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POKÉMON FIGURE UPDATE : Pokémon Takara Tomy product images for the Mimikyu set - 15/08/2018

Entry 08:00am - 15/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Pokémon Takara Tomy A.R.T.S Mimikyu gacha figurines are set to be released! Later this month will see new poses giving a dynamic and gimmick posture for the Alola Pokémon. Several other figures are scheduled to release around this period, so please keep checking back as we add more and more to the Pokéshopper database. Please enjoy the production images in the gallery provided above.

POKÉMON CENTER UPDATE : Pokémon Center merchandise now released in U.S - 15/08/2018

Entry 18:00pm - 15/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Pokémon Center Rainbow Rocket goods have finally now made their way available in the U.S for the first time! Following release in Japan to act in conjuction with the launch of Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, new enemy Pikachu and their legendary counterparts are available in plush form. Also, the Selene Figma with bonus Rotom Dex, as well as the Alola starters has also released in the U.S. Here is a total list of the releases from today:

 

  • RR Mug - $14.95
  • RR Pikachu Lanyard - $7.50
  • RR TCG Playmat - $24.99
  • RR Pikachu Poké Plush - $19.99 each
  • Mewtwo, Groudon, Kyogre, Dialga, Palkia, Reshiram, Zekrom, Yveltal, Xerneas, Golisopod Plush - $22.99 each

 

  • Figma Selene Figure - $59.99

Selene figure with 2 interchangeable face plates, 12 interchangeable hands, hair, and hat

Pokémon friends: Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio figures

Accessories: Poké Ball, Z-Ring, shoulder bag, and articulated figma base with stand

BONUS! Pokémon Center-exclusive Rotom Pokédex

Pokémon Go Community Day for Chikorita

POKÉMON GO UPDATE : Pokémon GO Community Day confirmed for Chikorita - 14/08/2018

Entry 21:00pm - 14/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Pokémon GO Community day for September has been announced! Chikorita has been confirmed to appear spawning at an increased rate on September 22nd, between 10am-1pm for three hours, enabling the chance of a shiny encounter for the first time in GO. Also, October 21st 2018 and November 10th 2018 have been confirmed as the next two community dates ahead of the September day. Stay tuned for more updates soon!

POKÉMON CENTER UPDATE : Pokémon Eevee plush now released in Japan - 10/08/2018

Entry 02:00am - 10/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Pokémon Center Eevee and Eeveelution plush small size have now released in Japan! For 1,296 yen (tax included) each plush, from the smallest (15.5cm Eevee) to the largest (21cm Leafeon) they will be a secret release exclusive across Centers and Stores. Here is the high quality images of the new plush attached in the gallery above. You can order these through our partners at Sunyshore. Please enjoy this small cute release! Stay tuned for more updates soon!

Pokémon Center Halloween We Are TEAM TREAT! Merchandise

POKÉMON CENTER NEWS : New Pokémon Center merchandise lineups scheduled to be released - 10/08/2018

Entry 06:00am - 10/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Pokémon Center merchandise news has now revealed the Halloween 2018 goods lineup! Thanks to @battamon_ on Twitter for the first image showcasing new Ampharos, Sylveon, Pikachu, Mimikyu, Gengar and Pumpkaboo plush. These plush will be available for 1,800 yen each, and along with this release will be new mascots of Dedenne, Umbreon, Sableye and Shuppet which will be 1,200 yen each. This line is known as We Are TEAM TREAT & We Are TEAM TRICK!

 

Note: This entire lineup is to be released on Saturday, 8th of September. More goods will be added upon official site update.

