Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Keldeo Plush Sift Vinyl Figure in April (Tomy, PokeCenJP)

Here is list for upcoming Keldeo items in April 2012.

[ Keldeo Plush, Strap / 14 April 2012 / PokeCenJP ]

Keldeo Plush Figure strap PokeCenJP

As for other items, please see below PokeCenJP official page.

[ Keldeo Plush / Height 24 cm / 28 April 2012 / Tomy ]

Keldeo Plush Tomy

[ Keldeo Soft Vinyl Figure / Height 14 cm / 28 April 2012 / Tomy ]

Keldeo Soft Vinyl Figure Tomy

[ Reference / Order ]
PokeCenJP : Item News
Yahoo Japan : Listing result for Keldeo searching
Tomy Keldeo Plush : Rakuten ToyselTown, Rakuten HappiNet, AmazonJP, 7net
Tomy Keldeo Soft Vinyl Figure : Rakuten HappiNet, Rakuten ToysBox, AmazonJP, 7net

Pokemon Plush Pokedoll in April (PokeCenJP)

PokeCenJP will release the following Pokedoll plush on 28 April 2012.
  • #638 Cobalion, #639 Terrakion, #640 Virizion
Pokemon Plush Pokedoll Cobalion Terrakion Virizion PokeCenJP

[ Reference / Order ]
PokeCenJP : Merchandise News
Yahoo Japan : Listing result for PokeDoll Search

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Pokemon Jigsaw Puzzle in Apr (Ensky)

Ensky will release the following Jigsaw puzzle in April 2012. As for other jigsaw puzzle, please see these articles.

[ Piece : 432 pcs, 34cm x 104 cm, Mid of Apr 2012 ]
Pokemon Jigsaw Puzzle 432 pcs Ensky
[ Piece : 108 pcs, 26cm x 38 cm / 38 cm x 26 cm, Mid of Apr 2012  ] 

Pokemon Jigsaw Puzzle 108 pcs Ensky
Pokemon Jigsaw Puzzle 108 pcs Ensky

[ Reference / Order ]
Rakuten Jigsaw Club : 432pcs#1, 432pcs#2, 108pcs#1, 108pcs#2 
Rakuten AmiAmi : 108pcs#1, 108pcs#2

Monday, March 26, 2012

Pokemon Collaboration with Graphic Designer (Isetan)

Major department store Isetan will be held the charity advertisement exhibition for Tohoku region disaster, start 4 April to 9 April 2012 at Shinjyuku-branch, Tokyo Japan.  
One of theme in the exhibition is 'feature advertiosemnt', it is based on assumption that promotion in after 10 or 20 years in Japan. Pokemon's poster collaboration with graphic designer Taku SATO as known as package designing will be displayed.
Poster, book, postcards and T-shirts will be available in the exhibition. Will report more details soon.
Feature Advertisement Exhibition at Isetan, Pokemon x Taku SATO
Taku SATO x Pokemon Poster 1 from Ameblo Nippon-Hanjo
Taku SATO x Pokemon Poster 2 from Ameblo Nippon-Hanjo
Taku SATO x Pokemon T Shirts from Ameblo Nippon-Hanjo

[ Reference ]
Graphic Designer Taku SATO : Portfolio
Art Director Katsumi ASABA's secretary dialy
Isetan : Advertisement Exhibition
Official Blog

[ Edit ]
04 Apr 2012 : Added the images from Official blog, Thank you to Amablo Nippon-Hanjo

Denied Hoenn Region in B2W2

Gamefreak Pokemon game planners : Matsumiya-san denied to go to Houen Region in B2W2 according to his twitter as of 11 March 2012.

Gamefreak Matsumiya san's tweeter as of 11 March 2012

Meaning : "As one of Pokemon fans, I feel that it's meaningless to go Housen region in B2W2, even exclude words "Ruby Sapphire" in B2W2 title."
This tweet reacted to rumors : seems there is piece of ruby and sapphire in the B2W2 logo.

[ Reference ]
Matsumiya-san's twitter
Pokemon Memo

Friday, March 23, 2012

Upcoming Pokemon B2W2 Info

Pokemon fans in the world are eager for the some more B2W2 info day by day.
Toshinobu MATSUMIYA, one of Pokemon game planners (setting scenario and character) in Gamefreak. According to MATSUMIYA-san's recently tweet, there is one suggestion on upcoming info.

