Top Ten Reasons Why Pokemon Is Better Than Digimon

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1Pokemon Is Just Better

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I find this remark incredibly funny when I try to share my two-cents on this. I mean, just look at the other comments. They're cancerous opinions wrote by blinded Pokemon fanboys without any intention to sound remotely sensible or objective. Clearly, the one reviewing this is doing a half-ass job of making sure the discussion receives valid points that aren't subjective opinions labeled as facts. But then again, this is pretty much the state of the Internet for a long time, so who cares if they're right or not - mob mentality wins.

So onto my actual OPINION about this self-proclaimed truth about how "Pokemon is clearly just better". Uh, no. "Better" is a subjective term, kids. See, anyone can say anything is "better". Beliebers claimed that Bieber music is better than Metallica, Twilight fans think Twilight is better than Mad Max: Fury Road... you get the idea. Anyone could make a ...more - ActuallySensible

Face it. The only stronghold Digimon has is the anime. And that's just when the fans nit-pick at stuff, like the plot and character design and stuff. PLUS the only thing they can really put into detail is how their villains are better than Team Rocket.

Pokemon has a great plot and incredibly awesome addictive games. I mean lets get real, Mewtwo and Arceus are more than enough to destroy every single Digimon. Pokemon is more fun cause in the games you face different challenges! Pokemon is older than Digimon plus its extremely famous worldwide. The only reason Digimon fans hate on Pokemon its cause Pokemon is more creative and requires more thinking while playing the games for example: You need to EV train a Pokemon so it can be really great and doing that requires thinking cause you need to carefully choose which EV's to train.

What annoys me a lot is that half of these people say that "Pokemon is better than Digimon because it is" and yet they don't know about Digimon and then start crying that Digimon is a rip off.

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2Pokemon Has Better Games

I do agree with this and Pokemon is better than digimon because it doesn't really have any games and Pokemon does but digimon is just data so soon digimon soon can become real life because technology has been getting better and Pokemon is just a a different realm that's like earth.

Pokemon is awesome. Digimon has no good qualities - Goatworlds

Sure but there are a fair amount of good digimon games

True there better games like pokemon go

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3Digimon is Rip Off of Pokémon

I don't get why everyone is fighting over which show is better when they are both great.

I mean, Pokemon had great art, and build up (until Unova) and they made sure that they didn't focus on stereotypical characters.

Digimon had loads of drama, and cool characters (until series 5) and they made sure that all their characters shared the spotlight.

Basically what I'm trying to say is that there is no reason to fight over kids T.V. shows cause they're both enjoyable and because doing so is childish.

No, it is not. Bandai may have never even heard of Pokemon at the time, so we can't blame them! Digimon merely began as a spin-off of the Tamagotchi keychain toy to appeal more to the male demographic. Eventually, its popularity overshadowed the Tamagotchi, so Bandai expanded Digimon to have its own anime, toy line, and eventually, games!

Pokemon, on the other hand, is completely different. Game Freak may have never heard of Tamagotchis or Digimons. It was never a spin-off of anything. It began as a game where you traded and battled Pokemon. And it stayed the same thing! Did Digimon? Nope.

People do know about shin megami tensei right which was the first with monster taming in like 1992 right

Digimon is a rip-off because they sometimes resemble Pokemon and the copies are ugly

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4Pokemon Champion Cynthia

I had a crush on her when I was 9, but she really has become a icon of Pokemon, she is the representative of all Pokemon champions, she is the strongest, coolest, and nicest of them all. - moonwolf

True but so was tai and mikey were giant characters the main characters were in 2 seasons

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5The Pokemon

Digimon are basically knock offs of Pokemon characters digimon said are animal with things like missile launchers on their heads! Who cares if they can speak human Pokemon sounds are cute and funny

The Pokemon are more realistic and less over designed.

Umm they are the more cool with so much stuff they had and pokemon only said their names except one meowth said their names only is boring

Digimon are too over the top

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6The Pokemon Adventures Manga

This manga is AMAZING! It is Pokemon, but it has its own characters, and gives you their adventures through the Pokemon world. - moonwolf

The manga is one of the best things to happen to Pokemon, period.

The anime in pokemon was just too silly and digimon were serious

Best manga ever. - FrozenHatingPokefan

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7Pokemon Is Still In America and Digimon Is In Japan

Digimon never really left the west it was being thrown around like Italy a couple hundred years ago.

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8Pokemon Have Much More Creative Names

Every single digimon I have heard of has "mon" at the end of their name, EVERY SINGLE ONE!
it is so FRUSTRATING, even Activision, yes, Activision has more creativity than the creators of digimon.

I know that ditto Japanese name ends with mon

Even though I love Digimon better, this is true.

Pokemon are a lot better digimon are ugly and they suck!

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9The Regions

There are no real "regions" in digimon but if we go by fusion there would be 107 zones

In digimon in each region there are some of the same characters but in Pokemon there are new characters coming in each region

Do you even Spin off Pokemon games Bro? There is like 10

There are like server and islands

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10The Creators

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11The Movies

All the Pokemon films generally follow the same formula with really the only one of note really being Pokemon 3 The Movie. Not to mention that the Digimon films quite a few of them were directed by Mamoru Hasoda the same guy who made Wolf Children, Summer Wars, The Girl who Leapt through Time and The Boy and The Beast. - animemasterman

The digimon is just one movie for america and the other digimon movie is just in japan

I loved the pokemon origin special

In death battle why digimon won poke Mon is better

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12MewtwoMewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.

Mewtwo is a Pokemon. How is it a contender? In fact, Mewtwo is one of Pokemon's most valuable assets.

The pokemon universe have really good villains like darkrai mewtwo heck even arceus

It's mewtwo for gods sake it's amazing let's see your digimon have two evolutions

Mewtwo can kill all the digimon characters - TwilightKitsune

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13Better Acting
14Pokemon Has Original Characters, Digimon Rips Them OffV1 Comment
15The Theorys

They are simply incredible, and Pokemon has just some of the best theorys out there! - moonwolf

I could list 10 theories for pokemon digimon I couldn't even think of one

That is because everything is explained in the games or shows. We don't need Theory's. The creators straight up tell us whats up.

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16Pokemon Was Legally Published First, So Most of the Digimon Could Have Been Added After They Saw Some Pokemon
17Better Fan Base

They always mention Pokemon in every digimon article in a bad way or compare it with digimon, something you very rarely see in Pokemon related articles.

How can you know whether a digimon will beat a Pokemon when the way they battle are completely different?
Besides, no digimon could kill a Pokemon in battle because Pokemon get 'knocked out' or faint when they get defeated in battle.

All you have to do is look at the comments here. A lot of Pokemon fans will turn on you if you enjoy something they deem as "trash", heck they turn on each other on a dime if you say something like charizard is cool, or Ash is better than Red, or vice versa.

Pokemon gets their fans from ripping off digimon.

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19Pokemon Has a Better Story Line

Pokemon does not have a real storyline I mean it does but it's the same with every season basically. For Digimon they have different theme every season.

It's Digimon that has the actual storyline. - 906389

OK, I'm a Pokemon fan, but I have to admit digimon have a way better story line. To be honest, what does't have a better storyline than the Pokemon anime?

Pokemon has a story line? - animemasterman

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