Thursday, July 31, 2008

Pokemon Game Platinum CM

The following file is created and posted by one of Pokemon funs... it's real.
Official CM for TV will be on aired soon. Will post official one as well.

This CM is for movie theater.

[ For Platinum Pre-order Link : Available in ]

Postponed TomyMC Diorama 8pcs set (Tomy)

Just short notification.
TomyMC Diorama 8pcs figures set is postponed to 9 August. It is same day of Magnezone release eventually....

Pokemon Stamp Figure (Hotto Motto)

HottoMotto (taking away lunch-box franchise) starts to sell new Pokemon lunch-box set.
Includes the following figure stamp randomly on 30 July to 17 August. If 'win' ticket is included in the figure box, they will give extra Shaymin sky forme stamp.
  • #025 Pikachu, #393 Piplup, #486 Regigigas,
  • #487 Giratina (origin), #492 Shaymin (land, sky)

[ Reference ] HottoMotto : Pokemon set

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Pokemon DS Touch Pen (Yujin)

Yujin releases Pokemon DS Touch Pen movie 11th version in July, gashapon (capsule toy). Attched DS cleaner. When Shaymin sky forme was veiled, reversal coloring of this item was good hint for us.
  • #483 Dialga, #486 Regigigas
  • #487 Giratina (origin, another)
  • #492 Shaymin (land, sky)
Pokemon DS Touch Pen
[ For order link : ]

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Pokemon Figure Release Info in Oct#2 (Bandai PokeKids)

Bandai starts new Pokemon Kids series after completion DP series.
It is new line from 492 Pokemon. The following 15 figures will be released in the middle of October.
  • #006 Charizard * , #112 Rhydon, #125 Electabuzz *, #126 Magmar, #133 Eevee *
  • #159 Croconaw *, #176 Togetic,
  • #253 Grovyle *, #356 Dusclops, #361 Snorunt
  • #405 Luxray, #417 Pachirisu *, #487 Giratina (origin) *, #489 Phione, #491 Darkrai *
* mark : New pose

Pokemon Kids NationalDex series
[ Edit 15 September ]
Uploading photo and marked new pose figures

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Pikachu XL Cushion & Movie 11th Primagraphie (ShoPro)

Pikachu The Movie 11 Store by ShoPro in YahooJapan starts to pre-order Pikachu extra large cushion and Movie 11th Primagraphie (*1) on sale.

[ Pikachu XL Cushion ]
  • Product by Tomy
  • Size : 128 cm (L)× 92 cm (H) ×22 cm (D)
  • Pre-order period : 16 July to 31 August
  • Shipping schedule : Beginning of October

Pikachu XL cushion
[ Movie 11th Primagraphie ]
  • A key animation from movie 11th
  • only 100 pcs, flame has metallic serial number plate
  • Size : 154 mm x 283 mm, 310 mm x 400 mm (w/flame)
  • Includes film director Kunihiko YUYAMA's handwriting signature

Pokemon Movie 11th Primagraphie
*1 Primagraphie is Toppan Printing Co. LTD's trademark. it is high quality digital printing technology, 8 clolors ink-jet printing method, spraying 5 milions fine-grained ink for one second, long light fastness. As know as enhanced Giclée prints.

[ Reference ]
ShoPro's store : Pikachu The Movie 11 Store
Toppan Printing Co. LTD : Official site
Wikipedia : Giclée prints

Friday, July 25, 2008

Leafeon Glaceon Plush (Tomy)

In previous article, it posted info for Leafeon and Glaceon plush. Since that, AAPF have received many inquiries. The following refernce is just 'partial photo' where Tokyo Toys Show 2008 was held on 19 to 22 June. Enjoy it until official photo comes !

[ Reference ]
Dengeki Online : Reporting of Tokyo Toys Show 2008 Tomy#1, Tomy#2

[ Edit 9 September ] latest photos are posting to Leafeon Glaceon Plush 2

Giratina Action Figures (Tomy)

The following two Giratina action figures has been released/will be released from Tomy.