POKÉMON DAISUKI UPDATE : Pokémon Time Sun and Moon merchandise images added - 10/08/2018

Entry 14:00pm - 10/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The Pokémon Center merchandise images have now arrived and been added to the site. The next series of Time will be Sun and Moon related. This is the 11th series of Time merchandise, and many products feature such as plush, mascot, pouches, t-shirts and more! The entire line will release in Japan on August 25th (Saturday). Please enjoy the gallery of goods provided above which also includes the new sukajan jackets too. Here is the complete product and price list:

 

  • Glittering can collection [8 types + secret 1 type] - 500 yen
  • Pokémon Time [Rowlet, Cosmog, Mimikyu] Plush - 3,800 yen each
  • Pokémon Time [Alolan Vulpix, Rowlet, Litten, Popplio, Lycanroc, Mimikyu, Bewear, Cosmog] Mascots - 1,300 yen each
  • Gacha Figure collection - 300 yen (tax included)
  • IIIIfit® for iPhone 8/7/6s/6 [Rowlet, Cosmog, Mimikyu] - 3,000 yen each
  • T shirt design [Rowlet, Cosmog, Mimikyu] - 3,700 yen each
  • Pouch design [Rowlet, Cosmog, Mimikyu] - 1,600 yen each
  • Memo box designs of the same - 800 yen each / Ballpoint pens - 500 yen each
  • Choice of short socks [23~25cm] 3 pairs - 1,000 yen (tax included)
  • A4 Clearfiles - 240 yen each / 2 piece sets [Rowlet, Cosmog, Mimikyu] - 480 yen each
  • Sukajan jackets (S / M / L) - 19,000 yen each
  • Cap Pokémon Time Design (58 cm / 60 cm) - 3,900 yen each
  • Tote bag - 6,800 yen each
  • Pikachu Pokémon Time Plush - 4,200 yen

POKÉMON OFFICIAL UPDATE : Pokémon Let's Go to have Mega Evolution + First Lt. Surge images - 09/08/2018

Entry 14:00pm - 09/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following yesterdays Corocoro Pokémon scans, Mega evolution and Lt.Surge at Vermillion Gym was revealed for Pokémon Let's Go games for the Switch. We are currently awaiting to add the latest trailer and images. Live: 14:01pm Players will be able to Mega Evolve a Pokémon once per battle if they have a Key Stone and the Mega Stone corresponding to that specific Pokémon. Mega Evolution, known as “the Evolution that transcends Evolution,” momentarily unleashes the energy within a Pokémon and can only be accomplished when a strong bond exists between the Pokémon and its Trainer. The first three Pokémon that fans will be able to Mega Evolve during their adventure will be Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise.

 

Vermilion City, where the luxury cruise liner the S.S. Anne docks once a year. In the Vermilion City Pokémon Gym, players can battle Gym Leader Lt. Surge, who is also known as the Lightning Lieutenant. Team Rocket—Jessie, James, and Meowth screenshots have been added! Additional artworks also published.

POKÉMON COROCORO UPDATE : Pokémon Let's Go to have Mega Evolution + First Lt. Surge images - 08/08/2018

Entry 12:01pm - 08/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The highly anticipated Corocoro Pokémon scans have now surfaced online. They showcase that were indeed correct about the Mega evolution Takara Tomy lineup release on November, and they will feature in Let's Go for the Switch. Lt. Surge has also been revealed in the magazine along with Raichu and interior screenshots of Vermillion City gym. We'll post more once it becomes available.

As a side note: the figurines for the Mega Evolutions by Takara Tomy will be officially revealed on September 28th.

POKÉMON BANPRESTO UPDATE : Pokémon Mimikyu's Circus Banpresto Kuji images - 08/08/2018

Entry 16:01pm - 08/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The new Pokémon Mimikyu's Circus Banpresto Kuji prizes have now been officially revealed! Scheduled to be released sequentially from Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 across Japanese prize centers, will be brand new Mimikyu plush and goods. Here is the full line up of prizes, which will be available at random dispensers for 620 yen (tax included) :

 

  • Pokémon Mimikyu's Circus Banpresto Plush as Prize A
  • Mimikyu-style hooded blanket as Prize B
  • Mimikyu Circus tent accessory as Prize C
  • Four design plates as Prize D
  • Four glass designs as Prize E
  • Five hand towels designs as Prize F
  • Six stained glass style charms as Prize G
  • Last Chance : Mimikyu Plush Doll - Last One Ver.

