First "Pokémon Gym" Opening in Japan

Sanoyas Interactions launches attraction on November 19th

Sanoyas Interactions has announced plans to open a Pokémon EXPO Gym in Osaka on November 19th. There's a 500yen admission fee, which comes with membership Pokepera translator (IC card). Then young, would-be trainers will use attractions like Charizard’s Battle Colosseum (costing 600yen and running 10-15 minutes) or Pokemon BATTLE Bowling  to hone their Pokémon skills (300yen) and get help from Machamp or Gardevoir at help centers (300-400yen).


An integrated app will allow visitors to track stats and rankings.



via 4gamer and LiveDoor


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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