The Pokémon Company is producing two figures based on the upcoming DS game Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition. Historical Japanese warriors are paired with Pokémon as the player engages in tactical battles to conquer 17 castles in the surprising cross-over title.
Zekrom and Nobunaga:
Nobunaga is paired with the legendary dragon Pokémon Zekrom from Black/White.
Mitsuhide and Articuno:
Mitsuhide is paired with the legendary bird Pokémon Articuno, who first appeared in Red/Blue.
The figures run 2,800 yen (a little over US $35) each. Wanna know what else they have in store?
Handkerchiefs [Japanese style] 650 yen (just over US $8) each
Postcard sets 800 yen (about US $10) per set
*four types of standard-sized double pocket clear files (450 yen/~$5.70 each)
*two types of stickers (500 yen/~$6.30 each)
*postcard file (600 yen/~$7.55)
*four types of mini-figure phone strap (650 yen/~$8 each)
*four types of Japanese paper-style memo pads (400 yen/~$5 each)
*handbag [made out of same material as the handkerchiefs in a Japanese style] (700 yen/~$8.81)
The following two items are only available at Pokémon Center:
Mini cushions 1200 yen (a little over US $15) each
Tumbler (design can be changed) 1200 yen (a little over US $15)
All of this merch explodes onto the Japanese market the same day as Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition, March 17th.
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