The Pokémon 25th anniversary is in full swing. Not only are fans receiving three games in the near future, but merchandise based on the series is running rampant, too. Case in point: Japanese company Shiseido’s upcoming line of official Pokémon sunscreen. Its Anessa product will soon feature a variety of famous pocket monsters on the packaging.
When I think of protection from the fury of a distant star, Pokémon sunscreen immediately springs to mind
Check out a commercial for the skincare below:
Thanks for destroying the lady’s house over and over every time she wakes, Pikachu. It’s like the movie Groundhog Day, but with a cuter animal at the forefront and neverending screaming. I can’t believe this is about sunscreen.
Different territories in Asia will be acquiring a combination of variants. Japan will get the Pikachu, Squirtle, and Eevee bottles, China will obtain Pikachu, Squirtle, Psyduck, and Jigglypuff containers, and Hong Kong is left with only the Pikachu version. Charmander will be exclusive to travel retail.
There are also video snippets showing off a particular Pokémon and its corresponding vial. They are less terrifying than the main advertisement:
Enthusiasts, are you interested in acquiring a bottle of Pokémon sunscreen? Do you live in any of the countries listed above that will roll out the skincare this month? Let us know below.