[ Battle Action Figure ]
  • Release date : 19 July 2008
  • Size : 25cm (Height)
  • Gimmick : When press the botton on back, the mouth opens and inside turns on
  • Required battery : Button battery LR44 × 2pcs
  • Series other items : Please refer to Rayquaza, Lucario and Regigigas
Giratina Battle Action Figure Tomy
[ Action Control Figure ]
  • Release date : 31 July 2008
  • Size : 40cm (Height)
  • Gimmicks
    • #1 : Operation control by infrared ray from Masterball
    • #2 : Moving forward with 6 legs
    • #3 : Moving backward for changing direction
    • #4 : Spreading wings
    • #5 : Roaring
    • #6 : Turning on insied of mouth
  • Required battery : AA × 4
  • Other RC items : Please refer to Palkia, Dialga
Giratina Action Control Figure Tomy

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Shaymin in My Pokemon Ranch

Shaymin (land) and Junichi MASUDA (Gamefreak's director) come to your 'My Pokemon Ranch' via WiiConnect24 from 22-28 July. To trade this Shaymin is out of scope.

Photo : Putiputin's blog, B@L's blog (Japanese)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Pokemon Jet & Shinkansen (ANA/JR East)

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Railway (JR) East service Pokemon printing limited vehicles during 19 July to 15 September.

Pokemon Jet & Shinkansen 2008
[ Pokemon Jet ]

Two Pokemon Jets (Boeing747-400) are service-in. Detailed schedule and service line are not announced officially.

[ Reference ]

[ Pokemon Shinkansen ]

Seven Pokemon Shinkansens are service-in. Opening ceremony was held at JR Ueno station on 19 July, detail as follow.
Posting movie files in Youtube is linked to here.

[ Reference ]

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

New Protein Pikachurin Identified

One scientific news for you.
Osaka Bioscience Institute (OBI) has identified Pikachurin that new protein (ligand) for dynamic visual acuity, and it is announced at on 20 July. OBI named Pikachurin to new protein, because they believe it is lightning-fast moves same as Pikachu.

[ Reference ]
Nature : Pikachurin, a dystroglycan ligand, is essential for photoreceptor ribbon synapse formation
Daily Yomiuri Online : Researchers: 'Pikachurin' protein linked with kinetic vision

[ Edit 22 July ]
As additional info, 'Raichu : RAs and Interacting protein CHimeric Unit' protein is produced, refer to Phogemon project.

Pokemon Diorama Magnet (Subarudo)

Subarudo will release 'Pokemon Diorama Magnet' in the end of August. Figure is detachable from Diorama, it has a magnet.
  • #025 Pikachu, #486 Regigigas, #492 Shaymin (land)
Pokemon Diarama Magnet Subarudo

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Correction of Release date TomyMC, ChoroQ (Tomy)

As for TomyMC figures set and Choro-Q, release date is incorrect in previous article, would correct them here.

Pokemon Rotom Pokedoll

New Pokemon plush (Pokedoll) Rotom will be released from PokemonCenterJP in September. Size is approx. 5.5" height. Will update release date later.

Rotom Pokedoll Plush

Friday, July 18, 2008

Movie 11th Popcorn Box

Pokemon movie 11th 'Giratina and the Icy Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin' is going to public release tomorrow.
When watching movie, having popcorn unconsciously. The following photo is movie 10th and 11th popcorn boxes. Movie 11th box size : H180 x W145 x D90 mm/2055ml.

Pokemon Movie Popcorn Box

TomyMC Panorama Bag (Tomy)

Tomy will release 'Pokemon MC (MonsterCollection) Panorama Bag' on 19 July.
Includes 4 figures metallic version, Giratina (another, origin), Shaymin (land, sky). As for Giratina another and Shaymin land, it looks same as Tomy present figures.

TomyMC Panorana BagTomyMC metallic Giratina Shaymin

Pokemon Clipping Figures Part 4 photo uploading

Photo for Pokemon Clipping Figures Part4 is uploading.

