March 2016

Update Timezone London GMT / EDT -5 / JST +9

Each article by Pokéshopper - Paul Ryan

Kyoto Ho-oh Pikachu Mascot

News

'My First Pokémon' merchandise

New High Quality 'My First Pokémon' gallery teased via Official Daisuki - 31/03/2016

Entry 16:00pm - 31/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Another Daisuki update has revealed new close up images of the 'My First Pokémon' merchandise goods, which were revealed on Amazon JP last year. Lots of goods can be seen in the first main picture where baby bibs, baby rattles, hand puppet, hats, body suits and more. These are all Pikachu themed, with another mascot yet to be revealed depending on the success of this range most likely. Takara Tomy Arts are yet to announce any further releases, however, if this changes we will of course update the site immediately. For information of prices and official images please visit the Official TOMY Arts website.

 

Released Date in Japan : (Thursday) February 25th, 2016.

Pokémon Bloom and Grow

New Pokémon Kanto Blossoms collection/Eeveelution plush added to U.S online Center - 30/03/2016

Entry 22:20pm - 30/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Earlier today, the official online U.S center had updated its store, adding a new merchandise range named 'Kanto Blossoms'. These mascots are Pikachu, Eevee, and Vulpix with women t-shirt ($29.95) and youth ($24.95) added, along with a brand new limited exclusive mug of Vulpix ($14.95). Also we see three new spinning keychains appear, all of which are $9.99 and feature Vupix/Ninetails, Jolteon/Eevee, Flareon/Eevee. The main highlight of the update however, is the addition of the Flareon, Vaporeon and Jolteon which were released in Japan late 2015, and will be priced at $12.99 per plush. (Purchase here)

 

Release Date : (Wednesday) March 30th, 2016.

Pokémon ITS DEMO Huge Cushions
Pokémon ITS DEMO Huge Cushions
Pokémon ITS DEMO Huge Cushions
Pokémon ITS DEMO Huge Cushions

New Pokémon HUGE 'ITS DEMO' Pikachu cushions to be released/Re-release of original goods - 29/03/2016

Entry 16:20pm - 29/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Don't these look familiar? That's right, the valentines edition of Pikachu are back, and this time a limited edition male and female HUGE cushions are to be released in Japan next week. Please observe in picture three the comparison to the smaller cushions released in February. The announcement came from Daisuki club, as did the original merchandise reveal, and it is stated that these will be available for 8,000 yen each, and will be extremely limited products. 100 huge cushions will be available each male and female, pillows will be 2,000 yen each and will be limited to 500 each. Mascot pair is 1,500 yen and will be limited to 800, and the slippers come in at 1,800 yen and are limited to 500, making these items extremely saught after.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Tuesday) April 5th, 2016.

Pokémon Small Planet socks
Pokémon Small Planet socks
Pokémon Small Planet socks
Pokémon Small Planet socks

New Pokémon Small Planet socks added to April releases - 28/03/2016

Entry 23:30pm - 28/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The official Small Planet Japanese website has added 4 new pairs of socks, set for release in Japan next month. Again, the designs will be set around the Red/Blue/Green/Yellow starter mascots, as to tie in with the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise. Pokémon socks generally are huge sellers in Japan, and although it may be a small release, it adds to the ever growing schedule date of releases next Thursday - as Banpresto will launch the Kororin Umbreon, Espeon and Sylveon, as well as the Picnic Pikachu collection (Ref : Upcoming Merchandise section). Each pair of socks are to be 380 yen plus tax.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Thursday) April 7th, 2016.

Red with Pikachu Prototype
Ariga May and Mudkip Artwork

New Pokémon May figurine slated for 2017/Red figurine prototype displayed - 26/03/2016

Entry 07:10am - 26/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

AmiAmi has revealed that the new Ariga designed Red figurine has been showcased in Japan at AnimeJapan2016. Alongside the teased figurine, is also the artwork and notice of another Hitoshi Ariga piece of teased artwork, this time of May with Mudkip, which is currently stated to be released in Japan next year. The Red figurine was teased in the same way, with just the original artwork with the announcement, no current price or nailed on release date exists, however, we will be trying our best to get one for review and uploading a high quality video on our Official YouTube channel.

