According to Reuters, the festival is organized jointly by the city authorities and the Pokemon company, in total, involved 15 thousand Pikachu. Rampant yellow mantle will continue until Tuesday evening.

In addition to the Pikachu parade and carnival Pikachu residents and guests of Yokohama were invited to touched a 17-metre Pikachu-the airship. Residents took to the streets in costumes and symbols of a favorite character, and shopping malls and attractions were decorated with models of Pikachu in different sizes, said Kyodo News.