PokemonKids DX DP3 & Pokemon De Catch DP4 (Bandai)

[ Pokemon Kids DX DP3 ]

[ Pokemon De Catch DP4 ]
Pokemon De Catch DP4
This series has been started since 1999, previous line up are :

1#1991, 2#1991, 3#1991,
1#2000, 2#2000, 3#2000,
1#2003, 2#2004, 3#2004, 4#2004, 5#2004, 6#2005, New#2005,
DP1#2007, DP2#2007, DP3#2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Photos for TomyMC Uploading and Adding New Tag

Photo is uploading in the following previous article.
As for TomyMC, three series are running at present. For easy searching TomyMC's info from AAPF, added/modified the following tag in category of blog right menu.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

TomyMC Clear Figure Info (TomyMC)

Pokemon movie 11th 'Giratina and the Icy Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin' is going to public release on 19 July.
As usual Tomy will release four clear figures. As for previous TomyMC figure clear version, please refer to movie 10th TomyMC clear figure and TomyMC clear figure list.
And official movie site updates movie merchandise info, please refer to the following reference pages.

[ TomyMC figure clear version ]
  • #486 Regigigas, #487 Giratina (origin), #492 Shaymin (land and sky)

TomyMC clear version movie 2008
[ Reference ]
Official Pokemon movie site : movie 11th merchandise

SevenEleven lunch box for Shaymin figure, want to cancel...

Pokemon World Championships 2009

Just short notification.
Pokemon official site announces that outline of Pokemon World Championships 2009 for TCG and Game Platinum. Final stage will be held in US west coast (in August ?) . National tournament in Japan will be started in October. Official site will inform more detailed schedule and regulation etc later.

[Reference : Pokemon World Championships 2009 ]

Pokemon Stamp Rally (JR / SevenEleven)

For movie 11th promotion, SevenEleven and JR (JapanRailway) will start Pokemon Stamp Rally respectively.

[ SevenEleven ]
  • Period : 19 July to 17 August
  • Collecting 4 stamps : Award Shining sticker
  • Collecting 8 stamps : Award Pokemon 492 Poster
  • Special presents (1000 persons by lottery) : Shaymin cushion and clock(Shaymin's voice) set or Giratina remote control figure with original strap

[ JR Hokkaido ]
  • Period : 26 July to 10 August
  • Collecting 4 stamps, Award : Original vinyl bag
  • Collecting 18 stamps, Award : Certification
JR Hokkaido Pokemon Stamp Rally
[ JR East ]
  • Period : 26 July to 10 August
  • Collecting 6 stamps, Award : Original neck starp and Pikachu sun visor
  • Collecting 95 stamps, Award : Pikachu moneybox
  • Special presents (30/50persons by lottery) : Game Platinum or Shaymin land forme talking plush
JR East Pokemon Stamp Rally

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Pokemon Fan Vol.4 (Shogakukan)

Shogakukan (Japanese book publisher as known as publishing Corocoro etc) publishs 'Pokemon Fan Vol.4' on 15 July.
The contents is movie 11th info, ads of upcoming merchandis. The followings are attached.
Pokemon fan Vol4
Also Pachirisu TCG, Shaymin sticker etc are included, please refer to Shagakukan's page.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Pokemon Movie 12th Info ?

Official preview show is starting on 6 July and 12 July at major cities in Japan subsequently.
The following personal blog reports on preview. As for next year movie 12th, it looks "Dialga vs Palkia vs Giratina " according to trailer.
Extra large size Shaymin is costume, not plush...

Tour To Those Days #1 (Figure)

Countless Pokemon merchandises were produced and released so far as you know. Some series are carry on running now, on the other hand some series had been ended by some reason unfortunately.
AAPF would like to start posting such previous merch one by one slowly. Hope you find "new item" here.

Here is first post, Baprsto Pokemon AG mini figure with sucker, size 2 cm, game prize, released in May 2005 to August 2005, covered RS series mainly.

