The first Friday of every month is Pokemon TCG Card Day and for August, the latest booster pack, called “Dream League” will go on sale August 2nd (Friday).
The booster set features two special GX cards: one featuring Lillie + Solgaleo & Lunala and one with N + Reshiram & Zekrom.
As part of the release, customers who buy a box (30 packs) of the new cards at a certified Pokemon Card Gym (like the Pokemon Center) will receive 1 Lillie + Clefairy promotional card. Card distribution starts August 2nd (Friday) and lasts until supplies run out.
Alongside the booster packs, two new Pokemon Center exclusive card sleeve designs will also go on sale August 2nd – one featuring Lillie and one featuring N.
Name: August Pokemon TCG Card Day (“Dream League” Booster Pack)
Where: All Pokemon Centers & Stores in Japan + stores that sell Pokemon cards
Date: August 2nd (Friday)
Official TCG Website
Dream League booster pack campaign
Items & Prices
“Dream League” Booster Pack (5 random cards) – 162 yen per pack
Card Sleeves (Lillie / N) – 777 yen per pack
Collection File – 1,674 yen
Collection File Clear Sleeves – 645 yen each
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If you love Gold & Silver, then this week’s announcements are sure to bring a ray of sunshine to your weekend!
Pokemon Center Finger Puppets
The Pokemon Center’s original finger puppet figure series returns May 25th (Saturday) with volume 4 including Sleeping Pikachu, Arcanine, Shelder, Omanyte, Togepi, Ampharos, Sudowoodo, Espeon, Umbreon, and Substitute Plush.
These figures are not blind packaged. Each figure costs 300 yen including tax.
Pokemon Fit / Sitting Cuties
Following the success of the initial Pokemon Fit release, which included plush versions of every single 151 Pokemon from generation 1, the Pokemon Center is continuing into the Johto region with plush versions of every single generation 2 Pokemon.
Pokemon Fit (or Sitting Cuties as named by the US Pokemon Center site) are smaller plush designed to Fit in your hand. They make a great addition to any collection, and the series has in a lot of cases created plush for Pokemon who up until now haven’t had official plush available or in other cases any official merchandise at all.
Each plush retails for 1,188 yen.
The list of plush in this release starts with Chikorita and ends with Celebi. It also includes every single Unown from A to Z plus ! ?
All Generation 2 Pokemon Fit plush will go on sale at Pokemon Centers & Stores in Japan from June 8th (Saturday).
My 251 Campaign
Along with the release of the Gold & Silver Pokemon Fit plush, a couple related Pokemon Center campaigns will also start from June 8th.
From June 8th until September 6th (Friday), the official Pokemon Center Cafe in Nihonbashi will be offering Gold & Silver themed menu items.
Umbreon Fried Chicken Burger Set (1,598 yen)
* Can only be ordered between 6 and 10 pm
Espeon Teriyaki Chicken Burger Set (1,598 yen)
* Can only be ordered between 10:30 and 5:59 pm
Happy Pichu Curry (1,598 yen)
Chikorita Green Pancake Sandwich (1,706 yen)
Smeargle Drawing Pancake (1,490 yen)
Tapioca Mix au Lait Set (1,080 yen)
There will also be 6 new drink coasters in rotation during this time period, including one secret design.
Alongside the cafe promotion, Pokemon Centers will be giving out special My 251 themed shopping bags to every Pokemon Center customer starting June 8th and while supplies last.
On top of that, the Pokemon Center On-Line will be using specially designed boxes for orders, with 20 different designs total.
That’s all the announcements for this week! Until next time~
Pokemon Center Finger Puppet Figures
Pokemon Fit Generation 2 Release
Pokemon Center Cafe Gold & Silver Campaign
This week we got one small promo and one semi-big surprise one.
New Pokemon TCG Sleeves, Cases, and Play Mats
Pokemon TCG will be releasing a bunch of new card sleeves, deck cases, and playmats featuring artwork from previously released promotions as well as one or two original designs made specifically for this set of items.
Card Sleeves (Pikachu, Poke Maniac Pikachu, Fan of Pikachu & Eevee, Pikachu Print, Pikachu & Eevee Drawing, Latios & Latias Journeys) – 777 yen per pack
Card Deck Case (Pikachu, Poke Maniac Pikachu, Fan of Pikachu & Eevee, Pikachu Print, Pikachu & Eevee Drawing, Latios & Latias Journeys) – 390 yen each
Rubber Play Mat (Latios & Latias Journeys, Fan of Pikachu & Eevee, Pikachu & Eevee Drawing) – 2,700 yen each
The line-up will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers & Stores in Japan April 26th (Friday).
