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Pokemon is coming to Minato Mirai this summer! !

この夏、ポケモンがみなとみらいにやってくる!!

The ``Pokémon World Championships 2023,'' a world tournament to determine the world champions of ``Pokémon Scarlet and Violet,'' ``Pokémon Card Game,'' ``Pokémon GO,'' and ``Pokémon Unite,'' will be held for the first time in Japan. Yokohama is the place where many players from all over the world participate and engage in fierce battles aiming to become the pinnacle of Pokémon battles.

To commemorate this event, the "Pokemon World Championships 2023 Yokohama Minato Mirai Event" (WCS Yokohama Minato Mirai Event) will be held from August 8th (Tuesday) to 14th (Monday) near the venue of "Pokemon World Championships 2023". will be done.

Why not spend a fun summer with your Pokemon!

*The lottery for participating in the event has ended.
*Please be sure to check the official website etc. for information as some may not be viewable depending on the congestion situation.

What is “Pokémon World Championships 2023”?
The Pokemon World Championships 2023 is a world championship for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, the Pokemon card game, Pokemon GO, and Pokemon Unite. Many players from all over the world will participate and a heated battle will take place for the world champion.
This year, 2023, the event will be held in Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa, and will be held from August 11th (Friday/Holiday) to August 13th (Sunday).

WCS Yokohama Minatomirai event event overview
To commemorate the Pokémon World Championships 2023 being held in Japan, various events will be held mainly in Yokohama Minato Mirai. In addition to the parade and summer festival where many Pokemon appear,
Many events are held where you can experience the world of Mon. Let's have a fun summer together with Pokemon.
[Event schedule] August 8th (Tuesday) to August 14th (Monday), 2023 (7 days)
*Holding dates and times vary for each event.
For details, please check the event information below.
[Venue] Yokohama/Minato Mirai area
[Contents] Pokemon Summer Festival Park
Pokémon Fantastic Live Show
∟We Move!!
∟Imagination! Into the Next!!
∟Pikachu Gathering!!
∟Let's Celebrate! The Pokémon Parade!!
pokemon trainers cruise
pokegenic
[Official website] Click here

Pokemon Summer Festival Park

The Pokémon Company

A Pokemon summer festival will be held at Rinko Park in Yokohama. At this event, you can enjoy lively festival stalls inspired by the Pokemon series of games. For example, there will be activities such as ``magikarp fishing'' and ``monster ball throwing,'' allowing participants to have fun and experience the world of Pokemon.

Additionally, a large tower will be set up at the venue, where the Bon Odori dance will be held. Let all participants dance a fun Bon dance to the music arranged in the background music that incorporates the world of Pokemon and the performance of Japanese drums.

[Date and time] August 11th (Friday/Holiday) - August 14th (Monday) 9:00-19:00
*Venues are subject to change. Duration of stay will be 90 minutes each time.
*The event date and time are subject to change.
[Venue] Rinko Park, 1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
[Participation method] Advance lottery system (participation fee free)
*Please check the ticket reservation site for detailed information.
Application period: June 19th (Monday) 14:00 to July 3rd (Monday) 13:59

Notes: *The event may be canceled or the contents may change due to weather or requests from related parties.
*Even if the event is canceled or the contents are changed, we will not reschedule it to another date.

Pokémon Fantastic Live Show

Great shows and parades are held during the day and at night, and many Pokemon appear.

Program “We Move!!”

The Pokémon Company

[Performance schedule] Once a day from August 8th (Tuesday) to August 14th (Monday)
[Performance time] Scheduled to start at 20:30 and end at 20:55
[Performance location] Rinko Park Tide Pond Area, 1-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
[How to watch] Advance lottery system (participation fee free)
*For detailed information, please check the event reservation lottery reception site.
[Application period] June 19th (Monday) 14:00 to July 3rd (Monday) 13:59

"Imagination! Into the Next!!"

