PokéNews (Dec. 15) – Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: opening date for Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, but also…

  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Game Freak
  • Eevee Nail Art

Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

Earlier this week, it was announced Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, the latest Pokémon animated movie, will be released on July 12th in Japan. Here’s the name of some key people working on it:

  • Director: Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara
  • Screenplay: Takeshi Shudo

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Duel

The latest Gym Cup event is the Fire Gym Cup, and it went live on Thursday. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from December 13th to December 17th
  • Fire-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Water-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Groudon figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

As usual, you can find more details about the various events for Pokémon Duel on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)

Earlier this week, the latest event for Pokkén Tournament (Arcade) went live in Japan. It’s a Christmas-themed Special Bonus Event, with:

  • Support Pokémon sets to unlock
  • special titles to get
  • Lucky Avatar items to claim
  • special skills to unlock
  • a special Christmas-themed stage to play on.

Here’s some pictures:

Source: Bandai-Namco

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s pictures of even more Pokémon merchandise from Japan:

And here’s the latest promo video for the Pokémon Center stores across Japan:

Source: The Pokémon Company / The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Here’s the latest promo video for the Pokémon Trading Card Game:

Game Freak

Here’s the latest video from the Game Freak YouTube channel:

Eevee Nail Art

Interested in some Eevee Nail Art? This video is for you, then:


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