Well, this should shut down everyone who says gaming isn’t a real sport.

The Pokémon EXPO Gym, Japan’s first “hands-on edutainment facility” is set to open next month in Osaka according to Siliconera

Sanoyas Interaction created the gym to help fans, and specifically younger gamers, improve their Pokémon gaming skills, and will offer several training programs including Charizard’s Battle Colosseum, Gardevoir’s Control Score and Pokémon Battle Bowling.

Gamers who complete the training courses will be rewarded with unique Pokémon for X, Y, Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby games, and each of the training areas will cost between about $3 and $5, Kotaku reported Read more…

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Japan is getting a Pokémon training gym and it looks like a blast