Nintendo announced today a 20-minute presentation to reveal new details of the Pokémon franchise as part of its 25th-anniversary celebrations. Pokémon Presents will be streamed on YouTube tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. ET.
Nintendo will also host tomorrow a virtual music concert celebrating its 25th anniversary, The Pokémon Company has teamed up with Universal Music Group to bring Pokémon Presents and more music surprises to life throughout 2021 as part of P25 Music.
You can watch Pokémon Presents on this link:
P25 Music is a collaboration with some of music’s biggest names to create new songs, styles, and pop-culture moments, all through the lens of Pokémon. “I’ve been a Pokémon fan for a long time, so the opportunity to headline the Pokémon Day concert celebrating 25 years is awesome,” said Post Malone.
The concert will be free to view on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, Pokémon’s official Twitch channel, and on Pokémon’s 25th-anniversary website beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST / 4:00 p.m. PST on February 27. Pokémon will unveil more P25 Music details at the end of the concert, so fans will want to tune in for more upcoming collaboration surprises.
The Pokémon Company International will also host several celebratory activations across the brand in the week leading up to the virtual music event. In addition to the previously announced Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto event on Saturday, February 20, The Pokémon Company International will distribute a special password on February 25 for players of the Pokémon video game franchise to add a special Pikachu to their Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.
In keeping with the music theme for the year, this Pikachu knows the movie Sing, which it can’t ordinarily learn. On February 27, fans can tune in to Pokémon TV, either on the web or by downloading the app, for a curated selection of music-themed episodes of the popular Pokémon animated series as they prepare for the big Pokémon Day concert with Post Malone in the evening. Fans can expect more announcements at future Pokémon Present events.