Mission One’s Commentary:
The holidays probably bring nightmares to other idols as well… but Pea’s nightmare is very, very real.
It is customary for Japanese kids to receive money as a gift in the new year. Seeing as how this comic was first posted only a few months after Pokemon Diamond and Pearl launched in Japan, a lot of this cash probably went toward these games at the time. Truly a nightmare for the handheld these games weren’t on…
Note the groan-inducing Pokemon Snap pun in the second panel.
Original comic: P.S.すりーさん No.29