Merchandise Overview – December

12.2

[Pokemon Center] Pikachu’s Closet: Formal Clothing Set
[Pokemon Center] Original Charm Keychains (Alola Vulpix, Mimikyu, Cosmog, Solgaleo, Lunala)
[Collaboration] Itoen vending machine Pikachu Invasion blind packaged figure distribution starts
[Nendoroid] Lana Nendoroid pre-order starts

12.4

[Candy] Pokemon Get Collection Candy Sun & Moon Part 2 (Primarina, Incineroar, Decidueye, Mimikyu, Pikachu, Mareanie, Bewear, Charjabug, Dusk Lycanroc, Alola Vulpix)

12.7

[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Purapura Charms (Pikachu, Vulpix, Alola Vulpix)
[Banpresto] Kutsurogi Time Plush (Boy Pikachu x 2, Girl Pikachu x 2)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Large Plush (Litten, Rowlet, Popplio)

12.8

[TCG] Booster Pack “Ultra Sun” / “Ultra Moon”
[TCG] Premium Trainers Box: Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
[TCG] Card Sleeves: Ultra Sun & Moon, Cynthia, Volkner, Lucario, Lillie, Umbreon & Espeon, Pyukumuku
[TCG] Deck Cases: Umbreon & Espeon, Ultra Sun & Moon
[TCG] Cynthia Rubber Play Mat

12.9

[Pokemon Center] 5108 Pokemon Necklaces
[Takara Tomy] Lillie’s Alolan Vulpix Plush 1:1 Size

12.14

[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Plush – Grass Type (Bulbasaur, Snivy, Chespin)
[Banpresto] Large Snorlax Piggy Bank
[Banpresto] Kororin Friends – Large Plush (Growlithe, Arcanine)

12.16

[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Tails Promotion
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center Exclusive Plush (Gardevoir, Wailord, Tapu Lele)

12.18

[Re-Ment] Bakery in the Blue Sky

12.19

[Banpresto] Kutsurogi Time Large Plush (Girl Pikachu, Boy Pikachu)

12.21

[Banpresto] *Namco Exclusive* Extra Large Plush – Dress-Up Pikachu (2 Designs)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru – Water Types (Squirtle, Oshawott, Froakie)
[Banpresto] Kororin Friends Large Plush (Riolu, Lucario)

12.23

[Pokemon Center] Ditto Transform! Plush and Mascot Plush (Alola Vulpix, Electrode, Absol, Shaymin, Whimsicott)
[Pokemon Center] Ditto Transform! Gacha Figures Vol 5 (Magikarp, Lapras, Omanyte, Dragonite, Sableye)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon With You Badges (Sylveon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Incineroar, Decidueye, Primarina, Bewear, Togedemaru)
[G.E.M.] Lillie & Vulpix figure

12.26

[Banpresto] I Love Mew Plush (Sitting, Jumping, Sleeping)
[Banpresto] I Love Mew – Extra Large Plush (Mew)

12.28

[MonColle] Crabrawler

Pokemon Center Report – Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Game Release Day

Pokemon Center Report – Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Game Release Day

Hello everyone!

It’s been busy since I arrived in Japan so I apologize for the delay in Pokemon Center Reports. With not much happening this weekend (and not much that happened last weekend) I’ll be doing my best to catch up before next weekend.

This year’s release, compared to last year’s, was a little lackluster. There was no new Pokemon which was the main reason why it was so quiet, and the big promo release was the Alola Ultra Adventure which, while “exciting” is also not really exciting. So with that in mind, I decided to not show up super early since I just didn’t see a reason to. Arriving about an hour early gave me enough time to wait in line and build the anticipation while also not going overboard.

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I haven’t been to the Mega Tokyo Center since May and the first thing I noticed was the outside had been redecorated for the 20th anniversary. The screenshots from the various anime seasons makes the outside of the Pokemon Center a lot more fun vs the plain white walls from before.

The main merch and plush releases centered around Necrozma and his two new forms from the Ultra Sun & Moon games: Dusk Mane and Dawn Wing.

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There were three plush, one for each form, all of which were pretty difficult to photograph (I did my best!)

Along with large sized acrylic charms of the Necrozmas plus Dusk Lycanroc (who already had a plush release a month back), we also got dex metal charms for Dusk Lycanroc, Dusk Necrozma, and Dawn Necrozma.

A couple new MonColle figures came out on Friday, November 17th.

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The highlights include Necrozma, Dusk Necrozma, Dawn Necrozma, and not forgetting Dusk Lycanroc.

Some of the larger items from the aforementioned Ultra Alola Adventure promo, including the adorable Pikachu ear hats and Pikachu hoodies.

