PokéNews (April 22): Pokémon Detective Pikachu / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: Pokémon Detective Pikachu merchandise and soundtrack, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon TCG
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pokémon TV

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Last week, it was revealed the Original Soundtrack album for the Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie will be released on May 3rd in digital storefronts (iTunes, Amazon, Google Play), and May 10th on disc. The album includes all the tracks composed by Henry Jackman, but not the vocal tracks (such as the Ending song).

Here’s the full tracklist for the album:

Mewtwo Awakes01:19
Catching a Cubone02:05
Bad News01:17
Howard Clifford00:56
Ryme City02:11
A Key to the Past02:06
Aipom Attacks01:58
On the Case01:26
Childhood Memories01:42
The Interrogation of Mr. Mime01:53
The Roundhouse01:50
Pikachu vs. Charizard03:06
Digging Deeper03:55
Unauthorized Access03:38
Greninja & Torterra02:59
The Forest of Healing03:53
Shock to the System01:19
Save the City01:07
True Colors02:11
Merge to One02:08
Game On01:05
Ditto Battle02:26
Howard Unplugged02:35

Finally, here’s pictures of Pokémon Detective Pikachu merchandise coming to Pokémon Center stores across Japan:

Source: The Pokémon Company / Serebii

Pokémon GO

Last week, Niantic announced that there would be spawns of Shuckle worldwide from April 20th 6AM to April 21st 10PM, to celebrate the Safari Zone in Sentosa. If you were lucky enough, you could end up meeting Shiny Shuckle, but don’t worry if you don’t: it will keep appearing even now that the event is over.

Also, while this was not announced by Niantic, Shiny Laplas has also started appearing worldwide, but there’s no increased Laplas spawns.

Finally, some new items have been added to the Store:

  • 2km Egg Backpack (250 Coins)
  • 5km Egg Backpack (250 Coins)
  • 10km Egg Backpack (250 Coins)

Source: Serebii

Pokémon TCG

The Pokémon Company have revealed a Super Rare card included in the Sky Legend expansion of the Pokémon TCG (out on April 26th in Japan), featuring the infamous Team Rocket:

And here’s pictures of some Pokémon TCG goodies (playmats, card sleeves, etc.):

Speaking of the Pokémon TCG, The Pokémon Company have put up an article looking back at some of the Charizard cards across the various sets released since it was introduced, more than 20 years ago. Click here to check it out!

Source: The Pokémon Company / The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on Sunday in Japan:

Pokémon TV

Here’s the latest promo video for Pokémon TV, this time focusing on Togepi!


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