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Nintendo, Universal Studios Partnership Brings Pokémon to Theme Parks


The collectible monsters of the Pokémon sequence would be the subsequent Nintendo characters to be featured at Common Studios Japan.

Common Studios introduced that they’ve entered into a brand new, “long-term” partnership with The Pokémon Firm, the subsidiary of Nintendo that manages all issues Pocket Monster-related. “The globally popularPokémon characters combined with Universal’s innovative approach to creating authentic and one-of-a-kind theme park entertainment promise excitement for the entire family,” stated Common Studios Japan President and CEO J.L. Bonnier. Tsunekasu Ishihara, the president and CEO of The Pokémon Firm, who followers of the video games might acknowledge because the host of a lot of Nintendo’s Pokémon Presents livestreams, stated of the brand new partnership, “This strategic alliance with Universal Studios Japan reflects our commitment to continue delivering the joy of Pokémon in ever evolving ways for years to come. We are looking forward to the day when we can welcome fans from around the world to all enjoy it together.”

Neither firm introduced any particular particulars relating to new points of interest, rides or merchandise, however many are already assuming that the announcement of this partnership is step one in the direction of seeing a devoted Pokémon land on the the theme park. The largely Tremendous Mario-themed Tremendous Nintendo World opened at Common Studios Japan earlier this 12 months, and regardless of journey and attendance restrictions within the area as a result of on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the brand new park seems to be success, as Nintendo and Common Studios have already introduced plans to develop the park with a big, new Donkey Kong-themed space sooner or later. Comparable Nintendo-themed expansions are additionally deliberate for Common Studios’ theme parks in the US and different areas.

The brand new theme park deal is the newest announcement to come back out of the year-long celebration of Pokémon‘s twenty fifth anniversary. The unique video games within the sequence, Pocket Monsters Crimson and Inexperienced, have been initially launched for the black-and-white Sport Boy in Japan in 1996. The Pokémon Firm has celebrated the multi-billion greenback franchise’s large anniversary with a variety of new releases throughout a number of types of media; the brand new season of the Pokémon Journeys anime will quickly debut completely on Netflix, and a brand new Pokémon anime sequence, Pokémon Evolutions, has launched on the corporate’s official YouTube channel. Nintendo has additionally launched a number of Pokémon video video games all year long, together with New Pokémon Snap, a sequel to the traditional Nintendo 64 pictures sport. The subsequent video games within the sequence, Pokémon Good Diamond and Shining Pearl, are scheduled to be launched on Nov. 19.

Supply: Universal Studios Japan


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