New Bandai Scale World Sinnoh Figures & Johto Re-Releases

Big news for fans of Bandai’s Pokémon Scale World!!! Bandai has announced a new Sinnoh Set featuring Dawn & Lucas’s Platinum outfits as well as a scale Arceus figure.  They will also be re-releasing their popular Johto Sets later this year.


Scale World Sinnoh Volume 2 includes Lucas, Dawn, Leafeon, Glaceon, Riolu & Lucario, Shinx & Luxray, Bidoof, Starly, and Gabite.  The set will release in June 2022 for 3,300yen.

Scale World Arceus will release in August 2022 for 5,000yen and is a Premium Bandai exclusive.




Scale World Johto Figures originally released back in 2020 and are being reissued for 2022.  The Lyra Set, Silver Set, and Entei/Suicune/Raikou are exclusive to Premium Bandai & Japan Pokémon Centers.

Source: Bandai Scale World Official Site

Gachapon: Bandai Pinch & Connect Mascots Series 6 Expected in April 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release series 6 of their Pinch & Connect Mascots in April 2022.

Series six will feature Pikachu, Mew, Riolu, Pachirisu, and Slowpoke.  Each Pokémon has two possible variations— one with a ballchain keychain and one with a metal clip.

Bandai recently released series 5 of Pinch & Connect in December 2021:

Pinch & Connect Mascots are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: Bandai Light-Up Figure Collection Coming in March 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release a new Light-Up Figure Collection in gachapon machines in March 2022.

The figures stand on a small light and have clear parts to accent the light-up effect.  The figure series will include Pikachu, Charizard, and Gengar.

Bandai’s Light-Up Collection is limited to gachapon machines and will cost 500yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: Bandai Gemlies Series 4 Coming in March 2022

Bandai will be releasing a new set of their Gemlies gachapon series in March 2022.

Series 4 will feature Slowpoke, Eevee, Pikachu, Leafeon, Glaceon.

“Gemlies” are small figures with a cover and tray— remove the plastic cover and you can use the tray for storing jewelry, coins, or other small objects.

Bandai previously released three other sets of Gemlies figures:

Gemlies are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: Bandai Floating Collection Series 3 February 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release the third set of their Floating Collecting gachapon series in February 2022.

Series 3 will include Psyduck, Slowpoke, Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup.  The figures actually float in water and are recommended for use in the bathtub.

Bandai previously released two other sets of Floating Collection in April 2021 and November 2021:

Floating Collection figures are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.