The kiddies anime series Pokemon,can now consider itself as the most financially lucrative media franchise on the planet, as shown in a newly compiled list that takes into account revenue from all mediums.

The Gamer interview shows that, Pikachu and the gang have been propelled to the heady heights of mainstream stardom once again, largely thanks to the release of augmented reality mobile game, Pokémon GO. Of course, the days of people trudging around their local parks searching for rare monsters left almost as quickly as they arrived but nevertheless, the success of the app was enough to reignite the Pokémon franchise and a number of new titles are currently in the works such as Pokémon Let’s Go! for the Nintendo Switch.