Top Ten Reasons Why Pokemon Is Better Than Digimon

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The Top Ten

1 Pokemon 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.

Ok I just seriously hate Digimon.
1. They are so overrated and only people over 15 should be playing it.
2. Digimon are able to talk
3. They are plain ugly
4. The characters are ugly too
5. Pokémon are just better.

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2 Pokemon 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.

It wins in quality...but not on originality, it has like lots of remakes and games that are just the same but with new things like 2 or 3 more pokemon...shame on you Ultra Sun and Moon. - Loosername

Sure but there are a fair amount of good digimon games

They have more games. Quantity does not equal quality, the pokemon games could be sooo much better but they need to rehash the same stuff year after year. Digimon has they're share of bad games but they've been getting better and better - kibablade38

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3 Digimon 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

At least is not a bootleg of Pocket Monica - Loosername

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4 The 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

Good desings, bad fanart...and bad fanart means worse reputation...like the one that Gardevoir has on R34...or Mawile on the depths of DA...or Eevee everywhere because it is just the worst pokemon ever - Loosername

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5 Pokemon 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

One character does not make a show better than the other. - Mugi

Thanks me to remembering me the easiest champion and most ghostly(I mean, she only appears like twice in the history and talks less than Red)of them all, I sweeped her with a Magikarp in my first try doing the PKMN league - Loosername

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6 The 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

Boring - Loosername

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7 Pokemon 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.

And your point is? Digimon tends to hold it's anime roots while Pokemon is very cartoonish. I may be wrong but that's how it seems. - kibablade38

Do I look like I care about America? - Loosername

Digimon always fades out in America but Pokémon is always popular.

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8 Pokemon 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.

Slowpoke, Dunsparce, Doduo, all the ' evees...ORIGINAL NAMES INDEED. - Loosername

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9 The Regions

Counting the spin-offs, regions suck...and they aren't even original, they're all of them, Town Sea Town City Desert Town Super Dangerous Volcano That Could Explode On Any Moment But I Don't Care More Sea Religious Temple About How An Albino Derp Horse Made The Universe Legendary Cave/Temple Ruins Lake And the same on every region(Without counting the same post-game battles) - Loosername

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

Digimon is based in Japan and the digital world, I like the real world base of Japan. - kibablade38

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10 The Creators

Game freak is only alive because of Pokemon which is good because you don't have to wait 10 years for another good game to come out(true).

Pokemon has better dezines

The Contenders

11 Pokemon Has Original Characters, Digimon Rips Them Off

(face palm) How stupid are you to put this? The Digimon character has different personalities than Pokemon, also, none of the Pokemon nor Digimon look each other, seriously, Agumon is a charmander rip-off? Oh my god, how you can compare that yellow dinosaur with simplified design of T-rex than the Lizard with long tail that burns its tail? I never seen the Tyrant compare to Agumon.

At least they don't have a Pikachu and Eevee for every generation. - Loosername

This is the second time being a rip off is used. In fact, using the same jumps in logic here you could say Lopunny is a shameless rip off of Terriermon. rabbit with super long ears ending in semi-fist like nubs. - kibablade38

How?

12 Better Acting

I prefer the Pokemon voice actors rather than the Digimon voice actors. Digimon English dub sucks! - Lucy1402

Ummm... have you seen pokemon? It's a crappily repeated cartoon for children that, like the games, almosy hasn't changed in 20 years

13 The 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

I loved the pokemon origin special

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

The films are just boring...it just show you legendaries. Also, I love how seeing the films on english I still don't understand what they say...more shame. - Loosername

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14 Theme Song

Everyone that puts this always focus on the ENGLISH theme song, not the Japanese one. Butterfly will always beat overrated Gotta Catch 'Em All in my book. - Mugi

I agree with this though - yungstirjoey666

Yea they did sort of take the theme and slightly change it until season 4 but that first theme is just as iconic as the Pokemon theme.
Before anyone brings up the point of the repeated D-D-Digimon it's electronica, anyone who has listened to EDM or dubstep can't start complaining now. - kibablade38

I WANABEE DA VER I BEST I DON'T NOW 2 SUNG WELL - Loosername

15 The Theorys

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

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.

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

The theories are just the reason why Undertale Fandom Exists. - Loosername

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

Correlation does not equal causation. - kibablade38

What about Mega Evolution? - yungstirjoey666

Ooh...I'm so sorry...(Starts triggering on Pokemon Amie again for copying Tamagotchi years later when it was unpopular because kids of nowadays hate the BEPS) - Loosername

17 Mewtwo Mewtwo Mewtwo 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

Ah yeah, the pokemon that is fanfictioned as a girl or Gardevoir Roomate...good joke bro, everybody knows that Mawile is the best one(And Empoleon...but he copies Napoleon). - Loosername

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18 Better 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.

Porkyman...U MAD BRO? - Loosername

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19 Human Characters

I like all the different personalities in both franchises, even though I'm kinda biased since I don't really know Digimon a lot (only watched the first season) and I really love Pokemon. - NightAbsol

Let me finish the phrase.
...which more of them want to use animals to make war and see who is the most powerful to just be COOL YEAH DUDE DOPE GLASSES HASTAG EMAIL DUDE I'M THE KING OF POKEY MEN YEAHH BOOOI! AND HE ONLY DIED FROM A SUPER POWERFUL THUNDER 20 TIMES! And then they say that this is made for the love of the pokemon, or does pokemons are sadomasochistic? - Loosername

20 Pokemon Looks Cooler

I mean, Digimon looks stupid, the company tries to make the COOLEST DIGIMON EVER, but they make some stupid dog as a Robot suit and Weapons to it and some Lizard man is much smaller than previous evolution of it has some yellow goldish armor and head references as some weird Viking head and eyes look stupid enought too, so Pokemon has yet simplistic design and looks much better than some stupid wandering yellow turd and some ugly pink dude on trash who has missile to it, just look at Darkai, lucario, aggron, so basically the design looks so bad ass unlike the Digimon.

nope - Loosername

Wizardmon though - shawnmccaul22

Omnimon, I don't see pokemon fusing. - kibablade38

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2. Pokemon Has Original Characters, Digimon Rips Them Off
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