The franchise of Pokemon continues to grow thanks to the addition of new wearable monsters that are regularly introduced in the titles of the regular series, and often the authors of Game Freak insert references to different cultures and mythologies in the design or in the descriptions, also giving space to fragments of the cultural history some villages.
In fact, by delving into some details about specific Pokémon, you can uncover stories and legends that pertain to popular beliefs and traditions, such as the trio of Groudon, Kyogre, and Rayquaza represent respectively Behemoth, Leviathan and Ziz of Jewish mythology.
Obviously there are a lot of references to Japanese culture as well, and that's exactly where one fan wanted to make them clear turn some Pokemon into samurai and ninja, important figures in feudal Japan. A nice idea, and well done too, as you can see in the image at the bottom of the page.
Out of Snorlax and Poliwrath to Lucario and Gengar, walking through a scizor with armor with golden reflections, there are 12 monsters that transform into warriors and assassins, each with a unique design, with pieces of armor and suits adapted to their style. Tell us what you think in the comments. Finally we leave you the details of the manga dedicated to Pokémon: UNITE and an incredible statue of Charmander fan.