[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Mimikyu)
[Bapresto] I Love Snorlax – Large Face Cushion
[TCG] Ultra Explosion Impact Booster Pack (SM8)
[TCG] Ultra Explosion Impact Pokemon Center Exclusive Set
[TCG] Card Sleeves (Lugia, Suicune, Blacephalon, Lusamine Family)
[TCG] Lugia Rubber Playmat
[TCG] Lugia Deck Case
[TCG] Collection File (Alola All-Stars, Eevee & Pikachu)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center 2018 Halloween Promotion (Team Treat & Team Trick)
[Pokemon Center] Halloween clear card campaign starts (receive 1 of 2 random Halloween themed clear cards for every 2,500 yen spent)
[Pokemon Center Cafe] Seasonal Halloween menu starts
[Banpresto] I Love Snorlax – Plush Tote-bag
[Pokemon Center On-Line] Pre-order starts for Let’s Go Nintendo Switch Set
[Pokemon Center] Finger Puppets Volume 1 (Pikachu, Eevee, Vulpix, Slowpoke, Magnemite, Gengar, Magikarp, Ditto, Snorlax, Pokemon Center)
[Pokemon Center] Pokedoll Mascot Plush (Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander)
[Pokemon Center On-line] Pre-orders start for life-size Zeraora plush
[MonColle] Flareon, Jolteon, Vaporeon, Umbreon, Ultra Necrozma
[Takara Tomy] Ultra Get! Dex Rotom Figure
[Re-Ment] Floral Cup Collection (Pikachu, Eevee, Dewgong, Ivysaur, Vulpix, Mew)
[Re-Ment] Cord Keeper – Pokemon Quest (Pikachu, Eevee, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander, Magikarp, Slowpoke, Snorlax)
[Gacha] Ghost Type Magnets (Gastly, Haunter, Gengar, Misdreavus, Duskull)
[Nintendo 3DS] 3DS Pokemon Themes (Pokemon Boss Cosplay Pikachu, Pikachu & Lapras Journeys)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Tsuretette – Large Plush (Jigglypuff, Togepi)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Tsuretette – Plush (Cleffa, Munchlax, Pichu)
[U-Treasure] Flareon necklace orders start
[Pokemon Center] Fan of Pikachu & Eevee
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Black & White Large Can Badge
[Ichiban Kuji] Mimikyu’s Circus
[Re-Ment] Petite Fleur (Pikachu, Eevee, Alola Vulpix, Butterfree, Leafeon, Sylveon)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru – Large Plush (Charizard, Pidgey, Farfetch’d)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Dragonite)
[Premium Bandai] Pre-order starts for Mimikyu keyboard cushion plush
[Pokemon Center] Kuttari Plush (Litten, Popplio, Rowlet, Dusk Lycanroc, Alolan Vulpix, Wimpod, Buzzwole)
[Pokemon Center] Yurutto Figure Collection Vol 1 (Pikachu, Rowlet, Dedenne, Ludicolo, Croagunk, Bewear)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon With You Can Badge (Cyndaquil, Totodile, Chikorita, Snorlax, Mew, Dragonite, Lapras, Slowpoke)
[Pokemon Center] 2019 Schedule Books (151 Collection, Pikachu & Eevee)
[Nanoblock] Pikachu DX Set
[Nanoblock] Pokemon Quest (Pikachu, Eevee, Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Magikarp)
Last night gave us a bunch of smaller announcements, so let’s dive in.
As part of the Pokemon Center’s 20th Anniversary, a line-up of Pokemon Center exclusive plush will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores around Japan August 25th (Saturday).
This release will include every starter from across all 7 generations: Charmander, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mudkip, Treecko, Torchic, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Oshawott, Snivy, Tepig, Fennekin, Chespin, Froakie, Litten, Rowlet, and Popplio.
Of the list, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Piplup, Litten, Rowlet, and Popplip plushies will be direct re-releases. The other plush will have at least slightly different patterns than previously released plush.
Each plush will cost 1,620 yen including tax.
20th Anniversary Snowglobe
Along with the starter plush, pre-orders for a special Pokemon Center On-Line exclusive snow globe will start August 25th (Saturday).
This snow globe features all of the starter Pokemon from across 7 generations, plus Pikachu and Mew, and measures about 19 x 19 x 20 cm.
The pre-order period will run from August 25th (Saturday) 10:00 am until October 14th (Sunday) 11:59 pm, with orders shipping out around mid February 2019. Snow globes cost 21,600 yen including tax.
