Pokémon Sun & Moon Official Launch Event is happening soon in Malaysian and for the first time ever, it will be officially supported by Nintendo, The Pokémon Company and Maxsoft.
It will take place at KDU College in Petaling Jaya on 19th and 20th November 2016 from 10am to 6pm on both days and will be Malaysia’s Biggest Pokémon Celebration with every aspect of the Pokémon Universe.
The highlight of the event is ‘The Point System’ where anyone can take part and rewarded with “points” in the form of stickers, which can be used to redeem Official Pokémon merchandise as they explore the various activities within the Pokémon Universe.
As an Official Launch event, copies of Pokémon Sun and Moon will be made available for sale by Impulse Gaming. There will be a “Catch Them All Contest” and daily Pokémon tournaments For 3DS players . Pokémon VGC (Video Game Championships) will be in the spotlight during the International Pokémon VGC Panel where the event has invited Guest e-Sport Speakers from Thailand, Singapore & Malaysia.
This will be one of the first events to host a Pokémon Tretta, where participants can play the arcade game at a discounted price of RM3 per session. In collaboration with Kaga Amusement Sdn. Bhd., there will be a special Pokémon Tretta Tournament on Day 2, where each contestant will receive a special promo chip only obtainable during special events, with prizes including exclusive Pokémon Tretta Merchandise from Japan.
Other highlights of the event include a Sales Booth by Rukia Plush Heaven selling Official Pokémon Merchandise imported from the Pokemon Center in Japan, Pokémon Wii-U games like Pokkén Tournament & Super Smash Brothers for participants to play freely and a special collaboration with Toysbar who will be conducting a Pokémon Trading Card Game Tutorial & Challenge Booth as well as providing demo decks for newbies to try and play a game of Pokémon TCG.
As for Pokémon Go players, there will be a Pokémon GO Plus Demonstration, as the special Bluetooth device has been imported from Japan and participants are invited to be among the first in Malaysia to test the device. That’s not all as a 16 hours Pokémon GO Lure Party will be going on from 10am to 6pm on both days as well.
Several Guest Cosplayers, including Micho Teh, Sally Teh, Mindy Mica, Kino Mikii and many others, will be attending the event, dressing up as new characters from Pokémon Sun & Moon and old-time favourites like Ash and Misty. Performances featuring Pokémon Songs by Luna Lorrain, an international violinist who has performed in China, Indonesia and Singapore, will be held on both days.
Last but certainly not least, a lot of Cosplayers and Photographers are expected to be present at the event as there will be a Pokémon Themed Cosplay Photo Competition and Pokémon Themed Cosplay Runway Competition, sponsored by Cup Cat Studio and Comic Fiesta.
Tickets can be purchased during the event at a normal entrance fee of RM10 per day while opportunists can catch early bird tickets at a bargain of RM15 for both days, which can be purchased at Toysbar, situated next to Atria Mall, or at Impulse Gaming Sunway Branch.