Pokémon celebrates its 25th anniversary with a video and lots of new features!
And The Pokémon Company officially opens the celebrations with great information and a nice video that remembers many memories since its inception!
“An iconic franchise in the world of video games and entertainment, adored by millions of fans of all ages and around the world, Pokémon has been a true vector of social connection since its launch in 1996. In 2021, Pokémon remains true to this tradition and is based on a universal language that unites all human beings: music.”
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A musical event for the whole year: the album P25: La Musique!
Big surprise for fans of Katy Perry and Pokémon, the famous American singer Katy Perry will be part of the party! The Pokémon Company will be in collaboration with UMG and their brand strategy division, Universal Music Group for Brands. She also posted a video on her Instagram account and wrote:
She also spoke a little more about her affection for Pokémon and has also already visited the Pokémon Café!
“Whether it’s with the first Game Boy games, the Pokémon JCC games at lunch break, or going on an adventure with Pokémon GO, Pokémon has always been a part of my life.” I even went to the Pokémon Café in Japan when I was on tour. It is an honour to have been chosen to celebrate a brand that has given me so much joy over the past 25 years, and to have had the chance to see the evolution of the way it brings a kind of electric joy to the children around me, and to the children around the world. »
“Katy Perry is something of the embodiment of the Pokémon universe because she shares this positive, fun and exhilarating energy. Katy is an ambassador of choice to celebrate Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, and we look forward to sharing with fans all the other musical collaborations we’ve planned. Explains Colin Palmer, Vice President of Marketing at The Pokémon Company International.
“We are honored to celebrate Pokémon’s 25th anniversary and contribute to the significant cultural impact of this franchise around the world. Together, we have developed a program that will last all year and will include artists from all UMG labels. There is no better way to organize a world party than with music. Said LJ Gutierrez, CEO of UMGB.
Other artists and information as well as the program P25: Music will be announced throughout the year! We can’t wait to see what The Pokémon Company has in store for us !!!
An album for October 16, 2021!
P25: The music will be an album composed of 11 songs, performed by 11 different artists (Katy Perry will participate in this project), the album will be released on October 16, 2021 !!!
Collector’s cards planned for this event!
Remember your very first Pokémon starter cards? THEY’RE BACK! But with the 25th anniversary logo!
Here are the release dates of SpecialBoosters First Partners for different regions:
- 26/February 2021: Collection Classer First Partners. Content: a large-format binder that can hold jumbo cards and a large-format Pikachu promo card. Prices €9.99.
- 5/March 2021: First Partner Packs Galar. Content: 3 large format promo cards of the first Pokémon partners in the Galar region (Ouistempo, Flambino and Larméléon) – 2 classic boosters. Prices €9.99.
- 2/2021:Packs First Partners Alola. Content: 3 large format promo cards of the first Pokémon partners in the Alola region (Brindibou, Flamiaou and Otaquin) – 2 classic boosters. Prices €9.99.
- 7-May 2021:: First Partner Packs Kalos. Content: 3 large format promo cards of the first Pokémon partners in the Kalos region (Marisson, Feunnec and Grenousse) – 2 classic boosters. Prices €9.99.
- 4/June 2021:: First Partner Packs Unys. Content: 3 large format promo cards of the first Pokémon partners in the Unys region (Vipélierre, Gruikui and Moustillon) – 2 classic boosters. Prices €9.99.
July 9, 2021: Sinnoh First Partner Packs. Content: 3 large-format promo cards from the first Pokémon partners in the Sinnoh region (Tortipouss, Ouisticram and Tiplouf) – 2 classic boosters. Price 9.99.
August 6, 2021: Hoenn First Partner Packs. Content: 3 large-format promo cards from the first Pokémon partners in the Hoenn region (Arcko, Poussifeu and Gobou) – 2 classic boosters. Price 9.99.
September 3, 2021: Johto First Partner Packs. Content: 3 large-format promo cards from the first Pokémon partners in the Johto region (Germignon, Héricendre and Kaiminus) – 2 classic boosters. Price 9.99.
October 8, 2021: Kanto First Partner Packs. Content: 3 large-format promo cards from the first Pokémon partners in the Kanto region (Bulbizarre, Salamèche and Carapuce) – 2 classic boosters. Price 9.99.
All products will be available worldwide in partner stores!!
A new binder to store your cards!
You can store the cards in a First Partner Collector’s Binder. It will be released on February 26 for $9.99. It can hold 30 jumbo cards. He’ll come with a Pikachu jumbo card!
This won’t be the only Starter Pokemon promotion for the TCG. Thanks to the leaks, we know there will also be a TCG promotion at McDonalds. We also know that a special 25th anniversary set will be released in the fall, along with the Kanto Partner Pack versions.
And soon more surprises will arrive throughout the year!
And it’s not over yet! The Pokémon Company promises us a lot of surprise so that this anniversary is unforgettable in the eyes of the Pokéfans! Events are planned for the Pokémon anime, Pokémon video games, mobile games, including Pokémon GO and Pokémon Masters EX, and more! Can’t wait for the news to follow!