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Similar to the last two game releases, two unannounced mini promos were released alongside the game merch items. These promos are aimed towards school kids with the majority of items being things like pencils, erasers, rulers, more erasers, small pouches, and notebooks.

Both line-ups have the same items with different illustrations with one being aimed more toward girls (the super cute pink one) and one aimed more toward boys (the ultra mega beast rawr design).

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There were no surprise cookie tins, but there were surprise blind packaged cookie bags. These bags, which come with a random Pokemon badge inside, is the bane of my existence, as I never get the badge I want and these badges almost never turn up afterward on auction sites.

Case in point: I did not want Necrozma.

So of course both bags I bought were Necrozma.

On the TCG front, a Solgaleo and Lunala GX card set went on sale, along with a deck box plus original card sleeve set from the Alola Ultra Adventure series.

There were also a couple releases on November 17th that weren’t related to the new game.

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Ditto Charms!

These charm came packaged in sets of 3 with 6 sets in total.

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The charms were double sided, with one side being a normal version of the Pokemon and the other being a Ditto version (adorable!)

A bunch of new plush from the San-ei All Stars collection was released November 17th, with notable Pokemon including Absol, Chandelure, Drifloon, and Flaaffy.

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Last and not least, the Mocchi-Mocchi line of super soft and squishy plush released a couple mascot sized face plushies, including Bewear, Mimikyu, Rowlet, and Snorlax!

That wraps this latest and exciting Pokemon Center Report.

In a few hours, we will hopefully get news on the up-coming Pokemon Tails promo. Stay tuned!

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Miki’s Shopping Service + Pikachu’s Closet + College Logo Part 2 + TCG

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Miki’s Shopping Service + Pikachu’s Closet + College Logo Part 2 + TCG

Hello everyone and sorry for the wait!

It’s been non-stop action since I arrived in Japan Thursday and I’m doing my best to get caught up.

First up, an important announcement!

While I’m in Japan, I’ll be offering my pick-up services! I will be picking up everything included in this post, as well as Banpresto prize plush, and a bunch of other stuff.

Keep an eye on this page for the most up to date information on items and prices.

See something you like? Get in touch with me through one of the following ways!

Contact Page | Facebook | Twitter

Pikachu’s Closet returns December 2nd (Saturday) with a new set of clothes for Pikachu!

This brand new Formal Attire set features a cute hat and little shoes along with shirt, pants, and bow-tie.

The set of Formal clothing will cost 3,780 yen after tax.

Next up, the College Logo series from last year returns with a second part! This promo will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan starting November 25th (Saturday).

This release will feature a bunch of similar items from last year’s release but with updated logos and Rowlet!

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Varsity Jacket (Pikachu / Rowlet | Medium / Large) – 9,612 yen each
Hoodie (Pikachu / Rowlet | Small / Medium / Large) – 6,048 yen each
Pikachu Logo Sweater (Small / Medium / Large) – 6,480 yen

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Sticker Set – 626 yen
Set of 2 Patches – 864 yen
Rowlet Pen Pouch – 1,620 yen
Mini Tote-Bag – 1,836 yen
Tote-Bag – 3,780 yen

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Pencil & 2-Color Ball Pen (Pikachu / Rowlet) – 540 yen each
Set of Sticky Notes – 756 yen
Memopad (Pikachu / Rowlet) – 432 yen each
B6 Ring Notebook – 648 yen

College Logo Pin Collection *Gacha* – 300 yen for 1 play

A bunch of TCG merch was announced for December as well!

All of the new TCG items mentioned here will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan starting December 8th (Friday).

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First up: everyone’s favorite card sleeves!

As usual lately, each pack will have 64 sleeves and will cost 777 yen after tax.

There will be 7 designs in total for this release: Pyukumuku, Lillie, Espeon & Umbreon, Volkner & Luxray, Cynthia & Lucario, Lucario, and Ultra Sun & Moon.

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Along with the card sleeves, there will also be two deck cases.

Umbreon & Espeon is extra fancy and will cost an extra fancy price: 2,160 yen after tax.

The Ultra Sun & Moon design will cost 390 yen after tax.

A Cynthia rubber play-mat will go on sale on the same day for 2,700 yen after tax.

Last but not least, a special Premium Trainer’s Set will also go on sale December 8th for 5,400 yen after tax.

The set will include:

Ultra Sun Booster Packs x 10
Ultra Moon Booster Packs x 10
156 cards (29 types)
** 44 trainers (18 types)
** 4 Extra Special Energy Cards (2 types)
** 108 Energy Cards (12 of each type)
Card Box x 1
Pokemon Coin x 1
GX Marker x 1
Acrylic Damage Counters x 32
Premium Markers (Poison / Burn) x 1 each
Card Sleeves x 1 set of 64 sleeves
Players Guide x 1

That wraps up Friday’s announcements!

