The Pokémon Company and Creatures Inc. announce the winners of the Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022

The Pokémon Company has announced the Illustration Contest 2022 for the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). Read on below to learn more:

Pokémon Unveils Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 Winners with Top Submissions to be Featured in Official Pokémon TCG Cards

June 10, 2022 – Today, The Pokémon Company International and Creatures Inc. announced the winners of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022, a fan art contest that invited Trainers from the U.S. and Japan to illustrate upcoming Pokémon TCG cards.

The Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 opened to U.S. applicants for the first time, in addition to Japan, and garnered strong interest from fans in both markets, receiving 10,830 entries. Trainers were asked to capture the official contest theme of “the daily life of Pokémon,” and submissions were evaluated by a panel of judges from The Pokémon Company group and Creatures Inc., including official Pokémon TCG illustrators.

The grand prize winner and first runner-up winners will receive $5,000 and $3,000 in cash prizes, respectively, and have their submissions be featured in upcoming promo cards for the Pokémon TCG. In addition, second runner-up winners and judges award winners will receive $1,000 and $500 in cash prizes, respectively.

The winners of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 include:

Grand Prize Winner

  • REND (Japan)

First Runner-up Winners

  • Julie Hang (US)
  • Taiga Kasai (Japan)

Second Runner-up Winners

  • RossDraws (US)
  • Mingo (Japan)

Judges Award Winners

  • Aldo Kcomt (US)
  • Heeyun Chung (US)
  • Xous54 (US)
  • Aziro Yuji (Japan)
  • hashi96 (Japan)
  • Katkichi (Japan)
  • Kobayamato (Japan)
  • LiCO (Japan)
  • Maeya Susumu (Japan)
  • Marina Chikazawa (Japan)
  • Miyanose Natsumi (Japan)
  • Pochinokuro (Japan)
  • Rondo (Japan)
  • Shinnosuke Yajima (Japan)
  • Takashi Shiraishi (Japan)

To learn more about the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022, please visit https://www.ptcgic-cr.com/2022/en/.

Announcing the Winners of the Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022 🎨 🏆

We’re thrilled to announce the winning entries of the #PokemonTCGIllustrationContest2022! 🎨 🏆

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to all those who submitted artwork. We are honored to have received so many creative illustrations!

➡️: https://www.ptcgic-cr.com/2022/en/

Source: The Pokémon Company

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