 

レッド with ピカチュウ Release Date : 2016.

ハルカ with ミズゴロウ Release Date : 2017.

Pokémon Ribbon Goods
Pokémon Ribbon Goods

New Pokémon Ribbon Goods to be released tomorrow - 25/03/2016

Entry 16:10pm - 25/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Amazon Japan have added a catalogue of new 'Ribbon' merchandise goods, which will be released in Japanese Centers tomorrow, we can now reveal. Our social media channels have uploaded several scans of new additions of goods, which focus on the mascots Pikachu and Eevee respectively. They have listed hair clips, pouches, ribbons, clip on pockets, t-shirt and more. Once released tomorrow, we will of course supply more pictures so you can have a better idea of the product range. Be sure to stay tuned for more news on merchandise releases. (Order Pokémon Center Official goods from Sunyshore here) Shipping from Sunyshore.com is available Worldwide.

 

Ribbon Release Date : (Saturday) March 26th, 2016.

Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods
Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods

New Pokémon Ditto Transform Goods revealed in High Quality - 25/03/2016

Entry 06:10am - 25/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Daisuki club has now updated in Japan, and they have showcased the latest images of the upcoming Ditto campaign merchandise series. The focus will be based on Ditto faces on the Kanto Starters, Clefairy and Pikachu. The size comparison between regular plush and keychain can be seen in the Clefairy example shot seen above. The plush will be given the RRP of 1,200 yen, while the kechain is priced at 800 yen each. It is guaranteed that Centers across Japan will be very busy over the coming days with this huge release, as well as last Saturdays new releases also, rounding up a busy month for merchandise updates. (Order Pokémon Center Ditto goods from Sunyshore here) Shipping from Sunyshore.com is available Worldwide.

 

Ditto Transform Plush Release Date : (Saturday) March 26th, 2016.

Pokémon Mini Ball plush

New Pokémon Mini Ball plush second series - 25/03/2016

Entry 05:10am - 25/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following the reveal a few months ago, the first official information has been revealed via the Official site in Japan, and it is confirmed there that the mini second series ball plush will be released late March. They'll be releasing a Pikachu winking version, a Dedenne, a Torchic, and finally a Piplup to continue the released series. We are unsure currently whether more are planned for release, however, any update in information then this area of the site will be updated immediately. The RRP is 740 yen per plush.

 

Japanese Release Date : late March, 2016.

Pokémon 'Eevee Twinkle' Poster

New Pokémon 'Eevee Twinkle' Pikachu and Friends Official Kuji update - 23/03/2016

Entry 10:00am - 23/03/2016. HQ Poster added 05:36am - 25/03/2016 (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

We now see that the official Kuji website has updated with a full reveal of the prizes from the Eevee Twinkle range. Banpresto’s Ichiban Kuji site updated us with news of the new line of prizes back in December, of a new Pikachu and Friends lottery themed “Eevee Twinkle Dream.” We recently revealed following last months leak, a better quality version of the leak, where we get a close up of the E prizes, along with a closer view of the plush prizes A-C along with the female version Pikachu (as circled in the left middle) in picture (Ref: Upcoming Section). We now have the first production pictures of prizes B, D, and J, but the rest are yet to be revealed. The Kuji scheduled for late April 2016 and the prize list is as follows:

A Prize: Pikachu Plush

B Prize: Sleeping Eevee Plush

C Prize: Lying Sylveon Plush

D Prize: Artwork Bath Towel

E Prize: Round Plush

F Prize: Towel

G Prize: Glassware

H Prize: Rhinestone Mirror

I Prize: Clear Mini Pouch

J Prize: Clear Rubber Strap

Last One Prize: Pikachu Plush (female version)

Double Chance Prize: Round Plush (set of four)

Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) April 23rd, 2016.

