McDonald's has announced that their Happy Meal toys in both the United States and Australia will feature Pokémon figures and a Pokémon TCG card starting in June of 2012. In Australia, Pikachu
will be distributed and each toy comes with 1 of 12 random TCG cards.
In the United States, Dewott
will be distributed and a random TCG card will also be distributed.
al Pokémon Black and White-themed Happy Meals arrive in participating McDonald's(R) restaurants across North America beginning June 15, 2012, as one of the world's most popular entertainment properties kicks off its second annual Happy Meal promotion with the leading foodservice provider. Pokémon fans visiting North American McDonald's locations June 15--July 5 can purchase a Happy Meal featuring one of twelve al Pokémon Trading Card Game cards, each featuring a special McDonald's "M" foil stamp on the card. The Happy Meal will also include one of six Pokémon figures, including Pikachu and five Unova region Pokémon: Axew, Dewott, Pignite, Servine, and Woobat.(1) The Pokémon Company International continues its McDonald's Pokémon Black and White Happy Meal promotion in major markets around the world later in 2012.
"Last year's Pokémon Happy Meal promotion was a huge hit, and we're certain Pokémon fans will love what's in store this summer," said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing for The Pokémon Company International. "It's been fun partnering with McDonald's to once again provide something special to our fans."
The Pokémon Black and White 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 McWorld.com and HappyMeal.com.