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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
Comments: 2

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
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
Comments: 0

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
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
Comments: 0
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

Nendoroid: Cynthia Posable Figure

Posted by Sunain | August 27th 2015 at 08:11 PM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, Toys, Nendoroid
Comments: 0
The official Pokémon Center website has added the Nendoroid: Cynthia Posable Figure which was released earlier this year in Japan. It costs $49.99 USD. We have added an imageboard thread with more pictures of this product.



  • A famous figure from the Pokémon world in Nendoroid style!
  • Cynthia figure is hand-painted. There may be slight variations between products.
  • Comes with two unique expressions plus a Garchomp friend!
  • Change pose and details so Cynthia is just right!
  • Nendoroid collectible figure


You can change Cynthia's expression-make her a Champion alongside her powerful Garchomp! As the Champion of Sinnoh, Cynthia stands among the greatest of Pokémon Trainers. This Cynthia posable figure includes: 1 body, 2 faces, 5 arms, 2 hands, 3 legs, 1 Poké Ball, a base with stand, and Garchomp! Use the different face parts and different arms to customize Cynthia and get the look you want. Note that this Cynthia figure is hand-painted. There may be slight variations between products. The Cynthia figure does not stand on its own. Use the included stand. Pictures are of prototypes and the final released figure may differ slightly from the form pictured here.

Source: http://www.pokemoncenter.com/dp/B00W8K3B92

Article edited on 2015-08-27 08:19:09 by Sunain
Jul 17

McDonalds Happy Set - July 2015

Posted by Sunain | July 17th 2015 at 09:27 PM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, Toys, McDonalds
Comments: 0
McDonalds Japan has announced that their Happy Sets for July 2015 will include Pokémon toys based off the 18th Pocket Monsters movie starting July 24th, 2015. There are 8 different toys to collect and they will be available for approximately 3 weeks while supplies last.


Available July 24th, 2015
Pikachu Ring Toss (ピカチュウ くるくるわなげ), Fokko Princess Key Baton (フォッコ プリンセスキー バトン), Keromatsu Flying Disk (ケロマツ フライングディスク) and Arceus Mit and Ball (アルセウス ミット&ボール)

Available July 31st, 2015
Dedenne Star Water Gun (デデンネ 星の水でっぽう), Mega Rayquaza Bowling (メガレックウザ ボーリング), Harimaron Catching Cup (ハリマロン キャッチングカップ) and Hoopa Paddle with Counter (フーパ カウンター付きラケット)

There will also be three different Happy Set boxes that feature Hoopa and Pikachu.


On July 25th and 26th, 2015, patron that purchase a Happy Set can also get a a patapata block with a serial code which can be used to enter a lottery to get prizes such as a Pikachu costume.


Source: http://www.mcd-holdings.co.jp/news/2015/promotion/promo0717a.html

Article edited on 2015-07-17 09:36:51 by Sunain
Jul 10

N Nendoroid (ねんどろいど N)

Posted by Sunain | July 10th 2015 at 02:19 AM EDT
Tags: Merchandise, Toys, Nendoroid
Comments: 0
The official Japanese Pokémon website has revealed that a N Nendoroid (ねんどろいど N) will be available for pre-order reservation starting July 25th, 2015 until August 31st, 2015. The 10cm Nendoroid will cost 5000yen. The delivery date is November 28th, 2015. This marks the third Nendoroid to be released as the Red Nendoroid and Shirona Nendoroid have been released.


The N Nendoroid includes:

N figure parts: 2 Face Parts (表情パーツ2個), 5 arm parts (腕パーツ5個), 4 hand parts (手首パーツ4個), and 3 leg parts (脚パーツ3個).
Included Pokémon: Reshiram (レシラム)
Accessory Items: Monster Ball (モンスターボール)

Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2015/07/150710_p02.html

Article edited on 2015-07-11 04:23:41 by Sunain

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