Update (10:30 AM) – The official English Pokemon Twitter account has also just made the January 8th announcement, telling fans to check Pokemon.com on January 8th for “major” news. The only time both the English site and Japanese site have announced anything simultaneously is when they have unveiled a future Pokemon game (along with its two version mascots).
The official Japanese Pokemon website has posted that they will make an “important” announcement on January 8th, the same date the BW2 commercial promised on Japanese TV. The announcement’s page recommends users to bookmark it and check it again on that date. What’s gonna happennnnn?