The notoriously sluggish Pokémon Slowpoke serves as the inspiration for a new official reggae-style jam published by The Pokémon Company — but the weirder part of the new song is its music video.
The Japanese song “Donai Yanen Yadon” — Yadon is Slowpoke’s name in Japan — comes complete with an animated video that shows the dopy Pokémon circling in an ouroboros-cum-The Human Centipede Slowpoke train. The lyrics, as translated by Kotaku, praise Slowpoke’s best qualities: “Your big mouth is always open like a convenience store,” singer Hiro says.
Slowpoke is at the core of the latest confirmed Mega Evolution coming to 3DS games Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Slowpoke’s evolved form, Slowbro, can evolve into Mega Slowbro in the upcoming remakes of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.