With all the Pikachu fanfare in the past few hours, one may think that that’s about it for the day, but Nintendo has one more little thing up its sleeves.
It is not every day you see Pikachu balloons, especially within other Pikachu balloons, being hung up as decoration. But if from now to 14 January 2018, a 4.5m x 5.1m x3.5m big Pikachu balloon hangs within the Yomiuri Shimbun building in Tokyo.
The world famous electric mouse, Pikachu, has inspired many products, performances, arts, and now two impressive world records.
This year’s Pikachu Outbreak event, which lasted for 6 days in Yokohama, Japan, has come to a close. Let’s look back at some key moments of Pikachu dancing and celebrating on land, sea, and air.
Some of you might be familiar with Snapchat Lens, the same technology that can turn you into little puppies. While some of you might also be familiar with Pikachu, Pokemon’s de facto mascot. Now you can use Snapchat Lens to turn yourself into Pikachu.
Some may remember of a certain deflating Pikachu back in May. Yes the one which involved a few security officers and a few tackling.
Pikachu has appeared on many limited edition Nintendo handhelds in the past – Gameboy Color, Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo 3DS XL, and this year’s recently released New Nintendo 3DS XL. It may be some time before Pikachu gets its own limited edition on Nintendo Switch, but that doesn’t stop anyone from giving the Switch a Pikachu makeover.
A crew of 32 Pikachu have come together to dance beside an ITOEN vending machine at Yokohama, Japan. Check out a video of them dancing below!