New Pokémon Takara Tomy A.R.T.S merchandise report for 2021 release + Jump Festa 2021 notice + BANDAI prototypes/SHODO
Entry 16:30pm - 29/11/2020. Jump Festa note - 10:33am. BANDAI reveal 16:30pm. SHODO series 5 23:19pm - 30/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A new Pokémon series of Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. plush will release in Japan on January 28th, 2021. The Galar and Kanto starters will release in small fluffy additions with Morpeko, Yamper, Eevee and Pikachu making up this cute line-up. Currently only Scorbunny, Sobble, Pikachu, Eevee and Charmander images have been published so keep checking back while we add more. Note: we are still adding this lineup to our catalogue.
New Bandai Swinging keychain prototypes have now been added to the site. Get ready a line-up of Pikachu, Cinderace, Lucario, Dracovish, Urshifu, and Kubfu as they appear as figurines! They will release in Japan on March, 2021, so keep checking back while we add more pictures as we get them! Note: SHODO series 5 images added.
Jump Festa 2021 official website has confirmed that the upcoming figurine display list will be available online. This display includes a Pokémon Company appearance, as well as MegaHouse and Goodsmile co. also appearing on the list. We are expecting the G.E.M EX water figure to appear soon, as well as Marnie/Morpeko Nendoroid, so check back on Saturday 19th of December (10am JST) to find out more - as we will publish high quality images here should they come. We look forward to seeing you next month for exciting developments!
New Poké Ball replica by The Wand Company and Pokémon Company announced
Entry 15:13pm - 30/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A new Pokémon Company and The Wand Company collaboration is to take place. They are to release the first-ever Die-Cast Poké Ball Replica Series, offering fans the unique opportunity to collect premium replicas of the iconic Poké Ball, Great Ball, Ultra Ball, and Premier Ball when they launch throughout 2021. In addition, another special Poké Ball replica will be coming exclusively to Pokémon Center, the official e-commerce arm of The Pokémon Company International and premier destination for official Pokémon merchandise in the US and Canada. The high quality addition will begin shipping on Pokémon Day, 27th February 2021. Here are the listed stores where you can purchase:
Europe: Cosmic Group
New Zealand: Mighty Ape
New Pokémon Center merchandise report for 2020 December releases and 2021 New Years lottery box release
Entry 07:30am - 26/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The Pokémon Center online site has now released the first lucky box goods for Japan. Lucky bags or boxes are filled with many random goods that were released over the course of the year and will feature either one of Pikachu, Yamper or Pikachu laying plush. The boxes are decorated with the aforementioned Pokémon of Galar, with the franchise mascot no less. The boxes are now avialable for 4,000 yen each - they are now live from 10:00am on Friday, November 27th - until the end of Sunday, December 6th 23:59pm JST. E-mails to be distributed on Monday, December 14th. Shipping to take place from January 1st, 2021.
Saturday, December 12th 2020, will see the release of new Pokémon Center plush that are fluffy and soft - new Larvitar, Dedenne, Skwovet, Toxel, and Substitute dolls will be released. The cost will be 3,960 yen each ※Pokémon Center Online will be available from 10:00am on Thursday, December 10th.
The Pokémon Center online will release the cafe edition of Polteageist tea pot and Sinistea cup which will be available from Saturday, December 5th 2020, which will cost 3,960 yen (tax included) and 1,980 yen (tax included).
※Pokémon Center Online will be available from 10:00am. on Thursday, December 3rd.
New Pokémon 25th anniversary logo revealed officially
Entry 16:00pm - 26/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The Pokémon Company International teased its upcoming 25th anniversary celebration for the Pokémon brand during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. A troupe of Pikachu danced to the original and iconic Pokémon theme song in New York’s Herald Square. The electrifying performance ended with Pokémon Trainers unfurling a massive banner revealing the official logo for the celebration. This year also marked the 20th consecutive year in which a giant Pikachu balloon floated among Manhattan skyscrapers and delighted fans during the Parade. The Pokémon Company International invites fans around the world to stay tuned for more information about the very special upcoming celebration of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary in 2021. - Official notice by the TPCI.
We will of course update the site on any developments for merchandise or main-line game news as it comes.
New Pokémon Center merchandise images added with size publications
Entry 06:04am - 25/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The official Pokémon Center image releases of the weekend have now been added in high quality. In the gallery above you will find many angles of the new plush expected for Japanese release, and here we will provide you the information needed if you're invested in buying one of these items. Here is the price list and sizes:
Please visit our Upcoming Section of the site as we are currently adding new products daily.
