The Pokémon Company hosts Eevee mascot meet-and-greet sessions with actual bodyguards for Eevee, more events on the way

As part of its ultra-popular Project Eevee initiative, The Pokémon Company hosted official Eevee mascot meet-and-greet sessions at the Pokémon Center in Japan on April 21 and April 22, complete with bodyguards for the iconic Evolution Pokémon. Attendees were able to spend 60 whole seconds of quality time with Eevee, and they had the opportunity to carefully pet … Continue reading The Pokémon Company hosts Eevee mascot meet-and-greet sessions with actual bodyguards for Eevee, more events on the way

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Video: Pokémon, Charizard, Snorlax, Eevee and Pikachu appear in official promo for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025

Last year, Pikachu and Hello Kitty were appointed by Japanese foreign minister Tarō Kōno. The two prominent entertainment icons are officially serving as ambassadors to promote the city of Osaka, Japan, for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025. The host of the Expo 2025 is scheduled to be announced in November 2018. The Pokémon Company recently shared official artwork for … Continue reading Video: Pokémon, Charizard, Snorlax, Eevee and Pikachu appear in official promo for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025

Official Pokémon mascot Pikachu artwork for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025

Last year, Pikachu and Hello Kitty were appointed by Japanese foreign minister Tarō Kōno. The two prominent entertainment icons are officially serving as ambassadors to promote the city of Osaka, Japan, for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025. The host of the Expo 2025 is scheduled to be announced in November 2018. Meanwhile, The Pokémon … Continue reading Official Pokémon mascot Pikachu artwork for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch playable at several Japanese events from June 17

Following its highly-anticipated debut at E3 2018, the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch will be playable at various Japanese events starting on June 17. The full list of events includes: Rage 2018 Summer on June 17 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba Jisedai World Hobby Fair 2018 Summer from June 23 to 24 at the … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch playable at several Japanese events from June 17

Recap of recent Pokémon Center event featuring Game Freak developers Junichi Masuda, Kazumasa Iwao and Shigeru Ohmori in Japan

At a recent meet-and-greet in Tokyo, Japan, fans had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak developers Junichi Masuda, Kazumasa Iwao and Shigeru Ohmori at a major Pokémon Center location. During the event, Masuda flat-out told the crowd to purchase a Nintendo Switch console. Here’s a translation of this particular comment, addressed to people who don’t own a Nintendo … Continue reading Recap of recent Pokémon Center event featuring Game Freak developers Junichi Masuda, Kazumasa Iwao and Shigeru Ohmori in Japan

Official Pokémon escape room announced for Japan, Escape from Amusement Park of Wind

The Pokémon Company has teamed up with SCRAP to create an actual Real Escape Game in Japan featuring the Pokémon franchise. It is called Escape from Amusement Park of Wind, themed after Pokémon the Movie: Everyone's Story, in that players assume the role of attendees at the Wind Festival, which is an event that is … Continue reading Official Pokémon escape room announced for Japan, Escape from Amusement Park of Wind

Official Pokémon Store now open at Osaka International Airport with Pilot and Flight Attendant Pikachu plushies

Another Pokémon Store has opened in Osaka, in Japan. It is housed at the Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport). Customers can visit the official store to purchase official Pokémon-themed products, including exclusive items such as the Pilot and Flight Attendant Pikachu plushies pictured above. To learn more about this new Pokémon Store and exclusive merch, click here. To view individual pictures … Continue reading Official Pokémon Store now open at Osaka International Airport with Pilot and Flight Attendant Pikachu plushies