March 2021 giveaway, part two: Easter Pikachu plushie

This month is one Pikachu giveaway after another! As March comes to a close, fans from around the world have the opportunity to win this 2020 Easter Pikachu plushie! Second March prize This beautifully spring and Easter-themed plushie should make any Pikachu fan excited! It also features a little homage to Scorbunny in its hat … Read more

March 2021 giveaway, part one: Flocked Pikachu doll

New month, new giveaway courtesy of our merch partners at Meccha Japan! In fact, this is only the first of two that we will be having during March! First March prize This giveaway will be for the Pocket Monsters Flocking Doll: Pikachu! It is just over 5″ tall, but is endlessly adorable and surprisingly expensive: … Read more

Pokémon GO Community Day, Kyogre Now Available

Niantic has announced two brand new events for the ever popular mobile app! Introducing Pokémon GO Community Day! Community Days are monthly events to encourage trainers to GO meet and interact with the Pokémon GO community in their area! During these days, at pre-announced and pre-scheduled times, a special Pokémon will appear more frequently around … Read more

Through the Years: Pikachu & the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Today marks Pikachu’s 17th consecutive appearance in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! And although seventeen isn’t an especially exciting or important number, I thought we could take a look back at the parade and Pikachu’s multiple appearances! also because #newsdrought The Parade: A Brief History The roarin’ twenties were a rather glamorous time in America’s … Read more

Pikachu Outbreak-Chu Event: Mewtwo in GO, Snapchat Filter & More!

To tie in with the Pikachu Outbreak-chu event in Yokohama, Mewtwo has officially been released via Legendary Raid in Pokémon GO as an exclusive to the Pokémon GO Stadium event in Yokohama, Japan! Mewtwo in Pokemon GO Shortly after Mewtwo’s first appearance in the stadium, Niantic released an official statement that it would be coming … Read more

America to Get Pikachu 3DS XL on March 24

Pokémon fans in the United States will finally get the chance to buy the Pikachu-themed 3DS XL that Japan and Europe already got a chance to purchase. The limited edition model will hit stores on March 24, 2013 alongside the new Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity game. The 3DS XL will retail for the … Read more