Pokémon Center Kyoto
 'Going to School' Pikachu
Pokémon Center Kyoto
Children’s Day Pikachu
Kuji Pokkén Tournament Prizes
Pokémon Center Super Size Pika
Kuji Pokkén Tournament Prizes
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign 2016

Pokémon Center Kyoto/Pokkén Kuji/Easter campaign released/New Pikachu campaign & Monthly Plush - 19/03/2016

Entry 06:00am - 19/03/2016. Photo Gallery added 09:00am.

Edit : Pikachu Campaign Monthly to Online Japan 16:00pm.

Change of HQ led us to delay news, Daisuki update 18/03/2016. Note : Please reference New Releases for breakdown

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Well, today was scheduled to be one of the busiest on site, and as we moved location it delayed a few updates. However, we can offer a complete comprehensive breakdown of what happened today in terms of releases and announcments in Japan. The online Center in Japan have added Kyoto goods and a lot of High quality scans and images of the campaign, which we saw huge numbers of people flock to the new center, resulting in 6 hours of queues on opening day.

 

To tie in with the update, we see that on the site the Easter campaign for 2016, and new Pikachu monthly campaign begins, also opening the opportunity for fans in Japan to grab the new Super Size Onemuri Pikachu which comes in at a whopping 27,000 yen. But, it is 68cm big so you can see why. As Daisuki also update dthree times yesterday, it seems to have been a busy day for those at the official site also, as they have revealed new high quality images of the Kuji Pokkén Tournament Prizes, which were also released today in Japan. Please reference older articles to see the details of this release. And, the confirmation of Children’s Day Pikachu plush for the May edition of Monthly releases, priced at the standard 2,600 yen. Official images of the Kyoto center and the merchandise were also revealed on the update to round up yesterdays news.

 

Kuttari set four plush were also released in Japan today, along with new TOMY figurines of a Pikachu collection, and a Ash with Greninja set as part of the Moncolle collection in Japan. With all these releases in mind, you can see why sometimes it is difficult to run this area of the site at times, however, we hope this information helps as we carry out great dedication and care. (Order Pokémon Center merchandise from Sunyshore here) Shipping from Sunyshore.com is available Worldwide.

 

Note : Monthly Pikachu are available for limited time at the Online Center in Japan, and all 12 editions from 2015-2016 and the campaign will end April 22nd (Friday). The price is still set at 1,600 yen, so it is a good opportunity for fans that missed their favourite month to get one. Nendoroid update : Red and Green with Mew Nendoroids are showcased at Centers in Japan - 17:00pm.

 

BREAKDOWN :

 

  • New Pokkén Kuji Prizes released
  • New Monthly 'Going to School' Pikachu released
  • New Monthly 'Childrens Day' Pikachu announced
  • New Pikachu Japanese Online Center campaign released
  • Kuttari Set Number Four plush released (Victini, Piplup, Pichu, Chespin, Croagunk, Ampharos, Gardevoir.)
  • Easter Campaign 2016 released
  • TOMY Ash with Greninja evolution line, Pikachu collection figurines released
  • Moncolle Noivern, Mega Blaziken, Mega Lucario, Zygarde Complete released

 

New Monthly Pikachu Plush Release Date : (Saturday) April 16th, 2016.

Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Card Box
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Card Box
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Metal Charms

New Pokémon Japanese Official poster updates/HQ Kyoto pictures added - 17/03/2016

Entry 05:00am - 17/03/2016. Photo Gallery added 20:00pm. Edit 07:00am Center Official Confirmation. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

As advertisements appeared in Centers yesterday in Japan, the Kyoto plush were being promoted alongside new Ho-Oh and Lugia crossover merchandise which hadn't been revealed previously. It was confirmed that the plush would be released April 23rd (Confirmed price of 2,000 yen), but also featured in the release would be a clearfile set of Ho-Oh and Lugia crossover (500 yen each), the keychains (Confirmed price of 1,200 yen) as revealed in our Tuesday report, and unrevealed charm set (sold for 500 yen also.) The official website will probably update fans shortly with this information to make it known to the wider international audience.

