For fans of the franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri. Passengers visiting or returning to Japan will be greeted by new murals and images of Pokémon characters in the international arrivals area of Terminal 2 at Narita Airport in Tokyo, according to local newspaper The Yomiuri Shimbun.
According to the Japanese newspaper, murals with Pokémon characters had already been installed in the hallway between terminals 2 and 3 and in the departure hall, but this is the first time they appear in the restricted area before passport control.
Starting September 22, Narita International Airport Corp. (NAA) and the Pokemon Company installed murals in a 50-meter-long area as part of the “Pokemon Air Adventures” project to connect the world with Pokémon, the newspaper notes.
“We want visitors to get a sense of Japan, even before entering the country, through the globally popular Pokémon characters,” the NAA said.
View of Pokémon characters in the departure hall of Narita Airport.
The Narita Airport website reports that the murals and images of Pokémon characters were already visible since April 29 in the departure hall on the third floor in Terminal 2, as well as in the access passage to Terminal 3. And from May 3 in the departure hall on the fourth floor of Terminal 1. In all these sectors, in addition to the international arrivals area of Terminal 2, the exhibits will be available until April 2025.
Many Pokémon appear in the departure hall of Terminal 1 almost life-size, the airport’s website highlights. In the departure hall of Terminal 2, meanwhile, “Pikachu will say goodbye to you in a dynamic size so you can see it from afar. You will also be able to get up close and enjoy taking pictures with Pikachu,” he adds.
Corridor decorated with Pokémon approximately 150 m long.
As for the access passage to Terminal 3, the Pokémon figures extend along about 150 m that color the corridors. In the international arrivals area of Terminal 2, Pokémon welcomes guests upon arrival in Japan. “Snorlax will welcome you to the place to take Japanese-style photographs!” highlights the Narita airport portal, which reminds that in that area a video presents “the charm of Japanese culture and regions” to tourists. that arrive in the eastern country.
“You can also enjoy an original design that organizes Japanese patterns in a pokéball style,” he points out.
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