Banpresto Prize: Pokémon Life with Eevee February 2019 Releases

Banpresto’s Pokémon Life with Eevee series has two releases scheduled for February 2019.

First up is an Eevee shaped face cushion. Two designs will be available — regular and winking — and they will be approximately 35cm.

Secondly, two large Eevee plush are scheduled for late February. They will measure approximately 23cm.

Banpresto has an official Pokémon Life with Eevee site for 2019 which can be viewed here.

Gachapon: Takara TOMY Arts Continue Oyakudachi Figures With Series 3

Takara TOMY Arts has a third installment of their Oyakudachi Mascot series scheduled for gachapon release in late December (though, considering the current date, they may be delayed to January 2019).

The figures are roughly 4-5cm and cost 200 yen per gachapon try. The lineup contains the following:

Pikachu
Lana’s Eevee
Onix
Psyduck
Gyarados

Note that these Oyakudachi Mascot figures by TOMY Arts are different from the Re-Ment Desk Oyakudachi figures — the Re-Ment figures are larger, more expensive (700 yen), and sold in blind boxes as opposed to gachapon machines.

Pokémon Center Announces an Accessory Line for Pokémon Doll Mascots

On January 1st 2019, the Pokémon Center will be releasing a new series of accessories for Pokémon Doll Mocchiri Mascots. The new line is called Pokémon Doll House.

The first Pokémon Doll House accessories will include: Pikachu & Snorlax sofas, plush Pokéball carrying case, Pokémon Center, Mimikyu tent, Pikachu bus, Kanto starters train, and Weepinbell, Chansey, and Magikarp sleeping bags.



Five new Pokémon Doll Mocchiri Mascots — Lapras, Mew, Poliwhirl, Snorlax, and Gengar — will also be released on January 1st.

Gachapon: Bandai Detective Pikachu Acrylic Swing Keychains Coming in April 2019

Detective Pikachu will be getting a gachapon set of acrylic keychains by Bandai in April 2019. The full set will include 12 different keychains.

April will be an exciting month for Detective Pikachu merchandise, as TOMY Detective Pikachu plush are also slated for April 2019 release.

Stay tuned to Pokécollective for more details as they arrive!

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Banpresto Prize: New Kutsurogi Time Large Plush Releasing in February & March

Banpresto’s Kutsurogi Time (or “Relaxing Time”) plush line is getting four new additions in 2019.

Pikachu and Squirtle are first up in March 2019. Bulbasaur and Charmander will follow in April 2019.

These large plush will be approximately 25cm long/tall and made from a fluffy fabric.

As always, Banpresto prizes will be released in UFO catcher crane games in arcades across Japan.

Stay tuned to Pokécollective for more photos as their release date gets closer!

Mix Au Lait Pokémon Center Promotion Complete Report

The Eeveelution Mix Au Lait promotion will be released on January 1st, 2019 at Pokémon Centers across Japan.

The artwork is in a retro pop style — the same as May 2019’s Saiko Soda promotion — by artist F*Kaori.

Several new Saiko Soda items are also included in this merchandise release.

Let’s take a look at all the merchandise in this promotional line!


Regular Plush (Mix Au Lait) 1500 yen each

Mascot Plush 1000 yen each

Face Badges 600 yen each

Regular Plush (Saiko Soda) 1500 yen each

Cookie Tin 1000 yen

Ramune Candy 850 yen (set of 9)

Clearfile Set 460 yen (set of 2) & A5 Notebook 350 yen each

Decorative Tape Set 600 yen (set of 2)

Sticker Pack 500 yen

Bandaid Pack 400 yen each

Eeveelution Pens 600 yen each

Vertical Pouch 1500 yen each & Coin Purse 1200 yen each

Face Towel 1000 yen, Hand Towel 500 yen & Blanket 3000 yen

Bento Box 1700 yen, Set of 3 Containers 1400 yen & Fork 500 yen

Stainless Steel Bottle 2500 yen

Thermal Glass Mug 1900 yen each
**Right Photo (Individual Eeveelutions & Eevee) are available online only

Umbrella 2800 yen

MEI Brand Messenger Bag 4800 yen each

Socks Set of 3 1000 yen (choose any three designs, total of 6 socks)
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Mix Au Lait/Saiko Soda Merchandise Lineup:
Plush 1500 yen each
Mascot Plush 1000 yen each
Face Badges 600 yen each
Cookies 1000 yen
Ramune Candy 850 yen
Clearfile Set (A4 size) 460 yen
Notebook (A5 size, 3 designs) 350 yen each
Decorative Tape Set 600 yen
Sticker Pack 500 yen
Bandaid Pack (two versions) 400 yen each
Eeveelution Pens 600 yen each
Vertical Pouch (2 designs) 1500 yen each
Coin Purse (2 designs) 1200 yen each
Hand Towel 500 yen
Face Towel 1000 yen
Blanket 3000 yen
Bento Lunch Box 1700 yen
Tupperware Containers (set of 3) 1400 yen
Lunch Fork (with travel case) 500 yen
Stainless Steel Bottle 2500 yen
Thermal Glass Mug (11 designs) 1900 yen each
Umbrella 2800 yen
MEI Brand Messenger Bag (9 designs) 4800 yen each
Socks (set of three, 11 designs) 1000 yen

Source: Pokémon Daisuki Club Blog

Ichiban Kuji: Eevee & Crystal Drops Lottery Prize Overview

Banpresto’s Eevee & Crystal Drops Ichiban Kuji lottery released this past weekend. Let’s go over all the prizes available to win!



Plush Prizes:
A Prize: Sitting Plush
B Prize: Hugging Plush
C Prize: Sleeping Plush
Last One: Hugging Plush (Grumpy Face Version)



Additional Prizes:
D Prize: Small Rug
E Prize: Perfume (3 types)
F Prize: Hand Towel (6 types)
G Prize: Metal Charm (9 types, blind packaged)

January 2019 Banpresto Release Schedule

The full schedule for January 2019 Banpresto prize releases has been posted on their official website:

January 10th:
Pokémon Life with Eevee Neck Pillow
Super Soft Large Plush Torchic & Rowlet

January 16th:
Extra Large Plush Growlithe

January 17th:
Pokémon Type Focus Male & Female Pikachu & Nidoran
Pokémon Type Focus Male & Female Large Plush Pikachu

January 22nd:
Pokémon Type Focus Male & Female Large Plush Magikarp

January 24th:
Extra Large Plush Squirtle
Korotto Manmaru Colorful Series Large Plush Charmander, Dragonite, Flareon

Source: Official Banpresto Site

Pokémon Christmas Music Box Collaboration at CGV Theaters in Korea

CGV Theaters in Korea has announced a special Pokémon collaboration for Christmas-themed music boxes.  Four types are available: Alola Vulpix, Jigglypuff, Pikachu, and Eevee.

The music boxes are available with the purchase of popcorn and two drinks for 18,000 won.  A “special pack” with popcorn, drinks, and all four music boxes is also available for 44,000 won.  Sales begin on the 19th of December at participating CGV locations.


More details can be found on CGV’s official site (Korean only)