Pokemon has its own shops in Japan. This famous video games series from Nintendo and Game Freaks regularly offers new derivative products with creatures of his universe.
Although there are several Pokémon official online shops around the world, some Pokémon goodies are only available on the Japanese version of the Pokémon Center. Many Pokémon fans are browsing the pages of the Pokémon Center Japan website to see products they could not find on the sites in their area.
The official Pokemon Online Store in Japan does not ship overseas. If you wish to purchase Pokémon goodies, you will need to use a proxy shopping service, such as White Rabbit Express.
In this part, I explain how to buy products on Pokemon Center Online Japan without moving from home. You will need to use White Rabbit Express, our proxy purchase service to get your items shipped to your address.
The Pokemon Center Japanese Store is located at: pokemoncenter-online.com
The homepage is confusing if you do not read Japanese. The main means of navigation are:
By scrolling the home page down, you will see new products, personalized recommendations as well as the best-selling items, and finally the product categories.
You can use the two navigation methods we talked about to find Pokémon products that might interest you.
You can enter keywords and search using the search bar on the left of the site header. You will arrive on a search page listing the products that match your keywords.
You can refine your search by clicking on the "更に詳しく探す" button. That will open a drop-down menu. You will find several parameters that will allow you to be more precise and reduce the number of results on the page. Here are translations of some of these parameters:
Once you have selected all the criteria of your choice, you will be able to click on the big gray button to reduce the size of the list of displayed items. You just have to browse and choose the products that interest you by clicking on them. You will then arrive on the product page.
The main menu of the Pokemon Center site has five links:
You can select any of these links to access products on the site. Once you have found an item that interests you, click on it to access its product page.
Once you are sure you want to buy a product, all you have to do is go to the White Rabbit Express app. You just have to copy the URLs of the products you are interested in one by one in the "Product Link" field.
To be able to copy a URL, the product page must be open in your web browser. Click on the address bar of your browser, then press Ctrl + A at the same time to select the entire URL. Finally, copy the address by clicking Ctrl + C at the same time.
After copying all the products links you want to buy, all you have to do is validate your order. A member of our team will buy the products for you. You will receive a notification when we receive your package at our office in Tokyo.
From this moment, you will be able to choose your international shipping method. Then, all you have to do is wait until your package arrives at your place.
It is often cheaper to go through a proxy shopping service than to use more well-known marketplaces to buy Pokemon by-products from Japan. By choosing a proxy-buyer, you will reduce the number of middlemen between you and the Pokémon Center Japan Online.
When you buy on Ebay or Amazon, sellers have to pay a share of their revenue to these platforms. This part is always reflected in the price paid by the buyer, so on you!
By using a proxy purchase service, there is only the proxy-buyer between you and the online store on which you buy the products. White Rabbit Express charges are transparent, you know exactly what you will pay in addition to the price of the item when it is sold in Japan.
The Pokémon franchise is available in many derivative products. Most of them are available at Pokemon Center stores in Japan. Thus, you can find the following product types by browsing the Pokémon Center Japan website.
The Pokémon Center sells many stuffed toys of all sizes: from "real-size" Lokhlass to Bulbizarres keychains. There are always new plushies that celebrate the first generation Pokémon as well as the newest ones. Indeed, the shop releases a new collection every month.
Pikachu is the undisputed rockstar of this store. He is entitled to a new soft toy in a different costume every month. This will allow you to build a voluminous fluff collection of your favorite Pokémon.
As with soft toys, there is always a new t-shirts collection. These Pokémon clothes are suitable for men and women. You can even buy baby clothes on this site!
You can find all Japanese versions of Pokémon TCG (Trading Card Game) items on Pokémon Center Japan Online. Many Pokémon card collectors buy Japanese versions in addition to their local versions to have the most complete collection possible.
Game Freaks declines its pocket monsters in many accessories sold on the online store Pokémon Center Japan.
If you have an iPhone, you can choose from a wide selection of cases in the colors of your favorite Pokémon.