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Special Legends Arceus Release Day Merchandise Coming to the Pokémon Center Japan on January 28th

Special Hisui Region goods will be available at Japan’s Pokémon Centers on January 28th to commemorate the release of Pokémon Legends Arceus.  The lineup includes a large detailed Arceus plush, fluffy Hisuian Growlithe plush, a real life Arc Phone case, and lots more!  The Legends Arceus Release Day merchandise is exclusive to Pokémon Center Japan stores & Pokémon Center Japan Online, with limited quantities also available for preorder on the Pokémon Center Japan Amazon.co.jp Storefront.

The full lineup is as follows—
Arceus Plush (4950 yen)
Hisuian Growlithe Plush (1815 yen)
Hisui Region Pokeball Pouch w/Carabiner (1870 yen)
Hisui Region Pokeball Keychain (1100 yen)
Hisui Design Flat Pouch (1760 yen)
Hisui Region Omamori Charm (1100 yen)
Arc Phone iPhone Case SE/8/7/6s/6 (4950 yen)
Hisui Design Glasses Case (1650 yen)
Hisui Design Porcelain Cup (1320 yen)
Hisui Region Map Blanket (2860 yen)
Hisui Region Protagonist’s Jacket (one size, 6930 yen)
A4 Size Clearfile (330 yen)
Hisui Region Pokedex Notebook (660 yen)
Hisui Region Potion Bottle & Note Set (770 yen)
Hisui Region Candy Tins Set of 3 (993 yen)

Thanks to the Official Pokémon Daisuki Club blog, we have lots of photos of these release day goods!  Check them all out below:

Source: Official Pokémon Daisuki Club Blog

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February 2022 Banpresto Release Schedule

The full schedule for February 2002 Banpresto prize releases has been posted on their official website:

February 17th:
Kutsurogi Time Large Size Eevee & Munchlax
MoguMogu Time Large Size Chikorita & Pachirisu

February 25th:
Tsuretette Squirtle, Mime Jr., Happiny, Oshawott
Plush w/Fluffy Heart Pouch Pikachu & Eevee (Namco Exclusive)
Mini Plush Tote Bag Snorlax, Torchic, Shinx, Grookey
Warm Healing Extra Large Piplip

Source: Official Banpresto Site

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Sanei Boeki All Star Collection Series 19 Plush Coming February 1st

Sanei Boeki will be releasing another set of their All Star Collection Plush on February 1st, 2022.


The lineup and purchase links are as follows—
Ninetales (21cm): 3520yen (Purchase on Amazon.co.jp)
Oshawott (15.5cm): 1760yen (Purchase on Amazon.co.jp)
Cinccino (19cm): 2530yen (Purchase on Amazon.co.jp)
Hydreigon (25cm): 3520yen (Purchase on Amazon.co.jp)
Goodra (24.5cm): 2860yen (Purchase on Amazon.co.jp)

Source: Official Pokémon JP Goods Blog

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Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Clear Version Nanoblocks Now Available

In celebration of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, Kawada has released special glittery clear versions of popular Sinnoh Nanoblocks:


These glittery clear Nanoblocks also feature special silver packaging and there are seven to collect in total.  Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup retail for 950yen each while Lucario, Leafeon, Glaceon, and Garchomp retail for 1,100yen.  They go on sale today, January 22nd, and can be purchased directly through Amazon.co.jp.

Purchase links: LucarioLeafeonGlaceonGarchompTurtwigChimcharPiplup

Source: Official Pokémon JP Goods Blog

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New Bandai Scale World Sinnoh Figures & Johto Re-Releases

Big news for fans of Bandai’s Pokémon Scale World!!! Bandai has announced a new Sinnoh Set featuring Dawn & Lucas’s Platinum outfits as well as a scale Arceus figure.  They will also be re-releasing their popular Johto Sets later this year.


Scale World Sinnoh Volume 2 includes Lucas, Dawn, Leafeon, Glaceon, Riolu & Lucario, Shinx & Luxray, Bidoof, Starly, and Gabite.  The set will release in June 2022 for 3,300yen.

Scale World Arceus will release in August 2022 for 5,000yen and is a Premium Bandai exclusive.




Scale World Johto Figures originally released back in 2020 and are being reissued for 2022.  The Lyra Set, Silver Set, and Entei/Suicune/Raikou are exclusive to Premium Bandai & Japan Pokémon Centers.

Source: Bandai Scale World Official Site

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Pokémon Center US Sylveon Friendship Collection Now Available

Just in time for this year’s Valentine’s Day, the Pokémon Center US/Canada has released a “Sylveon Friendship” collection featuring Sylveon, Pikachu, and Galarian Ponyta.  The collection consists primarily of women’s apparel, with two pin purchases available as well.

Prices and purchase links for the collection are as follows—
Pikachu & Sylveon Friendship Light Blue Women’s Tank Top: $19.99
Galarian Ponyta & Sylveon Friendship Navy Women’s Tank Top: $19.99
Pikachu & Sylveon Friendship Lavender Women’s Tank Top: $19.99
Pikachu & Sylveon Balloon Bouquet Black Women’s Crew Neck T-Shirt: $24.99
Pikachu & Sylveon Lavender Women’s Crew Neck T-Shirt: $24.99
Pikachu & Sylveon Lavender Tie-Dye Women’s Lounge Shorts: $19.99
Galarian Ponyta & Sylveon Friendship Navy Women’s Lounge Shorts: $19.99
Pikachu & Sylveon Friendship Pink Women’s Lounge Shorts: $19.99
Pikachu, Galarian Ponyta & Sylveon Pin Box Set (3-Pack): $49.99
Pikachu & Sylveon Balloon Bouquet Pokémon Pin & Greeting Card: $14.99

Source: US/Canada Pokémon Center Online

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Gachapon: New TOMY Arts Gachapon Series Diorama Select Coming in April 2022

TOMY Arts will be releasing a new gachapon series called Diorama Select in April 2022.  The first set will feature Electric & Water Type Pokémon.


The set will include Pikachu, Joltik, Toxel, Piplup, Totodile, and Pyukumuku.  Each mini diorama comes with small Pokémon figure, base, and electric or water effect part.  There are six to collect in total and each try costs 300yen.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

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