The Pokémon Company teams up with KFC for special Halloween 2018 campaign featuring Pikachu in China

The Pokémon Company has teamed up with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) to celebrate the Halloween 2018 season in China. For a limited time, customers who purchase certain products will receive one of three figures of a costumed Pikachu. In addition, while supplies last, you can get a Pokémon-themed bucket that can also be used for trick-or-treating. To … Continue reading The Pokémon Company teams up with KFC for special Halloween 2018 campaign featuring Pikachu in China

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New Pokémon pop-up store details coming October 20 for Thunderbolt Project from Fragment and The Pokémon Company

The Pokémon Company recently unveiled an all-black Fragment plush featuring none other than Pikachu. As you may have guessed, the new plush is primarily black in color and is more adorable than ever. It is capable of standing on its two legs, or it can portray a sitting position. This plush and a slew of other Pokémon … Continue reading New Pokémon pop-up store details coming October 20 for Thunderbolt Project from Fragment and The Pokémon Company

Gourmandise reveals first Pokémon smartphone cases for iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and more

Japanese manufacturer Gourmandise has revealed its first batch of Pokémon-themed smartphone cases for iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. There are multiple designs, including Pikachu or Eevee for iPhone XR, Pokémon Quest for iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR, Pikachu or Eevee for iPhone XS Max, and a multi flip cover that fits both iPhone … Continue reading Gourmandise reveals first Pokémon smartphone cases for iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and more

Mega Construx Pokémon: Jumbo Pikachu set available now in stores

Build Your Own Pikachu! Assemble a nearly life-size model of the lovable Electric-type Pokémon with the Mega Construx Pokémon: Jumbo Pikachu set. The Mega Construx Pokémon collection of building block toys has grown to feature a wide variety of Pokémon and play environments—and now the line is showcasing one of its most impressive sets yet. … Continue reading Mega Construx Pokémon: Jumbo Pikachu set available now in stores

Two avid Pokémon fans who first met while hunting for Lapras in Pokémon GO have gotten married

Two avid Pokémon fans have tied the knot and are attributing their marriage to Pokémon GO. The couple first met in summer 2016 as they were hunting down a rare Lapras. There was immediate chemistry, leading to them deciding to go out with each other. After a number of successful dates and meetups, the two … Continue reading Two avid Pokémon fans who first met while hunting for Lapras in Pokémon GO have gotten married

Video: Japanese voice actor for Ash Ketchum interacts with talking Pikachu toy

One of Takara Tomy's latest toys featuring Pikachu consists of a singing mascot plush. This special Pokémon plushie can sing and chat with its owner. It can even react differently to the words spoken to it and move up and down as if it were dancing. This plushie is now available for purchase in Japan. … Continue reading Video: Japanese voice actor for Ash Ketchum interacts with talking Pikachu toy

The Pokémon Company teams up with Japanese manufacturer Gourmandise for new smartphone covers featuring Pikachu and Poké Ball designs

The Pokémon Company has teamed up with Japanese manufacturer Gourmandise for a special line Pokémon-themed smartphone covers. There are two different designs - Pikachu and Poké Ball - each of which can store your smartphone as well as some cards that can fit in a standard wallet. Each one also comes with a mirror. These … Continue reading The Pokémon Company teams up with Japanese manufacturer Gourmandise for new smartphone covers featuring Pikachu and Poké Ball designs

Talking Pikachu mini robot HelloPika now available for pre-order at Amazon Japan

Takara Tomy has unveiled yet another Pokémon-themed product in the form of Pikachu. Set to launch in Japan on September 4, 2018, the HelloPika is a talking Pikachu mini robot that responds to sounds within its vicinity. It is also capable of moving its head in various directions and can light up its iconic red … Continue reading Talking Pikachu mini robot HelloPika now available for pre-order at Amazon Japan

First-ever Pokémon Pop! vinyl featuring Pikachu now available for pre-order at EB Games in Australia

For years now, Funko has been creating collectible figures of characters from dozens of pop culture brands. Known for their large, square-shaped heads and distinctive round eyes, hundreds of different Funko Pop! vinyl figures have hit store shelves—and Funko has added Pikachu to that extensive list. This stylized take on the iconic Electric-type Pokémon is the first-ever Pokémon … Continue reading First-ever Pokémon Pop! vinyl featuring Pikachu now available for pre-order at EB Games in Australia

New Pokémon USB AC adapter features Pikachu’s rear end and tail

Japanese manufacturer Hamee has unveiled yet another Pokémon-themed product. Officially-licensed by The Pokémon Company, the Pikachu USB AC adapter features a design that depicts the rear end and tail of the iconic Pokémon. It is capable of charging a number of compatible devices, including your smartphone and Nintendo Switch console. To learn more about Hamee … Continue reading New Pokémon USB AC adapter features Pikachu’s rear end and tail