This is an officially licensed blanket. Pokemon was created in 1996 in Japan. It is one of the most popular games ever. It has spread into trading Cards, Apps, and other animations. Pikachu is one of the most well-known characters and has become the mascot and most recognizable figure in Japanese pop culture. This silk touch blanket is as soft as plush blankets get! The soft-touch feel is much smoother and softer than your average plush throw and is perfect to snuggle up with! Made of 100% polyester. It is a one-sided print blanket.