Taiwan Opens Its First Pokémon Center as the Second Overseas Store, Commemorative ‘Taipei’s Pikachu’ Card Distributed

Inside view of the new Pokémon Center in Taipei

The Pokémon Company’s Taiwanese subsidiary, 寶可夢台灣, launched an official shop, ‘Pokémon Center Taipei,’ in Taipei City on December 8th. Following the Pokémon Center in Singapore which opened at Changi Airport in April 2019, this marks the second Pokémon Center outside of Japan.

With a design inspired by an island surrounded by sea and sky, the store features a rich natural environment. Inside, there’s an area where visitors can enjoy Pokémon card-related contents and videos. At the entrance, characters Pikachu and Dragonite welcome guests.

A commemorative Pokémon card named ‘臺北的皮卡丘 (Taipei’s Pikachu)’ was distributed at the opening event on the 8th.

The location is on the 3F of Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taipei Xinyi Place’s A11 building. The business hours are from 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM, with extended hours until 10:00 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

Commemorative 'Taipei's Pikachu' card

Entrance of the Pokémon Center Taipei with Pikachu and Dragonite

Inside area of the Pokémon Center Taipei

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