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On December 17th, 2021, Pokémon and the online custom shirt brand Original Stitch collaborated to create new Pokémon Shirts which allows you to freely combine Pokémon patterns. Thirty-six new patterns of Pokémon from Pocket Monsters Red and Green, including Fushigidane, Hitokage, and Zenigame, have been released. Pictures from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

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36 types of Pokémon patterns that appear in Pocket Monsters Red and Green:
・ Fushigidane
・ Fushigisou
・ Fushigibana
・ Hitokage
・ Lizardo
・ Lizardon
・ Zenigame
・ Kameil
・ Kamex
・ Caterpie
・ Beedle
・ Pigeot
・ Raichu
・ Pixy
・ Kyukon
・ Nyarth
・ Persian
・ Windie
・ Kairiky
・ Gallop
・ Jugon
・ Betbeton
・ Dogas
・ Strike
・ Boober
・ Kailios
・ Kentaros
・ Laplace
・ Showers
・ Thunders
・ Booster
・ Ptera
・ Freezer
・ Thunder
・ Fire
・ Kairyu

Products:

Pokémon shirts (men's, women's and children's)
Masks
Bandanas
Aprons
Polo Shirts (Pocket)

Size For adults: XS / S / M / L / XL / XXL / 3XL / 4XL / 5XL
For kids: 100/110/120/130/140/150cm
Customizable parts For adults: 6 places (main body, collar, back of collar, sleeves, back of sleeves, pockets)
For kids: 2 places (main body / pocket)
Sales price For adults: 11,000 yen ~ (tax included / shipping not included)
For kids: 9,350 yen ~ (tax included / shipping not included)

Source: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/goods/2021/12/211217_ap01.html

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On December 24th, 2021, a collaboration between Porter, one of Japan's leading bag brands, and the Pokémon Center will appear at the Pokémon Center Shibuya! Under the theme of Pocket Monsters Red/Green, the game software for the 1996 Pokémon series, the lineup includes a backpack, a two-way briefcase, and a shoulder pouch.

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To celebrate the release, a pop-up store will be opened at GATE on the first floor of Shibuya PARCO from December 24th, 2021 to December 31st, 2021. Be sure to check it out, along with the merchandise!

PORTER

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The main brand of YOSHIDA & COMPANY. The name of the brand was chosen based on the idea that a porter, who takes care of customers' bags at hotels, is the person who is in constant contact with bags and knows them best. Since its establishment in 1935, YOSHIDA & COMPANY has continued to produce bags with a focus on being made in Japan and does not cut corners in every process from material production to design and sewing.

Items:

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2WAY BRIEFCASE Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon - 39,600 yen

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BACKPACK Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon - 57,200 yen

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SHOULDER POUCH Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon - 27,500 yen


Item List (English):

2WAY BRIEFCASE Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon Red - 39,600 yen
2WAY BRIEFCASE Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon Green - 39,600 yen
BACKPACK Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon Red - 57,200 yen
BACKPACK Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon Green - 57,200 yen
SHOULDER POUCH Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon Red - 27,500 yen
SHOULDER POUCH Pokémon Center Shibuya x PORTER Pokémon Green - 27,500 yen

Item List (Japanese):

2WAY BRIEFCASE ポケモンセンターシブヤ×PORTER 『ポケモン 赤』 39,600円
2WAY BRIEFCASE ポケモンセンターシブヤ×PORTER 『ポケモン 緑』 39,600円
BACKPACK ポケモンセンターシブヤ×PORTER 『ポケモン 赤』 57,200円
BACKPACK ポケモンセンターシブヤ×PORTER 『ポケモン 緑』 57,200円
SHOULDER POUCH ポケモンセンターシブヤ×PORTER 『ポケモン 赤』 27,500円
SHOULDER POUCH ポケモンセンターシブヤ×PORTER 『ポケモン 緑』 27,500円

Source: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/goods/2021/12/211217_fa01.html
Posted By: Sunain | Jul 30 2021 13:30:27
Comments: 1
Tags: Twitter Red and Green

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The Pokémon Information Bureau's official Japanese Twitter account (@poke_times ) is holding a campaign to celebrate its 1 millionth follower! On Saturday, May 29th, 2021, the official Twitter account surpassed one million followers and the account was initially made on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018. To commemorate this one millionth follower, they have recreated a life-size model of the one million yen bicycle that appears in Pocket Monsters Red and Green!

Here's the finished model! A lot of attention to detail has gone into it.

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They are holding a giveaway campaign for this life-size model! Follow @poke_times and tweet with the hashtag "#ポケモンの100万円じてんしゃ" #Pokémon's 1,000,000 Yen Bicycle to win this life-size model (not for sale). The campaign period is from Friday, July 30th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. JST to Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. If you have set your post settings to private, you will not be eligible for the drawing. If you edit or delete the specified hashtag, they may not be able to accept your entry.

In addition, they'll be releasing Bicycle BGM from the Pokémon series. Be sure to check out their tweets!

Source: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2021/07/210730_cm01.html

Twitter Clip - 1 Millionth Follower Bicycle Model Campaign


Source: https://twitter.com/poke_times/status/1420972421830615043
Posted By: Sunain | Oct 25 2019 12:42:36
Comments: 0
Tags: Games Red and Green

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Pocket Monsters Red and Green were released in 1996. A booklet called Which Pokémon Games Did You Play? (キミが遊んだのはどのポケモン?), reviews the 23 year history of the "Pocket Monsters" game series. If you read this booklet, you will be able to relive the fun memories of the "Pocket Monsters" games that you played! The booklet is also available on the web for free in PDF form, so be sure to check it out. Also, the physical version of the booklet is being distributed well at game stores nationwide in Japan.

