In addition to the events and venues, the Pokemon Company has also released more information about other tie-ins and promotions that will be held for Pikachu Outbreak 2019.
The first is Pokegenic, which have turned out to be a series of “photogenic” Pokemon themed art pieces that are scattered all about the Minato Mirai Area in Yokohama. Visitors are encouraged to take photos with the art pieces. Locations include Sail Training Ship Nippon Maru, MARK IS, & Navios Yokohama.
Second is a “Stamp Rally” tie-in with Pokemon Sword & Shield. In this event, participants have to collect nine stamps featuring various Pokemon from Pokemon Sword & Shield. Those who collect three or more stamps can win an original wallpaper, while those with all nine stamps can enter a lottery for an original Pokémon Center merchandise gift set. More details can be found on the official website for the rally here.
Finally, there will be a “Become A Pikachu” promotion being held at various facilities in Minato Mirai. For the period of Pikachu Outbreak 2019 (Aug 6 – Aug 12) visiting these participating facilities while wearing Pikachu themed clothing or goods will grant you special benefits. Below is a list of known participating facilities, with more details available at this website.
- Colette Mare
- CIAL Sakuragicho
- Navios Yokohama
- MARK IS Minato Mirai
- Yokohama Minato Mirai Manyo Club
- Yokohama World Porters
- Landmark Plaza
Pikachu Outbreak 2019 will be held in Yokohama Japan from August 6 to August 12, catch up on all the latest news about this event here.