Called “Let’s Pretend To Be Wobbuffet” or “Minna de So-nasu” in Japanese, this original Pokemon Center promotion featuring Wobbuffet and some of his Pokemon friends acting like him, will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers & Stores in Japan April 27th (Saturday).
Similar to the previously released and very popular Ditto Transform series where all Pokemon have Ditto faces, this promo features plush and mascot plush of Pokemon (like Pikachu and Eevee) with Wobbuffet faces.
I’m not sure if this will take off in the same way that Ditto has, but I guess… we’ll see!
Plush (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto, Wobbuffet, Combee, Audino) – 1,944 yen each
Mascot Plush (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto, Wobbuffet, Combee, Audino) – 1,188 yen each
Plush Pouch w/ Carabiner Clip (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto) – 1,188 yen each
Phone Pouch (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto) – 2,160 yen each
Mug – 1,404 yen
Ramune Candy Tin Collection (Random | 5 designs + 1 secret design) – 324 yen per tin
Can Badge Collection (Random | 5 designs + 1 secret design) – 324 yen per badge
Acrylic Charm w/ Stand (Pikachu, Ditto, Eevee, Combee, Audino) – 864 yen each
Socks (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto, Wobbuffet, Combee, Audino) – 3 pairs for 1,080 yen
T-Shirt (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto, Wobbuffet | Small / Medium) – 3,240 yen each
Soft Shell iPhone Case (6/6s/7/8) – 2,030 yen each
Soft Shell iPhone Case (X/Xs) – 2,160 yen each
Hand Towel (Pikachu, Eevee, Ditto) – 540 yen each
A4 Clearfile – 260 yen
Flat Case – 1,404 yen
B6 Ring Notebook – 648 yen
Peelable Sticker – 648 yen
Croquis Sketchbook – 572 yen
Sticky Note Set – 648 yen
Dice Bag – 702 yen
Mini Tote Bag – 1,728 yen
That wraps up this week’s Pokemon Center announcements!
Until next time~
Old Art New TCG
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Plush Eevee Tissue Case (2 Designs)
[Bandai] G.E.M. EX Series – Eevee Friends figure pre-order starts
[TCG] “GG End” (sm10a) Booster Pack
[TCG] Pokemon Center Card Sleeves: Garchomp & Giratina Tag Team, Malamar, Mawile, Guzma
[TCG] Deck Case (Garchomp & Giratina Tag Team)
[Pokemon Center] Latios & Latias Journeys
[Banpresto] Mogu-Mogu Time – Large Plush (Raichu, Pichu)
[Banpresto] Hokkori Iyasare – Large Plush (Psyduck, Slowpoke)
[Pokemon Center Campaign] Buy 1 Mewtwo Strikes Back movie ticket and 1 Pokemon Center item to get a random movie postcard. 6 designs in total.
[Pokemon Center] Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution Promo
[Pokemon Center Campaign] Free stickers given away (1 per person) to anyone who visits a Pokemon Center in Japan – 7 stickers in total
[Re-Ment] Petite Fleur Vol. 2 (Pikachu & Pichu, Dragonair, Vulpix, Shaymin, Mew, Umbreon)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Ditto)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Snorlax)
[Pokemon Center] Goodnight Pikachu Night Parade Figure Collection
[Pokemon Center] Graniph x Pokemon Shirt Collaboration
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Accessories Part 2
[Pokemon Center] *Hiroshima & On-line Exclusive* Hiroshima Carps x Magikarp Collaboration
[MonColle EX] Mewtwo
[Ichiban-Kuji] Detective Pikachu Body Care Kuji
[Banpresto] Kororin Friends – Palm Size Plush (Pikachu, Psyduck, Lucario, Ampharos)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Colorful Plush | Purple (Nidoran♂, Espeon, Gengar)
[Banpresto] Mogu-Mogu Time – Plush (Charmander, Bulbasaur, Squirtle)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Large Plush (Nagisa, Brionne)
[TCG] Old Art New Stuff – Card Sleeves / Deck Case / Rubber Play Mat
[TCG] Detective Pikachu – Movie Special Booster Pack
[TCG] Detective Pikachu – Special Jumbo Card Pack “Mewtwo GX Ver.”
[TCG] Detective Pikachu – Special Jumbo Card Pack “Charizard GX Ver.”
