Japanese Pokemon Figures Guide & Overview

Pokemon figures are made by or for different companies for purposes other than to promote the Pokemon game. For example, the Chibi Poke Models by Tomy Takara was made for the Nagatanien Company Limited in Japan in 2007 to help promote their instant food products. The Chibi Poke Models were tiny figurines with intricate detailing of the Pokemon characters from Gen 1 and 2, namely, Johto and Kanto.

Other Pokemon figures that are in demand up to today as part of a collection or hobby

The Chou Getto figures were sold from the Bandai gashapon machines, the Japanese version of coin-operated machines. They were tiny Battle Museum/ Full Color/Stadium/ Full Color Advance encapsulated Pokemon figures considered by many as rare and expensive in the second-hand market. These figures are usually released as part of a set and came out with the Pearl and Diamond games.

Other Pokemon figures: The Chou Getto figures

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The Rarest Pokemon Plush Toys: An Overview

The Rarest Pokemon Plush Toys: Pikachu

Pokemon, a Japanese media franchise owned by Nintendo, was launched in 1996 and is a contraction of Pocket Monsters. On its launch year, the Pokemon plush toys were also introduced like the Bell Plush or the Suzunari Pokemon Plush. This was a series of 3 sets totaling 49 plush toys by Banpresto which stopped production in 1997. These plush toys are about 3 inches high and are sold with a cord and a bell. Many collectors consider these 49 toys to be the rarest of all Pokemon plush toys. In fact, they are now selling for as much as $150 each.


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The 40 Craziest Pokemon Facts, Secrets and Rumors

The 40 Craziest Pokemon Facts, Secrets and Rumors

Pokemon started off as one of the most popular gameboy games to ever exist. It was such a hit that it turned into a TV show and Movies were made. The Japanese games Pokemon Red and Pokemon Green were released in Japan in 1996, with Pokemon Blue releasing just 8 months later in October. These games started a big franchise which is still popular even today! Pokemon has one of the largest fan bases and the video games offer something that the trading card game and the popular anime series can not offer: true interactivity. The Pokemon video games are probably the only way you’ll ever have the chance to breed your own “pocket monsters”, train them and send them into battle. The Pokemon universe is huge and there are surely some facts and secrets that even Pokemon veterans do not know about. Here are the 40 craziest facts, secrets and rumors (in no particular order):


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