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Pokemon: RBY sprite merchandise coming to Japan on 2/27

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Starting on February 27th, Pokemon Centers and Amazon JP will sell 8 bit Pokemon goods using the sprites from the original games. They have everything from stickers to shirts to hats (made by NewEra no less), all for totally not rip off prices!











Cushions: ¥2500
Pikachu hat: ¥5900 (lol)
Not Pikachu hat: ¥5400
T-shirts: ¥1500
Backpack: ¥8200
Bag: ¥6800
Keychain: ¥450
Pen case: ¥800
File folder: ¥280
Hand towel: ¥400
Bigger towl: ¥1000

I think this merch is pretty cool. When I went to the Pokemon Center, I was a bit disappointed that there wasn't more obscure or interesting merchandise like this. You can now praise helix in style.
 

Toxi

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They thought a screenshot of Pokemon 1st Gen on a black background would make an appealing shirt design? Were they on drugs?
 

PensivePen

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The shirts being a black shirt with a screengrab from the game printed on them is pretty awful.

Not gonna lie though, I dig the hats.
 
I saw the title and was going to be upset if the merchandise didn't come to the US, but the shirts are plain stupid (seriously, just screenshots?), and while everything else is awesome, I don't wear hats and have no use for the rest. Soooo... Guess I don't have to worry about whether or not these get released here. :p
 

Zomba13

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I like those hats and are those things pillows at the top? I need me a surf pillow.
 

Illucio

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Pokemon is really doubling down trying to sell people on Nostalgia with this whole anniversary. It's starting to sicken me a little bit.
edit: In a good way.