Travel Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture Together With Pokémon’s Lapras

29.October.2020 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

Lapras is the official mascot Pokémon of Miyagi and is set to hold a new autumn and winter campaign starting on November 1 to encourage people to travel around Miyagi with the placing of new Poké Lid manhole covers, a stamp rally around the prefecture, and more.

 

Guidebooks and Posters

Tourist information centres, major tourist facilities, and major stations on the JR East Japan Railway and JR Hokkaido Railway will be selling guidebooks with Lapras showing travellers and sightseers what to enjoy this during this autumn and winter in Miyagi Prefecture.

 

New Lapras Poké Lids

New Lapras design Poké Lids will be rolled out in 20 towns around Miyagi from early December as part of Japan’s ongoing Poké Lid project to place Pokémon manholes around the country. This will bring Miyagi’s total count up to 35. Tottori Prefecture recently added Sandshrew and Sandslash lids, and Fukushima welcomed Chansey designs in August.

 

All of the Poké Lids placed in Japan feature completely original Pokémon designs making each individual one the only one in the world. The Pokémon Company is also working to make each one of them PokéStops for Pokémon GO.

 

Miyagi Stamp Rally

A stamp rally will be held from November 1, 2020 to March 1, 2020 which will have people travelling around Miyagi Prefecture to collect all the stamps for a chance to receive exclusive prizes.

 

Miyagi Prefecture x Lapras x Hotel Metropolitan Sendai East

Hotel Metropolitan Sendai East, a hotel which is connected directly to Sendai Station, is now offering a special Lapras hotel plan which offers themed amenities to hotel guests including a giant plush toy

 

Bookings: Available from October 26, 2020

Start Date: November 1, 2020

 

Lapras Snow Sledding

Ski resorts in Miyagi will also be offering a Lapras sleds. The locations include Izumigatake Ski Resort, Spring Valley Izumi Kogen, Onikobe Ski Area, Uenono Ski Area, Yakurai Family Ski Area, Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski Resort, and Miyagi Zao Eboshi Resort.

 

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