 

Edit : Online Japanese site confirms campanign number two Kyoto edition plush, keychains, pins, charms, A4 clearfiles as advertised across Japan two days ago. (Order Pokémon Kyoto merchandise from Sunyshore here) Shipping from Sunyshore.com is available Worldwide.

 

Kyoto Pikachu Ho-Oh/Lugia Merchandise Release Date : (Saturday) April 23rd, 2016.

Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign
Pokémon Center Easter Campaign

New 2016 Pokémon Easter Campaign begins in Japan this Saturday - 16/03/2016

Entry 17:00pm - 16/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

The official site has now updated with high quality pictures of the upcoming Pokémon Easter campaign. This merchandise was previously reported on after confirmation came from the official Japanese website. However, we now get a good look at the goods with a high quality gallery, which showcases cushions, badge pin, tin collection, clearfile, metal charm set and more. The Pokémon Easter 2016 pin badge, will be sold at centers for 600 yen, with a beautiful colour arrangement, and features Charmander, Chikorita, Piplup, Pikachu and Eevee as egg shapes.

 

Microbead cushions from the Pokémon Easter 2016 campaign will feature Pikachu & Eevee, which are to be sold at 2,500 yen each. They are extremely soft and squeezable as seen in picture four from the Daisuki Club official website. Moving onto the collection of cans, which will be sold at 380 yen each, and feature Marill, Chansey, Exeggcute, Buneary, Togepi, and the mascots from the badge logo. To finish off the release, we see the clearfile (Pikachu and Eevee mascot) will be set at a RRP of 370 yen, while the metal charm set will be sold at Centers across Japan for 550 yen. (Order Pokémon Easter Campaign merchandise from Sunyshore here) Shipping from Sunyshore.com is available Worldwide.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) March 19th, 2016.

Pokémon Center Kyoto Logo

New Pokémon Center in Kyoto set to open/Shiny Ho-Oh Event to begin - 15/03/2016

Entry 20:00pm - 15/03/2016. Edit : 01:00am store opens 16/03/2016 (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

As usual with Center openings, we will provide a breakdown of what will kick things off with the opening merchandise range, events and appearances of the poncho Pikachu. The center as noted from February will feature the 'Heart Gold Soul Silver' soundtrack to give the Johto atmosphere to fans. Doors will open to the public for the first time at 10am (16/3) Japanese local time, until 8pm. (Order your Officially licensed Kyoto merchandise from Sunyshore here), photo credit Ginchansan @denkimouse from Sunyshore.com.

 

BREAKDOWN :

 

  • SHINY HO-OH EVENT {XY & ORAS} ~ Runs March 16 (Wednesday) - April 24 (Sunday), 2016.
  • Pokémon Center KYOTO MERCHANDISE ~ 3 Plush mascots
  • Pokémon Center KYOTO TCG PROMO ~ 221/XY-P
  • Pokémon Center KYOTO business card free, or 4,000 yen spend for free wooden strap of mascots
  • Pokémon Center KYOTO lifesize mascots of Ho-Oh & Lugia

- March 16 (Wednesday), March 19 (Saturday) to April 24 (Sunday)

Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Ho-Oh keychain
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Lugia keychain
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Ho-Oh BREAK Promo
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Mascots

Kyoto keychains confirmed with new merchandise/Ho-Oh BREAK/Pokémon Center Preopening at Kyoto - 15/03/2016

Entry 15:40pm - 15/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following our report last month, we now have full details of the releases coming into Kyoto Center. After the official site updated last Friday, we knew that the “hina-ningyou” (雛人形) style Pikachu plush would be released on the day of opening, however the waiting period of five weeks would commence for the Ho-Oh and Lugia crossover plush, as confirmed via the official Japanese YouTube channel. However, now we see that key chains will partner the release of the plush mascots, as well as newly revealed cups, fans and phone cases as part of the preopening at the center. The full size mascots also made an appearance, and were popular among fans attending the opening. (Preorder your keychains here!)

