Friday Pokemon Announcements (Thursday Edition) – Ultra Alola Adventure + Pokemon Center Plush + Metal Charms

Friday Pokemon Announcements (Thursday Edition) – Ultra Alola Adventure + Pokemon Center Plush + Metal Charms

Hello everyone!

As this Friday is a public holiday in Japan (Culture Day) the Pokemon Center site updated Thursday and gave us some potentially exciting news!

As I was anticipating, we finally have some information on merchandise coming out on the Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon game release day (November 17th, 2017) which incidentally is a Friday.

First up.. new Pokemon Center exclusive plush!

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Necrozma and his two new forms, Dusk & Dawn, will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan starting November 17th (Friday).

Necrozma will cost 3,456 yen after tax. Both Dusk & Dawn Necrozma plush will sell for 5,184 yen. As an aside, yes, the Dusk and Dawn plushies are semi big.

Next up… everyone’s favorite metal charms! There will be three new charms in this release: Dusk Lycanroc, Dusk Necrozma, and Dawn Necrozma.

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All three charms will be sold in singles and will cost about 195 yen each after tax. These charms will also go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores starting November 17th (Friday).

Last but not least, official Ultra Sun & Moon promotional goods will of course go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores starting November 17th (Friday)! The line-up features the usual Center release items, such as clearfiles, notebooks, stickers, and postcards, but also includes a backpack and shoulder bag that look similar to the items worn by Selene and Elio (Moon and Sun) in Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon.

Full Merch Line-Up

Acrylic Charm Stand
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Ultra Alola T-Shirt
Mug Cup
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Ultra Alola Paper Theater
Pikachu T-Shirt
Pikachu Hat

Acrylic Charms w/ Stand (Elio | Selene) – 1,080 yen each
Tote-Bag – 1,620 yen
Ultra Alola Adventure T-Shirt (Child Size) – 2,700 yen
Ultra Alola Adventure T-Shirt (Small | Medium | Large) – 3,240 yen
Mug – 1,296 yen
A4 Clearfile (Ultra Alola Adventure | Necrozma & Cosmog) – 260 yen each
Paper Theater – 2,376 yen

Pikachu T-Shirt (Free Size – Mens | Ladies) – 3,240 yen
Pikachu Hat – 3,240 yen

Selene Shoulder Bag
Elio Knapsack
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Elio (Sun) Knapsack – 4,320 yen
Selene (Moon) Shoulder Bag – 3,240 yen
Pokemon TCG Deck Case & Card Sleeve Set – 1,080 yen
A5 Ringed Notebook – 702 yen
PET Stickers – 540 yen
Postcard (Ultra Alola Adventure | Necrozma & Cosmog) – 162 yen each

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Mini Poster (Ultra Alola Adventure | Necrozma & Cosmog) – 432 yen each

As an update to this post, the Selene Figma is currently available for pre-order through the US Pokemon Center Store website (link), although no mention is made of the bonus Dex Rotom figure.

Thanks for reading and until next time!


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Necrozma Pokemon Center Plush
Necrozma Plush – Daisuki Club
Pokemon Center Metal Charms
Ultra Alola Adventure
Ultra Alola Adventure- Daisuki Club

Pokemon Center Report – Pokemon Halloween Time

Pokemon Center Report – Pokemon Halloween Time

The Pokemon Halloween Time promotion actually went on sale last month, but what better time to report on it then on actual Halloween!

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There were three normal sized plushies as part of the 2017 Halloween promotion: Pikachu (dressed as a ghost), Mimikyu (dressed as a scarecrow), and Bewear (dressed as Dusclops).

All plush come with a matching die-cut tag with an illustration version of each Pokemon dressed in their costume.

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There were also four mascot sized plushies! Litten (dressed as Woobat), Rowlet (wearing a pumpkin hat), Popplio (with a pumpkin on his nose!), and Eevee (dressed as Umbreon?)

They’re all adorable!

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There were also two types of squishy rubber mascots: Ghost Pikachu and Pumpkin Mimikyu! Perfect for relieving stress and also looking cute.

My favorite item was the set of Halloween mugs! These mugs are probably smaller than you’re expecting but they’re so cute!! One cup features Ghost Pikachu and the other Scarecrow Mimikyu.

My girlfriend bought a set to share with me and it’s literally the cutest thing in the world.

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More neat items! A super cute Ghost Pikachu plush pass case and a little Ghost Pikachu hand towel designed to look like a ghost!

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More cute stuff! This is actually one pouch with one side featuring Pikachu and the opposite side featuring Mimikyu.

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Of course what is any Pokemon Center promotion without metal charms? This promo had two sets of charms, with each set including 4 designs.

There was also a logo pin (of course), cute mis-matched earrings, and a cute little Pokemon Halloween themed memo set for when you want to leave little notes for your friends or to send in the mail.

That wraps up today’s Pokemon Center Report!

Merchandise Overview – November

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

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[Collaboration] Its’Demo x Vulpix promo start

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[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)

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[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

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[Pokemon Center] Pokemon New Years 2018

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[Re-Ment] Pikachu Sweets Time

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

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[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
[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

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[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!