[ YJ Auction/Net Shop searching keyword ]

AG 吸盤付 ミニフィギュア コレクション, バンプレスト 

[ Ver.1 May 2005 ]

Baprsto Pokemon AG mini figure Ver.1
[ Ver.2 June 2005 ]

Baprsto Pokemon AG mini figure Ver.2
[ Ver.3 July 2005 ]

Baprsto Pokemon AG mini figure Ver.3
[ Movie 8 version July 2005 ]

Baprsto Pokemon AG mini figure Ver.Movie
[ Ver.4 August 2005 ]

Baprsto Pokemon AG mini figure Ver.4

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Pokemon World (MediaFactory)

MediaFactory released 'Pokemon World' on 4 July.
Kind of craft toy, it can be stick the sticker as you like and some diarama is pop-up, 2kinds, size : 20cm x 30cm.

Pokemon World MediaFactory[ Reference ] Media Factory : Pokemon Craft Goods

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Pokemon Metal Figure Collection DP6 etc (Kyoudo)

Kyoudo will release 8 figures, Pokemon metal figure collection DP6 in October.
Size is 0.7", Gashapon (capsule toy). A figure has 5 color variation. (gold, dark gold, silver, gunmetal gray and copper) As for DP1 to Dp5 please refer to Pokemon Metal Figure Collection DP4 and DP5.

[ DP6 October 2008 ]
  • #025 Pikachu, #412 Burmy (grass, sand, trash), #447 Riolu,
  • #455 Carnivine, #487 Giratina (origin), #492 Shaymin (land)
Pokemon Metal Figure Collection DP6

Friday, July 11, 2008

TomyMC Info (Tomy)

[ Tomy MC Regular release ]
  • Photo for #477 Dusknoir (16 August) is uploaded to TomyMC (Aug)
[ Tomy MC Pokemon Fair 2008 ]
TomyMC Pokemon Fair2008
[ Tomy MC Prize figure ]
  • Tomy will offer the prize as movie promotion, metallic version figures. Starting 1 July to 31 August, 1050 winners by lottery. How to apply is to send four piece of bar codes on the Tomy MC's case to Tomy Japan. As for Shaymin land forme, there are three version. (regular, clear and metallic)
TomyMC Metallic Giratina Shaymin

PokemonKids Info (Bandai)

[ Starter Mate Set ]
  • Prior released in Pokemon Fair 2008 at SevenElevenJapan, official release is in the end of September.
  • 2 Box, A set is #001 Bulbasaur, #004 Charmander, #007 Squirtle and #252 Treecko, #255 Torchic, #258 Mudkip, B set is #152 Chikorita, #155 Cyndaquil, #158 Totodile and #387 Turtwig, #390 Chimcha, #393 Piplup
  • On the box, Bandai announces that new series will come in the autumn
[ Movie 2008 Set ]
  • Release date is postponed 22 July to 29 July

Starting Pokemon Fair 2008 at SevenElevenJapan

As for Pokemon Fair 2008 at SevenElevenJapan, it is started on 10 July and official info page opened.
Please refer to
SevenEleven Pokemon Fair 2008
As for TomyMC and PokemonKids, will post other article.

Pokemon Plush/Whistle in Ichiban-Kuji#2 (Banpresto)

In previous article Pokemon Plush/Whistle in Ichiban-Kuji, final photo is uploaded here.
5 grade of prizes. Prize and Includes Probability (IP) of lottery are shown as follow.
  • Special : Shaymin sky forme plush, size 20", ip 1.5%
  • First : Giratina plush, origin forme, size 15", ip 1.5%
  • Second : Shaymin land forme plush, size 7.8", ip 2.5%
  • Third : Pikachu, Giratina, Shaymin land, sky plush, can tie with arm, size 5", ip 25.5%
  • Fourth : Pikachu, Giratina, Shaymin land, sky whistle, size 1.9"(figure), ip 69%
Ichiban Kuji Banpresto
[ Reference ]
Banpresto : Ichiban-Kuji

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Platinum Game Info from Corocoro

