* Pokémon Detective Pikachu has re-ignited love for Pokémon
* Treat the Pokémon fan in your life to one of these gifts
* Unique merch from pizza cutters to onesies
The newly-released Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie is officially a box-office hit, reminding us once again that Pokémon still has a thriving fan-base. The beloved Japanese franchise celebrated its 23rd birthday back in February, but thanks to consistent updates like the smash-hit video game Pokémon Go, Pokémon has remained relevant as ever.
If you know a certified Pokémon lover, now is a great time to treat them to some merchandise. To help nail the gift and make their day, we rounded up some of the best Pokémon gifts that you can’t find in regular stores. Check them out below.
1. Pokémon iPhone Case
Playing Pokémon can be difficult without a phone (plus a few other activities). Deck out your giftees iPhone with this hard-shell case to let them rep their favorite franchise while protecting their device.
Pokémon iPhone Case
2. Pikachu Finding Ditto Journal
For the writer Pokémon fan, get them this Pikachu journal. It features a durable hardbound cover, lined pages to keep track of adventures, and a unique cover artwork of Dittos and Pikachus.
Pikachu Finding Ditto Journal
3. Pokémon Glass Water Bottle
Catching ‘em all can be hard work – make sure you stay hydrated with this Pokémon water bottle. The low-key daily essential reps Pokémon with a rubber sleeve featuring starter Pokémon cutouts and Poké Balls.
Pokémon Glass Water Bottle
4. Poké Ball Pizza Cutter
If pizza and Pokémon are two of your favorite things (which they probably are) this Pokémon pizza cutter should be an easy purchase. See more pizza-themed gifts here.
Poké Ball Pizza Cutter
5. Pokémon Togepi Crossbody Purse
Style and geek gear don’t always go together, but they do with this Pokémon crossbody purse. The convenient everyday bag is a collaboration with designer Danielle Nicole, and features a colorful rendition of Togepi with a vegan leather construction.
Pokémon Togepi Crossbody Purse
6. Pokémon Squirtle Crossbody Purse
If you’re specifically a Squirtle fan (who isn’t), or blue is more your color, this is another great option for a new everyday bag.
Pokémon Squirtle Crossbody Purse
7. Pokémon Pika Bolt T-Shirt
A bold yellow Pika bolt on this long sleeve T-shirt makes it an eye-catcher, and a small Pikachu embroidery on the chest reminds those with a good eye what the bolt stands for. It’s a good gift if your Pokémon-loving giftee is especially picky, because it’s a simple shirt that’s pretty hard to dislike.
Pokémon Pika Bolt T-Shirt
8. Pokémon Charizard Lounger
For the serious Pokémon fan in your life, treat them to this full body zip-up Charizard lounger. It includes features like Charizard’s face, wings and tail to make you feel like the fiery Pokémon while lounging around the house.