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Pokemon 25th anniversary

Pikachu was featured at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today, marking twenty consecutive years that Pokemon has been represented there. During the short segment, the series’ 25th anniversary logo was revealed. News regarding the big milestone and “very special upcoming celebration” will be shared soon.

As far as new game releases go, we do at least know that New Pokemon Snap and a sequel to Detective Pikachu are on the way. It remains to be seen what else is in store, but hopefully we’ll be hearing more towards the beginning of 2021.

Here’s a look at Pikachu’s appearance at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade:


When you think of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, at this point, Pikachu is one of the first things that has to come to mind. The Pokemon rep has been a staple of the show for the past couple of decades. Unsurprisingly, the tradition continues in 2020.

Pikachu will be featured when the parade is held in New York City on Thursday, November 26. The Pokemon Company says “a troupe of dancing Pikachu will deliver an electrifying performance in the parade in addition to the iconic giant Pikachu balloon soaring among the skyscrapers of Manhattan.” Also teased, “Pokemon fans will want to tune in to find out why they’re making a special appearance this year.”

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade can be seen on NBC and Telemundo from 9 AM to 12 PM in all time zones.

Source: Pokemon PR


Pokemon: Twilight Wings

The final episode of the Pokemon: Twilight Wings series, titled “The Gathering of Stars” is now available to view in English. Watch the video below.

In case you missed it, you can view the Japanese version for today’s episode here.

It’s been a couple of decades or so since Pokemon cereal originally appeared on store shelves. There haven’t been any official announcements, but reports are now surfacing that retailers are now starting to carry new cereal based on the franchise.

General Mills is behind the product. Pikachu is strongly featured here on the box as well as in the actual food. So far we’ve heard that the cereal has been spotted at Walmart, though other stores should have stock soon as well.



A new trailer has gone live for Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle ahead of its Japanese debut next month. Get a look at the video below.

Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle will premiere in Japan on December 25. The English version will air sometime in 2021.

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We’ve long heard about Pokemon the Movie Coco, which will debut in Japan next month. The Pokemon Company has now followed up with a bit of information for western fans.

The upcoming film is officially titled “Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle” overseas. It’s confirmed for release in 2021, though a specific date hasn’t been determined as of yet.

Here’s an official overview:

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Pokemon: Twilight Wings

The Pokemon: Twilight Wings animated series has concluded with a special episode. The Gathering of Stars was just uploaded on the Japanese Pokemon YouTube account, and features familiar characters alongside new faces from the Galar region.

Here’s the full episode:

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The Pokemon Company generated $2.98 billion in 2018. That number went up to $4.2 billion in 2019, according to License Global.

2019 was one of the biggest years yet for Pokemon. The franchise saw Detective Pikachu in movie theaters and the launch of Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield on Switch. We’d also be remiss if we failed to mention Pokemon GO, which continues to be a monster success. The IP is represented in many areas with the trading card game, toys, apparel and accessories, designer collaborations, tech gear, home decor, and more.

Thanks to Timurs for the tip.

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HORI has revealed a pair of new Switch Split Pad Pro designs, and both are based on Pokemon. One features Pikachu and Eevee while the other is for Pikachu alone.

Here’s an overview of the controllers, along with photos:

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Following up on Flareon and Jolteon, Vaporeon is now available as the latest Pokemon plush from Build-A-Bear.

By picking up the online set, you’ll receive the following:

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