GameFreak Matsumiya-san's tweet as of 23 Mar 2012

Meaning : "As for Pokemon Black 2 White 2, my understanding is many info will be revealed around 15 April. Hoping it will meet your high expectation."

It remind us that CoroCoro May magazine will be published on14 April, Pokemon TV show Pokemon Smash will be aired on 15 April.

[ Reference ]
MATSUMIYA-san's Twitter

Pokemon Turning Body Gimmick Plush (Tomy)

Tomy will release the following Pokemon gimmick plush on 21 April 2012.
A plush is equipped with sound sensor, plush body turns to the voice or clapping direction, it will smile or joy with body shaking in the turn.
  • #025 Pikachu, #495 Snivy, #501 Oshawott, #587 Emolga
  • Height : 30cm, Requires 2pcs of AA batteries 
Pokemon Turning Body Gimmick Plush Tomy

[ Reference / Order ]
AmazonJP : Pikachu, Snivy, Oshawott, Emolga
Rakuten HappiNet :  Pikachu, Snivy, Oshawott, Emolga

Thursday, March 22, 2012

New TradeMark Pokemon TRETTA etc

AAPF confirmed that the following new trademark have been applied from Nintendo/GameFreak/creatures, according to publicated Unexamined/International Trademark Applications Gazette Vol.605 by Japan Patent Office as of 22 March 2012.
  • No T2012-13375 : ブラックキュレム (Black Kyurem)
  • No T2012-13376 : ホワイトキュレム (White Kyurem)
  • No T2012-14318 : ポケモン トレッタ
  • No T2012-14319 : Pokemon TRETTA
New Trademark Pokemon TRETTA

As for related forme, nothing new one at the moment.
Pokemon Tretta seems something related game/toys field. In Japan, word "Tretta" is popular product name as known as bookshelf or bicycle. In meanwhile, AAPF found this in Deviantart :D

[ Add 27 Mar 2012 ]
Uploaded the detail contents.

Pokemon Tretta Details T2012-14318

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Pokemon Figure Tomy MC info (Tomy)

Tomy will release the following Monster Collection figures (MC series) in April/May 2012.

[ #647 Keldeo / 21 April 2012 ] 
Pokemon Figure TomyMC Keldeo

[ #531 Audino / 26 May 2012 ]  
Pokemon Figure TomyMC Audino Tomy

[ Reference / Order ]
AmazonJP : Keldeo, Audino
Rakuten (HappiNet) : Keldeo, Audino

Pokemon Black 2 White 2 Official Package Art

Game package art for the new game Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 are revealed in the official site last Thursday.

Pokemon Black 2 White 2 Official Package The Pokemon Company
Black Kyurem White Kyurem Overdrive ?

[ Reference ]
Pokemon Black 2 White 2 Official Page 

Uploaded/replaced CoroCoro April pages

Friday, March 16, 2012

Pokemon Kids Keldeo Set (Bandai)

Bandai will release the following Pokemon Kids Keldeo Set in June 2012.

[ Keldeo Set ]
  • 11 lines
  • #025 Pikachu (new pose), #639 Terrakion, #646 Kyurem, #647 Keldeo 
  • #553 Krookodile, #564 Tirtouga, #565 Carracosta, #597 Ferroseed,
  • #605 Elgyem, #631 Heatmor, #632 Durant
AS for #542 Leavanny, it comes in the next BW Kyurem set.

Pokemon Kids Keldeo Set Bandai

[ Reference / Order ]
Rakuten shop 10pcs set: AmiAmi, Yukkun, PriceBaster, ToySanta, HappiNet

[ Edit ]
21 Mar 2012 : Edited the lines
24 Apr 2012 : Added the image

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition Presentation (Kouei)

New game Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition by Koei is going to be released on 17 March 2012.
According to Kouei game produre Hisashi Koinuma's twitter, game director Osamu Mitsueda willl provide the latest info on Nico Live (ゲームのじかん#82),  starting 15 March 2012 21:00 JST/15 March 2012 12:00 GMT.

@Koinuma_p's tweet 13 March 2012

As for new Bushos (Ieyasu イエヤス with Aggron, Masamune マサムネ with Braviary) are confirmed officially at PokeCenJP. Courtesy of @denkimouse, thanks you for sharing the image.

