A brain region for Pokémon characters? Adults who played Pokémon videogames extensively as children have a brain region that responds preferentially to images of Pikachu and other characters from the series. Source 8i.
I also played a lot of Pokemon games as a kid a lot as well. It's more likely the nostalgia and repetition of the past made us 'connected' to what we engage on for a long time.
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