Toynk Celebrates Pokemon 25th Anniversary Latest News February 26, 2021 Happy 25th Anniversary, Pokémon! First created in Japan in 1996, the Pokémon phenomenon has become a worldwide franchise of trading cards, video games, films, and more. In honor of 25 years of Pokémon, Toynk.com has curated a special Pokémon Collection showcasing officially licensed Pokémon merchandise. The collection includes Pokémon mugs, plushes, action figures, toys, games, home goods, and more. It might be hard to choose which Pokémon collectible to take home, but then again maybe you “gotta catch ‘em all!” Visit Toynk.com to adopt a Pokémon today.