New Pokémon Re-Ment merchandise report + New Pokémon Center U.S Wall lights added
Entry 07:34am. PCo U.S notice 19:10pm - 24/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The official Pokémon Re-Ment website has now updated with new production images of the new Forest Collection. Coming on December 21st, 2020 - Diancie, Carbink with Pikachu, Espeon, Umbreon, Swirlix with Alcremie, and Galarian Ponyta will be available. These will be sold in boxes for 800 yen each. We hope you enjoy these new production images with more coming in future! Please find in the main image that the figurines can be stacked accordingly like with most Re-Ment collections. Sizes: Box: 115 (height) ×70 (width) ×60 (depth) mm. Please visit our Upcoming Section of the site as we are currently adding new products daily.
The official Pokémon Center U.S online site has now added 4 new LED light boxes. They consist of Pokeball, Snorlax, Eevee and Pikachu for $19.99 each and strictly for indoor use only. Here are the additional details of the items :
New Pokémon Center Kanazawa grand opening report + New plush report + Banpresto movie goods added
Entry 04:54am. Added notes: 06.32am. Catalogues updated 06:36am. SHODO announcement 14:42pm - 20/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A brand new official Pokémon Center has now opened to the public in Kanazawa! In our gallery you will find some great images of the new Milotic Pikachu motif, and see the wonderful detail in the high quality merchandise line-up. The online Japanese site had seen its servers overrun between 10:00am ~ 11:30am for the sheer demand for many new items, but none more in demand than the TCG box featuring the Sobble, Pikachu and Milotic promo cards, as well as the rare sleeves with Kanazawa artwork. These boxes sold out within the hour and are strictly only available to 1 per customer. (Please enjoy the image gallery provided by our friend (@mii-pikapika), we wish to give her a thank for her contribution to additional information and images also. Please follow her via Instagram for more beautiful photography!) Note: Coin pressings cost 200 yen with 3 designs including Galar starters/legends & Kanazawa Pika!
Also, a new series of official Pokémon Center plush are to be released December 5th, 2020 which features Galarian Meowth, Perrserker and Applin - they will be available for 1,815 yen per plush. Read more via our Sword and Shield merchandise sections of the site. Please enjoy new TCG artwork also added to our database.
Please visit our Upcoming Section of the site as we are currently adding new products for many different lines over the course of this busy day. Note: STAINED GLASS Re-ment figurine revealed and added to catalogue.
We can now confirm that a new BANDAI SHODO figurine volume is to be released next year. Coming April, 2021 a new series of figurines featuring both Urshifu forms, Salamence, Sceptile and Steelix will be released. These will be catalogued accordingly with other upcoming figurines, and be sold for 500 yen each. The high quality images will be posted here as soon as they are officially revealed.
New Pokémon TCG Ultra Premium Sword and Shield collection box added
Entry 17:12pm - 20/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A brand new official Pokémon TCG box has now been added to the online Center site in the U.S. The Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield Ultra-Premium Collection (featuring golden finish Zacian & Zamazenta) will be sold for $99.99. The contents for the box collection includes:
Pokémon GO update level expansion to 50 + Kalos additions report
Entry 14:30pm - 18/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A new Pokémon GO update is coming. Niantic are working at rebalancing a wide assortment of features and systems to make leveling up more fun than ever. Trainers can now work their way to level 50. Starting on November 30th, 2020, you’ll earn more XP from catching Pokémon, evolving Pokémon, hatching Eggs, registering new Pokédex entries, and more. Trainers who reach level 40 before Thursday, December 31st, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time will earn the title of Legacy 40 Trainer and earn some exclusive rewards, like Timed Research that rewards an exclusive Gyarados Hat avatar item and a special Legacy 40 medal!
Additionally, Trainers will soon be able to power up their Pokémon to a higher CP than was previously possible at each Trainer level. Here's a full list of level accomplishment requirements per level.
Pokémon GO will also be introducing Candy XL. These Candies will be required to power up Pokémon to even higher CP than was previously possible, and can be acquired either by catching Pokémon or by converting and combining Candy into Candy XL.
In addition to the updates to XP and Trainer leveling outlined above, you can also look forward to updates regarding encountering and catching Pokémon, Adventure Sync, Buddy Adventure, Field Research, Gifts, and more. We’ll provide more information once these changes go live during the week of November 30, 2020.
Pokémon originally discovered in the Kalos region are coming!
Pokémon such as Chepsin, Fennekin, Froakie, Fletchling, and their Evolutions will be coming to Pokémon GO—including the highly anticipated Greninja and Talonflame! Pyroar will also be available in both of its forms. Here’s a list of many of the Pokémon you can expect to encounter either in the wild, through Evolution, or by hatching Eggs starting on December 2, 2020.
Celebrate the arrival of new Pokémon with a special event! From Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday December 8th, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon originally discovered in the Kalos region will be appearing more often in the wild! More details to come soon. A mysterious Raid Egg? There seems to be a mysterious Pokémon preparing to hatch from a one-star Raid Egg soon!
