Japan’s Official World Cup 2014 Mascot: Pikachu

Japan’s Official World Cup 2014 Mascot: Pikachu

Pikachu is going to South America this year as Pokemon’s most well known character Pikachu has been selected as Japan’s official mascot for FIFA 2014 World Cup. The iconic Nintendo character along with other familiar characters of the franchise: Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle among others, will be backing up Japan’s soccer team in their World Cup quest after both Adidas and the Nintendo franchise reached an agreement.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will take place from June 12 – July 13.

SOURCE: Adidas, The Pokemon Company