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Junichi Masuda is now the Chief Creative Fellow at The Pokémon Company

The Pokémon Company announced today that it has appointed Junichi Masuda as its Chief Creative Fellow, effective June 1, 2022. Announcement of Junichi Masuda’s Appointment as Chief Creative Fellow The Pokémon Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Junichi Masuda as its Chief Crea...

Collaboration between Pokémon and Sumo at the January 2022 Grand Sumo Tournament!

Collaboration between Pokémon and Sumo at the January 2022 Grand Sumo Tournament! From January 9th, 2022 to January 23rd, 2022, in cooperation with the Japan Sumo Association, The Pokémon Company will be holding a collaborative event at the January Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan Sum...

AIRDO - Rokon Jet Hokkaido

AIRDO announced today that the Rokon Jet Hokkaido (ロコンジェット北海道), a specially painted AIRDO aircraft, will enter service on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021, with the aim of stimulating tourism in Hokkaido, with which they have concluded a comprehensive cooperation agreement with The Pokémon Company. Pic...

Lucky Parks to Open in Four Municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture starting in December 2021!

The Pokémon Company announced that as part of the Pokémon Local Acts activities in Fukushima Prefecture, a park featuring Lucky, the Fukushima Support Pokémon, will be opened, and its name will be Lucky Park. The illustration is an image and may differ from the actual park. The park w...

Universal Studios Japan and The Pokémon Company Announce Long-term Partnership

Universal Studios and The Pokémon Company have announced they have entered into a long-term partnership to develop new guest experiences. Universal Studios Japan and The Pokémon Company - Press Release - OSAKA (October 6, 2021) UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN AND THE POKÉMON COMPANY ANNOUNCE CREATI...

The Pokémon Company Announces Record Profits for 2020

The Pokémon Company's 23rd Fiscal Year Financial announcement was revealed on May 31st, 2021. According to the Japanese government’s Official Gazette, The Pokémon Company financial performance for the fiscal year that ended on February 28th, 2021 are as follows: Sales: 120 billion yen (USD $1.1 b...

Pokémon Fossil Museum (ポケモン化石博物館)

The Pokémon Company and several museums in Japan including the Mikasa City Museum and the National Museum of Nature and Science have joined forces to create the Pokémon Fossil Museum (ポケモン化石博物館) exhibition! The exhibition will be held at the Mikasa City Museum in the summer of 2021, and then travel ...

Pokémon Trading Card Game Product Availability - Reprints Announced

The recent resurgence in popularity of the Pokémon Trading Card in combination with the 25th Anniversary TCG sets being released, has made obtaining Pokémon Trading Cards very hard. Scalping prices have made it very unaffordable for many to get cards. As a way to combat this issue, The Pokémon C...

Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon Home: Addressing the use of data altered via unauthorized means

The Pokémon Company has posted an official statement regarding players cheating in Pokémon Sword and Shield and Pokémon Home. Players caught modifying their data will have their device(s) banned from online use. Addressing the use of data altered via unauthorized means Thank you very much fo...

THE SPACE SUNRISE LIVE 2021

The KIBO Space Broadcasting Organization uses the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo", which is part of the International Space Station, as a studio and distributes programs. It will broadcast its first New Year's Eve live program. Astronaut Soichi Noguchi (野口 聡一), who is currently stationed on th...

2021 Season Pokémon TCG Format Rotation

The Pokémon Company announced on the official Pokémon website the 2021 Season Pokémon TCG Format Rotation. 2021 Season Pokémon TCG Format Rotation Find out which cards will be permitted in the 2021 Pokémon TCG Championship Series season. At the beginning of every Championship Series seaso...

Pokémon Centers and Pokémon Stores to Temporarily Close

As of Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 at 19:00, in response to the Japanese Government's Emergency Declaration, the Pokémon Center Co., Ltd. has announced they will temporarily close the following Pokémon Center and Pokémon Store starting on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 until the emergency declaration is can...

2020 Pokémon Championship Series Canceled

The Pokémon Company announced today that the 2020 Pokémon Championship Series has been canceled. All invitations to the 2020 Pokémon World Championships will be honored for the 2021 World Championships. Our list of COVID-19 canceled Pokémon Events has been updated with this announcement. 2020...

Daniel Arsham × Pokémon First Art Collaboration Project

The Pokémon Company announced that they are teaming up with Daniel Arsham, an American artist to create sculptures of Iconic Pokémon. Additional details about the collaboration will be announced later this spring. POKÉMON AND DANIEL ARSHAM TEAM UP FOR ART COLLABORATION Daniel Arsham × Pokém...

COVID-19 Cancels Pokémon Events in Japan, Korea, Italy, USA, Canada, UK, Singapore

The Pokémon Company and Pokémon Centers have announced they have canceled various events scheduled to be held after February 29th, 2020 in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and to consider customer safety. They will inform customers on the official site when they plan...

Pokémon Sword and Shield Information and Picture Leaks Joint Statement

In a joint statement released today by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company, they announced that an employee for the Portuguese website FNintendo was responsible for posting information and pictures of Pokémon Sword and Shield to the Internet before its release date. Joint statement from Nintendo...

Pocket Monsters Sword and Shield Official Guide Book Second Edition

The official Japanese Pokémon website has announced that the Pocket Monsters Sword and Shield Official Guide Book Complete Story Guide + Galar Zukan (ポケットモンスター ソード・シールド 公式ガイドブック 完全ストーリー攻略+ガラル図鑑) produced by The Pokémon Company and Overlap Inc. and released on December 7th, 2019 has some errors a...

The Pokémon Company debuts new games exclusively on Facebook Gaming

The Pokémon Company and Facebook Gaming announced that they have debuted two new Pokémon games that are exclusively available on Facebook Gaming called: Pokémon Tower Battle, developed by Bombay Play, and Pokémon Medallion Battle, developed by GCTurbo. The Pokémon Company debuts new games exc...

National Steps Challenge celebrates its 5th year with Pokémon

The National Steps Challenge™ is a physical activity initiative by the Health Promotion Board (HPB) to encourage Singapore residents to be more physically active every day, anytime and anywhere. They have announced that they have partnered with Pokémon to help promote Season 5. National Steps...

Catch Pokémon at Causeway Point

The official Pokémon website for Singapore has announced that an event will be held at Causeway Point from September 27th, 2019 until October 31st, 2019 where people can go down to the mall and if they spend $160, they can get a Pokémon Plushie. There are 5 different plushies to collect. Other e...