The Funko Europe Pokémon collection will kick off with the launch of Pikachu and Bulbasaur Pop! Vinyl figures, with further additions to come in 2021.
Funko has announced it will be partnering with The Pokémon Company International to launch a Pokémon collection of Pop! Vinyl figures from this October.
Pokémon is one of the world’s largest entertainment franchises and has been for over 20 years. The Pokémon family of products includes video games, trading card games, an animated TV series, movies and consumer products.
The hugely anticipated collaboration will kick off with Pikachu and Bulbasaur Pop! Vinyl figures from October, with further additions to follow in 2021. The first collection of figures will consist of a Pikachu 4” Pop! Vinyl, a Pikachu 10” Pop! Vinyl, a Bulbasaur 4” Pop! Vinyl and a Bulbasaur 10” Pop! Vinyl.
Andy Oddie, managing director of Funko (EMEA), commented, “One of the most exciting new opportunities for Funko this side of the Atlantic, we are beyond delighted to bring the Pokémon Pop! Vinyl line to life for our European fans. This is just the beginning, watch this space.”
Mathieu Galante, licensing director at The Pokémon Company International (EMEA) added, “Both Pokémon and Funko are iconic pop culture brands and we are thrilled that this collaboration will, for the first time, provide fans across Europe the opportunity to add a new dimension to their Pokémon experience.”
The Pikachu and Bulbasaur Pop! Vinyl figures will be available from October, with listings in leading European retailers; Smyths Toys Superstores (UK & Ireland), Toys Center (Italy), Fnac (France), Müller (Germany), Salling Group – Bilka BR and Føtex (Nordics) and El Corte Inglés (Spain).