Mega Evolution Pokédex Short

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The Mega Evolution Pokédex Shorts (Japanese: マノンのメガシンカ絵日記 Mairin's Mega Evolution Journal, メガシンカ図鑑, Mega Evolution Encyclopedia, and ゲンシカイキの謎, The Mysteries of Primal Reversion) are a series of shorts that introduce mostly Mega-Evolved Pokémon that debuted in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

In the original Japanese version, it originally aired as a post-credits segment of the anime's XY series in the place of Professor Oak's Pokémon Holo Caster. It aired from Battling Into the Hall of Fame! to Facing the Grand Design! (including the delayed An Undersea Place to Call Home!).

In the dub, these segments were aired on the Pokémon TV service.

Structure

The Mairin's Mega Evolution Journal shorts feature chibi versions of Mairin and Chespie as they present the shorts, providing commentary. Usually, Alain and his Mega Charizard X join in and co-commentate. These Pokémon are often ones that Alain and Charizard fought during their journey.

Sometimes, Steven appears to present Mega Evolution Pokédex Shorts instead of Mairin. Steven's Mega Evolution Encyclopedia and The Mysteries of Primal Reversion lectures feature Legendary Pokémon, such as Mega Latias and Latios. XY044 and XY054's Mega Evolution Encyclopedia lectures were provided by the narrator of the Mega Evolution Specials.

List of segments

Episode Featured Image Presenter(s)
XY042 Sceptile Mega Sceptile Mairin
XY043 Swampert Mega Swampert Mairin and Alain
XY044 Metagross Mega Metagross Narrator
XY045 Blaziken Mega Blaziken Mairin and Alain
XY046 Salamence Mega Salamence Mairin and Alain
XY047 Slowbro Mega Slowbro Mairin and Alain
XY048 Groudon Primal Groudon Primal Groudon anime.png Steven
XY049 Kyogre Primal Kyogre Primal Kyogre anime.png Steven
XY050 Latias
Latios
Mega Latias
Mega Latios
Steven
XY024* Gallade Mega Gallade Mairin and Alain
XY051 Sableye Mega Sableye Mega Sableye anime.png Mairin
XY053 Audino Mega Audino Mega Audino anime.png Mairin and Alain
XY054 Rayquaza Mega Rayquaza Narrator

Trivia

  • Steven's Mega Evolution Encyclopedia lecture in XY050 featured cameo appearances from the recurring mother and daughter from the movies.
  • In the dub version, the Japanese words 「マノンのメガシンカ絵日記」 Mairin's Mega Evolution Journal on the journal were replaced with Pokémon language words.


Bonus segments of the Pokémon anime
Original Professor Oak's Pokémon LecturePokémon de EnglishKanto Pokérap
Pikachu's JukeboxPokémon KaraokémonWho's That Pokémon?
Advanced Generation Professor Oak's Pokémon LecturePokémon Trivia Quiz
Who's That Pokémon?Pokémon Trainer's Choice
Diamond & Pearl Professor Oak's Big Pokémon EncyclopediaPikachu the Movie Memorial
Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Examination
Best Wishes! Professor Oak's Pokémon Live CasterTeam Rocket Live CasterWho's That Pokémon?
XY Professor Oak's Pokémon Holo CasterMega Evolution Pokédex
Poké TVPokémon QuizWho's That Pokémon?
Sun & Moon Poké ProblemWho's That Pokémon?


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