Pikachu adds Ed Sheeran to his growing list of celebrity friends


The singer launched a brand new music video that includes lovely variations of Charmander, Pikachu, Squirtle, and extra.

Pikachu is the star of one of many greatest leisure franchises round, and as such, he’s unsurprisingly pals with a variety of different celebrities. The electrical rat contains the likes of Katy Perry and Post Malone amongst his internal circle, and now you possibly can add Ed Sheeran to that checklist.

Sheeran simply launched his newest music video for the track “Celestial” — to not be confused with Celesteela — and it options notable pocket monsters like Squirtle, Charmander, and Pikachu simply hanging out with Sheeran as he goes about his day… earlier than he finally transforms right into a pokémon coach. The pokémon are all rendered in an lovely cartoon model courtesy of Japanese artist Yu Nagaba.

In a press launch, Sheeran explains that he’s been a fan of the franchise since he was a child. “I nonetheless personal the identical Sport Boy Coloration and play Pokémon Yellow or Pokémon Silver on planes and trains once I’m on tour,” he says. A Sport Boy even makes an look within the music video. The singer / Game of Thrones star was beforehand featured in Pokémon Go, and the brand new track shall be within the upcoming video games Pokémon Violet and Scarlet, which launch on the Switch on November 18th.


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