Friday Pokemon Announcements – All Star Collection + Steiff Pikachu + Sleeping Plush

A bunch of great announcements from the Pokeon site today, although most we already knew about.

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First up: the All-Star Collection is finally coming out, and it’s coming out tomorrow instead of the original release date of December 12th (surprise!) The large cushions (Pikachu, Wailord, Gulpin) are also coming out tomorrow.

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Adding excitement to more excitement, Sanei announced over their official Twitter account that there will be a part 2 to the All-Star Collection as well as the fluffy cushions line-up, which will include Pikachu, Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Mew, Snorlax, and Ditto (among others?) with an estimated release date of February 2016.

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As previously mentioned, these four large size sleeping plush will be available starting from December 12th at a retail price of 3,800 yen each, plus tax.

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Also previously mentioned, a bunch of stationary related merchandise featuring Ash’s Greninja and a block-style Pokemon design will come out in Pokemon Centers and stationary / bookstores on December 19th.

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4 new metal charms (Ash’s Greninja and the various Zygarde formes) will also be available for purchase from Pokemon Centers on December 26th.

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Last but not least, the Steiff Pikachu plush is currently available for pre-orders, with an estimated release date starting in February.

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There will only be 1,000 of this first edition Pikachu plush and it is a Japan exclusive, retailing at 45,000 yen.

Still no word about the New Years promotion, but hopefully next time!

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All-Star Collection
All-Star Collection 2
Steiff Pikachu
Stationary Merchandise + Metal Charms
Sleeping Plush

Merchandise Overview – December

12.4

[Merchandise] Reservations start for Steiff Pikachu plush

12.5

[Pokemon Center] Zygarde Core Pokemon Center Exclusive Plush
[Pokemon All-Stars Plush] Altaria, Buneary, Dedenne, Eevee, Espurr, Gengar, Goomy, Gulpin, Jigglypuff, Lucario, Oddish, Poliwag, Psyduck, Skitty, Wailord, Wobbuffet

12.10

[Banpresto] Pokemon XY & Z Zygarde Core Plush
[Banpresto] Charizard Night Bath Towels (3 designs)

12.11

[TCG Card Sleeves] Mega Gyarados (Pokemon Center Exclusive) Mega Scizor, Slowpoke, Garbodor
[TCG] Mega MewTwo X / Y Jumbo Card Pack
[TCG] Rage of the Broken Sky expansion pack
[Pokemon Center Campaign] Rage of the Broken Sky campaign starts

12.12

[Pokemon Center] Monthly Pikachu – January
[Pokemon Center] Large Sleeping Plush (Bulbasaur, Ditto, Mudkip, Pikachu)
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu Mega Campaign
[Pokemon Center] Pikachu #025
[Ichiban Kuji] Pikachu and Friends: Japanese Modern Art

12.18

[Merchandise] Sepia Graffiti additions
[Collaboration] Its’Demo x Pokemon Part 3

12.19

[Pokemon Center] Block Style Art Promotion
[Pokemon Center] Ash’s Greninja Promotion

12.23

[Banpresto] Pokemon XY & Z Air Plush – Pikachu
[Banpresto] Pokemon XY & Z Air Plush – Pokeball
[Banpresto] Rolly-Polly (Korotto Manmaru) Plush: Partners Edition (Ash’s Greninja, Dedenne, Pancham, Pikachu, Zygarde Core)

12.26

[Pokemon Center] Steven Stone Promotion
[Pokemon Center Exclusive Plush] Ash’s Greninja, Zygarde 10%
[Pokemon Center] Metal Charms (Ash’s Greninja, Zygarde Core, Zygarde 10%, Zygarde Perfect Forme)
[Merchandise] Talky Pikachu Plush
[TCG Card Sleeves] (Premium + Pokemon Center Exclusive) Hypno
[TCG] Battle Sets: Grass/Fighting, Fire/Electric, Water/Psychic
[MonColle] Ash’s Greninja, Zygarde Special Pack, Zygarde 10% Forme, Pokemon World Map
[Takara Tomy] Zygarde Core Plush
[Pokemon Game] Pre-orders start for Pokemon 2DS Bundle

12.28

[Pokemon Merchandise] Fuzzy Dedenne, Fuzzy Eevee (Mascot Size), Fuzzy Pikachu Female (Mascot Size), Fuzzy Pikachu Male (Mascot Size)