It’s the 20th anniversary of Pokémon, and the franchise has never been more popular. The trading card game is hotter than ever, the video game series is going strong, and you’ve likely already bumped into someone on the street (literally) trying to catch ’em all on their phone. As part of Get Pop-Cultured, Barnes & Noble is getting in on the fun with a day celebrating your favorite gotta-catch-’em’all creatures. Come to your local B&N to snap a photo with a Pikachu and Charizard standee and learn trading card game strategies to aid you on your quest to become a Pokémaster. Plus, in stores only from July 16-29, get a bonus online code with purchase of a Pokémon Trading Card Game Product for $11.95 or more.
Got PokéFever? Here are great gift ideas for every Pokémon Trainer.
Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon) (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Gotta catch ’em all—but how will you know if you have? This comprehensive guide includes facts and statistics on over 700 Pokémon. Updated and expanded from the 2012 edition, the new Deluxe Essential Handbook includes 64 pages of new information about the Kalos characters from thePokémon X & Y videogames, plus everything you need to know about the new Mega EvolvedPokémon. Twenty years on, the world of Pokémon is more complicated than ever before; this book is an indispensable tool for any Pokemon trainer.
Mythical Shaymin Pin Box
Shaymin is one of the elusive Mythical Pokémon. Its back is covered with green fur that looks like grass with pink flowers, so it blends in with the scenery—but when it transforms into its Sky Forme, it looks like a graceful reindeer. Shaymin are rare and seldom seen, but you can capture one for yourself with this special box, which includes a collector’s pin and a brand-new foil promo card, both featuring Shaymin, as well as two special Pokémon TCG: Generations booster packs and a code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.
Pokémon Break Evolution Box
Pokemon BREAK is a new way to boost your Pokémon by evolving in a new direction. Make a BREAK for it and power up your Pokémon with this box, which includes three brand-new promo cards featuring Pokémon BREAK, an oversize BREAK card, five booster packs, and a code card for the online game.
Pokémon TCG: Red & Blue Collection
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pokémon with an old favorite Pokéfriend: Charizard. This collection includes a brand-new foil promo card featuring Charizard-EX, four booster packs, a Charizard figure, a card holder and a code for the online trading card game.