The official Japanese Pokémon Twitter account announced that episode 8 of the YouTube series After School Pokémon Research Club (放課後ポケモン研究部) was available to watch. The eighth episode broadcast on the official Japanese Pokémon YouTube channel on May 18th, 2023 and was region locked to Japan.
At the end of the episode, a serial code for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet was announced to give viewers a Gold Bottle Cap. Players could obtain this item from May 18th, 2023 until June 4th, 2023 at 23:59 JST. The code is: GETG0LD