Tomorrow brings us the second half of the most recent Its’Demo release. I will be there at opening so if you’re interested to see what’s coming out, follow my Twitter account (@zombiemiki) and be awake at 10 am Japan time!

Until next time~


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Pikachu’s Closet
College Logo Series Part 2
December 8th TCG Release Information

Merchandise Overview – November

11.3

[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Christmas 2017
[Pokemon Center] Winter Hide-And-Seek

11.7

[Collaboration] Its’Demo x Vulpix promo start

11.9

[Banpresto] Extra Large Size Santa Pikachu Plush
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon Large Plush (Pikachu, Dusk Lycanroc)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Plush (Charizard x 2, Dragonite x 2)
[Banpresto] Kutsurogi Time Large Plush (Leafeon, Glaceon)

11.10

[TCG] Starter Set – Legendaries – Solgaleo GX Lunala GX
[TCG] Pokemon Card Game Sun & Moon Starter Set – Legendaries – Premium Edition
[TCG] Pokemon Card Game Sun & Moon Starter Set – Legendaries – Toys R Us Exclusive – Special Starter Set

11.11

[Pokemon Center] Pokemon New Years 2018

11.13

[Re-Ment] Pikachu Sweets Time

11.16

[Banpresto] Big Christmas Stocking Pikachu plush (Red, Green)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Fire Type (Charmander, Tepig, Fennekin)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon Big Blanket (Eevee)

11.17

[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center Plush (Necrozma, Necrozma Dusk, Necrozma Dawn)
[Pokemon Center] Metal Charms (Dusk Lycanroc, Necrozma Dusk, Necrozma Dawn)
[Pokemon Center] Alola Ultra Adventure Promotion
[Pokemon Center] Ditto 3-Charm Sets
[Takara Tomy] Pokemon Z-Power Ring Special Set
[Takara Tomy] Rotom Pokedex DX
[MonColle Ex] Necrozma, Necrozma (Dusk Form), Necrozma (Dawn Form), Ash’s Pikachu (Thunderbolt Attack Pose), Dusk Lycanroc
[MonColle Get] Special Pack – Legendary Alolans

11.18

[San-ei] All-Star Collection Part 6 (Charmeleon, Ivysaur, Wartortle, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Slowpoke, Flaaffy, Machop, Chandelure, Drifloon, Budew, Sewaddle, Absol, Wooper, Lapras, Raichu, Banette)
[San-ei] Mochi-Fuwa Cushions (Magikarp, Swinub)
[Ichiban Kuji] Pikachu Nebukuro Get!

11.21

[Collaboration] Its’Demo x Vulpix promo – new items added
[Bandai] Pokemon Kids Sun & Moon – Dusk Lycanroc Edition

11.23

[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Water Type (Totodile, Piplup, Mudkip, Popplio)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Large Plush (Charizard, Dragonite)
[Banpresto] Kutsurogi Time Large Plush (Umbreon, Espeon)

11.25

[Pokemon Center] Ditto With You Gacha
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon College Logo Series Part 2
[Ichiban Kuji] Pokemon Research – Mimikyu

11.29

[Pokemon Center] Mezase Pokemon Master – 20th Anniversary – CD Release

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Eevee Poncho Collection + Pokemon Center Plush + Pokedolls + Umbreon & Espeon Cosmetics

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Eevee Poncho Collection + Pokemon Center Plush + Pokedolls + Umbreon & Espeon Cosmetics

We got a couple of potentially huge and exciting announcements this weekend, way bigger than I was expecting!

First up…Eevees return with this super adorable new mini promotion: Eevee Poncho Collection! This promo will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan starting October 7th (Saturday).

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Poncho Plush – 2,160 yen each
Mascot Poncho Plush – 1,296 yen each

Petit Candy Tin Collection (Blind Packaged – 9 designs with 1 secret) – 410 yen each
Clearfiles – 260 yen each
Card Sleeves (64 Sleeves per Set) – 777 yen each

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Hooded Ponchos (for people!) – 5,184 yen each

A special gacha set will also go on sale as part of the Eevee Poncho series. There will be 8 figures in total, no secrets, and as usual, one play will cost 300 yen.

A TCG campaign will also start October 7th. Customers who buy 5 booster packs from Pokemon Centers, Stores, or the on-line Pokemon Center will receive 1 of 8 possible Eevee Poncho illustration cards. This campaign will run while supplies last.

Pokedolls will return to Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan October 7th (Saturday) with Oricorio and all four of their forms (Baile, Pom-Pom, Pa’u, and Sensu)!

Each plush will cost 1,296 yen.

Along with everything previously announced, a new set of Pokemon Center exclusive plush will drop October 7th (Saturday)!

