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Gachapon: Pokémon in the Forest Series Scheduled for February 2022

TOMY Arts is scheduled to release a “Pokémon in the Forest” gachapon set in February 2022.


The set will feature Pikachu, Buneary, Starly, and Munchlax.  Each capsule contains a small Pokémon figure and a buildable tree to create a forest-like diorama.  They are exclusive to gachapon machines and will cost 300yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

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Gachapon: TOMY Arts Netsuke Mascot Side Palkia Scheduled for February 2022

TOMY Arts is scheduled to release a new set of their Netsuke Mascots in gachapon machines in February 2022.


The set features Palkia, Piplup, Buizel, Bibarel, and Wash Rotom.  Nestuke Mascots are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 200yen per try.

Side Palkia in February will be preceded by Side Dialga in January, which will include Dialga, Wormadam, Shieldon, Magnezone, and Bronzor.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

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Pokémon Center US/CA: January 20th Plush New Releases

Pokémon Center US/Canada Online has released several new plush for sale: US/Canada Versions of the new Regi Pokémon Dolls and 25th Celebration Kanto Pikachu Plush

   
The Regi Dolls range from 5.5-7in tall and retail for $12.99 each.

The Kanto 25th Celebration Pikachu plush are 6.5in tall and 10.5in wide, and feature the outfits from Let’s Go Pikachu & Eevee. The set retails for $24.99.

Source: Pokémon Center US/CA Online

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Gachapon: Bandai Pinch & Connect Mascots Series 6 Expected in April 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release series 6 of their Pinch & Connect Mascots in April 2022.

Series six will feature Pikachu, Mew, Riolu, Pachirisu, and Slowpoke.  Each Pokémon has two possible variations— one with a ballchain keychain and one with a metal clip.

Bandai recently released series 5 of Pinch & Connect in December 2021:

Pinch & Connect Mascots are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

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Gachapon: Bandai Light-Up Figure Collection Coming in March 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release a new Light-Up Figure Collection in gachapon machines in March 2022.

The figures stand on a small light and have clear parts to accent the light-up effect.  The figure series will include Pikachu, Charizard, and Gengar.

Bandai’s Light-Up Collection is limited to gachapon machines and will cost 500yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

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Kuji Lottery: Eevee & Starlight Night Ichiban Kuji Coming in March 2022


Banpresto will release a new Eevee themed ichiban kuji lottery on March 19th, 2022: Eevee & Starlight Night

A Prize: Eevee w/Starry Skies Ribbon Plush
B Prize: Eevee w/Star Plush
C Prize: Room Light
D Prize: Starry Skies Rug
E Prize: Scarf
F Prize: Starry Skies Glass Collection
G Prize: Hand Towel
H Prize: Metal Charm

Last One & Double Chance Prize: Eevee & Moon Cushion

The lottery will be held at convenience stores, hobby shops, Animate, Pokémon Centers, and arcades in Japan.  Tickets will cost 650yen each.

Source: Official Banpresto Site

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Pokémon Center Japan: January 15th Weekend New Releases

Pokémon Center Japan released two new series of original goods this past weekend: Regi Pokémon Dolls and a variety of Piplup Sweets cafe merchandise.

   
Each Pokémon Doll measures 11-13cm tall and retails for 1320yen.  They can be purchased using a deputy service on the Pokémon Center Japan Online or directly on Amazon.co.jp.

Amazon.co.jp purchase links: RegirockRegiceRegisteelRegielekiRegidrago

A variety of Piplup Sweets merchandise is also now available for sale—

Mask Case: 550yen
Placemat: 550yen
A4 Size Clearfile: 275yen
Coasters: 495yen for set of 2
Sticker Sheet: 550yen
Acrylic Keychains (blind packaged): 550yen each or 4400yen for box of 8

Source: Pokémon Center Japan Online

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Gachapon: TOMY Yummy Series Figures Coming Later This Month

Thanks to Dengeki Hobby, we have some new images of TOMY’s Yummy Series figures scheduled to release in gachapon machines later this month:

Each small figure measures approximately 4.5-5cm tall and there are four figures total to collect in the set: Goomy, Alcremie, Ditto, and Milcery.

These Yummy Series figures are exclusive to gachapon machines in Japan and will cost 300yen per try.

Source: Dengeki Hobby

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