It’s Pokemon fever all over again! Just last week McDonald’s launched the exclusive Pikachu carrier. To some, it was just in time for mid-autumn. Throw in lighted fairy lights and it transforms into a beautiful lantern. The trading card and game mat that come with it are bonuses. This is still available at S$12.90 with selected meals from McDonald’s till 22 September 2022
Skechers Pokémon Collection Foamies
Today, Skechers has launched its Pokémon Foamies collection for men and women. The kids’ collection will launch in October.
The collection features five Pokémon characters. Pikachu, Eevee, Jigglypuff, Charizard and Snorlax are prominently featured on Skechers GOwalk 5 Foamies. Purchase any two items from the Pokémon collection by Skechers at selected Skechers Concept Stores and get a free Pokémon Dry Bag that features a roll-top closure secured by a single buckle, an airtight seal and is made from waterproof material.
These slip-ons are crafted with a draining system that ensures quick drying. Foamies feature a lightweight, perforated EVA upper with a convertible heel strap, responsive ULTRA GO cushioning midsole and a contoured footbed with dual-density foam. This is enhanced by the high-rebound Comfort Pillar Technology that ensures sturdy support for the feet with every stride.
Scoot Pokémon Livery
Japan-based The Pokémon Company launches Pokémon Air Adventures in Singapore with Scoot for an exclusive Pikachu Jet in Singapore. The Pikachu Jet features a unique livery and themed inflight amenities and experiences including Pikachu-related merchandise.
This is the first ASEAN airline outside of Japan to launch a unique Pokémon-themed inflight experience. Passengers can look forward to inflight amenities bearing Pokémon designs, including original merchandise such as tote bags, lanyards, bucket hats and a collector’s edition of the aircraft model donned with the special livery.
These have been available for purchase during flight bookings through Scoot’s website and mobile app since 9 September, and onboard the inaugural flight. Additionally, a selection of specially curated Japanese inflight meals have been prepared to support the Pikachu Jet TR launch for the coming two quarters and are also available for pre-order.
Scoot has announced planned flight routes for the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner within Asia including Tokyo (Narita) and Seoul from 9 September 2022. The fixed flight routes for the Pokémon-themed flights will rotate every 2-3 months.
Sales of flights for the Pokémon Air Adventures were announced earlier this month which will commence from 9 September 2022. With initial routes set for Tokyo (Narita) and Seoul, customers can look forward to fare prices for one-way tickets starting from S$333 and S$231 respectively.
Pikachu Weekend in Singapore
A special Pikachu Weekend will be held in Singapore from 18 to 20 November 2022 as part of The Pokémon Company’s ongoing support for international travel and Singapore’s tourism economy. The event at Marina Bay will feature a night show alongside an exciting Pokémon Go event, “Pokémon GO Safari Zone, Singapore which will be held at Gardens by the Bay. Pikachu wearing a purple T-shirt (Flower), will be appearing in the wild from November 2022 for over one year to celebrate this event. Travellers to Singapore can try their luck and look for this exclusive Pikachu. For the first time in Pokémon GO, users will be able to encounter Shiny Purrloin.