[TCG] Pokemon Card Game Sun & Moon – Special Pack (Detective Pikachu)
[Palnart] Pokemon Jewelry & Accessories
[Pokemon Center] Wobbuffet Party
[Takara Tomy] Detective Pikachu – Pikachu Plush (19 cm), 1:1 Pikachu Plush (40 cm), Mascot Pikachu Plush (13 cm)
[Pokemon Center Campaign] Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution shopper distribution starts
[Pokemon Center Cafe] Detective Pikachu limited edition food, drinks, coasters, and place-mat start
[Pokemon Kids] Pokemon Sun & Moon – New Discovery! Meltan Edition (Pikachu, Meltan, Rowlet, Litten, Popplio, Torracat, Brionne, Nagisa Eevee, Alolan Vulpix, Shaymin, Lunala, Solgaleo, Golisopod, Vikavolt, Secret)
[Nanoblock] Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres
[Takara Tomy A.R.T.S.] Pokemon Quest Pixel Box 2 (Pikachu, Eevee, Psyduck, Mew, Pokeball)
[Gray Parker Service] Pokemon Suya-Suya On The Cable Vol. 4 (Eevee, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon)
[TCG] High Spec “GX Ultra Shiny” Booster Pack (SM8b)
[TCG] “Battle Chatelaine” Pokemon Center original card sleeves
[Munch x Pokemon Exhibit] Distribution starts for Psyduck, Eevee, and Rowlet promo cards.
[Pokemon Center] 2018 Christmas Promotion
[Pokemon Center] Amigurumi Pikachu
[Banpresto] Girlish Pikachu – Large Face Cushions (2 Designs)
2nd Week of November
[Sega Prize] Pokemon Sun & Moon Premium Bowling Set
[Banpresto] Poke-Gyutto – Large Plush (Eevee, Psyduck)
[Banpresto] Poke-Dakko – Large Plush (Eevee, Psyduck)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Larvitar)
[Pokemon Center] Yokohama Pokemon Center Renewal Promotion
[Pokemon Center] Pop & Colorful
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Yurutto Figure Collection Volume 2 (Pikachu, Dedenne, Rowlet, Slowpoke, Croagunk, Pyukumuku)
[San-ei] All-Star Collection Volume 9 (Sandshrew, Magnemite, Chansey, Ditto, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Corsola, Phantump, Mawile, Garchomp, Lilligant, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander)
[San-ei] Plush Pouch (Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon)
[San-ei] Squishy Cushions (Munna, Koffing)
3rd Week of November
[Candy] Get Figure Collection – MeleMele Island Adventure (Necrozma, Pikachu, Alolan Ninetails, Brionne, Eevee, Vikavolt, Stufful, Dartrix, Guzzlord, Tsareena)
[MegaHouse] Yura-Yura Pokemon Mansion (Pikachu, Eevee, Alolan Vulpix, Mimikyu, Rowlet, Popplio, Litten)
[Sega Prize] Pokemon Sun & Moon Premium Big Fluffy Blanket
[Sega Prize] Pokemon Sun & Moon Premium Boston Bag
[Banpresto] Pokemon Focus Legendary Pokemon – Large Plush (Celebi, Victini, Jirachi)
[Pokemon Game] Pokemon Let’s Go! Pikachu & Eevee
[Pokemon Game] Pokemon Let’s Go! exclusive Pikachu & Eevee Nintendo Switch Console
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Fit Volume 2
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Let’s Go! Pikachu & Eevee Merchandise
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu’s Closet – Girl & Boy Protagonist Pikachu Clothing Sets
[Pokemon Center Campaign] My 151 Campaign starts
[Pokemon Cafe] Pokemon Let’s Go! Pikachu & Eevee collaboration menu starts
[Takara Tomy] MonColle EX (Mega Blastoise, Mega Venusaur, Mega Charizard X, Mega Charizard Y)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Mascot ~ Pikachu Panya-San ~ *Blind* (Pikachu Toast, Eevee, Snorlax, Gengar, Slowpoke, Secret)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Mascot ~ Eevee Sabou ~ (Eevee, Pikachu, Snorlax, Gengar, Slowpoke, Ditto)
4th Week of November
[Sega Prize] Eeveelution Wallet (2 Designs)
[Sega Prize] Pokemon Sun & Moon Premium Wrist Watch (3 Designs)
[Banpresto] Mogu-Mogu Time – Large Plush (Snorlax, Slowpoke)
[TCG] Starter Set (Flareon GX, Vaporeon GX, Jolteon GX)
[TCG] Toys’r’Us Exclusive: Pokemon TCG Sun & Moon – Eevee GX Battle Triple Starter Set
[TCG] Pokemon TCG Sun & Moon Starter Set – Jolteon GX Deluxe Set
[TCG] Eeveelution Pile – Card Sleeves & Deck Case
[Pokemon Center] New Years 2019 Merchandise
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu & Eevee Pottery Ornaments
5th week of November
[Gacha] Cap Characters (Pikachu, Snorlax, Torchic, Mimikyu)
[Sega Prize] Pokemon Sun & Moon Premium LCD Memo Tablet
[Sega Prize] Pokemon Sun & Moon Premium Clean-Up Box (3 Designs)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Focus Legendary Pokemon – Extra Large Plush (Mew)
[Candy] Pokemon 3D Jelly Candy
A bunch of releases were announced today, so let’s dive right in~
From the Pokemon Card Game side!
