September Merchandise Releases


[TCG] “Alter Genesis” Booster Pack
[TCG] Alter Genesis Pokemon Center exclusive box set
[TCG] Pokemon Center Card Sleeves: Arceus + Dialga + Palkia, Oricorio, Damage Count 10, Damage Count 50, Damage Count 100, Damage Count Party, Kanto 151
[TCG] Deck Case (Arceus + Dialga + Palkia)
[TCG] Rubber Play Mat (Arceus + Dialga + Palkia


[Pokemon Center] Halloween Festival
[Pokemon Center Campaign] 1 of 2 Halloween Lucario mini art boards distributed for every 4,000 yen spent at Pokemon Centers and Stores (link)
[Pokemon Center Cafe] Halloween menu items start


[Banpresto] I Love Gengar – Extra Large Cushion Plush


[Banpresto] Pokemon Focus “Legendary Pokemon” – Extra Large Lugia Plush
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Halloween Plush (Pikachu Witch, Pikachu Pumpkin, Raichu Witch, Pichu Witch)
[Banpresto] Gura-burarin Plush (Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle)
[Banpresto] Korotto Manmaru Colorful Series – Large Plush (Eevee, Cubone, Hitmonlee)


[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center Plush (Scorbunny, Grookey, Sobble)
[Pokemon Center] Berry Forest Ghost Castle


[Re-Ment] Atsumete Kasanete Pokemon Forest Volume 3 (Pikachu & Mimikyu, Murkrow, Ditto & Cubone, Pumpkaboo & Litwick, Shuppet & Piplup, Mew)


[Banpresto] Mogu Mogu Time – Extra Large Slowpoke Plush
[Banpresto] Poke Dakko – Large Plush (Vulpix, Piplup)
[Banpresto] Poke Gyutto – Large Plush (Vulpix, Piplup)


[Pokemon Center] Osaka DX Opening Promo
[Osaka DX Center] Grand opening exclusive merchandise
[Pokemon Center Cafe] New cafe plush (Pikachu, Squirtle, Meowth) and clearfiles
[Pokemon Center Cafe] Meowth Chirashi dish starts exclusively at the Osaka DX Cafe


[Re-Ment] Cord Keeper Volume 3 (Pikachu, Metapod, Alolan Vulpix, Bewear, Charmander, Swablu, Dedenne, Lotad)


[Banpresto] Mogu Mogu Time – Plush (Raichu, Meowth, Gengar, Ditto)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Mini Plush Pouch (Pikachu x 3, Pokeball)


[San-ei] Big-More Charizard large plush


[Nanoblock] Mega Charizard X, Mega Charizard Y

Merchandise Overview – July


[Banpresto] Everyone’s Story – Large Plush (Pikachu, Eevee)
[Banpresto] Pokemon Sun & Moon – Extra Large Plush (Pokeball, Great Ball, Ultra Ball, Master Ball)


[Pokemon Center On-line] Pre-orders start for Eeveelution pedometers
[TCG] Thunder Spark
[TCG] Special Pikachu 2018 Set (7-11 Exclusive)
[TCG] Pokemon Center Card Sleeves (Mewtwo | Zeraora)


[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Tropical Sweets
[Pokemon Center] Seasons Pikachu & Eevee – Summer Pair Plush
[Ichiban Kuji] Pokemon Collection ~ Pikachu & Eevee ~
[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)


[Pokemon Kids] Everyone’s Story Edition (Ash’s Pikachu, Lugia, Eevee, Sudowoodo, Chansey, Totodile, Zeraora, Zeraora Attack Pose)


[Banpresto] Pikachu Mania – Korotto Manmaru Plush (5 Designs)


[Bandai] Bath Soap Pokeball Figures (Pikachu, Eevee, Totodile, Chansey, Sudowoodo, Lugia, Tyranitar, Pichu, Zeraora, Smeargle)

2nd Week of July

[Sega] Mini Dust Bin (Pikachu, Mimikyu)


[Banpresto] Everyone’s Story – Extra Large Plush (Lugia)
[Banpresto] Pikachu Mania – Extra Large Plush (Pikachu)


[Pokemon Center] [Pokemon Center] Hyaku Poke Yako (100 Pokemon Night Parade)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Center Exclusive Plush (Sudowoodo, Chansey)
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Fit Plush
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu & Ash/Red Sugimoto illustration mini promotion
[Pokemon Center] Pokemon Summer Time
[Pokemon Center] Atsumare! Pikachu Figure Collection Sea-Side
[Pokemon Center Cafe] Summer exclusive menu starts
[TCG] Zeraora Special Jumbo Card Set
[Pokemon Center On-Line] Pre-orders start for Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary clocks
[Takara Tomy] Small Shoulder Plush (Eevee, Flareon, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Umbreon, Espeon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon)
[MonColle] Dialga + Palkia Set, Kyogre + Groudon + Rayquaza Set, Zeraora + Cherish Ball Set, Palkia, Dialga, Rayquaza
[Gacha] Pokemon Teacup Time Mascot 5 (Pikachu, Eevee, Jolteon, Vaporeon, Flareon)