 

Also, in TCG the official site revealed new XY10 cards, however because of the Center opening, our focus was pinned on the Ho-Oh BREAK card, which will be released with a set of cards, including Ho-Oh and Lugia regular promos, Cyndaquil, Chikorita, Tododile and Smeargle. And the pack will also consist of one pack of XY9 Rage of the Broken sky, and one pack of XY10 Awakening of Psychic King. The set will be sold for 1,800 yen by The Pokémon Company at centers.

 

Kyoto Official Opening : (Wednesday) March 16th, 2016.

Japanese TCG Ho-Oh/Lugia Pack Release Date : (Saturday) April 23rd, 2016.

Pokémon Volcanion Movie Event

New Pokémon Volcanion Movie Event confirmed for Japan - 15/03/2016

Entry 05:10am - 15/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following the announcement through the CoroCoro leaks a few days ago, we can now see that through the official movie site and channel that the Volcanion event will begin in Japan. Codes will be distributed for the first time for the mythical Kalos legendary Pokémon, available to be claimed through X, Y and Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire from April 16th. The details haven't yet emerged of a Western event, although this is on the horizon so be sure to keep checking this section of the site for an update. Stay tuned for any further developements. (Code redeemable until 30th of September, 2016.)

 

Japanese Special Advance Tickets Begin : (Saturday) April 16th, 2016.

Pokémon Badge Set
Pokémon Badge Set
Pokémon Badge Set
Pokémon Badge Set

New Pokémon Badges sold at Ikebukuro, Japan - 14/03/2016

Entry 19:00pm - 14/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

A new set of badges have been released in Japan, and featured for 300 yen per badge in Ikebukuro. PNCMikebukuro tweeted an announcement originally on the 11th which was a mistake on our part, however, they were released Saturday (12/03). The sets feature the cosplay Pikachu, and a set of 5 Pikachu with Ash, All six generations of starters, and a random collection in set four. These are a great set of badges and were met with great popularity as with most badge collections released in Japan.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) March 12th, 2016.

CoroCoro Sun/Moon Notice
Volcanion Movie Event

New Pokémon Sun & Moon information to be revealed in next months CoroCoro/Volcanion Movie Event - 12/03/2016

Entry 10:00am - 12/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following the reveal yesterday, a new Volcanion event was announced through CoroCoro in tie with promotion for the upcoming XY & Z 2016 Movie. The level 70 event will distributed as part of prebookings for the opening of the new 'Volcanion and the mechanical Magearna'. However, as it came in drips and drabs, we now have a little notice regarding next months update via the comic, stating that the first Sun and Moon information will come then (May edition of Coro Comic). As a reliable source, we won't post without a proper assessment of the scans, so you can be sure to trust this site and come back once the information is revealed, it is unknown if imagery will come at this stage. Stay tuned!

Pokémon Center Kyoto Ho-Oh
Pokémon Center Kyoto Lugia

New Pokémon Center Kyoto Ho-Oh and Lugia Crossover plush confirmed - 11/03/2016

Entry 05:50am - 11/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

We can now confirm that new Lugia and Ho-Oh Pikachu crossover plush will be released this month in tie with the new Kyoto Center opening. They will be released on the 23rd of April, and feature a Master Ball as the poncho button. As speculated yesterday, the plush were hidden from the usual Japanese official website updates but announced via YouTube instead along with a advertisment of all the merchandise set for release when the Kyoto Center opens. These plush will be hugely popular due to how highly regarded the Golden and Silver birds of Johto really are, and will make excellent additions to the Pikachu crossover series which is evergrowing. These follow Magikarp, Gyarados from Hiroshima as mascots for the newest opening in Japan. (Purchase here Worldwide)

 

Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) April 23rd, 2016.

Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Ditto Transform Plush
Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush
Pokémon Center Ditto Keychains
Pokémon Center Plush sold nationally
Ditto Campaign Artwork

New Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush confirmed/Ditto Campaign round-up/Pokémon CoMaster - 10/03/2016

Entry 07:00am - 10/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following last months merchandise reveal, we can now see that Pikachu Pokémon Center Kyoto Plush dolls are revealed for release on the 16th of March, 2016. Next Wednesday the doors will open to the general public for the first time, and bring new merchandise goods with a HeartGold/SoulSilver feel to them, as they'll be extremely Ho-Oh focused. The plush will be on sale for 2,400 yen each, and the third one pictured will be sold at all Centers across Japan fo the same price. (See more Kyoto merchandise via February news).

 

We can confirm that the upcoming Ditto campaign we leaked the past few weeks ago, will also contain full size plush of the Kanto starters. It references Ditto in the anime, which is one of the most funny moments in Pokémon history. The mascot full size plush of Pikachu, Clefairy, and Kanto Starters are 1,200 yen each. The keychains will also be featured in the campaign, each of the mentioned will be priced at 800 yen each. Which one is your favourite?

 

A new app has been teased on the Offcial Japanese channel, simply titled Pokémon CoMaster. Amiibo style figures appear in the trailer, and has a similar style to the Trading figure game. It has been stated that the iOS/Android app will use AI and will feature the best technology in the World, by makers HEROZ. More details to follow when they come.

 

Kyoto Plush Release Date : (Wednesday) March 16th, 2016.

Ditto Transform Plush Release Date : (Saturday) March 26th, 2016.

Pokémon CoMaster Concept
Fates Collide German Artwork
Fates Collide German Artwork
Fates Collide German Artwork
Fates Collide German Artwork

New Pokémon German XY10 Fates Collide pack artwork revealed - 09/03/2016

Entry 21:50pm - 09/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

As predicted, we can now confirm that Delphox BREAK will appear in the upcoming 'Fates Collide' TCG series, which is set for release on March 18th in Japan. This set will be release along with the ZygardeEX and M AudinoEX decks we revealed last month. International release will be on May 5th, and we are still awaiting official English artworks and website launch.

 

Notable EX cards include :

  • AltariaEX and Mega AltariaEX
  • DiancieEX
  • GenesectEX
  • GlaceonEX
  • UmbreonEX
  • AudinoEX and Mega AudinoEX
  • RegirockEX
  • KingdraEX
  • AlakazamEX and Mega AlakazamEX,
  • ZygardeEX

 

BREAK cards :

  • OmastarBREAK
  • BronzongBREAK
  • DelphoxBREAK
  • LugiaBREAK
  • CarbinkBREAK.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Friday) March 18th, 2016.

English Release Date : (Thursday) May 5th, 2016.

Pokémon TCG: Triple Power Tins

New Pokémon TCG: Triple Power Tins added to Online Center/New TCG merchandise/Monthly Art Pikachu - 09/03/2016

Entry 23:00pm - 09/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

As confirmed via our official Twitter channel earlier today, Legendary Pokémon Pattern Card Sleeves, Deck box and Folder were revealed for the online center in the US. Also, a luxury playmat of the same design for TCG was revealed with Legendary black and white aesthetic. These additions were also found alongside the Monthly Art Pikachu plush which was released in Japan, back in 2015. The online center has been extremely busy of late, with the restocking of the Nendoroid Champion Red edition as well as other 20th anniversary merchandise, giving fans a second chance of getting their hands on items for the event.

