Union J unites with Pokémon to celebrate global release of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y on October 12th

Full announcement coming October 4 th.


Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be released worldwide on October 12 th, 2013, exclusively for the Nintendo™ 3DS family of systems—and Union J will announce its collaboration with Pokémon at a press conference this Friday, October 4 th.

George, Josh, JJ, and Jaymi have all previously shown their love for the Pokémon video games on social media—and now the boys, who release their first album this month, will be joining with Pokémon to celebrate the launch of these highly anticipated Pokémon titles.

“When we first heard that Pokémon X and Pokémon Y had been announced, we couldn’t have been more excited and we knew that we wanted to get involved in some way,” says George. “The boys and I are all huge Pokémon fans and we know that the JCats will go crazy when we announce our special news!”

The announcement will be made at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, October 4 th.

For further information on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y or to attend the conference in Central London on Friday, please email lauren.dillon@premiercomms.com.


Editorial Notes:

Union J’s second single ‘ Beautiful Life’ is due for release on October 20 th

Debut self-titled album to be released on October 28 th.

For all Union J press enquiries, please contact Sarah.Hall@sonymusic.com

For all Pokémon press enquiries, please contact E.britt@pokemon.com


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