Pokemon Center Report – Precious Wedding

Pokemon Center Report – Precious Wedding

Hello everyone!

Today’s Pokemon Center Report will be a little short but before we dive in, a quick announcement from the management!

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Pokemon Center Pikachu Precious Wedding

This past Saturday was the release of the June Bride themed Precious Wedding promotion.

It wasn’t very big, with the most exciting items being the engagement and wedding rings which are all special order.

To add to that, the main plush pair were boxed, which is not the most exciting thing to see.

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The mascot plush are adorable, though, and they’re not attached! So if you have a friend, you can easily swap Pikachus if you want to support Pride month and have two girl Pikachu brides or two boy Pikachu grooms 💕

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Along with the plush, mascot plush, and pair of wedding style drinking glasses, there was also a cute Pikachu pair charm set

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A cute heart-shaped ring cushion

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And cute envelopes (shugi-bukuro) so you can give money gifts to the bride and groom in style

(Note: the tradition for Japanese weddings is to give money in place of material gifts. Stationary stores and sometimes convenience stores sell special envelopes specifically for weddings. Not only will the bride and groom appreciate the gift, but who could say no to such a cute and fancy envelope!)

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That wraps up today’s Pokemon Center Report~

Until next time!

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Poke-Maniac Plush + Thunder Spark TCG + Pokemon Showa-Note

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Poke-Maniac Plush + Thunder Spark TCG + Pokemon Showa-Note

Hello everyone!

I predicted this week would be boring and I was unfortunately correct.

But we did get a couple announcements.

Pokemon Center Poke Maniac Plush

Although not news, the official Pokemon Center website finally announced the Poke-Maniac plush coming out June 30th (Saturday). Also confirmed that the plush are the only items in this release.

There are four plush in the set: Charizard, Tyranitar, Hydreigon, and Poke-Maniac costume. Each plush costs 2,484 yen after tax.

Pre-orders through Japanstuffs.com

Pokemon Center TCG Thunder Spark

The next booster set, “Thunder Spark” (SM7a), featuring the first official Zeraora card, will go on sale July 6th (Friday).

Each pack will cost 162 yen and contains 5 random cards.

Pokemon Center TCG Zekrom GX

Starting July 6th, f you purchase 1 box of “Thunder Spark” cards (30 packs) from a certified Pokemon Gym store, you will get one of these nifty Zekrom GX cards. 1 card per 30 packs and while supplies last.

Pokemon Center Showa Note Pikachu

Last but not least, Showa Note has produced a collaboration series with the Pokemon Center. The line-up features every day items, including pouches, bags, wallets, and other related items.

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All the items are made of PU leather and are available in four designs, with each design featuring one of four playing card themed Pikachu designs.

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Pen Case – 1,620 yen each
Pen Pouch – 1,836 yen each
ID Card Case – 1,728 yen each
Pass Case – 1,512 yen each

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Book Cover – 1,512 yen each
Accessory Pouch – 2,376 yen each
Glasses Case – 1,944 yen each
Shoulder Bag – 3,024 yen each

Pokemon Center Pikachu Precious Wedding

The main release for this weekend is the June Bride themed Precious Wedding promotion.

Pre-order through Japanstuffs.com

Until next time~


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Pokemon TCG: Thunder Spark
Showa Note Pokemon Center Collaboration

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Pokemon Tropical Sweets + Hyaku Poke Yako + Poke-Center Vending Machine

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Pokemon Tropical Sweets + Hyaku Poke Yako + Poke-Center Vending Machine

Hello everyone!

I wasn’t sure what to expect for tonight’s Pokemon announcements, so I was pleasantly surprised with the up-coming promotions that were announced.

The official Pokemon Center Cafe will be offering a special summer themed menu from July 13th until September 2nd.

Along with the special food menu, the cafe is changing their drink coasters to Pikachu, Eevee, Flareon, Vaporeon, Jolteon, and a secret surprise design. Customers who visit the cafe get 1 random coaster for every drink ordered.

Along with the cafe menu, the Pokemon Center will have a food themed promotion, called Pokemon Tropical Sweets, coming out July 7th (Saturday).

