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Nintendo Is Opening Its First SEA Pop-Up In Nov, Has Super Mario, Animal Crossing & Zelda Merch

Nintendo pop-up store @ Jewel Changi

Whether you’ve grown up with that yellow electric mouse or the moustached plumber in overalls, I’m sure everyone can recognise some of Nintendo’s classic characters. You may even have merch of your faves. 

Well, I’ve got news for you. Come November, you’ll get to bump into them once more at the Nintendo pop-up store in Jewel Changi

Shop for merch from Nintendo’s most popular franchises

A sneak-peek of what the Singapore pop-up may look like; this one was stationed in Japan.
Image adapted from: @sachiyo_314 via Instagram

The Nintendo pop-up will be the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. Fans can head to level 4 of Jewel Changi from 17th November 2023 to 1st January 2024 to check it out. Also, you don’t need admission tickets, so just add it to your list of free things to do at Changi Airport.


Look out for special merch that depicts Mario emblematically leading the way for his fellow characters.
Image credit: @sachiyo_314 via Instagram

The pop-up will be filled with goodies from Nintendo’s beloved franchises. You can expect to see merch from Super Mario, Splatoon, Animal Crossing, and The Legend of Zelda. We’ve yet to spot any from Pokémon, but do keep tabs on the pop-up’s official site for any news of Pikachu and friends. 

Cop Super Mario postcards & stickers

Image credit: Nintendo

You’ll also be able to walk away with exclusive postcards, once again fronted by Mario and company. Flip the postcards over to reveal some of some of Singapore’s iconic landmarks on the back, such as Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, and Merlion Park.

Simply spend $80 or more in a single transaction at the pop-up and you’ll receive 1 out of 6 limited edition postcards. It’s available on a first-come-first-served basis, so don’t sleep on it.


There are 18 sticker designs in total; come with a friend or 2 for more tries to get the ones you want.
Image credit: Nintendo

Stickers will also be given out to shoppers who check into their Nintendo accounts by scanning a QR code provided on site. The designs are given out at random – if you didn’t get the design you’ve set your sights on, come back another time as each person is limited to 1 check-in per day.

Visit the Nintendo pop-up store this November

I don’t know about you but the mushroom salt and pepper shakers are a need, not a want.
Image credit: Nintendo

If you’ve visited Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, you’ll know how adorable their souvenirs can get. Some of the Japan-exclusive merch will be available at the Singapore pop-up, so do take the chance to snag them while they’re here.

Find out more about the Nintendo Pop-Up Store

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Cover image adapted from: Nintendo
Originally published on 18th October 2023.

Event Information
Nintendo Pop-up Store
Jewel Changi Airport,
Level 04-220/221
17 Nov 2023 - 01 Jan 2024
Khoo Yong Hao

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