Pokemon+Nobunaga Poster at PokeCenJP, confirmed Ieyasu, Masamune from @denkimouse

Also we can see some more Busho, images from Netshop AmiAmi. ADD

Pokemon+Nobunaga's Sticker 1 from AmiAmi
Pokemon+Nobunaga's Sticker 2 from AmiAmi

Busho Kotaro コタロウ with Zoroark are confirmed in A4 size clear file holder at AmiAmi. ADD#2

Busho Kotaro with Zoroark

[ Reference ]
Hisashi Koinuma's Twitter : @koinuma_p
Nico Live : ゲームの時間#82
Revealed New Busho as of 14 March 2012 : Twitpic@denkimouse
AmiAmi : Pokemon+Nobunaga's Ambition Sticker#1, #2
AmiAmi : Pokemon+Nobunaga's Ambition A4 szie clear file holder#1, #2, #3, #4 (all out of stock now)

In yesterday's CoroCoro article, added two pages additionally.

[ Edit ]
14 Mar 2012 00:10 Added the image of sticker
14 Mar 2012 19:30 Added the image of clear file-holder

Monday, March 12, 2012

CoroCoro April Content (Shougakukan)

Already some sites report on leaked pages of CoroCoro April magazine, here is re-posting and add one information. The following images are replaced.

[ Topics in CoroCoro April ]
  • Revealed that the package art of Pokemon Black2 and White 2
  • Page says B2W2 is different story completely
  • Announced movie 15 pre-order ticket give-away, it's Keldeo (Lv.15), BW and B2W2 can receive it, starting June 2012, pre-order ticker will sell on 14 April 2012, distribution in the theater is shown as below.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Pokemon for Grown-Ups (Banpresto)

Banpresto runs/will run Pokemon game prize series as below at the moment.
Actually, target of these are for the adults, eye catch copy : 'Pokemon for Grown-Ups おとなもポケモン', marketing concept/background are revealed at AOU#2012.

Announcement of Pokemon for Grown-Ups Banpresto

[ Marketing Concept ]

Concept of Pokemon for Grown-Ups Banpresto from @hide_loopcube

[ Pokemon for Grown-Ups Series /Special Page ]
  • My Pokemon Collection : Plush every Unova Pokemon
  • I Love Pikachu : High quality Pikachu goods
  • WAZA Museum : Figure with effect and attacks, will start Jun 2012
  • ( PARTNERS : Figure (Charactor and Pokemon), will start Jul 2012 )
  • I Love Eevee : High quality Eevee (probably Eeveelution too) goods, will start Oct 2012
  • Referenceable images of the series are #1, #2, #3
  • Just opening the related page, special site will be activated in Ju 2012.
Special Page of Pokemon for Grown-Ups Banpresto

Thank you for the concept image to Twipic@hide_loopcube.
Special thanks to @denkimouse and @happyjolteon.

Upcoming Pokemon Movie 15 Info#2 (Toho)

Toho-movie updates the shedule for the upcoming movie latest info in the next week on the media as for Pokemon movie 15 'Kyurem VS The Sacred Swordsman Keldeo'.

[ Magazine/Newspaper ]
[ TV/Radio ]
  • 15 March 2012 (Thu) : OhaSta, Pokemon TV anime
  • 18 March 2012 (Sun) : Pokemon Smash
Pokemon Movie 15 Media Info TOHO movies
 [ Reference ]
Toho Movie : Media Info

Friday, March 9, 2012

Pokemon Figure Info (TTA and Tomy)

Just Pokemon figures info.

Uploaded Part of Pokemon Fan Vol.21#2

Continued yesterday's post. Here is glance of pages of Pokemon Fan Vol.21

CAUTION : images are ultra heavy
  1. Pokemon Battalio, featuring V04 Series.
  2. Pokemon+Nobunaga's Ambition, nothing special new info 
  3. For the fans, Trip Diary

Pokemon Plush MPC Meloetta (Banpresto)

As reported Meloetta plush at Banpresto Expo, 2nd Meloetta plush is additionally confirmed in Pokemon MPC#17. It was covered at AOU#2012, now uncovered.

Pokemon Plush MPC Meloetta added Banpresto Expo from AkibaHobby

Also updated 'Upcoming Pokemon MPC Plush' master page.