[Collaboration] 3 Coins x Pokemon

3rd Week of July

[Sega] Backpacks (Electric, Ghost)


[Re-Ment] Pokemon Big Eraser Figures – Let’s Go to Johto Ver. (Pikachu & Pichu, Hoppip & Skiploom, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Corsola, Slowpoke, Larvitar, Wooper)
[Re-Ment] Terrarium Collection 3 (Charmander, Zapdos, Cyndaquil, Vaporeon, Cerebi, Misdreavus)


[Banpresto] Everyone’s Story – Plush (Lugia, Zeraora, Pikachu)
[Banpresto] Everyone’s Story – Large Plush (Eevee, Zeraora)


[Pokemon Center] Pokeball Plush Part 2 (Pikachu, Pichu, Umbreon, Espeon, Ditto, Voltorb, Chikorita, Totodile, Cyndaquil, Mareep)
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu’s Closet (Girl Pikachu plush + 2 new clothing sets)
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu & Eevee 7 Days Story
[Pokemon Center On-line] Pre-orders start for extra large Snorlax plush

4th Week of July

[Sega] Pikachu USB Fan


[Kiri-e Series] Glass Chopstick Holder (Mimikyu, Eevee, Alolan Vulpix, Pikachu)
[Kiri-e Series] Hair Ties (Mimikyu, Eevee, Pikachu)
[Kiri-e Series] Hand Towels (Mimikyu, Eevee, Pikachu)


[Banpresto] Kutsurogi Time – Extra Large Plush (Lapras)
[Banpresto] Pikachu Mania – Pikachu Face Cushions (Happy, Angry)
[Takara Tomy] Pikachu Mocchi-Mocchi Pouch
[Takara Tomy] Mocchi-Mocchi Mascot (Pikachu lying, Pikachu standing)
[Takara Tomy] Mocchi-Mocchi Plush (Pikachu lying | Large/Medium/Small, Pikachu standing)
[Takara Tomy] Chokkori-San Plush (Girl Pikachu, Ditto Pikachu)


[Pokemon Center] iPhone Cases + Ring Grips
[Pokemon Center] Science is Magic – Pikachu & Eevee Invasion Merchandise


[Pokemon Merchandise] Pokemon Magnet Hooks (Umbreon, Espeon, Female Pikachu, Magikarp)

Pokemon Center Report – Rainbow Rocket Take-Over + Pokemon Center Plush

Pokemon Center Report – Rainbow Rocket Take-Over + Pokemon Center Plush

Hello everyone~

Rainbow Rocket landed in Pokemon Centers across Japan (including the on-line store) on Saturday January 20th.

The promotion featured a bunch of neat items, including stickers, clip sets, pens, phone cases, and a set of gacha figures (see this post for a full list), however the highlights were definitely the Pikachu Dress-Up plush and surprise legendary (plus Goliosopod) Pokemon plush.

Rainbow Rocket Pikachu Plush

Unlike the previously released Secret Teams dress-up Pikachu, these Pikachu plush are dressed up specifically as each secret team’s leaders.

There are 7 Pikachu plush in total: Giovanni, Archie, Maxie (not pictured), Cyrus, Ghetsis, Lysandre, and Guzma.

Rainbow Rocket Legendary

Along with the 7 Boss Pikachus, the promo as featured 9 legendary Pokemon plush (and Golisopod, who I guess is an honorary legendary now)

These plush are not Pokedolls although they sort of have a Pokedoll feel.

I’m not going to lie; some are pretty derpy. Maybe it adds to their charm?

The 10 plush are: Mewtwo, Groudon, Kyogre, Dialga, Palkia, Zekrom, Reshiram, Yveltal, Xerneas, and as mentioned Golisopod.

January PokeCen Plush

Unrelated to Rainbow Rocket, two new (?) Pokemon Center exclusive plush came out January 20th as well.

New being questionable as Pichu isn’t really new at this point anywhere, but Typhlosion was a surprise.

Pikachu Living & Dining

On January 27th, a small Pikachu based promotion called Pikachu Living & Dining was released.

The promo features a bunch of items that can be used in the home and the kitchen, including tons of bowls, towels, laundry related merch

and cute Pikachu slippers (plus a couple others!)

That wraps up the last of the releases for January.

Welcome to February everyone~

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Rainbow Rocket Takeover

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Rainbow Rocket Takeover

Hey everyone!

We’re back~~~~

The Pokemon Center staff decided to take a two week extended vacation around the New Years so we didn’t get any updates the Friday before New Years and we didn’t get anything the Friday after.

