Tokyo jeweler releases a pure gold Pokemon playing card


Long before Pokemon invaded the mobile screens, the worlds favorite anime character had found a place in people’s pockets. Pokemon trading cards made their way in 1996 and like with everything Pokemon they were an instant hit. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the playing cards, Tanaka Jewelry which is Japan’s own Tiffany has released a special pure gold card based on the design of the Pokemon’s first expansion pack which was released in 1996. The retro illustration of Pikachu with ‘blitz’ as the special skill set is sure to make fans nostalgic.

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Weighing in at 11 grams the card is available in Japan till the 7th of November of this year for 200,000 Yen ($ 1500).

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