Pikachu Is Now Selling KFC In China

[Image: Maxtch | r/pokemon]
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Last year, KFC rolled out a special Pokémon campaign in Japan, complete with Pikachu on the bucket. And this year, the character is coming to KFCs in China.

Redditor Maxtch spotted the above ad at Xujiahui Station in Shanghai. Those who buy one of the meal deals get a collectible Pikachu figurine.

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