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PokéPark (theme park)
- This article is about the theme park. For setting in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure, see PokéPark (game).
Pokémon the Park 2005, or PokéPark, was, as its name implies, a theme park devoted to Pokémon. It was originally located on the former site of the Sasashima Cargo Station in Nakamura Ward, Nagoya, Aichi (Sasashima Live 24 Land Redevelopment Project Site) in Japan. It opened on March 18, 2005, and closed on September 25, 2005. It was located at Route 758.
Admission to the park was free, but there was a fee for each attraction visited. Prepaid e-money, or Edy cards, were available online and could be used to pay for attractions in the park. Pre-ordering a special PokéPark Edy card enabled holders to special offers and gifts. These cards could be pre-ordered from November 19, 2004 to February 28, 2005.
There are a total of twelve attractions in addition to a game arcade, an event stage, shops, and cafés. The park's attractions were prominently featured in animated form in "Hello! Thank You!", the fifth Pokémon Sunday ending.
After PokéPark closed in Japan, it was moved to Taiwan, where it was open from June 23, 2006 to September 24, 2006.
Bumper Car Battle: Aqua vs. Magma
Choose a Team Aqua car or a Team Magma car, and face off against the opposite team in a bumper car battle.
Twister: Fury in the Sky
Ride in a roller coaster shaped like Rayquaza and experience thrills like in Destiny Deoxys.
Gotta Dance Tour
Relive Gotta Dance!! on this musical ride.
Alto Mare Gondola Cruise
Ride on a ship shaped like Latios and Latias that flies high up in the air and crashes down into water.
Lugia's Spinning Ship
Navigate boats through swirling water and around Lugia.
Pokémon Star Swing
Ride on a swing with Mew, Celebi, and Jirachi.
The Pichu Brothers' Rascal Railway
Take a train ride with the Pichu Brothers, Wynaut, and Munchlax.
Pokémon Giant Ferris Wheel
Ride in a giant ferris wheel with cars in the shapes of various Poké Balls.
Ride through the air in Pikachu-shaped cars.
Mudkip's Big Splash
Ride on a log flume shaped like Mudkip and splash down into a water pool.
Ride on a merry-go-round with Raikou, Entei, and Suicune instead of horses.
Meowth's Party Cafe
A restaurant run by Team Rocket's Meowth.
3D Movie: Find Mew!
A 3D movie where you follow Pikachu and Meowth on a quest to find Mew.
Experience the real thrill of capturing Pokemon in the Safari Zone.
Pokèmon Store R
Buy Pokèmon plushies, figures, and cards from a store run by Team Rocket.
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The following Pokémon were available as promotions.
These Pokémon were distributed as Eggs at the park from March 12 to May 8, 2005. Each Pokémon has special moves they otherwise would not know by any method.
This Pokémon was distributed at the PokéPark event in Japan from March 18 to May 8, 2005. Unlike the others, it was not distributed as an Egg, and did not know any special moves. This Meowth is always holding a Glitter Mail.
These Mythical Pokémon were distributed exclusively at a second PokéPark event in Taiwan over different periods in 2006.
In the TCG
This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring the PokéPark or its Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. Two special premium files were released to commemorate the opening of the first PokéPark in Japan: PokéPark Blue and PokéPark Forest. Only PokéPark Forest included cards with PokéPark in their name, though the PokéPark logo is featured on all cards from the two files. Several promotional reprints of these cards were also given away with attraction ticket purchases.
Chinese TCG Release Through Taipei Pokepark
This set is probably the most rare set to be found in Traditional Chinese. The set consists of 10 promotional cards released around the opening of PokePark (神奇寶貝樂園). Pokepark opened from 6/23/2006 to 9/24/2006 in Taiwan, Taipei Shilin District in an attempt to create more interest in the Pokémon franchise. The cards chosen to represent the Taipei Pokepark in Chinese were selected from POP Series 2, whereas the course completion award was selected from POP Series 4 since that was the set that had the Pokemon Fan Club card. Aside from the course completion award and the Championship Arena card; each card could be obtained by visiting the park on different days of the week in the last week of the park's duration of being open.
|Card Name||Number||English Expansion||Description|
|Jirachi||021||Black Star Promo||Reward after buying three admission tickets|
|Raikou||3/17||POP Series 2||Monday - September 18th, 2006|
|Entei||1/17||POP Series 2||Tuesday - September 19th, 2006|
|Suicune||4/17||POP Series 2||Wednesday - September 20th, 2006|
|Celebi||029||Black Star Promo||Thursday - September 21st, 2006|
|Tauros||5/17||POP Series 2||Friday - September 22nd, 2006|
|Pikachu||13/17||POP Series 2||Saturday - September 23rd, 2006|
|Rayquaza||3/17||POP Series 2||Sunday - September 24th, 2006|
|Championship Arena||028||Black Star Promo||Japan 2006 Champion's League Tournament September 16-28 Taipei|
|Pokemon Fan Club||9/17||POP Series 4||Pokémon Training Club Completion, Awarded as Part of a Pokémon Training Course Pass Certificate|
|This article is part of Project Real-Life, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on Pokémon activities and events experienced in the real world.|