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Freaky Pokemon stuff #2: Seizure causing episode (WARNING: DO NOT WATCH IF YOU HAVE EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS)
(WARNING: DO NOT WATCH IF YOU HAVE EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS) DISCLAIMER: I am not liable for any damages due to the viewing of this video. This scene used an animation techinque called "Paka paka" creating an effect similar to strobe lights. Unlike the false-rumored Lavender Town music syndrome, this episode of the Pokemon animation series actually caused "blurred vision, headaches, dizziness and nausea.[4][7] Some experienced seizures, blindness, convulsions and loss of consciousness." "Japan's Fire Defense Agency reported that a total of 685 viewers – 310 boys and 375 girls – were taken to hospitals by ambulances.Although many victims recovered during the ambulance trip, more than 150 of them were admitted to hospitals." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denn%C5%8D_Senshi_Porygon
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Haha I remember when this was a big deal in high school. Then my friend was diagnosed with epilepsy.... Not so funny after that
@JohnLee haha yeah the Simpsons and several other shows parodied this. If you've ever seen strobe lights and you were okay, you're probably not epileptic