PokéNews (February 28): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon The Movie: Coco

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Pokémon Sword and Shield news, but also…

  • Pokémon The Movie: Coco
  • Pokémon The Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
  • Pokémon Masters
  • Pokémon anime series
  • Pokémon Adventures Collector’s Edition
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Pokémon Center
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon Sword and Shield


Here’s some screenshots for Zarude in Pokémon Sword and Shield:

Source: Nintendo

Online Competition

Heads up for players interested in the latest Online Competition for Pokémon Sword and Shield: the 2020 International Challenge February is now live until March 2nd. Players can get a Casual Tee (Poké Ball Guy) as participation prize, and there’s up to 50CP to earn for players interested in participating in the 2020 Pokémon World Championships this August.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon The Movie: Coco

As announced earlier this week, the second trailer for the latest Pokémon movie, Pokémon The Movie: Coco, was revealed today:

And here’s the poster for the movie:

Pokémon The Movie: Coco opens on July 10th in Japan.

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)

Pokémon The Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

Here’s a trailer for Pokémon The Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, which is now available on Netflix worldwide:

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

Here’s the latest set of screenshots for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, courtesy of 4Gamer, Famitsu, and Gamer:

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Switch) comes out on March 6th worldwide.

Source: 4Gamer / Famitsu / Gamer

Pokémon Masters

Here’s the English version of the preview video for Sygna Suit Red and Charizard in Pokémon Masters, currently available until March 16th:

Pokémon anime series

Here’s the latest video clip for the Pokémon anime series, showcasing Greninja:

Pokémon Adventures Collector’s Edition

Interested in the Pokémon Adventures manga by Hidenori Kusaka and Mato ? Viz are re-releasing it in a special “Collector’s Edition”, which includes not two but three volumes in a single book. Vol. 1 includes Volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the manga: that’s 648 pages in total! It will be released on April 14th in North America.

Here’s what the cover looks like:

Source: VIZ

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Here’s the latest trailer for the Pokémon Trading Card Game in Japan:

Pokémon Center

The Pokémon Company have announced that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the grand opening of the Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo store has been delayed to April. Also, various real-life events in those stores have either been delayed or cancelled altogether.

Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon merchandise

Merchoid have revealed a set of merchandise inspired by… Pokémon Sleep, with a focus on rest and relaxation.

Here’s some details and a picture of the range, that you can find on the Merchoid website:

With a range including t-shirts, hoodies, sleep masks and more, featuring Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax and more fan favourite Pokémon, along with a selection of soothing Pokémon inspired lights, you shouldn’t need Butterfree to use Sleep Powder to help you recharge your batteries. We’ve also got your wakeup call covered with our range of alarm clocks to ensure you can get to the gym on time!

Source: Merchoid PR


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