Ground: Dan Fierman, Anna Holmes, Mukta Mohan, and Janae Marable. 
Editorial Assistant for Higher Ground: Jenna Levin
Executive Producers for Spotify: Daniel Ek, Dawn Ostroff, Julie McNamara and Corinne Gilliard.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

51 min

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