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I mean how did they think of "Pokemon" I know it is derived from Pocket Monsters but what was the inspiration?

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Wow I really wanna answer this but I have no idea how xD
inB4 marzipan answers xD
inb4 marzpian is not online and Ben answers instead because Marz isn't the only person on the DB that can make answers.
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Damn me? Oh you shouldn't have :P
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The concept of the Pokémon universe, in both the video games and the general fictional world of Pokémon, stems from the hobby of insect collecting, a popular pastime which Pokémon executive director Satoshi Tajiri-Oniwa enjoyed as a child.


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And if that Source isn't enough I have read that on other websites too, it's common knowledge ^-^
Huh, interesting.
Lol I remember another question like this. The same answer asking something different.