Pokémon Detective Pikachu: a look at upcoming merchandise (TCG, toys, more)

Ahead of the release of the Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie, The Pokémon Company has revealed various bits of merchandise that will be released ahead and alongside the movie, in May.

Pokémon Trading Card Game

As announced previously, the Pokémon Trading Card Game is getting some special cards. There will be 26 new cards inspired by the movie, featuring Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Jigglypuff, and of course Pikachu, all in their CGI glory. The first wave will be out from May 29th in Europe, and April 5th 2019 in North America.

The following will be available in stores:

Pokémon TCG: Special Case File

  • 1 promo card featuring Detective Pikachu—on the case!
  • 1 metallic coin inspired by Detective Pikachu
  • 2 Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu booster packs
  • 1 Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series booster pack
  • A Detective Pikachu 4-pocket binder
  • 1 code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Pokémon TCG: Charizard-GX Case File

  • 1 foil promo card featuring Charizard-GX
  • 1 foil oversize card featuring Charizard-GX
  • 4 Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu booster packs
  • 2 Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series booster packs
  • 1 code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Pokémon TCG: Greninja-GX Case File

  • 1 foil promo card featuring Greninja-GX
  • 1 foil oversize card featuring Greninja-GX
  • 1 pin featuring Greninja
  • 5 Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu booster packs
  • 2 Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series booster packs
  • 1 code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Pokémon TCG: Collector Chest

  • 7 Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu booster packs
  • 2 Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series booster packs
  • A cool collector’s pin inspired by Detective Pikachu
  • A Pokémon notepad and sticker sheet

Pokémon Center

New apparel and items will be added to PokémonCenter.com, such as:

  • Hi-Hat Café Miug
  • Hi-Hat Café apparel
  • 10th Anniversary Parade apparel
  • and more…

Toys and more

Interested in some toys? Wicked Cool Toys will release various action figures, a plushie (including a talking Pikachu!), as well as roleplay items.

Also, Mattel will release Mega Construx building sets featuring characters and settings from the film, including a massive buildable Detective Pikachu (complete with a deerstalker hat and magnifying glass, and mechanized movement!).

Finally, a premium Making of coffee table-style book will be released by Pikachu Press (The Pokémon Company’s in-house imprint), offering behind-the-scene looks at the film production.

More toys and merchandise will be revealed in the future.

Source: The Pokémon Company / The Pokémon Company PR


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