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A tie-in between Pokémon and popular K-POP artist Itzy is confirmed! The group consists of members: Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. As the first part of the tie-in, starting February 9th, 2022, they'll be releasing a new commercial and TikTok videos of Pokémon Legends: Arceus starring Itzy so stay tuned!

The tie-in song is a mega hit song WANNABE that has surpassed 400 million views on YouTube.

Question and Answers Interview:

Q. Please tell us how you felt when the tie-in with Pokémon was confirmed.
Yeji: Pokémon is something that many people know and I have loved since I was little. We were so happy to hear that we could do something together!
Chaeryeong: I'm so happy to do a tie-in with Pokémon! It's a pleasure do it with them because they are characters I saw a lot when I was young!
Yuna: I am really happy that the tie-in with Pokémon has been decided haha. We ask for a lot of anticipation and love for what we will show together with the Pokémon we love so much~

Q. What is your favorite Pokémon?
Lia: I liked Snorlax! While filming this time, I fell in love with the charm of Eevee... hehe
Chaeryeong: My favorite Pokémon is Eevee! It has pretty eyes!

Q. Do you have any memories related to Pokémon?
Yeji: I've heard a few times that I resemble Eevee. Eevee is one of my favorite characters, so that felt good.
Lia: When I was a kid, I sat in front of the TV every morning and watched Pokémon without skipping a day. It was my daily routine haha
Ryujin: My parents scolded me for playing too long because it was so much fun when I was a kid.

Sources: https://www.facebook.com/Pokemon.official.Singapore/photos/a.1922667874726799/3095765580750350 and https://pokemonkorea.co.kr/news/1/11389

YouTube Clip - Official TV Ad 'WANNABE A LEGEND' Edition|Pokémon Legends - Arceus - 15 sec. ver.


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6WVBPx5roQ

YouTube Clip - ITZY 'WANNABE A LEGEND' |Pokémon Legends - Arceus


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Djl4Xb1464s

YouTube Clip - ITZY 'WANNABE A LEGEND' |Pokémon Legends - Arceus 30s


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyzlMao-_-o

YouTube Clip - ITZY 'WANNABE A LEGEND' |Pokémon Legends - Arceus 15s


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xd913eE_YKg

YouTube Clip - ITZY 'WANNABE A LEGEND' |Pokémon Legends - Arceus - Making Film


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHL0WWsTAHY