The Japan Post Service and The Pokémon Company are collaborating on a new stamp collection that will include special cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game.
The Stamp Box will include 1 type of stamp sheet featuring Pokémon Card Artwork, 1 Family Pokémon Card Game collection, 3 types of character cards featuring Pikachu, Eevee, and Charizard (1 each), and 2 special cards that feature traditional Japanese-style artwork of Pikachu (Pikachu 227/S-P) and Cramorant (Cramorant 226/S-P) based on the classic Japanese stamps Beauty Looking Back (見返り美人) by Hishikawa Moronobu and Moon and Wild Geese (月に雁) by Hiroshige Utagawa. The promo cards are illustrated by Mitsuhiro Arita.
Pre-orders online will open at 9 am JST on July 26, 2021, and the Stamp Box will sell for a total of 4,000 yen ($36.87 USD) and will release on August 25, 2021. At this current time, pre-orders are only being accepted at your local Post Office in Japan.
Japan Post Office will also be offering individual stamps sheets featuring more glorious Pokémon Card Artwork for 630 yen ($5.80 USD) and one themed after the four seasons for 840 yen ($7.74 USD). They will release on July 7, 2021.
Source: Japan Post Office
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