Next month, Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal will reopen at its bigger new home in Yokohoma, Japan.
As with any reopening, The Pokemon Company has announced a month long campaign to celebrate Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal’s opening. Here’s what’s going to happen:
Pokemon Center Yokohama Moving Commemorative Campaign – Move with the Salty Sea Breeze Campaign
From November 9 to December 2, 2018, all Pokemon Center and Pokemon Store locations in Japan will celebrate with Pokemon Center Yokohama in a month long campaign called “move with the Salty Sea Breeze”. This will include new merchandise, freebies, and more.
New merchandise to be released!
Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal merchandise will be released at all Pokemon Center and Pokemon Store locations across Japan! There will also be merchandise exclusive to Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal. Expect merchandise based on Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal’s three Pikachu – Gentle Pikachu, Mischievous Pikachu, and Shy Pikachu (pictures above).
Come to Pokemon Center to receive freebies
A special clear card will be distributed to all customers (no purchase necessary) at Pokemon Center and Pokemon Store locations across Japan from November 9 to December 2, 2018. During the same timeframe, a special Pokemon TCG promo card will be distributed exclusively at Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal (no purchase necessary).
Buy and be rewarded
From November 9, purchase items at any Pokemon Center or Pokemon Store location to receive a special Pokemon TCG promo card. Receive a special charm exclusive to Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal when you buy 5000 yen or above worth of merchandise. While stocks last.
Make your Pokemon GO Gym Badge Gold to receive a present
From November 9 to December 2, Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal staff will give a special sticker to Pokemon GO trainers who’ve received a Gold Gym Badge for Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal in Pokemon GO. This is limited to the first 100 trainers of each day. You will need to show a staff member the Gold Gym Badge on your smartphone.
Meet the three Pikachu of Yokohama!
From November 9 to December 2, visitors at Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal will be able to meet and take photos with Gentle Pikachu mascot, Mischievous Pikachu mascot, and Shy Pikachu mascot! Schedule as follows:
Pokemon Center Tokyo DX and Pokemon Center Kyoto: November 10 and November 11, 2018 (Mischievous Pikachu)
Pokemon Center Touhoku, Pokemon Center Tokyo Bay, Pokemon Center Osaka: November 17 and November 18, 2018 (Mischievous Pikachu)
Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo, Pokemon Center Nagoya, Pokemon Center Hiroshima: November 23, 24, and 25 (Mischievous Pikachu)
Pokemon Center Sapporo, Pokemon Center Skytree Town, Pokemon Center Fukuoka: December 1 and December 2, 2018 (Mischievous Pikachu)
Pokemon Center Yokohama Renewal: November 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 and December 1, 2 (Mischievous Pikachu, Shy Pikachu, Gentle Pikachu)
1. The Pikachu mascot(s) will appear at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm on the designated days at the venues mentioned above.
2. Each session will last roughly 15 minutes.
Don’t forget to check out what’s going to happen before Pokemon Center Yokohama moves to its new home.