An AI image generator creates realistic images of the Ghost-type Pokémon Mimikyu, showing how terrifying it is in real life.
the Pokemon The series has remained familiar over the years. Although many of the people who play the games have aged, the Pokemon The franchise has remained safe for its younger target audience.
Despite this, there are some aspects of the series that have dark undertones. This is often true of PokeDex entries for Ghost-type Pokemon, which can involve kidnapping children and stealing souls. One of the creepiest Pokémon is Mimikyu, which hides under a rag designed after Pikachu and is supposedly involved in the deaths of humans.
A Reddit user known as AltoScribe uploaded AI-generated images of the Pokemon Mimikyu showing the pocket monster on the side of a path, looking terrifying. In each image, it appears as if Mimikyu’s Pikachu costume is poorly improvised, as he went to great lengths to fool everyone around him. The images were made using a photogenerator called the DALL-E Mini, which distorts faces. The distorted look of the photos helps capture the creepiness of the pocket monster and helps cement the fact that no one would want to encounter the creature late at night.
Commenters on Reddit find Mimikyu’s photos creepy, though there are some who think they’re cute. Users feel that the AI generator’s use of face encoding works in the post’s favor, as it helps the images appear less computer-created and more like the creature’s failed attempts at being the Pokemon. Pikachu. It was agreed that the photos capture the essence of the pocket monster as he tries to go from scary to cute.
AltoScribe is not alone in the spooky load Pokemon contents. A fan of the series called Revival also uploads scary media based on the legendary series, helping to show the darker side of the franchise. The user posted a short clip on TikTok of a trainer hiding behind a rock to avoid being spotted by a Marowak. The person is seen to start preparing a Big Ball to capture the pocket monster and peeks out once more. However, just as they look out from behind their cover, Marowak’s bone flies into the screen, which then fades to black. It’s a terrifying look at a series that tries to be friendly to all ages.
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