Downtown Zakka(miscellaneous goods)Jun. 02, 2016 UPDATE
Newly opened Pokémon Center in Kyoto

Pokémon Center Kyoto

pokemon center kyoto
The must-see quality of this Pokémon Center is the interior with strong imagery of the legendary Pokémon, Ho-Oh and Lugia. Inside of the store, such as the walls, are black instead of white like most other Pokémon Centers. The ambiance of traditional city of Kyoto is reflected in the store, you may feel more of Japanese essence in Pokémon Center in Kyoto than any other locations.
Our Comments
Popular in Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Highly Recommended
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
For Enthusiasts
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
Finally a Pokémon Center in Kyoto! They have items that was created in celebration of this Pokémon Center like Maikohan Pikachu. If you are in Kyoto and are a Pokémon fan, it's a must-go place. I think not many people know this Pokémon Center since it just opened in March of 2016.
maikohan pikachu
Recommend !
Maikohan Pikachu / ¥2,400
To celebrate the grand opening of this Kyoto branch, you can find this adorable Pikachu wearing Kimono. Pikachu is dressed up like a maiko, catching Kyoto-like style. It’s definitely worth getting for you to add to your collection or for a memento of your trip in Kyoto.
Recommend !
Cookies / ¥1,200
The Pokémon Center sells snacks also! You can find cute Pokémon packages such as this one of Pikachu. You may want to consider keeping the boxes even if you finish eating them. There are other snacks as well consider getting some for yourself and for souvenirs.
pokemon plushies
Check it out !
Pokémon Plushies / Varies
Check out the array of Pokémon plushies! Pikachu remains one of the most popular plushies of all time. Every month, the “Monthly Pair Pikachu” is released. For June’s Monthly Pair Pikachu, two Pikachu are under an umbrella representing the rainy season. Definitely consider coming back again and again to see the new Monthly Pair Pikachu which changes every month.
poncho wearing pikachu
Check it out !
Poncho-wearing Pikachu / ¥2,000
Check out these exclusive Ho-Oh poncho and Lugia poncho-wearing Pikachu plushies exclusively made to celebrate the opening of this Pokémon Center. Buy in pairs! Any collector will be exceptionally happy to get these limited items.
How to buy
Ask the staff to see which items are limited to this location only.
- Shopping Tips -
Store layout and background sound is unique from other locations.
pokemon center kyoto
Pokémon Center Kyoto
Categories Zakka(miscellaneous goods)
Phone +81 75-254-8001
Address 5F Takashimaya Kyoto Store 52 Nishiiru Shincho, Kawaramachi, Shijodori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Directions ・Direct underground passage from Hankyu Kyoto Line Kawaramachi Stn.
・5-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Stn.
Hours 10am - 8pm
Closed New Year's Day and days Takashimaya is closed
Price range
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Credit cards Accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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English speaking staff on-site
Information Japanese
Languages spoken Japanese, English
Shipping services Not available
Pokémon Center Kyoto +81 75-254-8001 -1/3

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