Pikachu adds Ed Sheeran to his growing list of celebrity friends

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Pikachu is the prima of 1 of the biggest amusement franchises around, and arsenic such, he’s unsurprisingly friends with a batch of different celebrities. The electrical rat includes the likes of Katy Perry and Post Malone among his interior circle, and present you tin adhd Ed Sheeran to that list.

Sheeran conscionable released his latest euphony video for the opus “Celestial” — not to beryllium confused with Celesteela — and it features notable pouch monsters similar Squirtle, Charmander, and Pikachu conscionable hanging retired with Sheeran arsenic helium goes astir his day... earlier helium yet transforms into a pokémon trainer. The pokémon are each rendered successful an adorable cartoon benignant courtesy of Japanese creator Yu Nagaba.

In a property release, Sheeran explains that he’s been a instrumentality of the franchise since helium was a kid. “I inactive ain the aforesaid Game Boy Color and play Pokémon Yellow or Pokémon Silver on planes and trains erstwhile I’m connected tour,” helium says. A Game Boy adjacent makes an quality successful the euphony video. The vocalist / Game of Thrones star was antecedently featured successful Pokémon Go, and the caller opus volition beryllium successful the upcoming games Pokémon Violet and Scarlet, which motorboat connected the Switch connected November 18th.