Largest Pokémon Center In Japan To Open In Osaka



On November 26th, Nintendo will open a new Pokémon Center to the Japanese public in Osaka, measuring at nearly 9,000 square feet, effectively making it the largest Pokémon store in the world. In addition to Meowth and Pikachu, new starter from Pokémon Black/White, Pokabu, has been added to the Pokémon Center Osaka logo.


The store, as reported by Anime News Network will carry over 2,500 kinds of Pokémon goods, including exclusive ones to commemorate its opening. A "union room" will allow Pokémon players and fans to gather for card game tournaments.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.