The Pokémon Company reveals official sneak peek of how cards will be presented and showcased virtually as part of the Pokémon TCG Online Exhibition

The Pokémon Company has announced an official Online Exhibition for the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). Read on below to learn more:

“Pokemon Card Game Online Illustration Exhibition” will be held!

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An illustration exhibition full of the charm of Pokemon card illustrations will be held!
Since you can access it 24 hours a day from your internet browser, you can enjoy watching Pokemon card illustrations anytime, anywhere.

Pokemon Card Game Online Illustration Exhibition

  • [Holding period] Scheduled for August 10, 2022 (Wednesday) 12:00 to October 23 (Sunday)
  • [Admission]  Free
  • [Supported languages] 10 languages
  • (Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Thai, Indonesian)

* Please enjoy this illustration exhibition after agreeing to the “Pokemon Card Game Online Illustration Exhibition Terms of Use” and “Privacy Policy”. For details, please see “Pokemon Card Game Online Illustration Exhibition”.

* The holding period is subject to change due to various reasons. Please note.

Introducing the charm of the Pokemon Card Game Online Illustration Exhibition!

1. You can freely go around the three areas in the illustration exhibition.
2. The card illustration will be close up
3. 50 illustrators who designed Pokemon card illustrations contributed comments to their favorite works
4. Exhibit Pokemon card illustrations designed by illustrator Taku Wada

1. You can freely go around the three areas in the illustration exhibition.

LIFE

It is an area where you can enjoy the appearance of Pokemon living as they are in various places through card illustrations.

LIFE

HISTORY

It is an area that traces the trajectory of illustrations from the many cards that have appeared since its birth in 1996.

HISTORY

ARTIST

It is an area where you can experience the multifaceted charm of Pokemon from a wide range of illustration expressions by a lot of writers.

ARTIST

2. The card illustration will be close up

Various Pokemon cards are displayed in each area. When you select the card you want to watch, the card illustration will be highlighted and you can enjoy watching the illustration on the big screen.

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From the exhibited works

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When you select the card you want to see

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The card illustration will be close up.

3. 50 illustrators who designed Pokemon card illustrations contributed comments to their favorite works

We asked 50 illustrators to choose one Pokemon card illustration of their memories. You can enjoy it with the comments you contributed.

Part of the exhibited work

Acerola

Illustrator: Megumi Mizutani
Card name: Acerola
Included product: Enhanced expansion pack “Beyond the New Trials”

Mewtwo V-UNION

Illustrator: AKIRA EGAWA
Card name: Mewtwo V-UNION
Included products: Special card set Mewtwo V-UNION

4. Exhibit Pokemon card illustrations designed by illustrator Taku Wada

As a collaboration project of this illustration exhibition, Pokemon card illustrations designed by illustrator Taku Wada, who works on various works such as Nintendo Switch / Wii U software “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”, will be exhibited. increase.
There will be 3 cards on display, and they will be exhibited at the following schedule during this illustration exhibition.

Release schedule
1st … Scheduled for Tuesday, August 23
2nd … Scheduled for Wednesday, September 7
3rd … Scheduled for Thursday, September 22

Taku Wada

Illustrator.
Born in Fukushima Prefecture in 1983.
He joined Nintendo Co., Ltd. in 2009. Since then, he has mainly produced illustrations for public relations of game software as an illustrator. He is currently leaving the company and working as a freelancer.

■ Main works

Wii software “The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword”
Nintendo Switch / Wii U software “The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild”
and many more

Comment from Mr. Taku Wada

Congratulations on the 25th anniversary of Pokemon Cards! Drawing a long-lasting Pokemon (card) illustration is a pressure, but I am very honored to have the opportunity to expand Pokemon’s life and worldview. I hope my picture will bring you closer to Pokemon.

* The public schedule is subject to change due to circumstances. Please note.

* The collaboration project card was designed for this illustration exhibition. Distribution and sales are undecided.

Source: The Pokémon Company

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