Japanese Pokemon promo cards initially appeared in October 1996. The initial coupon card launched was the Jigglypuff and Pikachu collection of 2 coupon cards. It remained in the November version of Coro publication (launched October 15, 1996).
Ever since there have been numerous hundred Japanese Pokemon promo cards launched. However, that has all the unusual Japanese Pokemon coupons? The majority of the older, and pricey discount cards, can be located in the hands of significant collection agencies. The Pikachu illustrator, for instance, was handed out as a reward in an attracting competition in Japan. 6 of them exist worldwide.
A few of the various other exceptionally unusual ones like the Pikachu prize, Tropical wind, Secret Super Battle Mewtwo, Tropical Mega Battle, Battle Road 1st Tournament, and so on can as soon and a while be located on ebay.com from vendors like “Brianjapan” that possibly has one of the most considerable unusual Japanese Pokemon discount collection on the planet. Several of these cards can vary in the hundreds of bucks.
Initial Japanese promo cards
The initial Japanese promo cards were not sequentially phoned number. The cards had a number. However, there was no company or organized system. From 1996 till 2001 the coupon cards were launched in various means consisting of competitions, publications, competitions, and so on. These cards are really tough to keep an eye on due to the fact that there was no phoned number system.
Lastly, Pokemon Games promotions began making use of a phoned number system. The black celebrity sign was presented back in July 2001, with the launch of the black celebrity “P” collection. “P” implying “discount.” This collection was included 47 cards and lasted till August 2002.
The following collection was called “ADV” which indicates “Advance.” It began in January 2003 and also lasted up until February 2004. The collection consisted of 63 cards. A lot of them were Meiji delicious chocolate cards which were located in delicious chocolate boxes, yet additionally had McDonald’s cards, Shogakukan comic’s inserts, 7-11 discount collection, Battle Road Tournament, and much more.