POKÉMON CENTER NEWS : Pokémon Center merchandise releases - 08/08/2018

Entry 18:11pm - 08/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The new Pokémon Center merchandise is now released! Gengar hurls a menacing blob of darkness at its foes—with stunning effects! You can get up close to the action by collecting the whole Pokémon Gallery Figure series, including this impressive DX-size Gengar. Bold colors, intriguing details, and a dynamic pose make this a must-have for Pokémon collectors. Also, as reported on previously, the Legendary pins of antiqued bronze finish of Kyogre and Groudon are now released in the U.S. A classic look that's great on everything from a jacket or backpack to messenger bag or your favorite lanyard! See full list here :

 

  • Pokémon Gallery Figure DX: Gengar-Shadow Ball - $28.99
  • Kyogre & Groudon Legendary Pokémon Pins (2-Pack) - $13.99
Pokémon Lapras Super size plush by Bandai

POKÉMON BANDAI LAPRAS PLUSH : New Pokémon Lapras Super size plush by Bandai shipping - 06/08/2018

Entry 17:01pm - 06/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following the 1st run of Pokémon plush 2m tall Lapras preorders in Japan, it has now begun to ship to the second batch of customers! This super size plush was sold for 79,400 yen (tax included · shipping included) as an exclusive for Japan! The exact size of this Lapras is Height Approx. 1.2 m, Width 2 m, Vertical Width Approximately 2 m, and was available to preorder from 1pm JST March 8th. The second batch of preorders from March 13th has now shipped officially. Check back for more in future! [See: Upcoming Catalogue]. Key details:

 

  • Made in China.
  • Approximate height of plush 1.2m, width 2m, vertical width 2m. Weight : 16kg.
  • Recommended for ages 6+
  • Anime reference included in gallery above. Note : Box is 24cm larger than the Pokémon Center version [93cm].

 

Please note : Bandai issued a statement notice due to popularity of preorders, the plush has out within 5 hours of going live of run from March 8th. A second opening of preorders has taken place and will ship early August.

POKÉMON BANPRESTO PLUSH : New Pokémon Banpresto plush schedules added to the site - 06/08/2018

Entry 23:01pm - 06/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

We can show the first official Banpresto plush coming for December release this year, as well as exclusively showing new 2019 plush scheduled for early in the year. Many new products include Shaymin, Tyranitar, Dragonair, Abra and more. Check back for more in future! [See: Upcoming Catalogue]. Key details:

 

  • Ditto and Gengar (30cm plush)
  • Mew, Manaphy, Shaymin (26cm plush)
  • Chikorita, Tyranitar, Leafeon (24cm plush)
  • Eevee (33cm plush)
  • Eevee, Snorlax, Clefairy (14cm plush)
  • Pikachu, Mareep (27cm plush)
  • Pikachu, Rowlet (31cm plush bags)
  • Bulbasaur (Dec), Squirtle (Jan 2019), Charmander (Feb 2019) x2 versions (33cm each)

2019 releases include Charmander, Dragonite, Flareon, Pichu, Abra, Jolteon, Dragonair, Lucario, Vaporeon.

POKÉMON RELEASE UPDATE : Pokémon HelloPika figurine by Takara Tomy now released - 04/08/2018

Entry 02:01am - 04/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The highly anticipated figurine of the Pokémon HelloPika interactive product has now released in Japan! The Pikachu will turn and react upon speech and speak itself, as well as provide light from its cheeks. For 2,990 yen each figurine, the line from Takara Tomy will be a popular addition to the ever expanding series, and figurines will probably added in future of a similar nature. These Daisuki club official images show that Pikachu can fit in your pocket, bag or anywhere else for that matter. Please enjoy the gallery provided above.

