Hands-on with Pokémon plastic model kits

Bandai’s Pokémon plastic model kits don’t seem to always get the attention or fanfare of Pokémon figures, based on the engagement rates I see across my tweets, but I wanted to find out what putting one together was like and how good the end product looked. Were they going to look good on a desk … Read more

Pokémon reveals new products and upcoming plans for Halloween

The Pokémon Company has shared some initial details about its plans for Halloween this year, including something you can hand to trick-or-treaters that isn’t loaded with sugar: Pokémon cards! Pokémon TCG: Trick or Trade details The Pokémon TCG: Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle is a bag of 40 mini booster packs which contain three cards … Read more

Pokémon Squishmallows are coming: Retailer, varieties and more (UPD)

Toy company Jazwares already makes Pokémon toys, and now they’re expanding their merchandise offerings by bringing Pokémon characters to their very popular line of plushies, Squishmallows! The collaboration was teased earlier today ahead of San Diego Comic-Con and we already have some pictures of what the new line looks like! Latest Update: Pokémon Squishmallows will … Read more

Leafeon Build-A-Bear plushie hands-on video

As a Grass-type fan (could you tell from the site name?), I felt compelled to make my first Build-A-Bear purchase when they released Leafeon last week. You can see it in the video I recorded below. The good, the bad and the ugly As a collector, the fact that the Leafeon is firm enough to … Read more

Pokémon 25th anniversary Red EP and Blue EP details

New music has been revealed for the P25 Music celebration commemorating the Pokémon franchise’s 25th anniversary. Details can be read in the press release below: Three new artists have joined Pokémon’s 25th anniversary celebration: Vince Staples, Cyn and ZHU. Staples and Cyn contribute exclusive new songs to Pokémon 25: The Red EP, which was released today. Available HERE, the EP also features Mabel’s song “Take It Home,” which was unveiled … Read more

Fans are going wild for a new Gengar cushion

Pokémon merchandise is usually pretty predictable, with stuffed animals and figures based off of the games or anime. But every once and awhile, something comes out of left field. Premium Bandai, creators of the Metapod sack, are back with something crazy: a Gengar cushion which houses a plush tongue that can be rolled out to … Read more