[ Reference ]
AkibaHobby : Banpresto Expo Report

Pokemon+Nubunaga Latest Info

Three topics on Pokemon+Nubunaga's Ambition.

[ 1 ] According to history magazine 'Rekidama' Vol.6, confirmed the following new bushou and Pokemon. Many thank you for the following images to @tikwb. 
  • Kanbee : Lampent 
  • Hanbee : Pikachu
  • Nene : Golbat
Pokemon+Nobunaga's AMbition New Busho from Rekidama via @tikwb

[ 2 ] Dengeki magazine will give away special sticker on Dengeki Festa 2012 on 18 March 2012 at Akihabara Tokyo, Japan. In the sticker, we can see Reshiram. Will hear about Reshiram soon officially.

Dengeki Festa 2012 Pokemon+Nobunaga's Ambition Sticker Reshiram ?

[ 3 ] Ikusa (Battle) in the game video is uploaded today at official channel.

[ Refrence ]
Dengeki Online News
Official Channel for Pokemon+Nobunaga@Youtube

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Pokemon Figure Key Chain BW Movie 2012 (TTA)

Takara Tomy ARTS will release the following Pokemon Figure Key Chain BW Movie 2012 (ポケモンホルダーBW '12劇場版) on 25 May 2012, candy toys, height 5cm.
  • #638 Cobalion, #639 Terrakion, #640 Virizion, 
  • #646 Kyurem (normal), #647 Keldeo
Pokemon Figure Key Chain BW Movie 2012 Package TTA Pokemon Figure Key Chain BW Movie 2012 TTA
Pokemon Figure Key Chain BW 2012 Movie

[ Reference ]

[ Edit ]
22 Apr 2012 :  Added the image

Uploaded Part of Pokemon Fan Vol.21#1

Here is glance of pages of Pokemon Fan Vol.21.
No special news for the movie 15 and new game Black 2 and White 2.

CAUTION : images are ultra heavy
  1. Pokemon Movie 15, page says keyword of new trailer is 'Ice Dragon Gate made by Kyurem'.
  2. Pokemon TV Anime, featuring Donamite
  3. Pokemon TCG, featuring Dragons
Will upload Nobunaga and Battolio tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Web Comic 'Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition' Starts on Noco Video

For the promotion of the game 'Pokemon Plus Nobunaga's Ambition', web comic will start on NocoVideo on 16 March 2012. It will be updated every Friday by Launch Nanatsumu.

WebComic Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition by Launch Nanatsumi from Famistu

[ Reference ]
Launch Nanatsumu : Pixiv, Twitter
NicoVideo (Comic) : Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition Special Page
News Site : Famitsu

Pokemon TV Animation 15th Anniversary Special in PokeSma (TV Tokyo)

Just a topic on Pokemon TV Annime unusually :D
Shouko Nakagawa aka Shokotan is one of main performer in Pokemon TV show PokeSma on Sunday.
According to shokotan's blog, something of 15th years anniversary special for Pokemon TV animation has been recorded in TV Tokyo studio on 6 March 2012.  On air date of it is not revealed at the moment.

Pokemon TV Animation 15th Anniversary Special in PokeSma from Shokotan's blog

[ Reference ]
Shokatan's blog : Dated 6 March 2012 (Hoping be Monferno someday)
TV Tokyo : PokeSma

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Pikachu 3D Jigsaw Puzzle (Ensky)

Ensky will release the following 3D Jigsaw puzzle on 25 April 2012.
  • Piece : 35 pcs, Height : 115 mm
Pikachu 3D Jigsaw Puzzle Ensky
Pikachu 3D Jigsaw Puzzle Ensky from Pokemon Fan Vol.21

[ Reference /Order ]
Ensky Officail Page
Rakuten Shop :  JigsawClub, Adjust, AmiAmi

Uploaded th Images TTA Items (TTA)

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Banpresto Expo Info (Banpresto)

Banpresto Expo was held at Makuharai Chiba, Japan today. Upcoming Pokemon new game prizes are displayed. Here is a clipping from twitters and others. [Updated] Added Meloetta Plush as follow. 2nd one is here.
Many thank you for reporting and sharing the images to @sumib_89, @BANPRE_NOW, @coborico and 地獄の九所封.

