Since the launch of the Pokemon anime series in 1997, Japan’s shelves have been rife with cute merchandise. Toys, stationary, clothing—you name it, it's been done. You can take Pokemon home with you, and you can even choose to eat him! Pokemon … [Read more...] about Pokemon Candy: Candies & Snacks have never been this Cute!
What’s filled with nightly firework displays, festivals, warm-weather fashion, and—of course—green tea ice cream? Summer in Japan, of course! But regardless of where you live, or what traditions you celebrate, summertime is a season to be excited… … [Read more...] about Summer 2015: 14 Highly Anticipated and New Figure Releases
Are you a master of the Pokeverse? Looking for the latest in Japan-exclusive, limited-edition merchandise to add to your shrine of Pokemerch? Whether you’re a Pokemaster who wants to “catch ‘em all” or a trainee looking for that one special Pokemon … [Read more...] about The Coolest Japanese Pokemon Plush!
Buying Japanese Pokemon Cards Online It’s been 20 years since fans first memorized the Pokemon slogan “Gotta catch ’em all!”, and amazingly, each year new cards are still being printed, players are still meeting for tournaments, and collectors are … [Read more...] about Japanese Pokemon Card Values: The Secret Formula for Scoring Great Deals
With the month of April coming to a close, we say “Sayonara” to the end of spring—a season celebrating the birth of new things. For us Otaku, these new things include all new anime series, monthly chapters of our favorite manga, and … [Read more...] about Spring 2015: 10 Highly Anticipated and New Figure Releases
Perhaps you’ve heard of the infamous “Pokemon Shock”—when Pikachu used an electric shock attack on a missile in episode 38 of the anime… and simultaneously gave 685 children epileptic seizures. From banned episodes (James’ infamous bikini contest), … [Read more...] about English vs. Japanese Pokemon Cards: What Should You Collect?