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"the original Pokémon community"
Bulbagarden logo.png
Language English
Status Active
Run 2001 - Present
Date opened 2001
Creator Anenga
Current owner {{{owner}}}
Forum BMGf
Mascot Bulbasaur
Website Main Page
The titlecard for Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden, the episode for which Bulbagarden is named.

Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden, commonly known as Bulbagarden, is an English-language Pokémon community. It is most well known for Bulbapedia, its forums, and Bulbanews. The site's slogan is "the original Pokémon community".

Bulbagarden has, in recent years, made major pushes into the "Web 2.0" philosophy, starting with Bulbapedia and continuing with the Oekaki and the Bulbawiki networks.


The original website was run by Bulbasaur ("Bulba", later known as Anenga after moving on from Bulbagarden), and was in operation during the so-called heyday of Pokémon Websites, in the peerage of such esteemed sites as TPM, Azure Heights, and the original UPN. The original site was shut down at the beginning of 2001 after problems with advertisers left Bulba with no ability to pay for server operation. The files were held in stasis on the server until the beginning of February, during which time the (then) forum head admin Archaic launched a desperate bid to fund the server for just one more month, enough to be allowed access to the files again and to make a forum backup.

Archaic began assembling a staff for the revitalized Bulbagarden in late 2002, following significant downtime on the part of, contracting the services of major players in the Pokémon community at the time. After officially opening to the public on January 1, 2003, grew, quickly gaining memberships on the forums and struggling to put a site up for operations and a Pokédex. A pilot site had been completed, but a full version was never offered.

About a year later, the domain name expired and was promptly squatted. After many attempts to reestablish the site at, it was decided to move to a .net domain name, becoming (as it is today), which continues under the ownership of Archaic. Over the years, Bulbagarden has become one of the major communities in the online Pokémon fandom.



In its long history, Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden hosted a wide variety of websites in a time where Pokémon sites were scrambling to be hosted by the bigger and more popular sites. One such place was Articuno Island, or Prussian Town as it was known at the time. Bulbagarden now operates on its own servers and currently hosts many other sites, including Dogasu's Backpack and the Japanese Pokémon Wiki.


Current staff

This is the list of Bulbagarden's senior staff. For the full list of Bulbagarden staff, including forum moderators and wiki staff, see this list.

Noteworthy former staff

  • Ledian X - Moderator
  • Mozz - Creditor
  • Murgatroyd - Head of Anime and Shipping
  • TTEchidna - Former Editor-in-Chief, Bulbapedia
  • Argy - Former Editor-in-Chief, Bulbanews
  • RexRacer - Former Editor-in-Chief, Bulbanews
  • the dark lord trombonator - Former Editor-in-Chief, Bulbanews
EPBase.pngEnglish: BulbapediaGerman: PokéWikiJapanese: Pokémon WikiPolish: Wikinezka Encyclopædiæ Pokémonis French: PoképédiaPortuguese: LANDpediaSpanish: PokétecaItalian: Pokémon CentralChinese: 52Poké Wiki
English Bulbagarden's
Japanese Pokémon Republic's
Pokémon Wiki
Polish Pokémon Polska's
French Poképédia Portuguese Pokémon LAND's
Spanish PkStation's
Italian Pokémon Central's
Pokémon Central Wiki
Chinese Pokémon Zone's
52Poké Wiki

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