Kuala Lumpur, 5 February 2022

AEON CO. (M) BHD. (AEON) brings good news to Pokémon’s fans by hosting the 25th Pokémon Trading Card Games (TCG) exhibition at AEON Mall Metro Prima in Kuala Lumpur. 

The exhibition that takes place from 28 January to 13 February 2022 is being held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Pokémon TCG. Pokémon is hugely popular since 1990s among the Malaysian fans as well as the broader Southeast Asia region. 

Mr. Naritomo Yamazaki, Chief Executive Officer of AEON Fantasy (M) Sdn. Bhd. who is instrumental in showcasing the exhibition said, “We are as excited as the Pokémon’s fans with this exhibition. It provides the opportunity to relive the fond memories of interacting with the games’ characters while at the same time to know about its latest evolution and to getting closer with the games’ community for various activities including exchanges and trading of Pokémon collectors’ items such as cards and figurines.” 

According to Mr. Tsutomu Motomura, Deputy Managing Director of AEON who graced the opening ceremony, “We in AEON are grateful and honoured to be the first mall in Malaysia to host the Pokémon Exhibition organised in conjunction with Pokémon Trading Card Games’ 25th anniversary celebration.” 

“AEON is more than just a new retail as we continuously strive to provide pleasant and new experience to our customers, for them to create beautiful memories while they are with us. We are so happy to welcome Pokémon’s fans to gather here for a fun-filled day with the SOPs observed,” added Motomura. 

The exhibition showcases Pokémon TCG: Celebrations cards, Pokémon TCG: Sword and Shield – Evolving Skies, and Pokémon TCG: Sword and Shield – Fusion Strike expansion sets. Fans will have the opportunity to trade their cards, watch the demonstration of the latest video game, Pokémon Legend: Arceus, play the Pokémon Ga-Olé and purchase official Pokémon products and merchandise. 

Fans will also be able to watch Pikachu’s appearance on Saturdays and Sundays at 3.00 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.00 pm which includes Meet & Greet, Walkabout and Dancing sessions. 

This initiative is in line with AEON’s efforts to uphold the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 3) that focuses on Good Health and Well-Being. It promotes healthy lives and well-being for all at all ages.

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