Kotobukiya Making A Figure of Pokémon’s Trainer Red and Pikachu

May 31st, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Kotobukiya Pokemon Red Pikachu

Figure manufacturer Kotobukiya are making a 1/8th scale figure of Trainer Red and Pikachu from Pokémon.

The company unveiled the figure at this spring’s Mega Hobby Expo 2016 in Japan and confirmed that it will be part of their ArtFX J line. Unfortunately, no release date has been announced at this time.

Source: @amiamihobbynews [via Nintendo Insider]

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Pokémon Trainer Club Newsletter Giving Away A Free Mew Next Month

May 27th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Mew June 2016 Giveaway

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company are giving a second chance to trainers who missed out on getting the Mythical Pokémon Mew last February. Anyone who signs up or is already signed up to receive the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter will receive a free Mew code in the newsletter for June.

There are some important things to note. The deadline to sign up and receive the code is June 1. Also, if you have already received the Mew given away at GameStop stores earlier this year, you will not be able to get this one as this one is the same pokémon.

Source: Pokemon.com

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Shiny Yveltal Distribution Event Expires on May 26

May 23rd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Shiny Yveltal

The final part of the Kalos region Legendary Pokémon distribution event is ending soon. You only have until this Thursday, May 26 to hop on to Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire or Omega Ruby and use the Mystery Gift option to get a free shiny Yveltal.

Earlier this month, Nintendo also gave away a free level 100 Zygarde and shiny Xerneas. There are also currently distribution events going on for the Hoenn region’s Legendary titans, the Kanto region’s Legendary birds and eleven Mythical Pokémon.

Source: Xy10.pokemontcgxy.com

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Comic-Style Pikachu Gear Comes to the Pokémon Center Store

May 19th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Comic Style Pikachu

The Pokémon Center online store recently introduced a new line of clothing and accessories featuring the iconic Pikachu in a stylish black and white “comic style” design.

Some of the items are pretty pricey, like the $200 messenger bag or $70 hoodie, but they are arguably some of the best looking things the store has to offer.

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More Info on Pokémon Sun and Moon Coming June 2

May 18th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

The official Twitter account for Pokémon in Japan confirmed that new information on the next pair of upcoming games Pokémon Sun and Moon will be released on June 2.

The message didn’t specify what would be covered, but it did include a link to one of the first videos put out for the games.

Source: @Pokemon_cojp [via NeoGAF]

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Shiny Xerneas Distribution Event Currently Underway

May 13th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

It has been like a clearance sale for Legendary and Mythical Pokémon this year. At this moment, there are currently distribution events going on for the Hoenn region’s Legendary titans and the Kanto region’s Legendary birds. In addition, there is also the Year of Mythical Pokémon giveaway taking place every month this year.

Separate from all of those is yet another distribution event, this one being for the Legendary Pokémon of the Kalos region: Xerneas, Yveltal and Zygarde.

From May 11 to May 17, you can take your copy of Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire or Omega Ruby online and receive a Shiny Xerneas via Mystery Gift.

The following week, from May 20 to May 26, you can go back online to receive a Shiny Yveltal.

Source: Xy10.pokemontcgxy.com

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Starters Revealed

May 10th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

The latest trailer for Pokémon Sun and Moon doesn’t just give us a look at the new Hawaii-inspired Alola region, it also introduces us to the three new starting pokémon trainers will be able to choose from at the start of their journey: the Grass/Flying-type Rowlet, the Fire-type Litten and the Water-type Popplio.

Pokémon Sun and Moon launches for the 3DS on November 18 worldwide and on November 23 in Europe.

Source: Pokemon-sunmoon.com

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Darkrai Is This Month’s Free Mythical Pokémon

May 03rd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Darkrai Event 2016

The Pitch-Black Pokémon Darkrai is the fourth Mythical Pokémon to be given away this year as part of the continued celebration of Pokémon series’ 20th anniversary.

Darkrai is not being distributed online, so you will have to head to a local GameStop (or EB Games in Canada) before May 24 to pick up a free code to use in Pokémon Alpha SapphireOmega Ruby, X or Y.

Source: Pokemon20.com

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Legendary Pokémon Zygarde Distribution Event Currently Running in Europe

April 29th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Zygarde Europe

Pokémon trainers in Europe can now receive the Legendary Pokémon Zygarde for free via Nintendo Network.

There was no prior notice for the distribution event or any official announcement from Nintendo or The Pokémon Company, so it is unclear how long the event will last or if Zygarde will come to other regions.

You can get Zygarde by using the Mystery Gift menu in Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Omega Ruby, X or Y and selecting the “Get Via Internet” option.

Source: @SerebiiNet

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New Clothing and Plushes Added to the Pokémon Center Online Store

April 19th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Jumbo Plushes

The Pokémon Center is rolling out their spring collection with some new shirt designs and a bunch of new plushes.

Among the new apparel is the Kanto Blossoms shirt, featuring the trio of Pikachu, Vulpix and Eevee among a scattering of flowers and leaves. There is also the new Espeon and Umbreon Day & Night shirt that sports a simple sun and moon motif.

Four new plushes were added to the Jumbo Size collection. Sleeping versions of Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Mudkip and Ditto – ranging from 16- to 24-inch long – join the jumbo plushes of Wailord, Pikachu and Whimsicott’s substitute.

While not really spring-related, the fall-themed “Mushroom Harvest” Pikachu plush is brand new to the Pokémon Center. The iconic Electric type has on a custom-fit hoodie and is carrying a little basket of mushrooms (with a Foongus hidden among them).

Source: Email Newsletter

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