Along with the High Spec: GX Ultra Shiny booster packs (sm8b), a set of Pokemon Center original card sleeves, featuring the Battle Chatelaine girls, will also go on sale November 2nd (Friday).
Each pack contains enough sleeves for a full deck plus a few extra and will cost 777 yen including tax.
The K-Uno jewelry company is finally completing their Eeveelution necklace series with Jolteon, which is currently available for order.
Necklaces are 12,000 yen each, including tax, and are made with silver.
The Pokemon Yurutto series returns with volume 2 to all Pokemon Centers & Stores in Japan on November 10th (Saturday).
Volume 2 includes: Pikachu, Dedenne, Rowlet, Croagunk, Pyukumuku, and Slowpoke. Each play costs 300 yen per usual.
A brand new series with an amigurumi theme for winter will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers & Stores around Japan November 3rd (Saturday).
With a hand-knit style, the promo includes plush, pouches and bags, fuzzy and soft clothing to keep you warm, and other cute items. It also includes my very favorite winter Pokemon Center cookie: polvorones! I highly recommend this cookie, which usually comes in an equally adorable and collectable cookie tin.
Plush (Pikachu | Snow Pikachu) – 1,620 yen each
Mascot Plush (Pikachu | Snow Pikachu) – 1,080 yen each
Hair Tie (Pikachu | Snow Pikachu) – 648 yen each
Flat Pouch – 1,620 yen
Mini Tote-Bag – 2,160 yen
Pouch – 1,512 yen
Dice Bag – 1,080 yen
Blanket – 2,700 yen
Neck Warmer – 1,944 yen
Fuzzy Hoodie – 6,048 yen
Polvorone Cookie Tin – 928 yen
Hand Towel – 540 yen
Face Towel – 1,080 yen
Fuzzy Shorts – 3,240 yen
Fuzzy Socks – 1,080 yen
Hair Band – 1,296 yen
Last but not least! We finally have information on the merchandise coming out for the Yokohama Pokemon Center’s Renewal promotion!
The promotion for the Yokohama Center moving to a new location (closer to Yokohama Station) will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers & Stores around Japan from November 9th (Friday).
While most items will be available everywhere, as usual there will be a few items you can only get at the Yokohama Center.
Pikachu Plush (Center Design) – 2,160 yen
Pikachu Mascot Plush (Center Design) – 1,296 yen
Psyduck Plush – 3,024 yen
Not Pictured Cushion – 2,160 yen
Tissue Box Cover – 2,376 yen
Acrylic Charm Collection (Blind Packaged – 10 Designs) – 702 yen each
Set of 3 Ramune Candy Tins – 702 yen
Chocolate Crunch Candy Tin – 972 yen
Blanket – 3,024 yen
T-Shirt (Medium | Large) – 3,456 yen each
Not Pictured 2-Way Sailor Hoodie (Small | Medium | Large) – 6,048 yen each
Keychain – 702 yen
Metal Charm Set – 702 yen
iPhone Soft Shell Case (8/7/6s/6) – 2,030 yen
Universal Flip Phone Case – 3,240 yen
Eco Tote Bag – 1,296 yen
Flat Pouch – 2,160 yen
Not Pictured Hand Towel – 540 yen
Mini Bath Towel – 2,160 yen
Not Pictured Handkerchief – 367 yen
Plush Pass Case – 1,296 yen
Notebook – 184 yen
A5 Ringed Notebook – 702 yen
A4 Clearfile Set – 497 yen
Frixion Ball 3 Pen Set – 972 yen
Clip Set – 734 yen
PET Stickers – 486 yen
Set of 2 Stickers – 432 yen
Deco Tape Set – 648 yen
Dice Bag – 648 yen
Pouch – 1,620 yen
Mug – 1,404 yen
Plate – 1,944 yen
Yokohama Exclusive Items
Plush (Pikachu w/ Plush | Pikachu w/ Pochette) – 2,160 yen each
Mascot Plush (Pikachu w/ Plush | Pikachu w/ Pochette) – 1,296 yen each
Logo Pin – 680 yen
Pokemon Card Game Sun & Moon Special Box Set – 3,078 yen
That wraps up this week’s Pokemon Center Announcements!
4 Days until my Birthday~
5 Days until Halloween~
Pokemon Card Products
Jolteon K-Uno Necklace
Pokemon Yurutto Figure Collection Volume 2
Yokohama Pokemon Center Renewal