The Pokémon Company International has recently revealed movie merchandise inspired by the hotly anticipated ‘Detective Pikachu’ movie which is out on May 8th. Before the movie is released fans will be able to get their hands on new Pokémon Trading Card Game Collections, action figures and plushes from Wicked Cool Toys and more.
You can check out the Detective Pikachu movie trailer below:
Colin Palmer, vice president of marketing for The Pokémon Company International said:
“Pokémon is a global entertainment franchise that has delighted its fans with video games, trading cards, animation, and soon, live-action movies with the upcoming ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu,’. The merchandise line we’ve developed for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, as well as the amazing selection of licensed toys and more celebrates this remarkable milestone for the brand and is sure to delight Pokémon fans of all ages.”
The Pokemon Trading Card Game will be launching new Detective Pikachu themed booster packs. These four-card boosters feature newly designed packaging based on the look and feel of Ryme City, and collectors and competitive Pokémon TCG players alike will enjoy looking through them and building their decks with Pokémon seen in the movie. In all, 26 new cards feature Pokémon such as Detective Pikachu, Charizard and Greninja depicted in their CGI movie likenesses. The first wave of Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu products will be available beginning March 29, 2019, across Europe.
Wicked Cool will be launching a range of exciting new movie items through Character Options.
On top of this there will be a whole host of other merchandise available including books, other toys and even home decor items.