Company teams with The Pokémon Company International to launch its first European collaboration.
For the first time in Funko’s European history, the company is partnering with The Pokémon Company International to launch Pokémon Pop! Vinyl figures from this October.
The eagerly anticipated collaboration will kick off with Pikachu and Bulbasaur Pop! Vinyl figures, with further additions to follow in 2021.
The first collection of figures will consist of a Pikachu 4” Pop! Vinyl, a Pikachu 10” Pop! Vinyl, a Bulbasaur 4” Pop! Vinyl and a Bulbasaur 10” Pop! Vinyl.
They will be available from retailers including Smyths Toys Superstores (UK & Ireland), Toys Center (Italy), Fnac (France), Müller (Germany), Salling Group – Bilka BR and Føtex (Nordics) and El Corte Inglés (Spain).
“One of the most exciting new opportunities for Funko this side of the Atlantic, we are beyond delighted to bring the Pokémon Pop! Vinyl line to life for our European fans,” commented Andy Oddie, md of Funko (EMEA). “This is just the beginning, watch this space.”
Mathieu Galante, licensing director at The Pokémon Company International (EMEA), added: “Both Pokémon and Funko are iconic pop culture brands and as such are thrilled that this collaboration will, for the first time, provide fans across Europe the opportunity to add a new dimension to their Pokémon experience.”