[ Waza (Attacks) Museum Figures ]
  • Images from @sumib_89
  • Vol.003 has colors this time. Other images and video in AOU#2012, please see this article.
Pokemon Figure Waza Museum from @sumib_89
Pokemon Figure Waza Museum from @sumib_89

[ Order Vol.001 (Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Zebstrika) ]
Rakuten Shop : CollectToys

[ I Love Eevee Series ]
  • Images from @BANPRE_NOW
  • I Love Eevee (EIEVYU) series will start from October 2012.
I Love Eevee from @BANPRE_NOW

[ DX Figure Series RARTNERS ]
  • Images from @coborico
  • Ash and Cilan (Dento) figures will out in July September 2012, Subway Boss Emmet/Ingo (Nobori/Kudari) will out soon. 
Pokemon Charactor DX figure from @coborico

[ Wakuwaku Get Kuji /1Kuji ] ADD
  • Images from 地獄の九所封.
  • Lot prize, release schedule is unknown, probably in the mid of July 2012.
Pokemon Plush Meloetta from 地獄の九所封

Again many thanks to @sumib_89, @BANPRE_NOW, @coborico and 地獄の九所封.

[ Edit ]
5 Mar 2012 : Added Meloetta plush
7 Jun 2012 : Edited the release schedule of Pokemon PARTNERS

Saturday, March 3, 2012

AAPF Dynamic View (Blog Info)

Thank you for visiting AAPF always.
If want to browse the images in AAPF quickly, would recommend to use dynamic view, it's working on AAPF now. Try to click the following screenshots.

[ Flipcard ]

AAPF Flipcard (Dynamic View)

[ Snapshot ]

AAPF Snapshot (Dynamic View)

[ Default dynamic view (Sidebar) ]

AAPF Default Dynamic View (Sidebar)

You can select seven views as you like. Just add /view to our url when you access.

[ Condition ]
  • Web browser requirement : IE 8 or latest, Firefox 3.5 or latest, Chrome, Safari  (accessable AJAX、HTML5、CSS3)
  • Access from powerful device, using many memory
  • Not customize yet, it will be service-in on blogger/google soon
  • Not working yet for smartphone, blogger/google will solve it soon.

[ Reference ]
Blogger Buzz : Fresh new perspectives for your blog
Google Blogger Help : Dynamic View

Hoping enjoy AAPF more :D

Pokemon Metal Collection BW 3 and 4 (Kyodo)

Kyoudo will re-release the following Pokemon Metal Collection BW 3 and 4 in the middle of June 2012. Capsule toys. A figure/plate has 4 color variation. (gold, silver, brass, shakudo)
As for the previous released lines, please see these articles.

[ Figure ]
  • #494 Victini, #504 Patrat, #530 Excadrill, #572 Minccino, #588 Karrablast, 
  • #594 Alomomola, #600 Klang, #613 Cubchoo, #622 Golett, #618 Stunfisk
[ Plate ]
  • #638 Cobalion, #639 Terrakion, #640 Virizion,
  • #641 Tornadus, #642 Thundurus, #645 Landorus
Pokemon Metal Collection BW 3 4 Kyodo

[ Reference ]
Rakuten Shop : Not Yet Listing
YahooJapan : Auction listing result, Store#1(BW3), Store#2(BW4), Store#3(BW3 4)
Takarajima Web Shop : Pokemon Metal Collection BW 3 4

One more image is uploaded to Pokemon Kids Virizion set

Uploaded Image for Pokemon Kids Virizion Set (Bandai)

Image is uploaded to the following article. Will upload Pokemon Fan Vol.21 several pages soon, my scanner is out of order now XD.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Pokemon Fan / Nobunaga's Book (Shougakukan, Koei)

Pokemon Fan Vol.21 (information magazine for anime/movie/merchandise etc) is published from Shougakukan on 3 March 2012. Will upload the scanning pages soon.
Next Pokemon Fan Vol.22 will come in April.

Pokemon Fan Vol.21 Shougakukan

[ Reference / Order ]
Shougakukan : Pokemon Fan official site 
Amazon JP,
Rakuten Books

For the fan of Pokemon plus Nobunaga's Ambition game, the following books will be published from Koei Tecmo Games in March and April 2012.
  • Official Guide (224 pages, 17 March 2012)
  • Game Visual Setting Guide (128 pages, large size, 28 March 2012)
  • Ultimate Speedrun Guide (400 pages, 17 April 2012)
Will upload the images soon.

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