This batch of plush will include Sentret, Furret, Marill, Wooper, Joltik, and Cutiefly (woo!)

Joltik and Cutiefly are both billed as 1:1 size plush and will cost 1,296 yen each.
Sentret, Marill, and Wooper will all cost 1,620 yen each.
Furret will cost 2,160 yen.

A super adorable and sweet mainly cosmetic themed promotion, featuring Umbreon, Espeon, and Pikachu, will go on sale in Japan starting (when else) October 7th (Saturday)! If you love Umbreon, Espeon, and Pikachu, and also want to be soft, then this promotion was made for you.

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Hand Cream (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 432 yen each
Hand Cream + Hand Towel Gift Set (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 1,296 yen each
Lip Gloss (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 756 yen each
Chapstick (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 324 yen each
Cheek & Lip Blush (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 540 yen each
Face Mask Packs (Pikachu / Alola Vulpix / Mimikyu / Pyukumuku) – 540 yen each

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Body Mist (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 756 yen each
Moisturizer (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 994 yen each
Memo Pad w/ Case (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 864 yen each
Bandaid Sets (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 432 yen each
Pouch (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 1,620 yen each

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Foldable Mirrors (Pikachu / Umbreon & Espeon) – 1,620 yen each

On a parting note, this poster is currently up at Pokemon Centers in Japan, advertising for a mystery Vulpix and Alolan Vulpix promotion set to come out in October. There is a chance we’ll get more information next week, but I’m excited! October is shaping up to be a great month (or a horrible month depending on how much stuff you’re buying) for Eevee and Vulpix collectors!

As always, everything listed here (and more!) can be ordered through Japanstuffs.

Want to chat about up-coming releases? Send me a Tweet or leave me a comment on Instagram!

Until next time~

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Eevee Poncho Series
Eevee Poncho TCG Campaign
Oricorio Pokedolls
October Pokemon Center Exclusive Plush
Umbreon & Espeon Cosmetics

Merchandise Overview – September

9.2

[Pokemon Center] Ruby / Sapphire Pokemon Center Plush (Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Altaria, Rayquaza, Banette, Sableye, Gulpin, Plusle, Minun)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Halloween Time

9.6

[Collaboration] New Era x Pokemon Hats

9.7

[Banpresto] Pikachu Mania! Korotto Manmaru Plush (5 Designs)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon Extra Large Plush (Ditto Pikachu)
[Banpresto] Pikachu Mania! Large Pikachu Plush (Baby Eyes Pose)

9.11

[Rement] Pokemon Camping (Blind Packaged)

9.12

[Banpresto] Kororin Friends Big Plush (Snorlax)

9.14

[Banpresto] Kororin Friends (Psyduck, Slowpoke, Munchlax)

9.15

[TCG] “Awakened Heroes” / Ultra-Dimensional Beasts” Booster Packs
[TCG] Card Sleeves (Silvally, Drampa, Tapu Lele, Goliosopod, Team Skull)
[TCG] Silvally Deck Case
[TCG Campaign] Buy 2 boxes of booster packs at a Pokemon Center or store and get 1 pack of 64 original Acerola card sleeves

9.16

[Pokemon Center] Magikarp Jump Merchandise
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Yurutto
[Pokemon Center] 2018 Schedule Books (Pikachu Forest, Pikachu Red, Eeveelutions, Ditto Transform)
[Pokemon Center On-Line] Hoenn Gym Badge Collection Preorder Starts
[MonColle] Cosmog, Rowlet (Smiling Version)
[MonColle Anniversary Sets] Unova Starter Pack, Kalos Starter Pack
[Takara Tomy] Rowlet Plush + Ash’s Backpack Set, Cosmog Plush, Dusk Form Lycanroc Plush

9.21

[Banpresto] Extra Large Mimikyu Plush
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon Large Plush (Cosmog, Rowlet)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon Plush (Bewear, Meowth, Mimikyu)

9.22

[Pokemon Center] Mysterious Encounters
[Pokemon Center] Emifull Pokemon Store Location Opens / Mini Promotion (Ehime Prefecture Exclusive)

9.23

[Ichiban Kuji] Pokemon Research – Magnemite –

9.26

[Banpresto] Kororin Friends (Axew, Hydreigon, Garchomp)
[Banpresto] Kororin Friends Big Plush (Dragonite)

9.29

[Merchandise] Pokemon Sun & Moon Ash Plush

9.30

[Pokemon Center] Putitto Pokemon Collection Volume 2 (Haunter, Sableye, Banette, Drifloon, Litwick, Gourgeist, Mimikyu)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon With You Can Badges (Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Mew, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Snorlax, Dragonite, Lapras, Raichu)
[Merchandise] Nanoblock Sets (Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Pichu)