Pokemon Center in Ikebukuro - a Report of "Mega" Opening

Pokemon Center in Ikebukuro - a Report of "Mega" Opening, Tokyo, Japan (B)

Pokemon Center Tokyo moved from Hamamatsucho and Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo newly opened in Ikebukuro Sunshine City alpa on 12th December.

According to a shop crew, some people arrived there around 6 a.m. There were so many visitors that they decided to open the shop 1 hour and 20 minutes earlier. That's why I saw some people with Pokemon Center's shopping bags when I arrived at 9:50.

It is not very uncommon to be in a line for a long time in Tokyo. After all my experiences in a line, when I saw the looooong line, I got worried about how long I'd wait.

But it was not so boring to be in line. I had a lot to do. Walls are all Pokemons. My favorite Booster is among them.

Everyone had their Nintendo 3DS. Many were playing Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire just released in November. I was so busy at Street Pass Mii Plaza. My Street Pass light was twinkling all the time. There were some Germans, Australians and Americans. Welcome to Tokyo!

And I saw some lucky boys with Pokemon Center's Birthday Crowns. They have birthday coupons, too. Happy birthday! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pokemon Center in Ikebukuro - a Report of "Mega" Opening
Guide Location: Japan » Tokyo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kozue Mitani
Read it on Author's Website: http://blog.tokyo-direct-guide.com/2014/12/pokemon-center-mega-tokyo-in-ikebukuro-opened.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo

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