Source: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2019/10/191025_gm01.html

Official Links:
Low Quality Version: Download PDF - Click Here 9MB
High Quality Version: Download PDF - Click Here 33MB

Archived Links:
Low Quality Version: Download PDF - Click Here 9MB
High Quality Version: Download PDF - Click Here 33MB

Shigeru Miyamoto, Game Designer & Creative Fellow at Nintendo, discusses his work on the Pokémon video games and celebrates 20 years of Pokémon adventures in a short interview that was posted to The Official Pokémon YouTube Channel.

Interview



Interview Transcription

Pokémon, congratulation on your 20th anniversary.

At the same time, as one of the producers on the very first Pokémon games, I want to say thank you for all your kind support. Although this year marks the 20th anniversary, I was working with Ishihara-san from about six years before that, testing out what would become the first Pokémon games. The reason it took so long was because we were also working on EarthBound. Once that was finished, we were able to move full speed ahead with Pokémon.

My main contribution was working with Tajiri-san and his team on creating a new way to play using a Nintendo Game Link Cable to connecto two Game Boy systems. Time flew by, and new there are Pokémon games in so many colors! Twenty years. I almost can't believe it. Everyone, thank you for your support.

The official Japanese Pokémon website has announced that to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the launch of Pokémon Red and Green, GAME FREAK Director Junichi Masuda will be visiting some of the Pokémon Centers in Japan for autograph sessions and to distribute his Koduck.

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Those that are selected via lottery will receive a special Clear Card (特製クリアカード) which can be used to get Masuda's autograph and features the artwork from GAME FREAK's New Year 2016 Pokémon 20th anniversary card.

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Masuda's Koduck will be distributed to players of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire but only on the days and at the Pokémon Centers listed below. Those shopping at the Pokémon Centers can also get a pack of Pokémon Center Original Pocket Tissues which features pictures of the 151 Pokémon that were in Pokémon Red and Green.

Distribution Dates and Locations
Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo - March 5th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Hiroshima - March 19th, 2016 - Starting at 13:30
Pokémon Center Fukuoka - March 20th, 2016 - Starting at 10:30

Further dates were revealed after the initial 3 distribution locations.

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Pokémon Center Yokohama - April 16th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Nagoya - April 17th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Tokyo Bay - May 14th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Tohoku - May 15th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Osaka - May 28th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Kyoto - May 29th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00
Pokémon Center Sapporo - June 4th, 2016 - Starting at 13:00


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Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2016/02/160219_p01.html

Twitter Post

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Source: https://twitter.com/Pokemon_cojp/status/700605790730608640

Nintendo has announced that a Splatfest being held from Friday February 19th, 2016 until Saturday February 20th, 2016 at 10PM PT for players of the Nintendo Wii U game Splatoon. Players can vote for their favorite games: Pokémon Red or Pokémon Blue in North America and Europe and Pokémon Red or Pokémon Green in Japan. Players will also temporarily get an in-game T-Shirt with artwork that features Charizard, Venusaur or Blastoise.

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Tumblr Press Release

BREAKING NEWS! We’ve just learned that the next Splatfest is being presented by none other than… drumroll, please… Pokémon!

Head to the Inkopolis Plaza and select which game is your favorite: Pokémon Red or Pokémon Blue!

This Splatfest will begin on February 19 at 10:00 PM PT and will run until February 20 at 10:00 PM PT.

This Splatfest will also happen simultaneously around the world. Like any other Splatfest, however, players you get matched with will be from your region, and the results will also be tallied by each region.

By the way, did you know that in Japan the first Pokémon game was released in a “Red Version” and a “Green Version,” but in North America and Europe, the two versions were “Red Version” and “Blue Version.” So for this Splatfest, in North America, it will be “Red vs Blue.”

Source: http://splatoonus.tumblr.com/post/139145051315/breaking-news-weve-just-learned-that-the-next

Pokémon Center Splatoon Collaboration



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The official Japanese Pokémon website also announced another cross-game promotion. The Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green T-Shirts featuring the artwork of Lizardon and Fushigibana will also be available for purchase as real life clothing items at all the Pokémon Centers starting on Saturday, February 20th, 2016.

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Prices:
T-shirt Splatoon × Pokémon Red S · M · L - 3,800 yen each
T-shirt Splatoon × Pokémon Red 130 - 3,200 yen
T-shirt Splatoon × Pokémon Green S · M · L - 3,800 yen each
T-shirt Splatoon × Pokémon Green 130 - 3,200 yen

Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2016/02/160212_p01.html

At today's Pokémon Game Show, a trailer for a new upcoming anime titled "Pocket Monsters THE ORIGIN" was shown. The trailer showed the main character, based on Red from the original Red/Green/Blue series of games, choose a Hitokage as his first Pokémon, and then battling both his rival, based on Green from the same games, and the gym leader Takeshi.

The anime is said to commemorate the upcoming Pocket Monstrs X and Y games, and is aimed at fans both fans currently playing the games, and adult fans who played back in the early days of the Franchise, and will premiere on TV Tokyo October 2nd, 2013 at 7PM.

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Story synopsis

The original anime "Pocket Monsters THE ORIGIN" is based on "Red and Green", the Game Boy games initially released in 1996. Unlke the current anime series, it will not star Satoshi, but a young boy named Red, who sets off on a journey to complete the Pokémon Zukan. Just like in the "Red and Green" games, he gets to choose between Fushigidane, Hitokage and Zenigame as his first partner. Together with Hitokage, he set off chasing a grand dream. The original generation of Pokémon is reborn as an original anime.

UPDATE: The official Japanese Pokemon website confirms this to be a one-off TV special.

Origins Trailer


Via http://dengekionline.com/elem/000/000/694/694968/, http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/e_news/entertainment/entry/6429.html and http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2013/08/130817_g01.html?a001=news
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