Concept Corner: Yokai (Or "Oh Jesus I'll never look at Golduck the same way again")

Yokai. Oooooohhhhhhhh boy...With that out of the way, let's begin. Yokai are a class of supernatural beings in Japanese mythology, ranging across a huge number of creatures from the commonly-known Ogre to lesser-known ones such as the Yuki-Onna, which those of you who read my mythology article from a while ago may remember as the basis for Froslass. Yokai are powerful creatures, usually bearing great supernatural abilities. Yokai often posess objects or bear animal-like appearences to conceal themselves from humans, making them an excellent leaping-off point for a surprisingly large number of Pokemon. Today we talk about some of those Yokai, as well as touching upon the Pokemon created from them. Before I begin, let me give some words of warning. While I work hard to keep these articles G or at least PG, the nature of Yokai mythology is a bit gruesome. If you are easily disgusted or offended, this may not be the best choice of reading material. Extremely violent tendencies are very common in Yokai, and I feel I would be leaving interesting material oiut by not including this. Anyway, with that, it's time to suspend some disbelief and jump in!
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Concept Corner: Pokreationism

Hello once again, boys and girls, and welcome to another episode of Chuggaconroy's Pikmin walkthr-wait. What I MEANT to say was, todays fun-filled topic is that of Sinnoh's mythology, and the Pokemon involved. This involved several of Sinnoh's legendaries, most centrally Dialga, Palkia, Giratina and Arceus. Before we discuss the individual Pokemon, however, let's go over the general mythology of Sinnoh, Pokemon's creation story.
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Concept Corner: Under the influence...OF HUMANITY :O

Hmmmmmmyessssssss.Ladies and gentlemen, the interactions between Pokemon and humans is a broad topic, which was touched apon previously in teh topic of man-made Pokemon. Today, we're doing something very similar. There have always been those who wish to tamper with teh natural order of the Pokemon world, be it an evil orginization or a wayward scientist. Like this gentleman beside this text, the people who tamper with nature's little spawn tend to be portrayed in a negative light, as evil beings who take sick pleasure in messing with the way things work. We honestly don't see too much evidence of direct human interference creating and altering Pokemon species, but there is much evidence in the detail and framework, between the worlds of the games and anime. And this is what we're going to examine a little today, finishing off by completing the discussion on Mewtwo from last article, including how his personality changed due to humanity's involvement, summing up a sort of positive/negative series of effects. So, into the science-mobile!
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Concept Corner: Man-made Monsters

Man-made Pokemon are much more prominent than we realize. There's Golett and Golurk, created by an ancient civilization to protect their city, Grimer and Trubbish, spawned from pollution and chemical alterations, and, of course, Mewtwo, a genetically modified clone of the legendary Pokemon Mew. And that's our topic this week on Concept Corner, so jump in!
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Concept Corner Announcement

Greetings, ladies and gents. I have an announcement to make, related to my beloved Concept Corner. The final Monochrome article, which I mentioned at the end of my last article as being about the most popular generation V Pokemon, will not be happening. The reason for this is that, honestly, tehre isn't much to write about there. And so, wishing to deliver a better article, I'm sad to say that Monochrome will end with the legendary Pokemon article. I don't think that's a bad place to end, I'm just sorry to do so so abruptly. HOWEVER, Concept Corner will, of course, continue. There will be a new article up by the end of the day. Sorry for the slight delay, it's been a long weekend and a long day today.


Thanks for understanding, yall. :)

~Jay Petrequin, IatosHaunted