Shining Raikou

Shining Raikou has been the Administrator of PokeBeach since 2010, and he joined the staff in 2008. A frequent visitor before actually joining the forums, he has long admired the community at PokeBeach for it's kind, helpful, and inquisitive nature. It's something he wanted to really amplify and continues to carry into the future at his post as Administrator, and at his positions on PokeBeach's Executive Board.

SR believes in the power of community to change the future of the site, to improve it as the years go on. To do this, we need committed and driven people. If ever you want to do even more for PokeBeach than what you already do as a member, reach out to SR for information about becoming a staff member. We are definitely open to considering anyone who wants to learn and help out. Remember, at one point, SR was once only a concerned member with ideas!

In real life, SR has amassed many skills. He has worked in retail management, culinary, art, design, marketing, business, automotive, and more. He currently is a leading chef at one of the fastest growing and top rated restaurants in Columbus. He sees himself as a modern renaissance man, and does his best to adapt to every challenge thrown his way. Life can drag you many different ways, but it also has many lessons to teach along the way if you are open minded.

For more, talk to me! I don't bite, I promise. :)
July 23
United States
Pokemon Involvement
  1. VG Player
  2. Episode Watcher
  3. Movie Watcher
  4. Collector
  5. Crazy Collector
Generation Started




Poké - Head of Forums & Chat Room


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    1500+ Likes

    This member’s posts have received at least 1500 likes.
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    Chat Admin

    Moderates the PokéBeach chat room, writes the rules, selects chat staff, and has elevated controls.
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    This member actively collects Pokémon merchandise or cards.
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    Crazy Collector

    This member owns an extremely large and impressive collection of Pokémon merchandise or cards.
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    Movie Watcher

    This member loves the Pokémon films and has seen all of them multiple times.
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    PokeBeach Trader

    A trustworthy member who has reliably made 50-99 transactions on PokéBeach.
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    900+ Likes

    This member’s posts have received at least 900 likes.
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    300+ Likes

    This member’s posts have received at least 300 likes.
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    100+ Likes

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    Verified Seller

    A trustworthy member who has met the requirements to sell their goods on PokéBeach.
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    Marketplace Staff

    A forum moderator who oversees trading, selling, and buying practices on PokéBeach and enacts policies to protect members.
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    Legendary Staff

    This member has been on the staff for an incredible seven or more years!
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    Episode Watcher

    This member watches the Pokémon anime on a regular basis or has seen most seasons. He or she has extensive knowledge of the show.
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    VG Player

    This member plays the Pokémon video games on a regular basis.