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[Collaboration] Its’Demo x Vulpix promo – new items added

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

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[Pokemon Center] Ditto With You Gacha
[Ichiban Kuji] Pokemon Research – Mimikyu

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Pokemon New Years 2018 + Selene Figma Preorder

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Pokemon New Years 2018 + Selene Figma Preorder

The New Years is right around the corner, but at Japanese Pokemon Centers, it’s coming a little early!

The official Pokemon New Years 2018 promotion will go on sale at all Pokemon Centers and Stores in Japan starting November 11th (Saturday).

As usual, it won’t be very big but will feature the yearly kagami-mochi and daruma doll style plush and other more traditional Japanese style New Years decorations and items.

Full Line-Up

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Rowlet Kagami-Mochi Plush – 1,728 yen
Calabash Pikachu Plush – 972 yen
Daruma Litten Plush – 972 yen

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Mini Kado-Matsu – 800 yen
Mini Shime-Kazari – 800 yen

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Metal Charm Set – 778 yen
Rowlet Kagami-Mochi Pouch – 648 yen
A4 Clearfile Set – 432 yen
New Years Postcard Set – 313 yen
Handkerchief – 540 yen
Stickers – 486 yen

A Selene Figma is currently up for pre-order. The pre-order period will last from October 27th (Friday) until November 29th (Wednesday) at 9 pm Japan time.

The Figma can be pre-ordered through the Pokemon Center On-Line store or the official Good Smile Shop.

Links: Pokemon Center On-Line | JP Good Smile | EN Good Smile | AmiAmi | US Pokemon Center

The figure comes with tiny figures of Litten, Popplio, and Rowlet, along with a removable bag and z-ring bracelet.

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There is a pre-order bonus for ordering through the Good Smile or Pokemon Center store. The bonus item is the same for both stores (a mini Dex Rotom figure) but the expression is different.

Smiling Rotom (first photo) is the Pokemon Center bonus item; surprised Rotom (second photo) is the Good Smile bonus item.

That wraps up the announcements for this week!

Hopefully next week we’ll get info on the Ultra Sun Ultra Moon release day items.

Until next time~

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Pokemon New Years 2018

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Pokemon Christmas 2017 + Winter Hide-And-Seek

Friday Pokemon Announcements – Pokemon Christmas 2017 + Winter Hide-And-Seek

I had a feeling we’d get our Christmas 2017 promotion announcement soon, and I was right! (Just off by one week, shhhh)

Pokemon Christmas 2017 will go on sale in Japan at all Pokemon Centers and Stores starting November 3rd (Friday)!

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The promo will feature three adorable Christmas themed plush: Pikachu, Rockruff, and Alolan Vulpix.

Fun fact: did you know Rockruff is called “Wuffels” in German? Seriously one of the cutest things I’ve ever heard, and almost as cute as this Wuffels plush! Look at him!

I was looking forward to a new Santa Chu to add to my collection, so it’s a little disappointing to me that this year’s Pikachu is a Christmas tree (and I’m still salty that the Pokemon Center is simply reusing the original Alolan Vulpix plush design over and over since it is not my favorite pattern and I want a new plush…) but Wuffels makes up for everything by being so adorable I think I got a bunch of cavities upon seeing his photo.

Each plush will cost 1,962 yen after tax.

Full Merch Line-Up

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Metal Charm Set – 702 yen
Logo Pin – 648 yen
Mug Cup – 1,404 yen
Stand Clip – 1,026 yen
Hand Towel – 540 yen

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Dice Bag – 648 yen
PET Stickers – 540 yen
A4 Clearfile – 260 yen

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Message Card – 486 yen

As with last year, this year’s Christmas promotion will also feature a companion winter themed promotion, which will also hit Japanese Pokemon Centers and Stores on November 3rd (Friday)!

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The winter promotion, titled “Winter Hide-And-Seek” has one main plush (Pikachu Snowman) which will be available as both a plush and a mascot plush.

The plush will cost 1,620 yen after tax while the mascot plush will cost 1,080 yen after tax.

Also of note is the exclusion of the infamous Croquis sketchbook, replaced with a Pokemon Center non-brand, plus an adorable (and soft!) blanket and a (potentially) cute mug with lid although we currently don’t have pictures of it.

This promotion will also see the return of my favorite Pokemon Center cookies of all time: polvorones! For those unfamiliar, polvorone (polvorón?) is a Spanish shortbread cookie. They are a popular treat around the holidays, making this cookie especially appropriate as a winter themed cookie.

Full Merch Line-Up

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Blanket – 3,240 yen
Sketchbook – 670 yen
Pass Case – 1,620 yen
Mini Tote-Bag – 1,944 yen

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Polvorone Cookies – 929 yen
Deco Tape Set – 648 yen
Greeting Card – 432 yen
A4 Clearfile – 260 yen

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Book Cover – 1,620 yen
Hand Towel – 540 yen
Flat Pouch – 1,620 yen
Mug with Lid – 1,512 yen

That wraps up this week’s Pokemon Center merch announcements!

Until next time~

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Official Pokemon Center Announcement
Daisuki Club Christmas
Daisuki Club Hide-And-Seek