Who would not love to meet their childhood heroes? Pokémon is the all-time favorite among kids. Pokémon Centers are a chain of retail shops found all over the world that sells official Pokémon merchandise. In Japan, there are a total of nine centers. The biggest one is in Tokyo (Tokyo Mega Pokémon Center). The one in Nagoya is pretty famous and always crowded with Pokémon fans. As soon as you enter the store, you can see big statues of Chikorita, Pikachu and Fennekin ready to welcome you to the store. This store sells Pokémon games, TCG cards, anime videos and DVDs, manga volumes, CDs, and a wide array of branded products, such as clothes, accessories, bedding, sporting equipment, dishes, musical instruments, and toys. If you are a Pokémon fan, don't miss your chance to drop by this store when in Nagoya.
Pokémon: gotta catch 'em all!
★Access: A 5-minute walk from Yaba-cho on the Meijo Line. Matsuzakaya Main Building 5F.
Photos & report by Shroff Bharath Bhagavan
* 15 JTNC Travel Reporters are currently reporting from Central Japan.