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Pokémon Sword & Shield – Astral Radiance to drop on 27 May

The Pokémon Company International has unveiled the next expansion for the popular Pokémon Trading Card Game, Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance, which will launch at participating retailers around the world starting May 27, 2022. Inspired by the Pokémon Legends: Arceus video game, Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance will feature various Hisuian Pokémon …

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Record sales for Pokémon in its 25th anniversary year

The Pokémon Company International has announced that Pokémon celebrated a fantastic year at retail in 2021, seeing a significant increase in sales across Europe for its Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and toy ranges as it celebrated its 25th anniversary. Named Best Gaming Licensed Property at the 2021 Licensing Awards, …

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The Pokémon Company International opens new online store for UK fans

The Pokémon Company International has announced the launch of the new Pokémon Center UK online store, the company’s e-commerce arm and the premier destination for purchasing official Pokémon merchandise in the UK. Now, for the first time, Pokémon fans in the UK can purchase a range of themed goods including …

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Pokémon’s 25th birthday celebrations continue with Selfridges toy-space takeovers

The Pokémon Company International has taken over part of Selfridges’ toy space in three UK stores. The pop-up activation, which launched on December 13 and will run until the end of January, forms part of the final celebrations of the yearlong celebration of the brand’s 25th anniversary. Special branded areas …

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Ravensburger launches Pokémon Labyrinth in US market

Award-winning games publisher Ravensburger has announced the US release of Pokémon Labyrinth. Previously released in Europe, Pokémon Labyrinth combines two globally popular brands, both celebrating anniversaries in 2021. Labyrinth is an international classic with over 20 million copies sold in 60 countries worldwide, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2021, while Pokémon is celebrating …

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Jazwares extends Pokémon master toy manufacturing rights

Jazwares, the master toy manufacturing partner for Pokémon, has extended its agreement with The Pokémon Company international, to add further direct distribution rights to its existing list of territories, which include the USA, Canada & Mexico. As of January 2022, distribution of the Jazwares line will transition from Character Options …

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The Pokémon Company launches limited animated series Pokémon Evolutions amid 25th anniversary celebrations

The Pokémon Company International has today detailed the launch of a new limited animated series created to celebrate 25 years of the global entertainment franchise. Called Pokémon Evolutions, the trailer for the new, eight-episode series can be watched below. The new series will take fans on a journey through all …

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Pokémon is heading to the BBC as iPlayer catches series and movies for the first time

The British broadcaster has acquired two complete story arcs from the Pokémon the Series collection to be housed on the BBC iPlayer, along with the story arcs’ accompanying feature-length Pokémon the Movie for both linear broadcast and the iPlayer. This will mark the first time that Pokémon has been broadcast …

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First ever Trading Card Games auction for Heritage brings in $3.4m as Pokemon tops the bill

A sealed Pokemon Booster Box stole the spotlight at Heritage Auctions’ first Trading Card Games event this month, when the First Edition Base Set drew 115 bids before selling for an impressive $384,000. The first of its kind event exceeded all pre-auction expectations when it went on to take a …

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Pokémon takes over Harrods toy floor with 25th anniversary pop-up

The Pokémon Company International is taking over Harrods’ toy floor for a month-long activity built to celebrate the brand’s 25th anniversary this year. From July 27th, Pokémon fans will find themselves immersed in a distinctive branded area in the iconic London department store, featuring digital screens and displays themed with …

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