It's raining Pokéballs! Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl hit shelves on April 22nd, and this commercial started hitting the airwaves today in order to get everyone in a Pokéball-tastic mood.

Is it just us, or do those things look a little too close to the Pepsi ball logo? We haven't tried grabbing a Pikachu and shaking them up to see if they fizz, so maybe there is some mysterious Pokémon / Pepsi connection. Anyhow, we want our own Pokéball, darnit.

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