The Pokémon Company announced the next big collaboration coming to Pokémon GO is with Eiichiro Oda’s manga and anime series, One Piece. The event starts July 22 with a special Straw Hat Pikachu. [Thanks, Serebii.]
The event is expected to start on July 22 at 4:00 UTC and ends on July 29 at 4:00 UTC. The special Straw Hat Pikachu will appear in the game worldwide.
A Straw Hat outfit will be available for the trainers. Furthermore, a special One Piece statue will also be placed in Kumamoto, Japan, along with special PokéStop artwork by Eiichiro Oda as part of a way to support Kumamoto’s rebuild from recent earthquake damage.
Pokémon GO is available for iOS and Android.