Tag Archives: pokemon

Nintendo and AR game developer Niantic partner again on a Pikmin mobile game

Nintendo and Niantic, the creators of hugely popular mobile game Pokémon Go, are partnering to produce a mobile game featuring another Nintendo IP, Pikmin. This is the just the first of a series of apps the two companies intend to create, and will take advantage of Niantic’s real-world AR technology. …

Read More »

Moonpig grows its kids’ gifting portfolio with LEGO partnership and ‘ambitious plans for more to come’

The online gifting specialist, Moonpig has detailed its huge ambitions’ for its giftable kids range, growing its portfolio of toy partners and most recently welcoming LEGO into the fold. The firm’s partnership with the LEGO Group marks a significant step forward for the company as well as ‘its biggest brand …

Read More »

Licensing International France Awards winners and first French Rising Star revealed

LEGO Super Mario, The Pokemon Company, and Crunchyroll have been named among the winners of this year’s Licensing International France Awards in a live virtual event that brought together nearly 250 industry executives from France and around the world. Hosted by Christophe Drevet from CDR Strategy and Licensing International France’s …

Read More »

BlackMilk Clothing celebrates 25 years of Pokémon with second wave clothing collection

The clothing specialist, BlackMilk is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pokémon this year with a second collection of clothing featuring some of the franchise’s best-loved characters. The new range launches following the success of its first ‘hugely popular’ Pokémon collection, released back in June 2020, that went on to prompt …

Read More »

The Pokémon Company celebrates ‘significant increase in sales’ of TCG and Jazwares toy line

The Pokémon Company is celebrating a ‘significant increase in sales’ of its Pokémon Trading Card Game and extensive toy range from Jazwares across the European markets, despite all of the challenges that retail has faced at the hands of the Coronavirus. According to figures recorded by the NPD Group Toys …

Read More »

Pokémon and Post Malone to host virtual music concert as part of the brand’s 25th anniversary celebrations

Pokémon has unveiled plans for a virtual music concert celebrating its 25th anniversary with the help of the headline act and Pokémon fan, Post Malone. Taking place on February 27th – or Pokémon Day to the real fans – the event will take the form of an online party for …

Read More »

Levi’s celebrates 25th anniversary of Pokémon with ’90s inspired clothing collection

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of one of the biggest anime entertainment franchises of all time, the international fashion brand Levi’s has partnered with the Pokémon Company to launch a 90s-inspired Levi’s x Pokémon collection  Inspired by the first season of the original Pokémon animated series, the collection includes a range of …

Read More »

Star Wars, Pokémon, and LOL Surprise help US toys sales surge $3.5bn for 2020

Entertainment brands Star Wars, Marvel, Pokémon, and LOL Surprise have been named among the top properties of 2020 to have helped US toy sales surge by $3.5bn according to the latest results from the NPD Group. Combined, the top five properties – all the aforementioned plus Mattel’s fashion doll brand, …

Read More »

The Pokémon Company extends Casio partnership for new BABY-G women’s watch

The Pokémon Company and the international watchmaker, Casio have expanded on a collaborative partnership to welcome the fan-favourite Pokémon, Pikachu to the firm’s popular line-up of BABY-G women’s watches. The latest collaboration follows on from the success of a partnership established last year that celebrated BABY-G’s 25th anniversary. The latest …

Read More »

Pokémon in for “a massive year” says Asmodee UK as Trading Card Game anniversary expansion prepares for launch

Asmodee UK has cited 2021 to be a ‘massive year for the Pokémon Trading Card Game’ which is gearing up top release the Shining Fates expansion, its first major product release in the year as the brand celebrates its milestone 25th anniversary this year. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the Pokémon …

Read More »