From journal articles to fan interpretations, here are some things worth reading, updated as I discover them. (See the sub-page “Art, Fiction, etc.” for fanfics, artists’ sites, and other sundries.)
Bainbridge, Jason. “‘It is a Pokémon world’: The Pokémon franchise and the environment.” International Journal of Cultural Studies 17.4 (2014), 399-414.
O’Farrel, Brad. “How Pokemon’s world was shaped by real-world locations.” Polygon, 10 April 2015.
PokemonEpisode.org— No Netflix? Watch the episodes here.