Ensky Paper Brings ‘Pokémon’ Puzzles to North America

New sets coming to the U.S. and Canada will allow fans to continue the adventure with some favorite characters.

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September 1, 2023

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3D Kumu-kumu Pikachu Puzzle 
3D Kumu-kumu Pikachu Puzzle.Bandai Namco

Japanese manufacturer, Ensky, has announced the addition of “Pokémon” to its growing list of intellectual properties. Paper theater and puzzle sets of fan-favorite “Pokémon,” such as Pikachu, Mewtwo and Eevee, will initiate the first rollout of products, combining “Pokémon” with the skills of Ensky. Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America (BNTCA) will be the U.S. and Canadian distributor, introducing these crafted paper products to North American retailers and consumers. 

Fans will now experience the worldwide phenomenon of these “Pokémon” in new ways: Ensky puzzles of various styles and counts and complex paper theaters that highlight each Pokémon’s unique characteristics. An array of products will be available for purchase beginning this fall. 

“’Pokémon’ has amassed such a devoted and loving fanbase over the last 27 years,” says Yoshi Mecklenberg, brand manager, marketing, Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America. “We are very excited to be able to bring these products to such committed followers of the franchise, in an area that hasn’t yet seen all that ‘’Pokémon has to offer.” 

The launch will include: 

  • 3D Kumu-kumu Pikachu Puzzle 

  • Pokémon Puzzles 

  • Paper Theater “Pokémon” Mew and Mewtwo 

  • Paper Theater “Pokémon” Eevee Evolutions 

  • Paper Theater Woodstyle “Pokémon” Pikachu Found 

Related:Pokémon: A Masterclass in Brand Evolution

Additional designs with more characters will continue to roll out in the coming months. 



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