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Icing Cookie (Pikachu | Eevee) – 594 yen each

Icing Cookie Mascot Plush (Pikachu | Eevee | Snorlax | Alola Vulpix) – 864 yen each
Pikachu Donut Mascot Plush – 1,620 yen
Figure Collection (blind packaged) – 648 yen

Pouch – 1,728 yen
Mini Pouch – 1,512 yen
Mini Tote-Bag – 1,944 yen
Multi Smart Phone Case – 3,456 yen

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Hand Towel – 540 yen
Face Towel – 1,080 yen
B6 Ringed Notebook – 648 yen
Memo Set w/ Box – 972 yen
Deco Tape Set – 864 yen
A4 Clearfile Set – 497 yen
Paper Plate – 594 yen
Paper Cup – 432 yen

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Drink Holder – 1,296 yen
Glass Mug w/ Lid – 1,512 yen
Stainless Bottle – 2,700 yen
Pass Case – 1,728 yen
Assorted Stickers – 648 yen
Stickers – 648 yen
Picks – 540 yen
Leisure Sheet – 1,512 yen
Black Board – 1,620 yen

A spooky summer themed promotion will go on sale at the Pokemon Center in Japan starting June 23rd (Saturday).

The promotion, called “Hyaku Poke Yako” translates to 100 Pokemon Night Parade and is reference to the “Hyakki Yako” which is a Japanese legend about 100 Japanese yokai parading through the streets at night during summer. The night parade is a popular image in Japanese art.

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Plush (Vulpix | Alola Vulpix | Greninja | Froslass) – 2,376 yen each
Can Badge Set (Vulpix Set | Greninja Set) – 864 yen each
Wood Strap Collection (Blind Packaged | 6 Designs) – 540 yen each
Paper Theater – 2,376 yen
A4 Clearfile Set – 497 yen
TCG Rubber Play Mat – 2,700 yen
(Not Pictured) TCG Card Sleeves (Night Parade | Pokemon Crest) – 777 yen each

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Pin Collection (Gacha | Random) – 300 yen per play

Small Plate (Vulpix | Greninja | Froslass | Mawile) – 1,080 yen each
(Not Pictured) Chopstick Set (Vulpix Set | Greninja & Golisopod Set) – 1,080 yen each
Chopstick Holder Set (Vulpix Set | Greninja & Golisopod Set) – 1,296 yen each
Hand Towel – 1,404 yen
Cushion – 2,160 yen

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Japanese Paper Stickers – 540 yen
Mini Poster – 432 yen
Post Card Set – 260 yen
Tote-Bag – 2,160 yen
Noren Curtain (Night Parade | Pokemon Crest) – 3,780 yen each

T-Shirt (Night Parade | Small / Medium / Large) – 3,240 yen each
T-Shirt (Pokemon Crest | Small / Medium / Large) – 3,240 yen each

Short Wide Umbrella – 3,456 yen
Folding Fan (Night Parade | Pokemon Crest) – 2,376 yen each
Tea Cup (Night Parade | Pokemon Crest) – 1,296 yen

Gold Leaf Sticker Set – 972 yen
Dice Bag – 1,296 yen
Sacoche – 2,196 yen

The following items will be released July 13th (Friday).

Mini Figure Collection (7 Designs | Blind Packaged) – 864 yen each
Senbei – 1,026 yen
Wind Chime (Chimecho | Bronzong) – 1,620 yen each

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The Japanese style Pokemon Oedo series returns June 30th (Saturday) with three new items. As usual, these items will be available at the Tokyo DX Pokemon Center and the On-Line Center only.

Senbei – 702 yen
Coin Pouch (Poliwhirl) – 4,860 yen
Coin Pouch (Pikachu) – 4,212 yen

Last but not least! Pokemon vending machines will start appearing in select locations.

These vending machines, referred to as “Pokemon Stands” will offer Pokemon Center exclusive merchandise outside of Pokemon Centers and Stores. These Pokemon Stands will also count as “Poke-Stops” for Pokemon Go.

