Nintendo New York Holding Pokémon Shopping Event

Nintendo New York will give away free holiday gift wrap and a giveaway with any purchase of Pokémon themed items on Tuesday, 03 December from 3pm – 6pm and Thursday 12 December from 3pm-6pm for a Pokémon shopping event! There will also be an appearance from Pikachu!

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Pokémon Sword / Shield Plushies

Bandai Spirits’s Banpresto brand are releasing the Pokémon Sword / Shield starters (Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble) in plushie form today at UFO catcher machines across Japan. Sizes are 22 cm, 19 cm, and 20 cm respectively. More pictures added below…

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Amazon Open Pokémon Special Website

Amazon Japan have opened up a special Pokémon website to commemorate the upcoming release of Pokémon Sword / Shield which includes an introduction to the series and special wallpapers based on the series box art. Thanks to Naruki. Some wallpaper added below (1080×1920)…

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Hangyaku Crash Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for a new trademark (商願2019-131167) in Japan for 反逆クラッシュ (Hangyaku Crash. Please note that クラッシュ can be translated as “clash” or even “crush”. 反逆 in English means “treason” or “rebellion”). The trademark is for purposes including Trading card games, Uta-garuta, Sugoroku, and more including Video game machines. Actual application added below. Thanks to J-PlatPat and BlackKite.

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With both Nintendo TOKYO and Pokémon Center SHIBUYA due to open on the 6th floor of Shibuya PARCO on 22 November 2019, both stores will offer collaboration SUPER MARIO×POKÉMON 8 BIT SCRAMBLE goods featuring the other brand’s characters! Full list of Super Mario goods added below along with a main image picturing both sets. Read more about Nintendo TOKYO here.

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