During the week-long Pikachu Outbreak 2018 celebrations at Yokohama City, a special light show taking place at sea called Pokemon Synchronicity will be held every night.
The Pokemon Company has released details for Pokemon Synchronicity, so if you happen to be in Yokohama you can plan ahead your itinerary for it.
We leave you with the official press release below:
The Details of Pokemon Synchronicity at Pikachu Outbreak Revealed!
From Friday, August 10 to Thursday, August 16, the Minato Mirai area of Yokohama will once again host “Pikachu Outbreak! Science is Amazing!” Here, we present the details of Pokémon Synchronicity.
Pokémon Synchronicity is a 30-minute show featuring a ship parade with a lot of Pikachu against a background of images floating on the sea, all of which can be viewed from the lawn space at Nippon Maru Memorial Park.
- Date: Friday, August 10 to Thursday, August 16, 2018
- Time: (Opens at 6:30 PM) First Show: 8:00 PM
- Venues: Minato Mirai port area (near the Nippon Maru Memorial Park lawn space)
- Admission free.
How to Watch
Viewing area is composed of three sections.
Numbered admission tickets will be issued for certain section of the viewing area at Pokémon Synchronicity.
Distribution Time: 11:00 AM same day (as the day of the viewing).
While there are viewing areas that do not require tickets (with capacity for roughly 1,000 viewers),
visitors may not be admitted if the area reaches capacity, even if they lined up in time for the opening.
On the Issuing of Admission Tickets
- Distribution Time: 11:00 AM same day (as the day of the viewing)
*Tickets valid for the same day only will be issued every day within the event period. These tickets may not be used on a different day.
- Distribution Place: Pokémon Synchronicity admission gate (JR Sakuragicho Station side of Nippon Maru Memorial Park)
- Quantities are limited and are only available while supplies last.
- Only one ticket will be issued per visitor.
*About 1,000 tickets will be issued each day.
*Tickets are not required for preschool aged children.
- Tickets cannot be reissued regardless of circumstances, such as loss, destruction by fire, or damage. Be sure to stow it a safe place.
- Please refrain from reselling tickets.
*Tickets will not be issued for the Boat Greeting in the afternoon.
To ensure an enjoyable viewing experience at Pokémon Synchronicity, please be sure to check the following precautions.
Event Time and Date August 10 to August 16 Host Venue Yokohama Minato Mirai Area Pokémon Synchronicity Viewing Precautions ・Shows may be cancelled or suspended out of concern for viewer safety in the event of stormy weather (based on the host’s standards) such as extreme heat, gales, rainfall, or lightning, as well as natural disasters such as earthquakes or typhoons. Cancellations will be announced on official Pokémon Twitter.
・The day of the event is expected to be very hot. Be sure to pay attention to your physical condition and take measures against heatstroke, such as bringing your own fans and towels and hydrating frequently when participating in the event.
・All viewing areas in Nippon Memorial Park use a capacity system. Visitors may not be admitted if capacity is reached.
・Use the special tarps distributed at the entrance in the viewing area.
・While photography is permitted, please refrain from using tripods or other devices that may create a nuissance for other viewers.
・Glowsticks will be used during the performance. Please be sure to return these glowsticks when leaving.
・Members of the media and photography staff from the organizer will be present on the day of the event and may photograph or record viewers. Please be aware that this footage, still images or video may be publicly published.