NZでポケモン・ゴー Pokemon Go in NZ

アメリカでポケモン・ゴーがすごい人気[にんき]で、でも危[あぶ]ないから、と警察[けいさつ](= police)などが使用者[しようしゃ](= users)に注意[ちゅうい]を促[うなが]しています(= to warn)(朝日[あさひ’]新聞[しんぶん]で読みました)。アメリカのニュースが日本ではよく報[ほう]じられていますが、実[じつ]は、ニュージーランドでもポケモン・ゴーが始[はじ]まっているんですよ。ニュージーランドのメディアも報[ほう]じています(例[たと]えば、ここ)。


そして、今、ポケモン・ゴーというスマホ・アプリで、再[ふたたび]び(= again)ポケモンが注目[ちゅうもく]されています(= to get attention)。面[おも][しろ]いですね。

Have you heard of 'Pokemon Go'? It is a smartphone app and apparently very popular in US. So many people recklessly play with it in public spaces and the local police has warned the users (I read this news on Asahi Shimbun Newspaper). I saw quite a few reports about Pokemon Go-related incidents occurred in US, but the app is available in New Zealand as well! The New Zealand Media mentions it (e.g., here!) too,

Pokemon (Pocket Monstor) was a video game created in 1996. An animation programme featuring Pokemon began on TV a year later and Pokemon became remarkably popular.

Now, 20 years later, the Pokemon team has phenomenally reinvented the characters. Isn't it interesting!


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