The Pokémon Company releases detailed updated fact sheet for Pokémon at Sweet Suite 2022

The Pokémon Company has revealed its latest fact sheet for the Licensing Expo. Read on below to learn more:

Pokémon at Sweet Suite 2022

Brand Overview

ABOUT POKÉMON

Pokémon is one of the most popular and successful entertainment properties in the world, encompassing video games, apps, the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), animation, movies and Play! Pokémon competitive events, as well as licensed merchandise spanning gaming, toys, apparel and accessories, designer collaborations, tech gear, home décor and more. In 2021, The Pokémon Company International celebrated 25 years of Pokémon with a global anniversary and campaign, which propelled the brand with major collaborations and promotions, such as Levi’s, Converse, Baccarat, McDonald’s, General Mills and OREO. Combined with a massive P25 Music program featuring some of the world’s most well-known artists including Katy Perry, Post Malone and J Balvin, the Pokémon franchise continued its legacy of being at the forefront of popular culture and being sought out for collaboration. Stemming from the strength of the Pokémon brand and strong momentum during the anniversary, The Pokémon Company International is continuing to expand its consumer products lineup and award-winning licensing programs that appeal to fans across generations. Pokémon was the top-selling toy property at US retail in 20211 and has been the number one-selling toy property to date in 2022. 2 Pokémon was also recognized as the License of the Year at the 2022 Toy of the Year Awards. Sweet Suite 2022 Press Kit: https://press.pokemon.com/en/products/Sweet-Suite-2022

BRAND HIGHLIGHTS

More than 440 million units of Pokémon-related software have shipped worldwide, making Pokémon one of the most successful gaming franchises of all time.3

The mobile game sensation Pokémon GO has received more than one billion downloads globally since launching in July 2016.4

The Pokémon TCG is one of the most popular trading card games in the world and has been shipped to 77 countries and regions in 13 languages.5

The Pokémon animated television series features more than 1,000 episodes spanning 24 seasons, and there are 23 animated Pokémon movies. Pokémon animation has aired in 192 countries and regions in over 30 languages to date.

Pokémon global retail sales totaled $8.5 billion in 2021.6

1 Source: The NPD Group/U.S./Total Toys/Retail Tracking Service/JAN-DEC 2021/Dollars
2 Source: The NPD Group/U.S./Total Toys/Retail Tracking Service/JAN-MAY 2022/Dollars
3 The Pokémon Company, through March 2022
4 Niantic Inc., 2018
5 The Pokémon Company, through March 2022
6 The Pokémon Company, July 2022