New Pokémon Takara Tomy A.R.T.S plush merchandise report
Entry 16:34pm - 18/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A brand new official Pokémon pair of plush appeared! A brand new Takara Tomy A.R.T.S 74cm Pikachu and 51cm Gengar are to be released on April 1st 2021 and are larger versions of the their previous releases. The sleepy duo will cost a huge 11,000 yen per plush and follow on from many other recent reveals from A.R.T.S including the fluffy range which include Dragapult and Sobble from Sword and Shield. You can find high quality images of these in our Upcoming Section of the site. Please enjoy these high quality images of the new plush sleepy Gengar and Pikachu in our gallery above.
Pokémon x SEIKO watches revealed for limited run merchandise report
Entry 21:30pm - 17/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A brand new official Pokémon x SEIKO watch collaboration will release next month in Japan, and each limited watchwill be available for 30,800 yen (including tax). SCXP175 (Super effective on water types), SCXP177 (green face Pikachu), are both limited to 1,200 pieces. SCXP179 (Eevee) and SCXP181 (Mewtwo) are limited to 1,000 pieces. Each come in a Pokéball design case with the same design cleaning, except Mewtwo which comes in a Master ball edition. These famous watch makers have also made sure they are waterproof, which makes them a strong investment as with a majority of sport designs. Stainless steel finish makes for that polished finish and will definitly be a wise purchase long term. Please enjoy the high quality images provided by SEIKO!
Pokémon Nessa with Drednaw figurine under review via our merchandise report
Entry 21:30pm - 17/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The new official Pokémon Bandai Scale World character from the Sword and Shield series just released! Nessa and Drednaw are the first additions to this series following the Kanto and Johto characters from earlier this year, and this figurine looks absolutely great. The box features what to expect in the series from SwSh, and these can be found via our Generation 8 database. Please find our gallery above helpful if you're interested in this series. The detail is excellent, most notably on the Drednaw piece, and you will be glad to know that all characters for Sword and Shield will get a feature on the website. Let us know what you think about this addition, and we look forward to seeing you for the next batch of images!
(Special thanks to @Kazetori for the photography and support.)
Pokémon U-Treasure K*Uno Alola Vulpix and Ninetales necklace collection for Winter via our merchandise report
Entry 05:29am - 16/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The new official Pokémon K Uno Alola winter season collection has been revealed today! These will add to the U-Treasure collection of high end jewellry, being finished in silver (17,600 yen), white gold (132,000 yen), platinum (143,000 yen).
Delivery date: Delivered in around 5 weeks (limited sale until December 25, 2020)
[Reservation period:November 23th, 12:00 a.m. - December 25th, 11:59 p.m.].
Pokémon Center early Psyduck Life-size plush release via our merchandise report
Entry 22:28pm - 15/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The first report of the official Pokémon Center Psyduck being shipped and received, has been confirmed - we can now reveal. Thanks to our Psyduck enthusiast collector @Giups58, they were kind enough for photos to be taken, sent into us, and even provided a great clear shot of the tag, which has gone straight into our dedicated Pokémon Center Special Plush database. Please find the gallery of images above and let us know what you think about the giant plush! This is an exclusive to Pokémon Center which cost 30,800 yen (including tax) in Japan, and was also released in the U.S earlier this summer. If you've any life-size Pokémon Center plush, be sure to send us your pictures!
Shipping of the item has begun early for those that purchased the plush early June this year.
Pokémon Center Shibuya x Swarovski x CRYSTAL STONE merchandise report
Entry 01:18am - 14/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The first official close up images have been posted by Daisuki club Japan, and here is full comprehensive list of the goods to tie in with the 1 year celebration since the grand opening of Pokémon Center Shibuya in 2019. (Ref: Swarovski x CRYSTAL STONE collaboration goods.
Merchandise goes live at Pokémon Center Online, and will be available from 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20th.
Includes free box see detailed gallery above.
Pokémon Zarude distribution information + Movie announcement: Secrets of the Jungle
Entry 08:00am - 11/11/2020. Japan edit 01:01am 13/11/2020. Added new artwork 03:00am 14/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The first European news of Zarude mythical event has begun to surface online, with countries such as Austria, Germany and Switzerland being confirmed to recieve the new Pokémon. This is ultimately to tie in with the new TCG promotion as done with all mythical distributions for the West. Event distributions so far: Japan: August 7th 2020 - December 24th 2020. Confirmed first for Austria, Germany and Switzerland: November 13th 2020 to December 13th 2020. Notes for Japan 01:00am 13/11/2020. Dada Zarude additional artwork and screenshots added to the gallery above.
Level 70 Cherish Ball event for Japan confirmed to run from December 25th, 2020 until March 31st, 2021. 14:19pm - 13/11 confirmation of Movie release in the West with title as: Secrets of the Jungle. New UK distributions via GAME today, ends December 13th. U.S distributions via Pokémon newsletter online, distribution starts December 11th, 2020.
