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Feb 05

Pokémon Center Online

Posted by Sunain | February 5th 2016 at 04:45 PM EST
Tags: Merchandise, Pokémon Center, Toys
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The official announcement for the Pokémon Center Online (ポケモンセンターオンライン) was posted on the official Japanese Pokémon website on February 5th, 2016. Most physical Pokémon Center locations had posters up since early January 2016 announcing the new service. The website will open at 10am on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 at https://www.pokemoncenter-online.com/.


In 2012, the Amazon Japan Pokémon Store was opened. That store will also be available for purchases online. The Pokémon Center Online originally opened in the early 2000's but the service did not last too long.

What is the Pokémon Center Online?

The Pokémon Center Online is the official shop for the Pokémon Centers. Original toys and miscellaneous goods such as stationery are available to purchase. In addition, it offers limited goods and will also have gift campaigns.

Those that sign-up for the membership before February 14th, 2016 at 23:59 will receive 100 PokéPoints (ポケポイント). The form to sign-up is available on the website for users to register.

The First Series: Pokémon Red and Green Campaign

From February 16th, 2016 at 10:00 until March 18th, 2016 at 23:59, patrons can purchase a GYM BADGES OF KANTO set for 19440 yen. It is a display case with the badges from the Pokémon Red and Green games. It will be delivers in mid-June 2016.


Shopping Present

During the Pokémon Red and Green Campaign, those that purchase at least 5000 yen worth of merchandise including tax will receive one of three different A4 sized Original Document Cases (オリジナルドキュメントケース) featuring Pokémon Center Online artwork.


Free Shipping

For those that order at least 3000 yen worth of merchandise during the Pokémon Red and Green Campaign will receive free shipping on their order. The normal purchase plateau to receive free shipping though will be 5000 yen.

Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2016/02/160205_p01.html

Article edited on 2016-02-05 04:51:05 by Sunain
Feb 05

Red and Green Nendoroid's (ねんどろいど レッド&グリーン)

Posted by Sunain | February 5th 2016 at 03:45 PM EST
Tags: Merchandise, Nendoroid
Comments: 0
The official Japanese Pokémon website has revealed that to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the video games, Red and Green Nendoroid's (ねんどろいど レッド&グリーン) will be available for pre-order reservation starting February 27, 2016 until to March 31st, 2016. The 10cm Nendoroid set will cost 7500yen. The delivery date is July 9th, 2016. The set of two also includes a Mew figure as well. This marks the fourth Pokémon branded Nendoroid's to be released as the N Nendoroid, Red Nendoroid and Shirona Nendoroid have been released.


The Red and Green Nendoroid's includes:

Red figure parts: 2 Face Parts (表情パーツ2個), 5 arm parts (腕パーツ5個) and 2 leg parts (脚パーツ2個).
Green figure parts: 2 Face Parts (表情パーツ2個), 6 arm parts (腕パーツ6個) and 2 leg parts (脚パーツ2個).

Included Pokémon: Mew (ミュウ) - Has movable head, feet and tail so its pose can be changed.
Accessory Items: 2 x Monster Balls (モンスターボール) and 1 Backpack (リュック)

Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2016/02/160205_p03.html?i001=news

Article edited on 2016-02-05 05:27:16 by Sunain
Dec 11

Pikachu Mega Campaign Part 2

Posted by Sunain | December 11th 2015 at 01:31 PM EST
Tags: TCG, Merchandise, Pokémon Center, Toys, Event Pokémon
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The official Japanese Pokémon webiste announced the details for Pikachu Mega Campaign Part 2 (強★カワ ピカチュウのメガキャンペーン第2弾) which will took place at the Pokémon Centers in January of 2016. Details of the first part of the campaign are available by clicking here.


From January 1st, 2016 until January 31st, 2016, players of Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire can receive 1 of 5 different Pokémon at random each period. There were 5 separate distributions periods, so players could return to try and get one of the other Pokémon. Tabunne, Lucario, Tyltalis, Yadoran and Yamirami where the distributed Pokémon, each of which could Mega Evolve from the Mega Stone they were holding.

Distribution Periods

Period 1: January 1st, 2016 until January 8th, 2016
Period 2: January 9th, 2016 until January 15th, 2016
Period 3: January 16th, 2016 until January 22nd, 2016
Period 4: January 23rd, 2016 until January 29th, 2016
Period 5: January 30th, 2016 until January 31st, 2016

Poncho Pikachu Figures

All seven Pikachu Poncho figures will be appearing in popular capsule toy vending machines at all the Pokémon Centers starting on January 16th, 2016.


Pokémon Card Game Limited Goods

Various Pokémon Trading Card Game goods will be available for a limited time in January 2016 only at the Pokémon Centers and are unattainable elsewhere. A box set of card shields featuring the artwork of Pikachu wearing Ponchos was available.

Business Cards and Events

Various business cards featuring the Pikachu wearing Ponchos were available while supplies lasted to patrons of the stores. Poncho wearing Pikachu mascots also appeared to allow people to take pictures with them.

Sources: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2015/12/151211_p02.html and http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2015/12/151211_p02.html

Article edited on 2016-01-23 01:45:43 by Sunain
Nov 29

Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Now Available as Digital Download and iBook

Posted by Sunain | November 29th 2015 at 10:15 AM EST
Tags: Anime, Press Release, Merchandise, iTunes, Amazon
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Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Now Available as Digital Download and iBook

The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce that Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction is now available for digital download from iTunes and Amazon and Pokémon Super Story! Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, an interactive companion to the movie, is available on iTunes. The movie is also available on Google Play.

