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Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak! 2019 - Eevee Returns Alongside 2000 Pikachus

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak! 2019 - Eevee Returns Alongside 2000 Pikachus

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The Pikachu Outbreak! 2019 is upon Yokohama. It will offer the largest number of Pikachus yet alongside unique performances, goods, and refreshments. The best thing of all? It is free!

Written by MATCHA-NEWS

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

The yearly Pikachu outbreak in Yokohama has become a fixed date for every Pokemon lover. Always held around the beginning of August, not even the heat can stop the adorable fluffy monsters from taking over Yokohama.

This year the eventer does not only promise the return of marching Eevee's but also over 2000 Pikachus. Pikachus will completely take over Minato Mirai in Yokohama. The event itself can be enjoyed all day long from August 6th until 12th, 2019 but the Pikachu, as well as the Eevee parades, are only held at night.

Minato Mirai x Pikachu Town Parade

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

A light performance of Pikachus in LED costumes in combination with a projection mapping against the backdrop of the Yokohama art museum.
Time: 19:10 and 20:35
On Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 this parade is only held at 20:35
Place: Grand mall park in front of the Yokohama art museum

Minato Mirai x Pikachu Sea Parade

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

Adorable Pikachus performing against the famous Yokohama Bay Bridge while colorful water fountains shoot into the sky all around them.

Time: 18:55, 19:50 and 20:45
Place: Red Brick Park

Minato Mirai x Pikachu Forest Parade

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

Fifty Pikachu will perform at once. This is the largest number of Pikachu in history. They will perform against the enchanting backdrop of luscious trees and the skyscrapers of Minato Mirai sparkling in the night.

Time: 18:55, 19:50 and 20:45
Place: Rinko Park

Pikachu and Eevee Rythm March

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

Just a bunch of cute Pikachu's and Eevee's marching to the rhythm.

Pikachu's Grand March

Time: 18:55, 19:50 and 20:45

Place:
Nippon Maru Memorial Park

Eevee's Grand March

Time: 18:55, 19:50 and 20:45

Place:
Yokohama Queens Square and Queen Mall

POKEGENIC - Pokemon Photo Spots

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

Photo spots featuring various Pokemon can be found all over Minato Mirai. Have fun catching them all!
If you would like to take a picture at the photo spots, please make sure if other people are waiting to do so as well.

Place: Nippon Maru Memorial park, Minato Mirai MARK IS, Navios Yokohama

Special Pikachu Goods

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

No Pikachu event is complete without special goods and snacks.

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

Besides various goods at the event, you can also get special pens and towels at the New Days Convenience store in Yokohama featuring the adorable Pikachu makeover of the Sakuragicho station marker. They are limited and available from Friday, August 2nd. Once they are gone they are gone. 

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak! 2019 - Eevee Returns Alongside 2000 Pikachus

The real Sakuragicho station is actually covered in Pikachus. So make sure to check it out if you have some time.

Drink and Ice Shop by Pokemon Cafe

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

As the Pikachu Outbreak is held in the biggest August heat a refreshment is always welcome, right? How about these adorable Pikachu Pineapple Ice Bars for 500 yen plus tax each. There are four expressions available that are chosen randomly.

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

If you prefer a refreshing drink, they offer Pikachu Orange Lemonade Soda (500 yen plus tax) and Pikachu Mango Pineapple Tapioca Drink (600 yen plus tax) as well which come in adorable Pikachu cups.

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak 2019 - Eevee's Return Alongside 2000 Pikachus

The Shop will be available at three locations. You can find it at Rinko Park (from noon to 20:00), Yamashita Park (10:00 to 17:00), and the Red Brick Warehouse entertainment complex (from noon to 20:00).

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak! 2019

Date: August 6th until August 12th, 2019
Place: The Minato Mirai area of Yokohama
Admission: Free
Train Stations in the Event Area:
JR Sakuragicho Station
Minato Mirai Station on the Minato Mirai Line
Bashamichi Station on the Minato Mirai Line
Nihon-Odori Station on the Minato Mirai Line

Written by Chiara Mischke

Picture courtesy Pokemon

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