Obscure References in Pokemon
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April 8th, 2013 (4:03 PM).
Join Date: Apr 2013
Remember the trivia section on Bulbapedia? There are quite a few references that are not included because few viewers know about them. Let's start filling some of those in. The reference must not be obscure because it is not in the translations like with "
Do Coil Dream of Electric Mice!?"
from the original anime
Here's the start of the list: Grimer is an allusion to the Four Big Pollution Diseases of Japan. This is most obvious for the Hoenn Region, where Grimer's origins match up with how Minamata disease started.
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