Poké-Musicology: Representing Music Cultures in Pokémon

The world of Pokémon has captivated people of all ages ever since its debut as Pocket Monsters: Red and Green in Japan for Game Boy in 1996. Now better known by its shortened title Pokémon, it has grown into a $92 billion industry that has lasted 25 years and spawned a trading card game, 122 other games, 21 movies, and 24 seasons of television. With such an expansive reach across the world…