6 Unanswered Questions About the Pokemon Universe

Seriously, what's that little guy hiding under there? Does he have hands and feet, or is he actually just a horrifying disembodied head sticking out of the ground?

 

6 Unanswered Questions About the Pokemon Universe

Since Pokemon are the animals of the Pokemon universe, does this mean that some are farmed and slaughtered for their meat. If they are, what does Voltorb taste like?

6 Unanswered Questions About the Pokemon Universe

Either Pokemon are themselves made up of computer data, implying the Pokemon universe is actually a Matrix-like dystopia, or the inhabitants are so tech-savvy that they've figured out a way to convert organic matter into a Zip File, raising the question: Why is such a technologically advance society so dependent on animal labor, like a bunch of Amish people?

 

6 Unanswered Questions About the Pokemon Universe

There are numerous examples throughout the Pokemon universe of highly intellegent Pokemon, fully capable of human speech. It is also heavily implied that even those who can only say their own names are still intellegent creatures who are just as aware of the world around them as their trainers are. With that in mind, why in God's name is it still okay for people to capture Pokemon, carry them away from their home in an uncomfortably small vessel, and have them beat the shit out of one another for our own amusement?

 

6 Unanswered Questions About the Pokemon Universe

The Fourth Generation of Pokemon introduced us to Arceus, a white deer-looking creature who is heavily implied to be God. As such, were one to actually "catch 'em all," that would mean they have forcibly confined the Almighty to a red and white ball they keep clipped to their belt. This, of course, begs the age-old question: When one gains dominance over God, by means of a Poke-battle, do they themselve ascend into some sort of divine super-being, or is the enslavement of God just the event that triggers the Poke-pocolypse?

 

6 Unanswered Questions About the Pokemon Universe

Seriously, at the end of the day, Pokemon are  just a bunch of fluffy, adorable superheroes. Why, then, do they just roll over and let humans, a creature whose only special ability is thumbs, treat them like garbage? If you ask me, the Pokemon uprising should be swift and bloody.