The Pokemon Company has detailed their upcoming campaign for the 20th anniversary of Pokemon Center in Japan.
This campaign will kick off on April 25, 2018, with several activities lasting for a few weeks to 2 months. Let’s take a look at what’s going to happen.
Pokemon Video Games
First up, Shaymin will be distributed to players who own a copy of Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon/Sun/Moon via local connection at all Pokemon Center and Pokemon Store locations. Distribution begins April 25 and lasts all the way till June 30, 2018.
Next, a huge “Game Battle Meetup” will be taking place at several Pokemon Center locations on June 23 and June 24. More details will be announced in the future.
Pokemon Center Freebies
From April 25, tell any Pokemon Center staff the “secret passcode” to receive a promotional Pokemon TCG Shaymin card. The passcode will be revealed on the April 22 episode of “Assemble at Pokemon House?” in Japan. Promo card while stocks last.
Starting May 12, Pokemon Center and Store locations in Japan will give visitors a “Deluxe Clear Card”. No purchase is required. The first design will be distributed between May 12 to June 1, 2018, while the second design will be given away from June 2 to June 30.
Between April 25 to June 30, purchase 4000 yen and above worth of products at Pokemon Center/Store locations in Japan to receive a Clear Card Holder. Every 4000 yen entitles you to one Clear Card Holder, so if you spend 12000 yen you will get three.
A special Pokemon TCG Promo Card featuring Pikachu will be distributed at all Pokemon Center and Store locations across Japan beginning April 25. For every 5 Pokemon TCG Booster Packs purchased, you’ll receive one Promo Card. While stocks last.
Pokemon Center 20th Anniversary commemorative merchandise will be released at all Pokemon Center and Store locations across Japan as well as Amazon Japan on April 25. It will be based on the artwork attached below. More details will be revealed soon.
Photo taking sessions with Pikachu mascot will be held at all Pokemon Center locations between April 28 to May 6 from 11am to 6pm daily.