Pikachu Outbreak

SO…MANY…PIKACHUS!!! 2019’s Pikachu Outbreak takes over Yokohama with cuteness【Photos, video】

SoraNews24 heads to the Tokyo-area bayside oasis to spend warm summer nights chasing, and finding, Pokémon!

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The full Pikachu Outbreak 2019 Pikachu/Eevee show and parade schedule is here!

All shows to be held at night, so you can enjoy the Pokémon fun without the scorch of the sun.

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Talking Pikachu ticket gates now welcoming travelers in Japan at this train station【Video】

Visitors to the site of the Pikachu Outbreak get a special hello from the Pokémon star himself!

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Japan’s real-world Pikachu Outbreak 2019 dates announced, so make your travel plans now!

The Pokémon will be staying up late this year so you can bask in their adorableness while staying out of the scorching sun.

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There’s something kind of off about these Pikachu costumes spotted around the world

With human faces staring out of their mouths, overly long legs, and dead eyes, these Pikachus aren’t exactly cute.

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Pikachu Outbreak 2018 photos! Pikachus parade through Yokohama, bust out dance moves at night

In previous years, the famous and adorable Pokémon went to sleep when the sun went down, but this time they’re staying up late to party!

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First-ever Eevee outbreak is going on in Japan right now, and it’s awesomely adorable【Photos】

Eevees appears en masse at the annual Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama to grab their share of the Pokémon spotlight.

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Pikachu Outbreak 2018: World’s first Eevee march to join Pokémon summer celebrations in Japan!

Because the only thing better than seeing 1,500-plus Pikachus is seeing a squad of Eevees at the same time.

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Pikachu Outbreak 2018 announced for Yokohama, and this time the party continues into the night!

Special after-dark Pokémon parade means fans will want to stick around all day to see the 1,500-plus Pikachus.

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Pikachu Outbreak event causes growing pains for Yokohama

The sheer number of people undoubtedly brought a lot of revenue to the area, but the chaos from hosting such a large crowd also took its toll on area residents and police.

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Even when getting stabbed in the face, Pikachu remains cute, photos prove【Photos】

No attacks are effective at damaging Pikachu’s cuteness.

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Mewtwo makes long-awaited Pokémon GO debut in Yokohama fan event

The most sinister Pokémon of all crashes the Pikachu Outbreak festivities.

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World’s largest Pikachu and Poké Ball appear on Ferris wheel in Japan【Videos】

It takes a big Poké Ball to catch a giant Pokémon.

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Pikachu blimp, Meowth hot air balloon lift off in Japan for Pikachu Outbreak 2017【Videos】

Pokémon in the sky in Yokohama!

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Pikachu, I choose you… to take over vending machines in Japan!【Video】

This year’s Pikachu Outbreak is extending its awesomeness to vending machines nationwide!

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Sprint And Pokémon GO Want To Send You To Japan!

Sprint wants to send you and three of your friends to Yokohama for the Pikachu Outbreak Festival in August!

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Sounds like this year’s Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama is going to have other Pokémon species too!

Fans are keeping their fingers crossed about this summer’s “Not Just Pikachu Pikachu Outbreak” event.

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Hey, that’s not Pikachu! Sharp-eyed fans spot an imposter at Japan’s annual Pikachu Outbreak

It turns out there are two species to see at the awesome Pokémon event.

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Pics of Pikachu packs from a day of Pokémon hunting in Yokohama【Video】

A few weeks ago, the handlers of the Pokémon franchise announced the Pikachu Tairyou Hassei Chu, or “An Outbreak of Pikachus” event. First they brightened our day with a TV ad showing the adorable Pocket Monsters hanging out in a shopping mall. Then they teased us with a photo of the electrified rodents landing on the dock.

And now, they’re here!

We grabbed our cameras and went Pikachu hunting in Yokohama, and we were not disappointed. We were, though, almost completely paralyzed by the awesome overdose of cuteness that comes from a parade of a pack of 20 Pikachus.

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