To be honest, tonight’s updates weren’t that exciting considering it was only Rainbow Rocket stuff that we already mostly knew about. But! Better than nothing and we do have a couple interesting tidbits so hold on to your hats.

…but first, a word from the management!

I’m currently hosting a little Pre-Valentine’s Day give away for the super adorable Pikachu Pair Plush that comes out tomorrow (Saturday January 13th).

To enter, simply follow my Twitter account (@zombiemiki) and retweet this tweet~

Entrees are welcome world-wide. Good luck to everyone!

Rainbow Rocket Takeover!

The Pokemon Bosses will be taking over the Pokemon Centers in Japan starting January 20th. This take-over extends to the on-line store as well, where the site will get a little make-over to be darker and more Bossier, until March when the campaign officially ends.

As part of the take-over, there will of course be a merch promotion that will also start January 20th (Saturday). This promo is comprised of two parts: Secret Teams and Boss Pikachu.

As part of the Boss Pikachu side, we’re getting 7 Pikachu plush dressed as the 7 main bosses from across 7 generations of Pokemon: Giovanni, Maxie, Archie, Cyrus, Ghetsis, Lysandre, and Guzma.

Each plush will cost 2,160 yen after tax.

There will also be new legendary Pokemon (and Golisopod) plush!

Although they look sort of like Pokedolls, they’re not part of the Pokedoll line.

This release will include: Mewtwo, Groudon, Kyogre, Dialga, Palkia, Reshiram, Zekrom, Yveltal, Xerneas, and as mentioned, Goliosopod.

Each plush will cost 2,484 yen after tax.

As part of the Boss Pikachu line, we’ll also get…

Boss Pikachu

Acrylic Clip Set – 972 yen
Sticker Assortment – 540 yen
Socks – 3 pairs for 1,080 yen
A4 Clearfile – 259 yen

Boss Pikachu Bonus

There will be a Boss Pikachu gacha with 7 figures (no secrets).
As usual, 1 play will be 300 yen.

Because the Pokemon Center loves blind packaged stuff, there will also be blind packaged ramune candy tins, with 7 possible designs. Each tin costs 410 yen after tax.

From Secret Teams…

Secret Teams

Knapsack – 9,180 yen
Totebag w/ 7 Boss Badges – 5,292 yen
Card Sleeves (7 designs) – 777 yen each
Pass Case – 1,620 yen
Set of 7 Clearfiles w/ Case – 1,836 yen
Rubber Charm Collection (Random – 7 designs total) – 648 yen each
Sticker Sets (7 sets / each set comes with 3 stickers) – 432 yen each
Stainless Steel Tumbler – 1,620 yen

Secret Teams Necklace

A collection of 7 necklaces from the 5108 line will also be part of the Secret Teams release, with 1 necklace per Evil Team.

Each necklace will cost 4,104 yen after tax.

Secret Teams Tshirts

There will also be super fancy t-shirts! Each t-shirt comes with a matching Evil Team pin badge.

Like everything in this promotion, there will be 7 designs in total. Each shirt will be available in medium and large and will cost 5,400 yen after tax.

Additional items include…

Secret Boss

Secret Teams Flip Phone Case (fits phones that are up to 140 mm long x 70 mm wide x 10 mm thick) – 3,240 yen
Boss Pikachu Soft iPhone Case (iPhone 8 / 7 / 6s / 6) – 2,030 yen

Frixion Ball 3 Pen (Secret Teams / Boss Pikachu) – 972 yen each

Last but not least, there will be three main merchandise related campaigns that will start from January 20th.

Customers on the Pokemon Center On-Line Store who complete all four missions on the on-line store will be entered into a raffle to win an original customizable card case.

The case comes with 7 badges, 1 for each team, so you can decorate your case with whichever team holds your heart (and your soul).

There will be 50 winners for this magnificent prize.

Campaign 2! Starting from January 20th, Pokemon Center On-Line orders will be shipped in special Rainbow Rocket boxes.

Campaign 3.A! For every 2,000 yen spent at any Pokemon Center or Store, including the on-line Store, customers will receive 1 of 7 Boss Pikachu cards.

Campaign 3.B! Customers at Pokemon Centers or Store who purchase 5 packs of TCG cards will receive an original Boss Pikachu promo card of their choosing. This campaign is available on-line as well.

All of these campaigns will run into March 11th or until supplies run out in some cases.

That wraps up Friday’s Pokemon Center announcements!

For those who don’t live in Japan, everything from the Rainbow Rocket promotion can be found on We ship worldwide and every order comes with an original Miki designed sticker!

Thanks for sticking around and stay tuned for more merch and madness.

Boss Pikachu
Secret Teams
Rainbow Rocket Takeover Campaigns