This animated adventure takes place in the underground Diamond Domain where the Mythical Pokémon Diancie rules over the Carbink. The land is beginning to fall apart and Diancie is not strong enough to stop the destruction. Ash and his friends must help Diancie discover its true power and save the Diamond Domain.

The 48-page, A Pokémon Super Story! Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction interactive iBook will contain 15 video clips from the movie and features a dynamic layout so fans can easily explore the book. It's the first Pokémon digital reader of its kind, with exciting animated action featured alongside the beautifully illustrated story. A Pokémon Super Story! Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction can be viewed on any device that supports iBooks, including Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction can be downloaded here:

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/pokemon-movie-diancie-cocoon/id1057747516?ls=1

Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pok%C3%A9mon-Movie-Diancie-Cocoon-Destruction/dp/B017YFQKBG/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1448030037&sr=1-1&keywords=Pok%C3%A9mon-Movie-Diancie-Cocoon-Destruction

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/Pokemon_the_Movie_Diancie_and_the_Cocoon_of_Destru?id=JeTC0quwR3Q

A Pokémon Super Story! Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction can be downloaded here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/pokemon-super-story!-diancie/id1058012787?ls=1&mt=11

Article edited on 2015-11-29 10:17:09 by Sunain
Oct 31

Hoopa Distribution in the US and Canada via Nintendo Zone / McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Fall 2015

Posted by Sunain | October 31st 2015 at 04:34 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Merchandise, Toys, McDonalds, YouTube, Event Pokémon, Nintendo Zone
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McDonalds and the official Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire website have announced that Hoopa will be available for players of Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire in the United States and Canada from November 27th, 2015 until December 23rd, 2015 at McDonald's via the Nintendo Zone. Hoopa is currently being distributed around the world.

happy meal

Also being released around the same time as Hoopa at McDonald's is a new line of Pokémon Happy Meal toys and TCG cards. The toys being distributed are: Mega Latios, Pikachu, Lugia, Primal Groudon, Wobbuffet, Hoopa, Primal Kyogre and Rayquaza. There will also be 12 TCG cards distribution.

Get Hoopa for Your Game!

Get the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa at participating McDonald's! Hoopa comes with an awesome selection of moves, including the powerful Hyperspace Hole move, a Psychic-type attack that only Hoopa can learn! This is the first opportunity to get the newly discovered Mythical Pokémon, so don't miss out!

Hoopa is available at participating McDonald's between November 27 and December 23, 2015. You'll need a copy of Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire as well as a system in the Nintendo 3DS family. The Hoopa you receive will be in its Confined form. When Hoopa is in Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, it can transform into the powerful Hoopa Unbound!

Visit McDonald's to get the amazing Mythical Pokémon Hoopa while you can!

Promotional Video

Press Release

The Pokémon Company International and McDonald’s USA announced today that one of the world’s most popular entertainment franchises has partnered with the world’s leading food service provider to kick off the latest Happy Meal promotion. The Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Happy Meal will be available at participating McDonald’s locations in the US and Canada from Friday, November 27 to Wednesday, December 23.

The Happy Meal will include one of eight Pokémon figures from the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire video games: Pikachu, Primal Groudon, Primal Kyogre, Lugia, Rayquaza, Mega Latios, Wobbuffet, and the newly discovered Mythical Pokémon Hoopa. In addition to the toy, plus one of 12 Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) cards, fans in the United States will also be able to receive the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa for their Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire video games by bringing their game and Nintendo 3DS family system to participating McDonald’s locations and connecting to Nintendo Zone.

“The Pokémon Happy Meal is something our fans have enjoyed year after year,” said J.C. Smith, senior director of Consumer Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “Receiving Hoopa while visiting McDonald’s makes this year’s program extra special.”

The Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Happy Meal promotion will be supported by McDonald’s through a fully integrated marketing campaign that includes television advertising, in-store POP, and online activities at HappyMeal.com. Fans who purchase a Pokémon Happy Meal can also unlock games and content via the McPlay app available on the App Store and Google Play.

Source: http://www.pokemonrubysapphire.com/en-us/pokemon/hoopa

Article edited on 2015-11-02 06:35:47 by Sunain
Aug 27

HG Hanada City Gym Leader Kasumi - Bandai Figure

Posted by Sunain | August 27th 2015 at 11:22 PM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, Bandai
Comments: 2
Bandai has announced that a new HG Hanada City Gym Leader Kasumi figure will be released in Japan in January 2016. The Kasumi figure design is based off her Pocket Monsters Red and Green design by Ken Sugimori who also posted an artwork design on his Twitter account. The figure can be pre-ordered from now until the end of October 2015. A Takeshi figure was previously announced earlier in 2015. More images of this figure are available on the Imageboard thread.


HG Hanada City Gym Leader Kasumi - Figure Details

Price: 3,456 yen (Tax Included)
Reservations Start Date: August 28th, 2015 at 11:00
Reservations Last Day: October 30th, 2015 at 23:00
Delivery date: January 2016
Includes: Figure and Pedestal
Materials: Figure: PVC plastic, Pedestal: ABS plastic
Size: About 110mm
Made in China

Source: http://p-bandai.jp/chara/c0014/item-1000099409

Article edited on 2015-08-27 11:23:20 by Sunain

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