Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

In Japan, there are loads of Pokémon-branded goods. Some of them look fine, some of them don't. These, however, are something special.

The Pokemon Center, a chain of Pocket Monster shops in Japan, is collaborating with Shinzi Katoh, a designer who does all sorts of goods. In his thirty-year career, he's apparently designed over ten thousand items.

His line of Pokémon goods are terrific. Have a look:

Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

Perhaps The Cutest Pokémon Goods I've Ever Seen

They seem fairly reasonably priced for these kinds of design goods (a ball point pen is 450 yen, or US$4.50, while a wallet is 3,800 yen or $38). They go on sale starting today at Pokemon Centers across Japan.

雑貨デザイナーShinzi Katoh氏とポケモンセンターの、コラボレーション商品がいよいよ発売! [Pokemon]

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