For now, the locations will be: Haneda Airport, Aqua City Odaiba, Ebina Service Area, and Ashigara Service Area. The Haneda Airport’s Pokemon Stand will also offer Haneda exclusive Pikachu Pilot and Flight Attendant plush for sale.

Everything listed here and more | available at Japanstuffs.com~


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Pokemon Oedo Part 4
Pokemon Stand

Pokemon Center Report – Eevee Plush + 20th Anniversary Part 2 + Pokemon Quest

Pokemon Center Report – Eevee Plush + 20th Anniversary Part 2 + Pokemon Quest

Hello everyone!

The Pokemon Center decided to release a bunch of things all at once this past Saturday (June 2nd) because causing chaos for their staff is what the Pokemon Center does best.

Shaymin Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary

The festivities for the Pokemon Center’s 20th Anniversary continued with the release of a second batch of goods, including a brand new main illustration.

The highlight for this release was the large and super squishy Shaymin plush!

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There wasn’t quite as many items in this release as part 1, however some of the more interesting items included: Pikachu figure keychain, a large can badge, Pikachu memo clip, super cute phone cases (including a shell case for the iPhone X!), and a pen and pencil with a cute Pikachu figure on top.

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My favorite item from this release, and the only item I personally got, was this adorable cookie tin. It’s so colorful and cute! And it has cookies!

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New Pokemon Center exclusive Eevee plush came out on Saturday!

The three poses are sitting, running, and sleeping.

My personal favorite is the sleeping pose! I didn’t get one, but there is a chance I’ll cave because the more I see it, the cuter it becomes…

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A small apparel related release came out on Saturday as well. Dubbed Neon Colors due to the prevalence of, you guessed it, neon colors, the line-up featured hats (not pictured: Pikachu and Charizard).

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Pass cases

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A very neon backpack and pouch, as well as some other t-shirts.

Pokemon Quest Pikachu

Last but not least! On the heels of the Pokemon Quest game announcement, a small release of Pokemon Quest related items sort of surprise came out on Saturday. (The Pokemon Center does not mess around)

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Along with the larger sized Pikachu plush, there were 8 smaller mascot plushies: Pikachu, Charmander, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Eevee, Electrode, Slowpoke, and Magikarp.

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There was also a couple other non plush items, including t-shirts, a hat, two types of bags, a clearfile set (of course), and more iPhone shell cases (including for the X!)

That wraps up this Pokemon Center Report.

Until next time~

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Precious Wedding + Pokemon Quest

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Precious Wedding + Pokemon Quest

Hello everyone!

We got two exciting announcements tonight.

June is the perfect month for getting married (apparently!) and no where takes this more seriously than Japan. June is all about the wedding themed merchandise, and this year we have a mini Pokemon Center promotion.

Along with an adorable plush pair (which comes with an original box) and matching mascot plush pair, there is a set of wedding glasses, an adorable photo frame, and what would a wedding be without engagement and wedding rings?

All items from this mini promo will either go on sale or start accepting pre-orders June 16th (Saturday). The pre-order items will only be available through the Pokemon Center’s on-line store.

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Pikachu Plush Pair – 6,480 yen
Pikachu Mascot Plush Pair – 2,484 yen

Ring Pillow – 3,024 yen
Photo Frame – 3,240 yen
Pikachu Pair Charms – 1,620 yen
Set of Glasses – 3,240 yen

Wedding Money Envelope (Blue / Pink) – 756 yen each

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On-Line Exclusive

Engagement Ring (Gold / Platinum) – 324,000 yen each
Wedding Ring – 216,000 yen
(Rings come with a free Pokeball ring case)

Memorial Photo Frame w/ Names – 12,960 yen

On the heels of the exciting new Pokemon game information that came out Thursday, merchandise from the Pokemon Quest game will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers in Japan on June 2nd (Saturday) which from the posting of this entry is tomorrow!

If you love blocky Pikachu, then this promotion was made for you.