The Pokémon Company

[Performance schedule] Twice daily from August 8th (Tuesday) to August 14th (Monday)
[Performance time] 1st performance: Starts at 7:15pm - Scheduled to end at 7:30pm
2nd show: Scheduled to start at 8:30 pm and end at 8:45 pm
[Performance location] Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Red Brick Park, 1-1 Shinminato, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
[How to watch] Advance lottery system (participation fee free)
*For detailed information, please check the event reservation lottery reception site.
[Application period] June 19th (Monday) 14:00 to July 3rd (Monday) 13:59

"Pikachu Gathering!!"

The Pokémon Company

[Performance schedule] Twice daily from August 8th (Tuesday) to August 14th (Monday)
[Performance time] August 8th (Tuesday) - August 13th (Sunday)
1st show: Scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. and end at 3:15 p.m.
2nd show: Starts at 16:45 - Scheduled to end at 17:00
Monday, August 14th
1st show: Scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. and end at 1:15 p.m.
2nd show: Scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. and end at 3:15 p.m.
[Performance location] Grand Mall Park, 3 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
[How to participate] Participation is free.
There is no need to apply and you can view it freely from the viewing area on the day.
*Depending on the congestion situation on the day, you may not be able to view it.

"Let's Celebrate! The Pokémon Parade!!"

The Pokémon Company

[Performance schedule] August 14th (Monday)
[Performance time] Scheduled to start from 16:00 to end at 16:40
[Performance location] Keyaki Street, Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
[How to watch] Advance lottery system (participation fee free)
*For detailed information, please check the event reservation lottery reception site.
[Application period] June 19th (Monday) 14:00 to July 3rd (Monday) 13:59

pokemon trainers cruise

The Pokémon Company

The cruise ship "Nippon Maru" will be open for a limited time as a special version of the "Pokémon Trainer's Cruise".
On the Pokémon Trainer's Cruise, there are many spaces onboard the ship where Pokémon trainers from all over the world can interact. Participants can bring their own Nintendo Switch and Pokemon card game deck and enjoy Pokemon battles and trading in a casual atmosphere.

[Date and time] August 11th (Friday/Holiday) and August 12th (Saturday) 9:00-20:00
Sunday, August 13th 9:00-12:00
[Venue] Shinko Wharf No. 9 Pier, 2-14-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture Inside the passenger ship "Nippon Maru"
[How to participate] Please check the official website for details on how to participate.
       

pokegenic

The Pokémon Company

Various Pokemon appear in Yokohama! ? There will be many photo spots within the venue, including an area where you can feel the atmosphere of Pokemon that can be found in various regions, and a station filled with art that celebrates the holding of "Pokemon World Championships 2023." Search, take photos, share your memories and have fun!

[Schedule] August 8th (Tuesday) to August 14th (Monday)
*Only along the Minato Mirai Line, scheduled for mid-July to mid-August.
[Venue] Queen's Square Yokohama, Navios Yokohama, Nippon Maru Memorial Park,
MARK IS Minato Mirai, Marine and Walk Yokohama, Yokohama Cosmo World,
Yokohama Hammerhead, Yokohama World Porters, Landmark Plaza,
Along the Minato Mirai Line, Minato Mirai Station, JR Sakuragicho Station, Shin-Yokohama Station,
Around the Minato Mirai area (*The installation location is subject to change)
[How to participate] No advance reservation required, you can participate freely


General event notes
*For some events, we plan to have staff who can speak English.
*When participating in each event, please bring drinks, towels, etc., and make sure to stay hydrated and maintain your health to avoid heat stroke.
*Each event may be changed or canceled due to guidance/requests from the government, local authorities, regulatory agencies, public health centers, etc., weather (high temperature, heavy rain, etc.), or other reasons.
*Parking spaces in the surrounding area are limited, so please use public transportation when coming.
*Please take your garbage home with you.
*Please refrain from activities that may pose a danger to those around you, such as using your smartphone while walking.
*On the day of the event, media personnel and the organizer's recording staff may be present to interview or photograph customers. Please also note that still images and videos taken during interviews may be publicly displayed on the official websites of The Pokémon Company and The Pokémon Company International, SNS, YouTube channels, or articles in various media. .
*If you are under the age of 18 and wish to attend this event, please check the youth protection ordinances of neighboring prefectures and comply with the ordinances.

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