There’s not much of a difference in the style of the 25th anniversary Pikachu head compared to the 20th anniversary one, but the starter Pokémon have been moved to the background, which makes sense, there’s 6 more of them compared to 2016! Take a look for yourself:
Need one more thing to be thankful for today, Trainers?
Our Pokémon 25th Anniversary celebration kicks off in 2021!
— Pokémon (@Pokemon) November 26, 2020
The 20th anniversary of Pokémon saw Pokémon Sun and Moon release for the Nintendo 3DS, alongside re-releases of the original games on the 3DS virtual console. I wonder what they’ll do for the 25th anniversary next year… Maybe Let’s Go Johto? Or those Diamond and Pearl remakes everyone wants?
Source: Pokémon on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.
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