Morning Edition Music Minute: Pokemon Symphony

Nov 18, 2016

Fans of the popular Pokemon series are rejoicing today. Nintendo has released the latest pair of games in the series, "Pokemon Sun" and "Pokemon Moon." And if you can't get enough of the collectible pocket monsters, there's a musical event this weekend that you'll definitely want to check out.  

  • On Saturday, the Cobb Energy Center will host the concert Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions. Popular music from the franchise will be played by a full symphony orchestra accompanied by visuals from the games. 
  • Since the series began in 1996, Pokemon has sold over 279 million games. The franchise started with 151 original Pokemon. Now, if you want to "catch 'em all," you'll have to track down 774 unique Pokemon.