Dancing Pikachu Horde

6th Aug–12th Aug, 2019
Pikachus parade | Photo by Yoshikazu TAKADA used under CC

You’ve probably seen clips of a parade of giant dancing Pikachu on Youtube, but it can’t beat seeing (and dancing with) the real thing.

For those of you who are old, without kids or haven’t been in Japan for long, Pikachu is the most well-known Pokemon (pocket monster) from the popular kids’ TV program/game/commercial phenomenon.

The 2,000-strong Pikachu army will be at different places all around Minato Mirai in Yokohama from the 6th of August until the 12th. This year there is a tie-in with Pokemon-GO, with advance sign-up required (you choose one day to attend and a lottery selects winning applicants).

Dates: 6th Aug–12th Aug, 2019
Entry: Free
Closest station(s): Minatomirai Station, Sakuragicho Station
Web: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/i...
Link in Japanese
Area: Minatomirai
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2 Responses to “Dancing Pikachu Horde”

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    Samuel Chao June 20, 2015

    Amazing. Wish we had more of this in the west.

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    Brydie Shackleford August 11, 2016

    Would it be possible for someone to translate the website for me and tell me where they’ll be on Friday?


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