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Pikachu (Pokémon)

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[[File:Niue Dollar Pikachu.jpg|thumb|250px|$1 coin from {{wp|Niue}} featuring Pikachu]]
[[File:Stadium025.png|thumb|Pikachu in Pokémon Stadium]]
[[File:Pikachu comparison.png|thumb|
Pikachu comparison: on top: Pikachu from [[EP001]], on bottom: Ash's Pikachu from {{series|Sun & Moon}}]]
* The nation of {{wp|Niue}} released a one-dollar coin with its coat of arms on one side and Pikachu on the other to promote the Pokémon franchise.
* Pikachu and its evolved form share their {{pkmn|category}}, the Mouse Pokémon, with {{p|Rattata}}, {{p|Raticate}}, {{p|Sandshrew}}, and {{p|Sandslash}}.
Pikachu is based on a {{wp|mouse}} after its name. Its cheek pouches were also inspired by {{wp|squirrel}}s, which store food in their cheeks. The stripes on its back and its lightning bolt-shaped tail were given for aesthetic reasons.<ref name=int/>
Pikachu's designer, [[Atsuko Nishida]], revealed in an interview that it was originally a {{wp|daifuku}}-like creature with ears. Its black ear tips of ears are remnants from this original concept.<ref name=int/>
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