Pokémon’s Latest Collaboration for its 25th Anniversary isn’t Something Fans are Ready to Buy

Published 11/09/2021, 3:03 PM EST


Who doesn’t love Pokemon? Pokemon has been around a long time, and most people would agree that Pikachu is their favorite Pokemon. And for those fans, there’s some good news.

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To celebrate Pokemon’s 25th anniversary, Pikachu, has been recreated as a limited edition crystal figurine. Pokemon partnered up with a French crystal manufacturer to recreate a Pikachu statue fully made of crystal, costing a total of $25,000, which is quite expensive, to be honest.

The piece was revealed officially in a short video.

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Moreover, the latest collaboration isn’t something fans are ready to buy at this grand cost. But then again, it isn’t something the makers thought most people would consider buying in the first place.

Twitter has been flooded with some hilarious tweets and comments about this expensive crystal Pikachu statue. Here are some of the hilarious comments on the collaboration.

Some users posted funny GIFs to express their reactions.

Well, there are some pretty harsh comments as well.

Some users are also pointing out the high price range of the statue.

While some are worried about scalper bots.

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Small Pokemon Pokeballs and Pikachu statue to celebrate 25th anniversary

Baccarat is also producing smaller Pokeballs and Pikachu statues at a much more reasonable rate. The small Pokeball will cost around $410 and the small Pikachu at $440. So, you do not have to burn a hole in your pocket to grab this masterpiece.

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The Pokeball is absolutely stunning thanks to the gold detailing around the middle part of the ball. If $25,000 is out of your budget, you can definitely go with these miniature statutes to celebrate the silver jubilee of Pokemon with the cutest Pikachu.

All the above-mentioned items are already available on the official Barccata online store as well as local shops in London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and New York. If you want the bigger and expensive one, you have to contact Barccata first for all the reservations. No doubt, this collaboration attracted a lot of attention from Pokemon fans all over the world.

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What do you think about this collaboration and crystal statues? Also, are you planning to get your hands on any of the crystal pieces? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Vitasta Singh

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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her graduation in English Literature and Psychology. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.

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