Corocoro Magazine August's info on Platinum as follow :

Release date : 13 September in Japan

[ Story ]
  • Cyrus calls Dialga and Palkia simultaneously
  • Adding new person to Team Galactic as executive
  • Adding International police, hunting for Team Galactic
  • Cyrus is giving speech
[ Pokemon ]
  • Ability of Giratina origin forme : Levitate
  • Ability of Shaymin sky forme : Serene Grace
  • Shaymin forme can be changed by Glacidia's Flower in Floaroma Town
  • Glacidia's Flower is key items, not vanished
  • Giratina origin forme in Torn World, another forme in other place, but there is way of keeping origin forme
[ Buildings / Features ]
  • Adding "Battle Frontier"
  • Adding "WiFi Club"
  • In WiFi club, can play mini-game with Swalot
  • GTS renewal and new function
  • BP exchange place looks market in Slateport City
[ Items ]
  • Adding Battle recorder, can be recorded battle scene (more than 4 scene in the photo)
  • Recording contents can be broadcasted globally
Thanks to Pokemon Platinum game thread in 2ch.

[ Reference ]
Corocoro Magazine August Page Scanning page1, page2, page3

[ Edit ] Additional info :
When encounter with Regice, Regirock and Registeel in Platinum, music is same as Ruby / Sapphire / Emerald's one. Source : GameFreak Mr. Masuda's blog

[ For Platinum Pre-order Link : Available in ]

Platinum Sale on 13 Sep

Just short notification.
Corocoro August's magazine mentions new game Platinum will be released on 13 September in Japan.

[ For Platinum Pre-order Link : Available in ]

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Pokemon 151#3 and other T-Shirt

[ Pokemon 151 Info ]
  • Additional info to previous article Pokemon 151#2, T-Shirt has 2 colors of neck tag, red and green (Pokemon Red and Green as game name were released in Japan, not blue actually), it is selectable. And date "19960227-" (game release date in Japan) is embroidered on sleeve tag.
  • Do you realize this date is included in official site's url as well ?
[ Uniqlo T-Shirt project (UT) Info ]
[ Right-On T-Shirts Info ]
  • Right-On Co. Ltd. is a Japanese casual wear retailer. They released new eight T-shirts, size is 100-130 cm.

Pokemon MegaBlock Giratina (Bandai)

Bandai will release Megablock Giratina on 25 July, transformable origin and another.
package size is 21 × 29 × 5.5 cm, includes Pikachu, Regigigas, Shaymin sky forme's blocks.
Here is Promotion movie from Megablock Bandai official site (asx file)

Megablock Giratina Bandai
This series has been started since 2005. As for released line up and all blocks, please check the following links, it's a useful site.

Line up#1, Line up#2, Line up#3
Block info#1, Block info#2, Block info#3

Friday, July 4, 2008

Pokemon Figure Release Info in Oct#2 (Yujin 3D)

Yujin will release Zukan (3D Pokedex) Series DP09, 13 figures/6 sets in the end of October beginning of November. Updated summary list, refer to Pokemon DP figure release summary and 2008 Release Summary.
  • #083 Farfetch’d, #194 Wooper, #195 Quagsire
  • #401 Kricketot, #402 Kricketune
  • #415 Combee, #416 Vespiquen
  • #434 Stunky, #435 Skuntank
  • #443 Gible, #444 Gabite, #445 Garchomp
  • #484 Palkia (10cm, new pose)
Zukan DP09 Yujin
[ Edit 3 August ] Additional info is post to this article.
[ Edit 11 October ] Replaced the photo

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Pokemon Shaymin Plush x 2 (Tomy)

Tomy releases/will release the following Shaymin sky forme plush.
  • Left : Standard Plush (non-talking), release on 3 July, size (height) is 22cm
  • Right (smiling one) : Talking Plush, will release on 24 July, size (height) is 22cm, Battery: AAA x 2pcs required
Shaymin Sky Forme non Talking & Talking Plush TomyAs for talking Shaymin land forme, also will release on 24 July.

