Pikachu Outbreak 2017
More than 1,500 Pikachus of “Pocket Monster” fame will be popping up all over Yokohama for the various shows and parades during a whole week in August! This year, the other characters of “Pocket Monter” will be joining the events as well. Not to mention, the largest ever “Pikachu Carnival Parade” is scheduled on Aug. 14th(Mon.) at Nihon Odori Avenue. The dancers and performers will be parading with over 100 Pikachus in a latine beat! Pikachus will be jacking the whole city on land, sea, and sky! Yokohama will be turned into a grand photogenic city this summer!!
<Pikachu Carnival Parade>
Date & Time: Aug. 14th(Mon.) 2017, 4pm to 5pm
Venue: Nihon Odori Avenue (Nihon Odori Station, 5 min. walk from Kannai Station)
<Pikachu over the Sky & on the Sea>
1. Pikachu Airship
Date & Time: Aug. 9th(Wed.) to 15th(Tues.) 2017, 10am, 12pm, 3pm (it may change due to weather conditions)
Flying Area: Over Minato Mirai 21 area
2. Pikachu Greeting from the Cruise Boat
Date & Time: Aug. 9th(Wed.) to 15th(Tues.) 2017, 11am, 12:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm
Cruising Area: To/from off shore of Nippon Maru Memorial Park & CUPNOODLES MUSEUM
<Pokémon GO Event>
1. Pokémon GO Park
Fun & safe area will appear in Yokohama’s seaside parks for Pokémon GO players!
Date & Time: Aug. 9th(Wed.) to 15th(Tues.) 2017, 10am to 6pm
Venue: Yokohama Redbrick Park (Akarenga Park), CUPNOODLES MUSEUM Park
2. Pokémon GO Stadium
One day only special event for Pokémon GO players to come together! (Pre-registration needed)
Date & Time: Aug. 14th(Mon.) 2017, 6pm to 9pm
Venue: Yokohama Stadium
*How to Apply: Please apply from the offcial site (from July 14th to July 24th, 2017 10am). The winners will be selected by lot.
<Official site> http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/pika_event/en/
<Various Pikachu Shows>
Over 1,500 Pikachus dance and march in Minato Mirai area! Pikachus suddenly appear and dance around Queens Square, Landmark Plaza, Nippon Maru, Redbrick Warehouse and more! “Dripping Wet Splash Show” at Yokohama Redbrick Warehouse is also scheduled.
Dates: Aug. 9th(Wed.) to 15th(Tue.), 2017
Venue: Yokohama Redbrick Warehouse and various facilities around the Minato Mirai area
Aug. 9th(Wed.) to 15th(Tue.), 2017
Closest Railway Station
Minato Mirai Station, Sakuragicho Station