PokéNews (Apr. 24): Shiny Tapu Koko + Mew distros (Asia) / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: Shiny Tapu Koko and Mew distributions announced for Asia, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon distributions (Shiny Tapu Koko, Mew)

Today, two new distributions for Pokémon Sun and Moon were announced:

  • Shiny Tapu Koko (Hong Kong, Taiwan): available via Serial Code, distributed at participating stores from April 28th to May 31st (you need to prove you do own the Chinese or Japanese version of Pokémon Sun and Moon to get the code);
  • Mew (South Korea): to be distributed at the Pokémon World Championships qualifiers (taking place from May 5th to May 7th).

The list of distributions for Pokémon Sun and Moon has been updated!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO

Today, a new promotion event for Pokémon GO went live in Japan. For starters, special Google Play cards are available (5 000 Yen and 1 500-50 000 Yen). There’s also special Pokémon GO posters found in various places: if you take a picture of a Pokémon next to that poster (via the AR Mode in Pokémon GO), then tweet it to Google Play Twitter account, you can win 300 Yen.

Finally, a special set of stickers featuring the team emblems are distributed at Pokémon Center stores across Japan.

Here’s what the Google Play cards look like:

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on April 27th in Japan:


Pokémon merchandise

Here’s pictures of plenty of Pokémon smartphone covers, now available from the Pokémon Center Online website in Japan:

And here’s pictures of Pokéball-shaped candy cases:

Finally, here’s pictures of Ditto x Eevee merchandise (releasing on May 13th in Japan, at Pokémon Center stores):

Source: 4Gamer / Famitsu / The Pokémon Company


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