 

Official notice for the Power tins : Three magnificent Pokémon-EX enter the ring! Choose the mental might of Mewtwo-EX, the punching power of Machamp-EX, or the stormy seas of Shiny Gyarados-EX in the Pokémon TCG: Triple Power Tin! Each of these rugged tins contains a mighty Pokémon-EX from the ranks of champions—get ready to meet some of the most powerful Pokémon ever discovered!

 

In the Pokémon TCG: Triple Power Tin, you'll find:

  • 1 of 3 special foil Pokémon-EX cards: Mewtwo-EX, Shiny Gyarados-EX, or Machamp-EX!
  • 4 Pokémon TCG booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

 

Release Date : (Wednesday) March 9th, 2016.

XY & Z Movie 2016 Capsules

New Pokémon XY & Z Movie 2016 Capsules slated for late June/First Magearna merchandise - 06/03/2016

Entry 09:50am - 06/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

We have just confirmed that 5 new kinds of capsules will be released in Japan, including the first ever Magearna capsule. The capsule prizes are based on the mascots for Movie 2016 XY & Z and will also feature Pikachu, Ash-Greninja, Zygarde Complete forme, and Volcanion too. The release date for these Takara Tomy Arts capsules is June 30th, 2016, so it should tie in with the other merchandise pinned in for around that period around the movie release in Japan. Any more developments on Magearna merchandise, we will update immediately. Note : cost per capsule is regular 200 yen.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Thursday) June 30th, 2016.

「POKÉMON with YOU」 Merchandise 2016
「POKÉMON with YOU」 Merchandise 2016

New「POKÉMON with YOU」campaign begins in Japan/Masuda Event - 06/03/2016

Entry 10:20am - 06/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

As reported on our social media channels yesterday, the brand new 「POKÉMON with YOU」2016 campaign has hit the shelves in Japanese Centers. The main focus was on the Pikachu with flowers mascot plush - of which is on sale for 1,080 yen. Many other items were added including can badges, t shirts and more. The campaign also had mascot appearances of many other Pokémon, including Victini, Chespin, Eevee, Hoppip evolution line, Lucario, and Audino.

 

On the same day, it was Junichi Masuda special signing campaign with Psyduck event for the games. The GAME FREAK director was making an appearance and for every lucky prize winner, they got a signature by Masuda himself. The director was also spotted around browsing at goods as posted on his personal Twitter account, and took photos of fans waiting in line for the event which tied in with the 「POKÉMON with YOU」campaign.

 

Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) March 5th, 2016.

「POKÉMON with YOU」 Official Artwork
Volcanion Plush
XY & Z Movie 2016 Plush
XY & Z Movie 2016 Plush
I LOVE PIKACHU Face cushions

New Pokémon Banpresto XY & Z Movie 2016 plush revealed/I LOVE PIKACHU Face cushions leaked - 04/03/2016

Entry 15:10pm - 04/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Today brings the exciting leak of the new Movie 2016 XY & Z plush to be released by Banpresto. And to kick things off, we see that in the first batch of leaks a Volcanion larger plush of 28cm will be released, along with Zygarde core of the same size. In the next batch, four plush will also be released prizes A-D will consist of Volcanion, Zygarde Core and 50% with Sylveon mini 13cm size. To round it up, we see that new mascots of Shiny Mega Gengar, Shiny Mega Gardevoir, Zygarde 10%, and Braixen plush, which is an exciting bunch of plush indeed.

 

Japanese Release Date : TBC, 2016.

Nebukuro Snorlax Large
XY & Z Eevee 25cm Plush

New Pokémon Banpresto Snorlax Nebukuro/Eevee plush revealed - 03/03/2016

Entry 20:10pm - 03/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

We can now reveal online for the first time, that a new Banpresto Snorlax large Nebukuro (31cm) plush will be released later this year. Details of this release aren't yet clear, but we will bring you more information on its release when it surfaces. It is listed as prize A, so we can expect more to follow in future. Be sure to check back to this section shortly. Also, on top of that we see that a new XY & Z Banpresto Eevee plush has been leaked, and will be approximately 25cm in height. More details to follow as soon as we get them.

