As you may know, Pokemon Black and Pokemon White are both one day away from release. Reviews are in, Metacritic has an average score, and Pokemon fans are getting tattoos of Poke Balls with subdermal implants in their arms.
Yes, you heard us right, as shown in the photographs below, a superfan called Alex Finch, who says he was a fan of Pokemon since the third or fourth grade has got himself six tattoo’s of Pokeballs up his right arm, and also had subdermal implants put behind the Poke Balls to create a 3D Poke Ball effect.
The reason behind the 6 tattoos is that it symbolises the amount of Poke Balls you could carry in the original Pokemon game.
Finch says that this is “just the beginning,” as he plans to add additional tattoos with cartoons, videogames and anime icons on the rest of his Poke Ball covered arm, to which he also said that he wanted to add more Poke Balls.
The name Poke Ball first originated from the name “Monster Ball,” which is what it was called in the original Japanese version. Since then, many extra types of Poke Balls have come on to the Pokemon scene that all hold different strengths. The Super Ball, Ultra or Hyper Ball and Master Ball all have a better capture success rate on Pokemon you can catch than the standard Poke Ball. More additions were later added that included the Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.
If that is not total dedication to your favourite computer game and cartoon series then I don’t know what is. What do you think of the tattoos? Would you ever get something like that done that depict your favourite computer game or alike?