Pokémon Center Kanazawa merchandise images from Daisuki Club Japan
Entry 06:13am - 13/11/2020 (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The first official close up images have been posted by Daisuki club Japan, and here is full comprehensive list of the goods to tie in with the grand opening of Pokémon Center Kanazawa on November 20th.
Merchandise goes live at Pokémon Center Online, and will be available from 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20th.
Pokémon merchandise reveals Leon Dragapult Scale World figurine + Terrarium Set 9 + Ichiban Kuji EEVEE ART + PC news
Entry 01:35am - 13/11/2020. (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
The first images of the Terrarium Collection 9 by Re-Ment have now been published we are delighted to say. Following the Galar collection, this expansive set features Luxrary, Piplup, Torchic, Dragonite, Pichu, Pikachu, Jigglypuff and Meowth. Please enjoy these high quality images and please await release on January 25th, 2021. These will be available in the standard boxes for 4,260 yen per box.
Earlier today in Japan the reveal of Leon and Dragapult has now taken place. Many new pieces of data have been added throughout the website accordingly. Ref: Upcoming Catalogue. Venusaur (3,960 yen), Charizard (2,178 yen), Blastoise (2,420 yen), all 3 re-release April, 2021. Leaf set (4,950 yen) and Green (4,400 yen) re-release May 2021. Giovanni set (8,800 yen) re-release June 2021.
The first high quality images of the new Ichiban Kuji Eeevee Colourful Art goods have now been published via the official Banpresto website. You can find the images in our gallery place above. Here is the full list of prizes. A. Painting Eevee plush 28cm. B. Long Eevee plush 29cm. C. Desktop Figurine 18cm. D. Blanket 100cm. E. Drawing Plates. F. 5 Hand Towel designs. G. Metal Charms. Last one. Laying on Paint Tube Eevee plush 35cm. This campaign ends in Japan end of February 2021. (Subject to change may be extended if all prizes are not claimed). It begins on November 21st, 2020, next weekend. Pokémon ~Dramatic Collection~ Kuji coming January, 2021.
New Pokémon Center updates have announced new Impidimp and Pincurchin Pokédolls for Sword & Shield promotion. Also, new special Pikachu plush have been announced:
Saturday, November 28th in-store releases:
Pokemon Center Online will be available from 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 26th.
Pokémon BANDAI Metapod Body Suit sold out and restocked information
Entry 12:00pm - 10/11/2020. (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
Following yesterdays reveal and preorder availability of Metapod body suit, Japan and the rest of the World went wild. Trending for over 12 hours, who would have thought the first sentence of the day would begin with "A Metapod bag you can sleep in"? This fine piece is a hefty 35,000 yen and doesn't ship until April 2021, next year making for a 6 month wait - until you can try it out for yourself of course. This Metapod piece sold out in around 6 hours and 30 minutes, but has been restocked the following day, however with a strict 1 preorder maximum per person. Bandai - who make this item, have stipulated that it'll be gone once maximum order capacity has been made.
[Product material] Body: polyester. Fastener: polyester, nylon.
[Product size] Horizontal about 1,500mm height about 970mm wide
[Target age] 15 years old or more
[Order acceptance number] up to one per order [Strictly] Ref: Upcoming Catalogue
13/11/2020 22:34pm : The Pokémon P-Bandai page has now updated again with a second opportunity to order the body suit. This time the shipping will be made in May 2021. This is due to overwhelming demand and follows a day of Worldwide trending on social media.
Pokémon GO to HOME connectivity information as roll-out begins
Entry 23:45pm - 10/11/2020. All levels 14/11/2020 07:30am (Don't forget to visit our Twitter page for news updates and more.)
A new update to Pokémon GO has seemingly begun to roll-out to players [14/11 07:30am all levels], with it becoming available to all players gradually. Connectivity to Pokémon HOME is now live after much anticipation, with a hefty cost of energy required to get shiny/legendary Pokémon across. In the Settings option via GO, you will be able to link the game to your Nintendo Account, and then be able to go to the HOME Transporter, then subsequently send your Pokémon across. This process as mentioned however, requires GO transporter energy, which recovers in time or can be sped up at the cost of up to, 1,000 Pokécoins. Here are some of the details regarding the transfer:
Transfer is only one way from GO to HOME.
Only a Pokémon without GO exclusive costumes and various forms cannot be transferred.
Boxes storage system via HOME is where your GO transfer will appear, and where you will be able to move into your Sword and Shield game data.
Normal 10 transfer, Shiny 1990, CP 1001-2000 100, CP 2001+ 300.
Legendary 1000 transfer, Shiny 9000, CP 1001-2000 300, CP 2001+ 500.
Final 2000 transfer, Shiny 8000, CP 1001-2000 500, CP 2001+ 700.