The New McDonald’s Pikachu Desserts In Japan Are Attacking Us With Cuteness And It’s Super Effective

McDonald’s Pikachu desserts

While the BTS meal takes the world by storm, another “storm” is approaching Japan’s McDonald’s outlets – literally. McDonald’s Japan will be collaborating with Pokémon to release a series of McDonald’s Pikachu-themed desserts on 11th June 2021. 

The limited-time promotion will feature 3 desserts that will be served in adorable cups and packaging with special Pikachu designs.

Sweets Trio Furuchu collaboration

Image credit: @McDonaldsJapan

The collaboration is officially called “Sweets Trio Furuchu” and features 3 desserts that have a colour scheme that references Pikachu’s predominantly yellow, red, and brown design. The desserts are the yellow peach-flavoured McShake, Chocolate Banana McFlurry, and the Apple Custard Pie. The McShake flavour is a new addition to the McDonald’s menu.

Check out their 15-second advertisement for the new promotion below.

Video credit: マクドナルド公式(McDonald’s)

Desserts served in special Pikachu-themed cups and packaging

While 2 out of the 3 products featured in the promotion aren’t new, the collaboration is worth looking forward to because of the specially designed Pikachu-themed packaging that come with the desserts. There are 12 different designs in total.

Designs for the S-sized drink
Image adapted from: McDonald’s Japan

The sweet-and-sour yellow peach-flavoured McShake costs ¥120 (~USD1.09) for the S size and ¥200 (~USD1.81) for the M size. 

Designs for the M-sized drink
Image adapted from: McDonald’s Japan

Meanwhile, the Chocolate Banana McFlurry is an ice cream that’s sweeter than Ash’s relationship with Pikachu. Available at ¥290 (~USD2.63) each, the McFlurry likewise comes with 3 different Pikachu cup designs.

Designs for the McFlurry cup
Image adapted from: McDonald’s Japan

Finally, bring some warmth to your belly with the McDonald’s Apple Custard Pie (¥150, ~USD1.36). It comes in 3 packaging designs.

Designs for the Apple Custard Pie packaging
Image adapted from: McDonald’s Japan

Available for a limited time from 11th June onwards

This special promotion will begin on 11th June at most McDonald’s outlets in Japan. The new McShake will be on the menu until mid-July, while the special Pikachu designs will be available for the other 2 desserts until early-September. Do grab one of these adorable Pikachu-themed desserts before they flee from your sight!

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Cover image adapted from: McDonald’s Japan

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