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Customization Thread


Oh oh ooh~ Let's go!
Mar 2, 2019
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Like i said before, my only guess was that there's probably some kind of Japanese-only stereotype where they think kids in Spain never take off their uniforms. Especially after hearing that their original pitch for Galar was magical castle land until James Turner got involved. If you think about it even Kalos is still the stereotypical Japanese version of France.
We could have had magical castle land, and because of him we got Pokémon Football instead? that hurts to read. Makes me wish he had either kept that idea to himself, or left GF several years earlier.
(Yes, magical castle land is a stereotype, but so is football, and at least one of these has charm.)

I don't think they have stereotypes about kids in Spain in particular, just that having uniforms is a fundamental part of their image of school in general, that seems unthinkable or not important to change to them. School-aged kid trainers usually wear some kind of uniform even outside of the Japan-inspired first 4 regions, and kindergarten kids have the stereotypical japanese kindergarten hats.

Isaac Gravity

Feb 21, 2009
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I dunno about Spain fashion but with the school theme of the game I'm just hoping for a hoodie under the school uniform look.


"What do you mean, my Gengarite is contraband?!"
Jun 10, 2012
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More effort on trainer customization has usually been made on the generation's launch pair than its later entries. We'll be fine. BDSP is not an indication that they suddenly don't give a flip about this feature now; the same thing happened with ORAS but then SM came back swinging.


Vulpix Velox
Sep 24, 2013
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CMIIW, but aren't uniforms for private schools in Iberia, and seldom observed in public ones? I don't know the public/private school ratio there, but countries where uniforms are mandatory are rare, especially in Europe, and Iberia is not an exception. If there is a Romance-speaking region where uniforms are prevalent, it's Latin America, a part of the Globe Paldea is not based off. Paldea is based off Iberia. Now, unless the ones who made such a decision mistook Iberia for Latin America whenever it comes to school... I don't know why would characters would stick to uniforms, unless the schools are plot-justified private ones, or public ones but there is a reason as to why there are uniforms.

I just want to understand why did they do that, I don't want to be mean or anything.

Maybe Pokemon academies have dress codes akin to service academies IRL? That's my head-cannon, anyway.