The Pokémon Company announces Eevee mascot meet-and-greet sessions, complete with bodyguards for Eevee

As part of its ultra-popular Project Eevee initiative, The Pokémon Company has announced 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 will be able to spend 60 whole seconds of quality time with Eevee, and they'll get to … Continue reading The Pokémon Company announces Eevee mascot meet-and-greet sessions, complete with bodyguards for Eevee

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascots look like Pokémon

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games recently revealed the official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. A significant number of Pokémon fans are saying that the new mascots look a lot like Pokémon, with their adorable and colorful animal-like designs. The reaction is similar among Japanese Twitter users as well. Source: … Continue reading Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascots look like Pokémon

The Pokémon Company teams up with police department to promote road safety in Kamata, Tokyo

The Pokémon Company has teamed up with police officials to promote road safety in Tokyo, Japan. An event was recently held in the Kamata district, where attendees had a chance to learn more about traffic safety, take pictures alongside the official mascot version of Pikachu and receive special Pokémon merchandise that also promotes safety while … Continue reading The Pokémon Company teams up with police department to promote road safety in Kamata, Tokyo

Video: Holographic and functioning Pokédex is on display at the new Pokémon Center Tokyo DX

The Pokémon Center Tokyo DX and Pokémon Cafe combo recently opened its doors in Tokyo, Japan. While there have been small Pokémon-themed cafes every now and then, this is the first permanent establishment. To commemorate this occasion, The Pokémon Company and Pokémon Center executives hosted an opening ceremony event, where Pokémon Center president and representative director Yoshinobu Kamogo welcomed the first … Continue reading Video: Holographic and functioning Pokédex is on display at the new Pokémon Center Tokyo DX

Closer look at solid gold Pokémon statue of Pikachu

To coincide with the official opening of the Pokémon Center Tokyo DX and Pokémon Cafe combo on March 14, a gold exhibition event took place at the Nihonbashi Takashimaya mall in Tokyo, Japan. From March 14 to March 19, customers were able to view a wide selection of items made from solid gold, including a large Pikachu figure. Also … Continue reading Closer look at solid gold Pokémon statue of Pikachu

Detective Pikachu posters now on display at Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo, Japan

To celebrate the upcoming release of the Detective Pikachu game for Nintendo 3DS, The Pokémon Company and Nintendo have dispatched official mascot versions of Detective Pikachu throughout Japan. Detective Pikachu toured Ikebukuro for four days leading up to the game’s release. Fans who attended this special event received Detective Pikachu sun visors and stickers while supplies last. Detective Pikachu posters are now … Continue reading Detective Pikachu posters now on display at Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo, Japan

Pokémon fan’s dream of meeting Pikachu comes true at Narita International Airport in Japan

An avid Pokémon fan from the U.S. recently made a trip to Japan and got to participate in a TV program called Why Did You Come to Japan? at the Narita International Airport. During her time on the show, her dream of meeting Pikachu came true and she was overcome with excitement and happiness. To view … Continue reading Pokémon fan’s dream of meeting Pikachu comes true at Narita International Airport in Japan