This incredible 3D poster is the closest you'll get to meeting a real Pokémon

A screenshot of the Pokémon Go billboard
(Image credit: Pokémon/Nintendo)

Ah, Pokémon. The adorable (and sometimes terrifying) Nintendo creatures have played a major role in many childhoods now. I don't know about you, but I have always wanted to be able to meet a Pokémon in the wild – and some passers-by just stumbled across some (well, sort of). 

Over in Tokyo, the animated billboard above Shinjuku Station is currently displaying a mind-bending 3D ad for Pokémon Go. The gigantic billboard is designed in such a way that it looks like many of your Pokémon favourites could jump out of the screen at you. It's not the first ingenious billboard we have ever seen though, there are plenty that also make us stop and stare over on our roundup of the best examples of billboard advertising

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.