Finally, also as part of the Pokemon Center’s 20th Anniversary, starting August 25th (Saturday), customers who purchase 5 booster packs from the Pokemon TCG line at a Pokemon Center or Store will receive 1 promo card, featuring original Sugimoto artwork from the Red & Pikachu Pokemon Center promotion. This campaign will run while supplies last.
Speaking of Pokemon TCG, the next booster set “Ultra Explosion Impact” (SM8) has been announced with a release date of September 7th (Friday).
Individual booster packs will sell for 162 yen including tax and each pack includes 5 random cards.
A special Pokemon Center exclusive box set will be released alongside the booster pack on September 7th (Friday).
This set costs 10,800 yen and includes: 2 boxes (60 packs) of Ultra Explosion Impact, 1 set of a full deck of card sleeves, 1 deck case with the same artwork as the card sleeves, 1 card box.
Note that the card sleeves included can only be obtained through this set.
There will be four new card sleeve designs that will go on sale from September 7th (Friday). Each pack of sleeves is a full set plus several extras for a total of 64 sleeves and cost 777 yen including tax.
The four designs are: Blacephalon, Lugia, Suicune, and the Lusamine Family.
There will also be:
Lugia themed full-size rubber playmat (2700 yen w/ tax)
Lugia themed deck case (390 yen w/ tax)
Pikachu & Eevee Card Binder (1,674 yen w/ tax)
Alola All-Stars Card Binder (1,674 yen w/ tax)
Halloween 2018 Artwork
Official artwork for the up-coming 2018 Pokemon Center Halloween promotion (Pikachu’s Halloween) has come out, although we’re still waiting on an official announcement for merchandise.
There are two different illustrations: one for Team Treat and one for Team Trick. As mentioned in the previous announcement, all Halloween activities will start September 8th (Saturday).
As part of the Halloween promotion and starting September 8th (Friday) while supplies last, customers will get 1 of 2 Halloween/fall themed original clear cards for every 2,500 yen spent at Pokemon Centers or Stores.
Yokohama Moving Campaign
Finally, the Yokohama Pokemon Center will be moving to Yokohama Marui City outside the Yokohama station east exit November 9th (Friday).
As part of the commemoration of 13 long years spent in Landmark Plaza, the Yokohama Center will be giving out original clear cards as gifts (while supplies last) to all customers who shop at the Yokohama Center between September and October.
The first design (including Wailmer and Munchlax) will be given out during September and is the concept artwork used for the Center’s grand opening March 5th, 2005.
The second design (with Pirate Pikachu) will be given out during October and is the concept artwork used for the Center’s renewal opening October 10th, 2008.
On a parting note, my Sticker Store is officially back open and include my new line of Pokemon Sweet stickers plus some early Halloween themed stickers!
Check it out ~
Until next time!
20th Anniversary Pokemon Center Exclusive Starter Plush
Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary Snow Globe
Red & Pikachu Promo Card
Pokemon Card Products
Pokemon Center Trick or Treat Campaign
Yokohama Center Moving Campaign
No news on the mysterious Eevee sitting plush but we do finally have information on the first part of the Pokemon Center’s 20th Anniversary celebrations, along with two smaller announcements, so it wasn’t all bad.
First up…a new gacha figure set!
The Tokyo DX Pokemon Center dress-up Pikachus return as gachapon figures. This set of figures will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers around Japan starting April 25th (Wednesday).
Tokyo DX Gachapon
There are 7 figures in total with no secrets. Each gacha play will cost 300 yen.
The Pokedex Metal Charm series returns April 14th (Saturday) with four new charms!
April Metal Charms
Charms and prices are as follows:
Poipole/Naganadel – 378 yen
Stakataka – 194 yen
Blacephalon – 194 yen
Last and certainly not least, Pokemon Centers all over Japan will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the existence of the Pokemon Center starting April 25th (Wednesday).
Along with a couple shopping campaigns, there will of course also be a bunch of exclusive merchandise, which is advertised as being Part 1 so more to follow!
20th Anniversary Part 2
Pikachu & Shaymin Pair Plush – 2,808 yen
Calendar – 3,780 yen
A4 3-Pocket Clearfile – 388 yen
(Not pictured) Sticky Note Set – 756 yen
A5 Ring Notebook – 702 yen
Decoration Tape Set – 756 yen
Stickers – 648 yen
Anniversary Part 1
Pass Case – 1,728 yen
Pen Pouch – 1,620 yen
Key Holder – 972 yen
Hand Towel – 540 yen
Mini Bath Towel – 2,160 yen
Pokemon TCG Deck Case & Card Sleeve Set – 1,080 yen
Logo Pin – 756 yen
Cookie Tin w/ Cookie Assortment – 1,620 yen
Mug w/ Box – 1,512 yen
Anniversary Stamp Set
*Pokemon Center Online Exclusive* Premium Stamp Set – 7,020 yen
This premium stamp set comes with 10 Pokemon stamps and a collection of Pokemon Center promotional artwork over 20 years and various Pokemon Centers. Truly a collectors item!
