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1 year ago#1
Oh wow, i never knew lol
1 year ago#2
Second_Hokage posted...
Oh wow, i never knew lol


Pikachu was also the REAL Second Hokage.
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1 year ago#3
I always thought Pikachu was a pika.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pika
1 year ago#4
Yeah, I thought it was a camel.

J/k aside, apparently "chu" is mouse in Japanese, or at least that's what I believe it is
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1 year ago#5
Second_Hokage posted...
Oh wow, i never knew lol


Did you lose your memory when Madara beat the crap out of you last week?
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1 year ago#6
_Nobita posted...
Yeah, I thought it was a camel.

J/k aside, apparently "chu" is mouse in Japanese, or at least that's what I believe it is


"chu" is onomatopoeia for a mouse's squeak. "pika pika" is crackling electricity.
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1 year ago#7
Azure_Flame posted...
_Nobita posted...
Yeah, I thought it was a camel.

J/k aside, apparently "chu" is mouse in Japanese, or at least that's what I believe it is


"chu" is onomatopoeia for a mouse's squeak. "pika pika" is crackling electricity.


I thought pikapika was more of sparkling light in general, hence why translating Pikachu's name could have been easily done as Sparklesqueak (character limit aside)
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1 year ago#8
Umuru posted...
Azure_Flame posted...
_Nobita posted...
Yeah, I thought it was a camel.

J/k aside, apparently "chu" is mouse in Japanese, or at least that's what I believe it is


"chu" is onomatopoeia for a mouse's squeak. "pika pika" is crackling electricity.


I thought pikapika was more of sparkling light in general, hence why translating Pikachu's name could have been easily done as Sparklesqueak (character limit aside)


I guess you're right... but I've never heard of this "Sparklesqueak" before.
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