Photo: PR Times

Pokemon manhole covers spreading with eight new Pokefuta in Miyazaki

By Casey Baseel, SoraNews24

A few Japanese prefectures are lucky enough to have their own representative Pokemon species, and in Miyazaki that role is filled by Exeggutor. Miyazaki is known for its semi-tropical weather and sun-drenched beaches, making the palm tree-like Exeggutor a natural choice, and the climate apparently agrees with it so well that a whole bunch of new Pokemon manhole covers, or Pokefuta, are about to appear.


As is the norm for Pokefuta, each cover sports multiple species, and in the coastal town of Takanabe you’ll spot Exeggutor hanging out with Raichu, Pikachu’s evolved form. Specifically, these are the Alolan versions of the pair, as first seen in Pokémon Sun and Moon, and with Miyazaki known for its good waves Raichu is taking advantage of the opportunity to do a little surfing.

Alolan Exeggutor also graces the Pokefuta of the towns of Kadogawa, Shintomi, and Tsuno, where he’s joined by Crabrawler, Makuhita, and Buizel, respectively.

▼ Clockwise from top left: Pokefuta for Kadogawa, Shintomi, and Tsune


Meanwhile, an equal number of new regular-version Exeggutors are showing up in the cities of Kawaminami, Misato, Mimata, and Kijo, where visitors will also be welcomed by Marshtomp, Exeggcute, Woobat, and, doing his best Exeggutor impression, Ditto.

▼ Clockwise from top left: Pokefuta for Kawaminami, Misato, Mimata, and Kijo


The new Pokemon manhole covers bring Miyazaki’s total up to 17, making it a particularly Pokefuta-prosperous part of Japan.

Of the new Pokefuta, Misato gets its first, with installation scheduled for early May, followed by Takanabe in the middle of the month and the rest at the end of it. Exact locations are shown here on the Pokefuta official website, and and if you’re looking for a thematically appropriate way to get to Miyazaki in the first place, don’t forget that you can fly there in a real-life Pokémon airplane.

Source: PR Times

Read more stories from SoraNews24.

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-- Five new Pokemon manhole covers arrive in Tottori Prefecture, now with one in every municipality

-- Travelers can now fly in a Pokemon airplane in Japan

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I just love these Pokemon manhole covers. The coconuts are hilarious.

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KentarogaijinToday  11:05 am JST


That's because Japan gave us Pokemon. These manhole covers are cool.

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How can I get one...

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How much more do these cost compared to the usual generic ones? I agree they’re cute and colorful, but curious if they cost double or more.

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My girls are Pokemon mad, and they love looking for these Pokefuta!

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