POKÉMON CENTER + CAFE NEWS : Pokémon Center merchandise + Pokémon Cafe announcements - 03/08/2018

Entry 06:00am - 03/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

New Pokémon Center updates are now published and show that new sukajan jackets will be available soon! Coming on August 25th will be brand new Charizard, Pikachu, Rayquaza and Raikou jackets as well as other goods. Here is the full list of the release :

 

  • Sukajan jackets (S / M / L) - 19,000 yen each
  • Cap Pokémon Time Design (58 cm / 60 cm) - 3,900 yen each
  • Tote bag - 6,800 yen each
  • Pikachu Pokémon Time Plush - 4,200 yen

 

Also, a new menu at Pokémon Cafe will appear for a limited time period from September 8th (Saturday) to October 31st (Wednesday)! In addition, one kind of autumn special design will be added to the Pokémon Cafe Original Clear Coaster lineup, which gives 1 per drink order at random. Given the nature of how no other designs have been showcased alongside this design, it is definitely worth keeping an eye on, and we'll post more as the information comes.

POKÉMON EVENT NEWS : Pokémon Legendary Groudon and Kyogre event distribution begins - 03/08/2018

Entry 10:40am - 03/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

New Pokémon Legendary events are now available in the UK and Ireland, until 25 August, players can receive either Kyogre or Groudon in their Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon game. You can receive these codes by visiting GAME stores in the UK and GameStop in Ireland. Also, today sees the release of Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm, the latest expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, across the UK. The U.S GameStop store will distribute codes from August 3rd until 26th, 2018. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Sun players can get Kyogre, and Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Moon players can get Groudon. Also, the first image of the pins for both have been revealed!

POKÉMON FIGURINE NEWS : Pokémon BANDAI figurine announcement - 01/08/2018

Entry 11:00am - 01/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following the update from our twitter account yesterday, as promised the brand new Pokémon Mofu Bandai series of dolls have been announced! These feature 3 new Pikachu variants as well as Eevee to promote the Let's Go Switch games. These will release in Japan on December and be available for 380 yen per doll. They are soft and small and will make a cute release! Please enjoy the official images above courtesy of Bandai.

POKÉMON FIGURINE NEWS : Pokémon Takara Tomy, ARTS and BANDAI figurine updates - 01/08/2018

Entry 11:00am - 01/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Brand new Pokémon Netsuke Capsule figures have been revealed! Following the last series, Stufful, Torracat and Poipole, as well as the cross promotion of Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee will feature. Takara Tomy Arts will make these available as gachapon this November, which are going to cost 200 yen each in Japan. Also, the first look of the new Capcara prototype gacha of mascot goods is available, we are still adding details on this release.

 

On the Takara Tomy promotional front, new Pokémon merchandise will be made for the Kanto evolutionary starters, more specificially for Mega forms, figurines that will release in conjuction to the Let's Go promotion. Note that we are still adding data, and numbers are currently missing from our list so be sure to keep checking back:

 

  • Monster Collection EX EMC-08 Porygon
  • Monster Collection EX ESP-08 Mega Charizard X
  • Monster Collection EX ESP-09 Mega Charizard Y
  • Monster Collection EX ESP-12 Mega Venusaur
  • Monster Collection EX ESP-14 Mega Blastoise
  • Monster Collection EX EHP-06 Lapras

Other listings yet to appear

POKÉMON CENTER NEWS : Pokémon Center merchandise updates - 01/08/2018

Entry 16:00pm - 01/08/2018. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Brand new Pokémon Center merchandise has now been released in the U.S online Center. Ditto uses Transform to change into other Pokémon—including Lapras, Dragonite, Magikarp, Gengar, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, and Snorlax on these awesome playmat designs! Also, measuring about 3 inches high—larger than standard Pokémon Pins—and features two backers is the new Alolan Exeggutor pin. Please find the gallery images of the new line-up just above. Here is the full list of new goods:

 

  • Pokémon Center Alolan Exeggutor Pokémon Pin (Jumbo) - $6.99
  • Pachirisu & Emolga Pokémon Pins (2-Pack) - $12.99
  • Pokémon TCG: Faceted Vaporeon, Jolteon & Flareon Playmat - $24.99
  • Pokémon TCG: Power Line Pokémon Playmat - $24.99
  • Pokémon TCG: Ditto As Lapras, Dragonite, Magikarp & Gengar Playmat - $24.99
  • Pokémon TCG: Ditto As Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Charmander & Snorlax Playmat - $24.99
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