• lunabuna
    Bat Hero
    Comments: 81

    Oh my god, lol! I had the keychain back in the day. I was completely obsessed with Pokemon and couldn’t find merchandise to dump my allowance on anywhere except our local comic shop, but they were constantly out of stock, save for those reflective, giant stickers. So when my family visited Chinatown around L.A. somewhere, ohhhhh, the bootlegs… I knew they were sucky, but they were AVAILABLE.

    If it makes you feel any better, the keychains didn’t come in any packaging except one of those bootleg-esque plastic packaging bags, so there wouldn’t probably have been much to comment on when it comes to packaging anyway.

    Great vid. Took me back. Glad I’m an adult now and can (within reason) buy as much as this shit as I want. 😀 …Except I don’t want to anymore because I’m not out-of-my-mind obsessed. Having fun with Sun at the moment, though.

  • likalaruku
    Completely Useless Now
    Comments: 935

    Exactly what I was in the mood for today. ^__^

    Ugh, that messed-up Charizard kinda reminds me of H.R. Puffinstuff. & Demon Pikachu makes me think of Odo from Deep Space 9.

    • Silverstar
      Comments: 145

      Actually, that was a Dragonite, not a Charizard. An unreasonable facsimile thereof, anyway.

      • likalaruku
        Completely Useless Now
        Comments: 935

        In my defense Game Freak shouldn’t have made those pokemon so similar, like right down to the color scheme. XD http://1.media.collegehumor.cvcdn.com/14/83/07baaa8d75facbd5fa8ecece08524316.gif

  • Brother_Malachai
    Captain Sillypants
    Comments: 290

    And the pooping Pikachu makes a return to bootleg zones.  😛

  • Nalwonk
    Comments: 6

    My brother and I had those pencils.  I can confirm they work as replacements for legit pencils.

  • Otaku World Order
    Otaku World Order
    Prodigy Pet Gym Leader
    Comments: 124

    So Jessie looks like James’ mother and the girl he’s engaged to… Yet strangely doesn’t really look like her own mother.


  • CyThatNerd
    Old Man
    Comments: 4

    Hey, new here so apologies in advance for the rather dumb question. Does Phelous ever sell any of the items featured on Bootleg Zones?


    Side note, definitely had one of those keychains way back when.

  • OrangeRider
    Memeforce Zwei
    Comments: 455

    I have finished Pokemon Moon. I’m now in the post-game! I’m starting to build a competitive team based on the VGC 2017 rules. This is my dream competitive team: https://richi3f.github.io/pokemon-team-planner/#sylveon+lurantis+golisopod+silvally-normal+kommo-o+tapu-koko