In the latest magazine issue of License Global, they have reported on merchandise sales for the financial year of 2018 and that the beloved Pokemon Company placed 23rd having earned $2.98billion!
The majority of this year’s Pokemon success was, of course, due to Pokemon GO, Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee, and we cannot forget about the massive success of The Detective Pikachu movie.
As well of other factors such as the card game which is still going strong, the anime on its twenty-second season, toys, plushes, and even fashion collaborations have all contributed well to earn this substantial amount for The Pokemon Company.
The Pokemon Company earned a whopping $795 million worldwide in 2018 just with Pokemon GO alone. Pokemon Lets Go sold 10.63 million copies before the end of 2018 financial year.
In 2019 will The Pokemon Company will be able to reach a higher position due to its release of the first Pokemon title for the Nintendo Switch, Pokemon Sword and Shield? Let us know in the comments below!
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