That wraps up this week’s Pokemon Center merchandise announcements.
Want to buy something listed in today’s post but don’t live in Japan?
Check out japanstuffs.com for all your Pokemon Center needs~
Tokyo DX Pokemon Figure Collection
Pokedex Metal Charms
Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary
Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary – Daisuki Club
This past Friday gave us no news, and there wasn’t really any releases over the weekend either, so I apologize for the quiet.
This post will cover a couple smaller releases that’s happened over the past few weeks!
A set of new can badges from the Pokemon With You charity line came out March 10th.
Pokemon With You Badges March
The line-up included: Dusk Lycanroc, Lucario, Ditto, Vulpix, Latios, Latias, Tapu Lele, Shaymin, Pichu, and Dedenne.
Takara Tomy has a series of plush called “Chokorisan” and a set of Pokemon plush from this series came out around March 15th.
The release included: Pikachu, Ash, Psyduck, Misty, Vulpix, Brock, Meowth, Jesse, and James.
March PokeCen Plush
Three “new” Pokemon Center exclusive plush were released around Japan March 24th.
This small batch included Lucario, Piplup, and Croagunk.
Ultra Beast Plush
An Ultra Beast promotion, which included a bunch of plush, also came out March 24th at Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan.
Ultra Beast plush included: Kartana, Poipole (not pictured), Nihilego, Pheromosa, Blacephalon, Xurkitree, Guzzlord, Stakataka, Buzzwole, and Celesteela.
This wraps up today’s short(er) catch-up post!
This amazingly adorable and impossibly fluffy Eevee plush was revealed yesterday via the Project_Eevee Twitter account. At this point all we know is this plush is from an up-coming Pokemon Center release scheduled for sometime in April. Fingers crossed we get more info on him tonight!
Until next time~
[Gacha] Pokemon Tsumande-Tsunagete (Pikachu, Snorlax, Magikarp, Pichu, Meowth)
[Banpresto] Tsuretette Plush – Large Plush (Pichu, Cubone)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Life With Pikachu – Large Plush (Pikachu x 2 Designs)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Large Plush (Poipole)
[TCG] “Dragon Storm” Booster Pack
[Pokemon Center] Lapras Journeys (Card Sleeves)
[Re-Ment] Collect & Stack! Pokemon Forest (Teddiursa, Rowlet, Pikachu, Cerebi, Pichu, Bulbasaur, Bellossom, Pidgeot)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru – Large Plush (Raichu, Ampharos, Voltorb)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Life With Pikachu – Plush Tissue Case (2 Designs)
[Pokemon Center] Lapras Journeys
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center Dex Metal Charms (Poipole/Naganadel, Stakataka, Blacephalon)
[Re-Ment] Pokemon Tea Time Set
[Re-Ment] Hide-and-Seek Desk Figures (Magikarp, Psyduck, Squirtle, Butterfree, Caterpie, Dugtrio, Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Vulpix)
[Banpresto] Tsuretette Plush (Pikachu, Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur)
[Pokemon Store] Itami Airport Store Opening
[Takara Tomy] Talky Pikachu Plush
[Banpresto] Kororin Friends – Large Plush (Jolteon, Sylveon)
[Banpresto] Kororin Friends – Large Plush (Flareon, Vaporeon)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon Extra Large Plush – Magnemite
[Pokemon Kids] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Ultra Guardians (Xurkitree, Blacephalon, Buzzwole, Eevee, Alola Marowak, Drampa, Bewear)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary
[Pokemon Center] Almost Life-Size Fuzzy Plush (Pikachu, Eevee)
[Pokemon Center] Tokyo DX Pokemon Center Gacha Figures
[Pokemon Center] Ditto Transform Gacha Figures Part 6 (Alola Vulpix, Electrode, Shaymin, Absol, Whimsicott)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Oedo Part 2
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu’s Closet – Spring Clothing Set
[Pokemon Center On-Line] 20th Anniversary Campaign starts
[Ensky] Pokemon Paper Theater – Eeveelutions
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Snorlax)
[Ichiban-Kuji] Pokemon Research – Dedenne
[MonColle] Legendary Bird Set (Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres)
[Re-Ment] Pokemon Doll Figures