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Pikachu Plush – 3,024 yen
Mascot Plush (Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Eevee, Electrode, Magikarp, Slowpoke) – 1,188 yen each

Pikachu T-Shirt (Small / Medium / Large) – 3,240 yen each
Pikachu T-Shirt (XL) – 3,456 yen
New Era 59Fifty Cap (7 3/8, 7 1/2) – 6,696 yen each

Soft Shell iPhone Case (8/7/6s/6) – 2,030 yen each
Soft Shell iPhone Case (X) – 2,160 yen
A4 Clearfile Set – 496 yen

Rootote Pikachu Bag – 7,344 yen
Rootote Pikachu Shoulder Bag – 3,780 yen

That wraps up this week’s Pokemon Center announcements!

Everything listed here and more | available at Japanstuffs.com~


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Merchandise Overview – June

6.1

[TCG] Cracked Sky’s Charisma Booster Pack (SM7)
[TCG] Card Sleeves (Rayquaza, Steven, Latios/Latias)

6.2

[Pokemon Center] Eevee Pokemon Center Plush (Standing, Running, Sleeping)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary Part 2
[Pokemon Center] New Era T-shirts & Hats
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Quest

6.7

[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Marine Style Pikachu (2 Designs)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Summer Style Pikachu Plush
[Banpresto] *NAMCO EXCLUSIVE* Pokemon Sun & Moon – Pikachu Backpack

6.9

[Pokemon Center] Life-Size Jirachi Plush
[Pokemon Championships] June 9-10 – exclusive Pokemon Japanese Championship merch

6.11

[Re-Ment] Cord Keeper (Pikachu, Eevee, Tangela, Growlithe, Caterpie, Slowpoke, Swinub, Mareep)

6.14

[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Cooler Bag (2 Designs)
[Banpresto] Kutsurogi Time – Large Plush (Vulpix, Alola Vulpix)
[Banpresto] Everyone’s Story – Large Plush (Pikachu, Lugia)

Third week of June

[Sega Prize] Pocket Watch (Charizard, Pikachu, Pokeballs)

6.16

[Pokemon Center] Precious Wedding
[Moncolle Figures] Dusk Lycanroc, Alola Vulpix, Pikachu
[Takara Tomy Plush] Zeraora
[Takara Tomy] MonColle Catcher + 12 Magikarp figures

6.18

[Bandai] Motion Figures Part 2 (Dawn Necrozma, Dusk Necrozma, Poipole, Xurkitree, Azumarill, Mewtwo)
[Re-Ment] Terrarium Collection EX Alola (Pikachu & Rowlet, Litten, Popplio, Mimikyu, Alola Vulpix, Bewear)

Fourth week of June

[Sega Prize] Premium die-cut Eeveelution bath towel
[Sega Prize] Inflatable pool
[Bandai] Pokemon Rubber Mascot Part 8 (Pikachu, Groudon, Kyogre, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Gardevoir, Milotic, Chimecho)
[Bandai] Pokemon Sun & Moon Mini Clearfile Part 2 (8 designs)

6.19

[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Squirtle Plush

6.21

[Takara Tomy] Chokkori-San Plush (Nurse Joy, Chansey, Snorlax, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru – Plush (Eevee, Lugia, Pichu)
[Banpresto] Everyone’s Story – Thermos & Glass Set

6.23

[Pokemon Center] Hyaku Poke Yako (100 Pokemon Night Parade)

6.29

[San-ei] All-Star Plush Collection (Growlithe, Venusaur, Blastoise, Charizard, Azumarill, Petilil, Swirlix, Pachirisu, Teddiursa, Magikarp, Dratini, Gulpin)
[San-ei] Flat Plush Pouch (Mimikyu, Caterpie, Eevee, Wobbuffet, Pikachu, Slowpoke)

6.30

[Pokemon Center] Poke-Maniac Pikachu Cosplay Plush
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Oedo Part 4
[MonColle Figures] Zeraora, Pikachu & Eevee Set
[Kiri-e Series] Espeon, Umbreon, Eevee, Pikachu, Gyarados
[Bandai] Attack Pose Promotion Figures Part 2 (Dusk Necrozma, Dawn Necrozma, Poipole, Xurkitree, Azumarill, Mewtwo)
[Nanoblock] Chansey, Magikarp