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Chasing Pokemon Go from Singapore to Yokosuka

The event should be held not just in Japan, the US and Europe, but also in South-east Asia, to renew excitement for this mobile game

Last week, I caught Tropius - a reason for this diehard Pokemon fan to rejoice as this region-exclusive Pokemon is usually found in Africa, southern Spain and parts of Mediterranean Greece.

I wasn't in any of these countries though, but in Japan. I had participated in the Yokosuka Pokemon Go Safari Zone event while on holiday there.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 05, 2018, with the headline 'Chasing Pokemon Go from Singapore to Yokosuka'. Print Edition | Subscribe