Details and pictures from Pokemon Center Tokyo DX and Pokemon Cafe's opening ceremony

Over in Japan, Pokemon Co. held an opening ceremony for Pokemon Center Tokyo DX and Pokemon Cafe. This event was intended to give press a look at the locations before their opening to the public tomorrow. Pokemon Center operating officer Kamisato was on-hand at the event to share some tidbits about the new locations, as well as Pokemon Center operations in general.

- sales at various locations such as Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo have seen a 13% increase in 2017
- Pokemon Center Tokyo DX along with Pokemon Cafe will make up the largest Pokemon property in terms of space occupied
- the locations take up a combined 1322 square meters of floor space
- this is the first time The Pokemon Company will open an official and permanent Pokemon Cafe
- as of March 12, over 13,000 people have reserved a seat at the Pokemon Cafe, which is 93% of the cafe’s capacity
- a special “memory walk” in Pokemon Center Tokyo DX showcases the history of the Pokemon video games/trading cards
- there's a screen which allows visitors to view the PokeDex in 9 different languages

Japanese celebrity Ami Kikuchi took the stage a bit later to reveal the menu for the Pokemon Cafe, as well as some merch available at both locations. There will be a mini fan given to customers who purchase 5,000 yen or more of merchandise at Pokemon Center Tokyo DX.

If you want to see more pics from the festivities, you can hit up this link!

from GoNintendo


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