The Pokemon Company teamed up with Google to celebrate Pokemon Day with a very special global poll. And now, the results are in, and people have finally voted for 2020’s Pokemon of the Year! The fans have spoken, and majority voted for the beloved Water/Dark-type Pokemon, Greninja, to hold that title!
The poll garnered a total of 6,608,215 votes. Here are the Top 30 results:
While Greninja got the most votes, with Lucario and Mimikyu getting 2nd and 3rd respectively, one iconic Pokemon did not seem to even make it to the Top 10. In fact, it barely made the Top 20 and only took #19 in the global poll. Yes, we’re talking about Pikachu. The electric mouse still serves as franchise mascot, for sure, but it’s 19th place finish is quite surprising indeed.
Aside from the Top 30 announcement, the Pokemon Day website also revealed the Top 10’s for each generation. They are:
So there you have it, the results are finally in! So, which Pokemon is your favorite? Did you vote for Pokemon Day?
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Source: Pokemon Day