Pokémon Get Round and Round

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Pokémon Get Round and Round
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Pokémon Get Round and Round yellow and blue machines
Basic info
Platform: Arcade
Category: Medal game
Players: 1 player
Connectivity: None
Developer: Bandai Namco Games
Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
Part of: Generation IV and V miscellaneous
Release dates
Japan: April 2010
North America: N/A
Australia: N/A
Europe: N/A
South Korea: N/A
Hong Kong: N/A
Taiwan: N/A
Japanese: [1]
English: N/A

Pokémon Get Round and Round (Japanese: ポケモンくるくるゲット) is a Japanese arcade medal game released by Bandai Namco Games. Players can use medals that are deposited into a funnel in attempt to land them on various areas of a rotating platform to earn more medals.


Each machine has an anticlockwise rotating circular platform with 10 prize areas of varying sizes and designs. Medals deposited by players via the slot are fed into a large funnel before being thrown out of the bottom and onto the platform. Medals with too much momentum may fall off the platform and not come into play. A scanner will detect any medals that land on a prize area as the platform rotates, with the depicted payout deposited by the machine. A catcher beyond this knocks any medals on the platform into the machine. A LED display below the medal slot shows the current jackpot and the number of medals to be deposited by the machine if a medal lands on a prize area.


First released in April 2010, Pokémon Get Round and Round has two machine varieties: yellow and blue. The yellow machine is a lower grade than blue, featuring comparably larger prize areas but smaller payouts. Other than the jackpot area, the largest payout on the yellow machine is 6 medals, whereas the largest payout on the blue machine is 10 medals. The prize area sizes directly correlate with their payout, with the jackpot area not much larger than that of a medal. The jackpot accumulates as the machines are used, with a maximum for both of 99 medals. Generally, the yellow machine also features "cute" un-evolved Pokémon, whereas the blue machine features "cool" Legendary or evolved Pokémon, reflecting the grades of the two machines.

In March 2011, another set of machines were released featuring branding from Pokémon the Series: Black & White of the anime and with new Pokémon from Generation V. Other than their design, the machines are identical to the originals, with the aqua machine fulfilling the role of the yellow, and the red machine fulfilling that of the blue.

The tables below show the Pokémon featured on the prize areas of each machine:

Yellow machine
Pokémon Medal payout
440 Happiny 3
052 Meowth Random
443 Gible 5
393 Piplup 2
453 Croagunk 6
202 Wobbuffet Random
427 Buneary 3
025 Pikachu 4
417 Pachirisu 2
392 Infernape Jackpot
Blue machine
Pokémon Medal payout
130 Gyarados 2
065 Alakazam Random
250 Ho-Oh 6
448 Lucario 3
249 Lugia 10
429 Mismagius Random
445 Garchomp 4
006 Charizard 5
466 Electivire 1
493 Arceus Jackpot

Aqua machine
Pokémon Medal payout
501 Oshawott 3
554 Darumaka Random
025 Pikachu 5
587 Emolga 2
611 Fraxure 6
517 Munna Random
498 Tepig 3
495 Snivy 4
572 Minccino 2
643 Reshiram Jackpot
Red machine
Pokémon Medal payout
586 Sawsbuck 2
518 Musharna Random
503 Samurott 6
555 Darmanitan 3
500 Emboar 10
531 Audino Random
530 Excadrill 4
497 Serperior 5
520 Tranquill 1
644 Zekrom Jackpot


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