The Pokemon Company and Japan Sumo Association introduced a collaboration that can see Pokemon content material displaying up at upcoming Sumo occasions in Japan. It will start with Pikachu and Makuhita’s mascot appearances within the forthcoming children’ tournaments. Pokemon-related flags can even seem on the Grand Sumo Tournaments in November 2021 and January 2022.
The Wanpaku Sumo National Boys Tournament on October 31, 2021, may have a Pikachu mascot seem to cheer on the contributors. The Sumo-themed Pokemon Makuhita will accompany Pikachu on the Wanpaku Girls Tournament on November 14, 2021.
The Pokemon Company can even arrange flags associated to the franchise on the skilled Grand Tournaments. Flags adorned with field artwork of legacy Pokemon titles will seem on the ultimate day of the Fukuoka Grand Sumo Tournament on November 28, 2021. The January 2022 Tournament, set to happen at Kokugikan in Tokyo, will see flags of greater than 200 completely different Pokemon, together with Pikachu and Makuhita.
Pokemon content material has just lately proven up in lots of real-life occasion collaborations, because the franchise celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary in 2021. Universal Studios Japan will see Pikachu be a part of Mario and different well-known characters within the theme park’s parades in 2022. The U.S. can even get a brand new balloon that includes Pikachu and Eevee on the 2021 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.