French artist MOKA pays tribute to the characters of their childhood by creating virtual trophies of their heads. Among his digital creations are taxidermied versions of Pikachu, Mario, Luigi, Toad, the dog from Duck Hunt, and the ghosts from Pac-Man. MOKA hopes to make real-life versions of these trophies using a 3D printer.
Adam from North of the Border answers another question that nobody was asking: What would a Pikachu look like if it was a real animal. So he got to work sculpting a snarling gerbil-bunny-rat hybrid with yellow flocking in place of fur. He used funky lights that bend like spaghetti for the lightning effect.
To celebrate 25th years of Pokémon, Baccarat enlisted artist Hiroshi Fujiwara to create an extraordinary collectible. Limited to 25 pieces, the 11.8″ tall crystal Pikachu weighs 18.2 lb. and sells for $25,000. For those looking for something more affordable, there’s a 5.8″ tall Pikachu for $440 and a 2.75″ Poké Ball for $410.
Every time we’ve tried to write “Happy Birthday” on a cake, it comes out a sloppy mess. Pastry artist Manna-Tanuki shows us how it’s done, creating incredibly precise and clean lines in the icing of a Pocket Pikachu cookie. Check out their YouTube channel for more complicated designs, like this epic My Neighbor Totoro cookie.
Seiko made just 1200 of this super-effective Pokémon watch, featuring a bright yellow background and a silhouette of Pikachu on its face. It features a stainless steel body, 10-bar water resistance, and a black leather strap with yellow stitching and yellow backing.
The first official live-action Pokémon movie follows a young man (Justice Smith) whose father goes missing. He ends up enlisting the help of his father’s former partner, who happens to be Pikachu. Oh, did we mention Detective Pikachu is voiced by Ryan Reynolds?