The Pokémon Company held a "Pokémon Popularity Contest", polling players on which Pocket Monster they want to meet. The winner is not Pikachu. That Pocket Monster wasn't even second!
Number five is Mew, and number four is the iconic yellow monster, Pikachu. Number three is Deoxys, while number two is Darkrai. The most popular Pokémon according to the players The Pokémon Company polled is Arceus.
Famed actor, author and singer Akihiro Miwa voiced Arceus in a recent Pokémon film. Miwa was very close with Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.
Since Arceus was voted the most popular, the character will be given away in Pokémon: Black and White.