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Pokkén Tournament DX Scizor Trailer Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX.  The latest trailer features a look at Scizor.  For those who are unaware Scizor is a playable character who was not available in the original Pokkén Tournament game for the Nintendo Wii U, however he was available as a playable fighter in the arcade version.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.  


Pokkén Tournament DX Darkrai Trailer Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX.  The latest trailer features a look at Darkrai.  For those who are unaware Darkrai is a playable character who was not available in the original Pokkén Tournament game for the Nintendo Wii U, however he was available as a playable fighter in the arcade version.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.  


Pokkén Tournament DX Charizard Trailer Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX.  The latest trailer features a look at Charizard.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.  


Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! International Theatrical Release Announced

The Pokémon Company has announced that Fathom Events will be releasing the Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! film internationally.   The film will have a limited time streaming event in “select international markets” on November 5-6. The Pokémon Company also provided a synopsis for the film. Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh. The iconic pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, Marshadow. Challenges andRead More


Pokkén Tournament DX Trailers Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with two new trailers for Pokkén Tournament DX.  The latest trailers features another look at the new features in the Nintendo Switch version of the game and another look at some of the new characters.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.    


Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’s Ending Song Preview Streamed

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (Gekijōban Pocket Monster: Kimi ni Kimeta!).  The latest trailer features a preview for the ending theme of the film titled “, Oración Theme: Walk Together” (Oración no Theme ~Tomo ni Arukou~), which is performed by Futoshi of The Aqua Timez. The song was composed and arranged by Akimitsu Honma.  The song is based on the song “, Oración,” which was performed by Shinji Miyazaki. The original song was the instrumental insert song for the Pokemon: The Rise of Darkrai film that was released in 2007.   Pokémon theRead More


Figma Pokémon Red Release Details Revealed

The official Japanese Pokémon website has updated with details about the upcoming Figma Red figure.  Pre-orders for the figure will open on Tuesday, June 13 and will later open at the Pokémon Center in Japan on Saturday, June 17.     Customers who pre-order the figure at these specific locations in Japan will also receive a bonus Pikachu. Pokemon Center · Pokemon Store · Pokemon Center Online / Pikachu GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP / Pikachu (Wink face) Pricing details are not confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Nintendo Pokémon Direct 2017: Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon Revealed

Earlier this morning, Nintendo streamed a Nintendo Pokémon Direct on their official Youtube channel.  The recent direct revealed a few titles that they will be releasing in the near future. The first revealed game is the Nintendo Switch version of Pokkén Tournament.  This version of the game will be called Pokkén Tournament DX and will include the bonus fighters from the arcade version as well as a brand new character, Decidueye.   Another update to the game is that players will be able to play 3 on 3 matches.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released on September 22. Next, new versionsRead More


Pokémon Sun & Moon Ash Hat Pikachu Distribution Announced

Japanese Pokémon fans will soon be in for a treat with the distribution of a special Ash Hat Pikachu for those who preorder tickets for the Pokémon the Movie 20: I Choose You! film. Theaters in Japan will also be giving out codes for the Pikashumium Z Z-Crystal,  which allows players to use Pikachu’s Z- Move called 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt. The distribution for the special Pikachu hats will go as follows: Original Cap:  April 15- May 1st,  July 19 – 31 Hoenn Cap: May 3 – May 15, August 2 -14 Sinnoh Cap: May 17 – May 29,  August 16- 28Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Team Rocket

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official website with release details for the S.H.Figuarts Team Rocket set. The set will include the main trio of Team Rocket: Jessie (Musashi), James (Kojiro) , and Meowth.  The set will be released as a retail release in July priced at 10,260 JPY. The set will include: Meowth Face Replacement Parts (James) Face Replacement Parts (Jessie) Face Replacement Parts (Meowth) Exchangeable wrists (Left & RightX1 – James) Exchangeable wrists (LeftX1 & RightX2 – Jessie) Rose Retention wrist Tamashii Stage


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ash Ketchum

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Satoshi better known as Ash Ketchum in the dub.  The figure will be released as a retail release in July priced at 4,860 JPY. The figure will include the following accessories: Pikachu Exchangeable Face Parts  Removable Hat Exchangeable Wrist (RightX1) Right Wrist With Master Ball Pikachu Shoulder Ride Parts It is very possible if Bluefin is able to sell the figure overseas it may include an exclusive box that features the English name.  


Bandai Tamashii Opens Overseas Survey

Earlier this year during the Summer, Premium Bandai opened a survey that talks about the shipping services to international customers.  The survey is currently open and features questions regarding a variety of their products. Those who are interested can check out the link below for more details. Premium Bandai Survey  


Pokémon: I Choose You! Film Announced

The next Pokémon film was announced during the recent airing of Oha Suta: The Super Kids Station show.  The title for the new film will be called “Pokémon: I Choose You!”  Those who have been following the anime since the beginning should remember that the title is based on the first episode of the anime series. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time, however a poster for the film was revealed that features a homage to the original first episode. Pokémon: I Choose You! will premiere in Japan on July 15, 2017. A trailer forRead More


Detective Pikachu Director Announced

Entertainment Weekly has recently reported that the director for the upcoming Detective Pikachu film has been confirmed.   Rob Letterman will be working as the director for the film at Legendary Entertainment and will work with script writer, Nicole Perlman along with Alex Hirsch.   The film will focus on the titular character, Detective Pikachu, who is the star of the currently Japanese exclusive game of the same name. The game also features the character Tim Goodman, a young boy who is currently searching for the whereabouts of his father.  He adventures to Rhyme city where he meets Detective Pikachu. TheRead More


Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel and Sun & Moon Anime To Premiere on Disney XD

The official Pokémon Youtube channel has recently updated with a new trailer for the upcoming Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel film and the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime season. The film will be featured in a marathon on Monday, December 5 when the series moves to Disney XD.   Magearna, one of the Pokémon featured in the film, will also be available on the same day at Pokémon.com.  On December 5, 2016, watch an epic marathon featuring Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, and get a sneak peek of the new Pokémon season on Disney XD! VisitRead More