JP auction Tips#2

Coming soon Pokemon movie 11th release, number of listing of Pokemon items in YJ auction are most increase this time every year. How to search your item from huge listing in YJ auction efficiently, would introduce some tips.

1. Term with Hiragana, Katakana

Some sellers are listing various items (mixed items) and listing title is "色々" or ”イロイロ" or "いろいろ". YJ search engine hits all of them as different term.
For example, result of searching from Pokemon animation goods category as of 2 July as follow:
  • 色々 : 12 items
  • イロイロ : 5 items
  • いろいろ : 17 items 
In case of mixed Hiragana and Katakana of merchandise name, please search both of them.
ex1) Keshipoke けしポケ or ケシポケ

2. Glossy Shortcut or other term

ex1) Tomy Monster Collection : モンスターコレクション or モンコレ
ex2) Pokemon Kids : ポケモンキッズ or ポケモン 指人形
ex3) Pokemon Center : ポケモンセンター or ポケセン
ex4) Banpresto Pokemon Plush :コロっとまんまるぬいぐるみ or コロぬい

3. AND/OR/NOT condition

Directly you can specify the following format to search column.

[ AND ] Specify space between term
  • want search : ぬいぐるみ and セット
  • format : ぬいぐるみ セット
[ OR ] Specify blanket and insert space between term
  • want search : 色々 or イロイロ or いろいろ
  • format : (色々 イロイロ いろいろ)
  • want search : ポケモン or ポケットモンスター or ぽけもん
  • format (ポケモン ポケットモンスター ぽけもん)
[ NOT ] Specify minus ( - ) before term
  • want search : not "カード"
  • format : -カード
[ AND/OR/NOT all using ]
  • want search : Pokemon plush various/mixed items except for aaaa from top category
  • format : ぬいぐるみ (ポケモン ポケットモンスター ポケモン ぽけもん) (色々 イロイロ いろいろ セット) -aaaa
On the other hands, also it is enjoyable to check one by one.
Have a happy hunting !

[ Edit 3 July ]
Added Banpresto Pokemon Plush コロ ぬい

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Movie 11th Giratina and the Icy Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin Info

[ Running Time & Official Preview ]
  • Movie 11th runs for 114 minutes. Running time is second-longest, the longest is 'The First Movie' 129 minutes.
  • Official preview show will be held on 6 July at Tokyo and Osaka, on 12-15 July at major cities in Japan subsequently. Now price of 6 July's ticket is jumping... orz
[ Web Site Updating ]
*1 How to read  
System Requirement : MS Windows 2000/XP/Vista, JapaScript On, Browser Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Adobe flash player 9.0.28 or higher
Install Procedure : When the click '立ち読み' in the page, comic special viewer (Digital Object Reader) will be installed automatically.

Pokemon Figure Release Info in Oct (Yujin 3D) etc

[ Zukan DP08 ]
  • Final photo of DP08 is uploded.
[ Zukan DP09 ]
  • Yujin will release Zukan (3D Pokedex) Series DP09 in the end of October. Will post the line up and photo later.
[ Pokemon Stick Mascot /Pokemon Pitta-to-Mascot ]
  • Yujin will release Stick Mascot in the middle of July. Size is 3cm, gachopon toys.
    • #025 Pikachu, #387 Turtwig, #390 Chimchar, #393 Piplup,
    • #453 Croagunk, #487 Giratina (origin), #492 Shaymin (land and sky)
Pokemon Stick Mascot

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Photos for Platinum New Buildings and TomyMC Uploading etc

Photos are uploading/repleaced in the following previous article.
As for Yujin Pokemon Zukan (3D Pokedex) DP08, it is postponed again, 1 July to 17 July according to Gachapon shop notification.

AAPF has turned one year old

Thank you for visiting to All About Pokemon Figure (AAPF) always.
AAPF is having one year anniversary today. Will provide timely and credible information on figure and plush (game sometimes) for Pokemon fans.
Hoping we continue to spend time together in AAPF.

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