Takara Tomy launched HelloPocha, an interactive toy model of Piplup from Pokemon, on November 13, 2021. It is on the market from the official Takara Tomy web site, in addition to different locations that promote toys. The HelloPocha Piplup robotic toy prices 3,300 JPY, which is roughly $29. [Thanks, Hobby Watch!]
In the previous, Takara Tomy launched two different comparable interactive robotic toys. As one could count on, they appeared like Pikachu and Eevee. The HelloPocha Piplup toy will react whenever you say, “Hey, Piplup!” When it hears you discuss to it, it can react by transferring its beak, laughing, or singing. It can even use Bubble Beam. Because there’s a hole between its flippers and its physique, you’ll be able to clip it on to one thing, comparable to how one can clip a pen to your pocket. It is about 100 x 130 x 70 mm in measurement, which makes it fairly small. If one so needs, they’ll take it round with them exterior.
With Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl on the horizon, Piplup has appeared much more typically than regular in merchandise. The Pokemon Company introduced an enormous Piplup plush in August 2021. It additionally collaborated with varied meals firms to launch Piplup-branded Lawson Karaage-kun and Tokyo Banana.
The HelloPocha Piplup toy is on the market on-line and in shops in Japan. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will seem on the Nintendo Switch worldwide on November 19, 2021.