April 14, 2001
One of the items the player might be asked to collect by villagers is the Pokémon Pikachu console. Its appearance is actually in the inventory is actually based on the Pokémon Pikachu 2, with it's translucent grey case and color screen.
Animal Crossing-e Series 4
Card D12 in the third series of Animal Crossing e-reader cards features a design based on the Poké Ball. Scanning it unlocks the design for the player's house in the game.
Copyrights for both series are held by Nintendo.