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Creatures Inc. today posted job vacancies for numerous positions including game planners, programmers, and designers for the Detective Pikachu game for Nintendo Switch. Check out the full details at this post. Continue reading


Creatures Recruiting For Detective Pikachu

Creatures Inc. are recruiting for a number of positions for the Nintendo Switch version of Detective Pikachu. Vacancies include two digital game planners, game programmer, CG engineer, 3DCG designers (lead background, technical artist, and character modeler), and effect designer. All positions are based in Chiyoda, Tokyo. Salary is ¥4 million or more ($37,500) depending on experience. Images added below. Thanks to Naruki.

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Detective Pikachu Event in Pokémon GO

A Pokémon Detective Pikachu event has been announced for 07-17 May in Pokémon GO where select Pokémon from the movie will appear in raids, Pokémon from the movie will show up more frequently in the wild, and you could be photobombed by a Pikachu in a detective hat—with a chance to catch one of your very own! Trailer added below…

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu Plushie

Cine Home are releasing the above Pokémon Plush: Big Detective Pikachu Movie Ver. on 31 May (see details of the San-ei Boeki version here). Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. More pictures added below…

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Detective Pikachu Merchandise

With the Pokémon: Detective Pikachu movie about to launch at movie theaters worldwide, San-ei Boeki are about to release a set of Detective Pikachu items in Japan including plushie, tote bags, flat pouch, and coin pochette. See the preorder page here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off! More pictures added below…

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Detective Pikachu Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (independently of Creatures Co., Ltd. and Game Freak Inc.) have applied for a new trademark in Japan for Detective Pikachu for a plethora of purposes including videogame, knife, spoon, fork, Christmas tree lights, pencils, stickers, yoghurt, frozen fruit and vegetables, popcorn, chewing gum, and kitchen utensils but not the kitchen sink! Actual trademark added below…

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