 

Japanese Release Date : TBC, 2016.

Pikachu Pair Monthly Plush 1st
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New Pokémon Pikachu Monthly Pair Plush 'Going to School'/Pokémon Easter Campaign confirmed - 03/03/2016

Entry 15:10pm - 03/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Following our report last week, we now have official notice on the Japanese website that new Pikachu Monthly plush 'as a pair' will be released each month until March, 2017. These are not sold seperately, but come as a pair of plush, and this trend will continue from March 2016 until next year. This is the first version of the pair to be sold, and features two Pikachu holding hands, whilst dressed in school uniform! (Preorder yours here!)

 

Also, following the same day announcement from our official Twitter feed, we now have confirmation of the Pokémon easter campaign. The campaign will feature mascots Pikachu and Eevee, as well featuring Charmander, Piplup, Chikorita and Chansey. The designs will be spread across several pieces of merchandise including, cushions, mugs, clips, towels, plates, metal charms and t-shirt. You can also purchase goods from Sunyshore via the link above.

 

To add to todays merchandise news we see new Eeveelutions, Ho-oh, Octillery, and Hex Maniac TCG sleeves to be released at 362 yen per pack across Centers in Japan.

 

New Pokémon TCG Sleeves Japanese Release Date : (Friday) March 18th, 2016.

Pikachu Monthly Pair Plush Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) March 19th, 2016.

Pokémon Easter Campaign Japanese Release Date : (Saturday) March 19th, 2016.

Pokémon TCG Sleeves
Pokémon TCG Sleeves
Pokémon TCG Sleeves
Pokémon TCG Sleeves
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New Pokémon Movie XY & Z trailer to air in Japan - 02/03/2016

Entry 19:10pm - 02/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

Earlier today, it was confirmed that a new Pokémon Movie Trailer would be showcased in Japan. Rumoured to feature the newly revealed Magearna, as well as the main mascots of the movie, both Zygarde and Volcanion. The trailer will be aired on Japanese TV at around 6:45am in that timezone, but it is unknown if the trailer will be released onto the official Japanese Youtube channel. If it does, we will update this section of the site, as well as provide the trailer above and any additional details learned from the trailer. As with the Moncolle figurines and poster, we may also see Shiny Mega Gengar, and Shiny Mega Gardevoir showcased.

 

Edits : 22:15pm - 22:57pm. Trailer has been shown in Japan. It is worth mentioning that Magearna can form into a ball, with the lower half of its body and it expands its body from its shell. In the trailer you can see that Magearnas' design artwork, is based similar to Leonardo Da Vincis' blueprints of his mechanical type designs. The trailer begins by Volcanion crashing from the sky in a ball of fire. The belt around Ash is connected to Volcanion's right front leg and Volcanion drags him along. Mega Alakazam and Mega Glalie also feature in the trailer. Added Official trailer and High Quality poster 04:00am - 03/03/2016.

 

Volcanion and the Mechanical Magearna - Japanese Release Date : July 16th, 2016.

PokéNeco DOLCE Keychain
PokéNeco DOLCE Keychain
PokéNeco DOLCE Keychain
PokéNeco DOLCE Keychain

New Pokémon PokéNeco DOLCE merchandise pictures revealed - 01/03/2016

Entry 05:10am - 01/03/2016. (Don't forget to visit our Facebook page for news updates and more.)

 

As first revealed online last Friday, we can now see that new high quality image scans of the upcoming merchandise range 'PokéNeco DOLCE' has surfaced. Above, the keychain mascots will consist of Female and male Pikachu, Jigglypuff and Sylveon (cost is 1,296円 per keychain). On top of that new handtowels, necklace, mirrors, clothing line and stationary with these mascots have been added and we will be bringing you more high quality pictures once Daisuki club bring us more on the matter. Which one is your favourite? (Preorder yours here!)

 

Japanese Release Date : Late April, 2016.

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