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Go Ahead And Crawl Inside A Pokémon

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This has been a rough year. What better place to seek warmth and comfort than inside a Pocket Monster?

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Premium Bandai is releasing what it’s calling a 絶対に出たくない (zettai ni detakunai or “I don’t want to go out”) Metapod, suggesting that folks climb in while working from home.

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Illustration for article titled Go Ahead And Crawl Inside A Pokémon
Image: Nintendo/Creatures/Game Freak/TV Tokyo/Sho Pro/JR Kikaku/Pokemon
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It’s priced at 35,000 yen ($335) with pre-orders starting on November 9 in Japan. No word about an international release.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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