Pokémon Products at Sweet Suite

POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Expansion
• Product Description: This special collaboration is inspired by the massively popular Pokémon GO mobile game
and features photorealistic artwork and unique gameplay scenarios based on the app. Trainers will also recognize
familiar Pokémon GO elements in the expansion, such as characters like Spark of Team Instinct, Blanche of Team
Mystic and Candela of Team Valor, as well as objects including a PokéStop and Lure Module. Certain Pokémon
TCG: Pokémon GO products feature unique promo cards, including powerful new Pokémon V and Pokémon VSTAR.
• Suggested Age: 6 and up
• Retail Availability: Available now at all retailers and hobby shops where Pokémon TCG is sold, including
Pokémon Center (PokemonCenter.com in the US, PokemonCenter.ca in Canada and PokemonCenter.com/en-gb
in the UK), the premier destination for official, high-quality Pokémon merchandise
• Estimated Retail Price: $8.99 – $64.99 USD
• Assets: https://press.pokemon.com/en/products/Pokemon-TCG-Pokemon-GO#?tab=Product-Shots-3
• Product Offerings: (additional products from the expansion will be released at a later date)
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Pokémon Center Elite Trainer Box Plus (exclusive to Pokémon Center in the
US, Canada and the UK)
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Elite Trainer Box
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Premium Collection—Radiant Eevee
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Special Team Collection—Team Instinct / Team Mystic / Team Valor
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Collection—Alolan Exeggutor V
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Tin featuring Pikachu, Snorlax or Blissey
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Poké Ball Tin
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Mini Tins featuring Pikachu, Magikarp, Eevee, Snorlax or Blissey
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO V Battle Decks featuring Mewtwo V or Melmetal V
Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO V Battle Deck—Mewtwo vs. Melmetal
Pokémon GO Elite Trainer Box Pokémon GO Special Team
Collection—Team Instinct
Pokémon GO Special Team
Collection—Team Mystic
Pokémon GO Special Team
Collection—Team Valor
©2022 Pokémon. ©1995–2022 Nintendo / Creatures Inc. / GAME FREAK inc. TM, ®, and characters are trademarks of Nintendo.
Pokémon TCG Battle Academy
• Product Description: Battle Academy is the board game adaptation of the Pokémon TCG, one of the most
beloved and best-selling trading card games in the world. Providing everything a Trainer needs to master the
basics of the Pokémon TCG, Battle Academy offers fun family entertainment, combining strategic Pokémon TCG
gameplay within a classic, easy-to-learn family game experience. The latest version of Battle Academy introduces
the Pokémon V gameplay mechanic and an updated lineup of fan-favorite Pokémon, including Pikachu, Eevee and
Cinderace. The 2022 version comes on the heels of the original version of Battle Academy, which won Game of
the Year at the 2021 Toy of the Year Awards for its ability to give families a fun and accessible way to spend
quality time together. This product includes a two-player game board, three 60-card decks, tutorial guides and
gameplay accessories.
• Suggested Age: 6 and up
• Retail Availability: Available now at all retailers and hobby shops where Pokémon TCG is sold, including
Pokémon Center (PokemonCenter.com in the US, PokemonCenter.ca in Canada and PokemonCenter.com/en-gb
in the UK), the premier destination for official, high-quality Pokémon merchandise
• Estimated Retail Price: $19.99 USD
• Assets: https://press.pokemon.com/en/products/Pokemon-TCG-Battle-Academy-2022#?tab=Product-Shots-3
POKÉMON CENTER
Pokémon Center
• Description: Pokémon Center is the premier destination for official Pokémon merchandise in the US
(PokemonCenter.com), Canada (PokemonCenter.ca) and UK (PokemonCenter.com/en-gb), offering high-quality
products that are unique to the site, such as figures, imported plush, clothing, accessories, home décor, books
and more. Pokémon Center also features a variety of Pokémon TCG products, including exclusive items. The
ecommerce site also features special collaborations with notable brands, such as BE@RBRICK, Bear Walker, Craft
Sportswear, First 4 Figures, OMOCAT, RockLove, The Wand Company, Vic Lee and more.
• Additional Information and Assets: https://press.pokemon.com/en/Items/Schedule/PokemonCenter?types=9
©2022 Pokémon. ©1995–2022 Nintendo / Creatures Inc. / GAME FREAK inc. TM, ®, and characters are trademarks of Nintendo.
LICENSED MERCHANDISE
Flame & Flight Deluxe Charizard (from Jazwares, officially licensed by The Pokémon
Company International)
• Product Description: The Flame & Flight Deluxe Charizard is a fully interactive feature
figure with over 30 unique lights, sounds and movement reactions to the way it flies.
Charizard flaps its wings and launches fire missiles from its mouth. This product
includes a 2-inch Pikachu Figure and an Electric-type Figure Launcher.
• Suggested Age: 8 and up
• Retail Availability: Coming to participating retailers in October 2022
• Estimated Retail Price: $29.99 USD
• Assets: https://press.pokemon.com/en/products/Sweet-Suite-2022#?tab=ProductShots-3
Carry Case Volcano Playset (from Jazwares, officially licensed by The Pokémon Company
International)
• Product Description: The Pokémon Carry Case Volcano Playset has tons of features
like the erupting volcano, winding whirlpool, battle launchers and more. Trainers can
discover wild Pokémon hidden in leaves, the cave and even under the sand. It comes
with four Pokémon, including Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle; is scaled
for any 2-inch Pokémon figure; and folds up easily into an on-the-go carry case.
• Suggested Age: 4 and up
• Retail Availability: Available now on Amazon and coming to additional retailers in
August 2022
• Estimated Retail Price: $34.99 USD
• Assets: https://press.pokemon.com/en/products/Sweet-Suite-2022#?tab=ProductShots-3
MEGA™ Pokémon Motion Pikachu Building Set (from Mattel, officially licensed by The
Pokémon Company International)
• Product Description: Trainers can build the most detailed and elaborate Pikachu to
date with this fully mechanized building set, that includes a display case and a rocky
path which becomes ‘animated’ when the toy is activated. Trainers can complete the
model and turn the crank to set legs, feet and tail in motion for a truly authentic
experience. Product highlights include:
Fully mechanized Pikachu building set designed for adult builders
Includes buildable display case with animated rocky path environment
Turning hand-activated crank activates running motion in legs and feet, and
swinging tail
1,092 bricks and pieces combine with all MEGA Pokémon building sets and are
compatible with other name brands
• Suggested Age: 12 and up
• Retail Availability: Available now at participating retailers
• Estimated Retail Price: $96.99 USD
• Assets: https://press.pokemon.com/en/products/Sweet-Suite-2022#?tab=ProductShots-3
About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is
responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home
entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular
children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit http://www.pokemon.com.

Source: The Pokémon Company International

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