Detective Pikachu (JP) is a Pokémon adventure game by Creatures for the Nintendo 3DS starring a talking Pikachu called Detective Pikachu. The player and Detective Pikachu solve various mysteries in their town.

The first episode first released on the Japanese eShop in early 2016, but the second episode did not release until March 2018, in a retail version of both episodes in a worldwide release. A giant-sized Detective Pikachu Amiibo will also be released alongside the game.


  • The physical copies of the game are marketed with yellow box covers in Japan and PAL regions, but in North America they are sold with standard white covers instead.
Names in Other Languages
Language Name Meaning
French Détective Pikachu --
German Meisterdetektiv Pikachu Mr Detective Pikachu

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