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Pokemon Stamps Will Appear in Japan This Year

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Pokemon TCG Stamps by Japan Post

The Pokemon Company revealed that it is collaborating with Japan Post to release stamps based on the famous Pokemon franchise. Most of the stamps will be inspired by the Pokemon Trading Card Game. [Thanks, Hobby Watch!]

Japan Post will first release a couple of Pokemon stamp sheets with different prices on July 7, 2021. The first one, priced at 840 yen, will have ten square stamps with seasonal Pokemon illustrations worth 84 yen each. The other sheet will likewise contain ten stamps that closely resemble the TCG cards worth 63 yen, for a total of 630 yen.

The Japanese postal company will also release a Pokemon Stamp Box on August 25, 2021. The 4,000 yen box will contain more than just a stamp sheet. It will also include three transformable cards of Charizard, Pikachu, and Eevee and a Family Pokemon Card Game pack. The box is completed with two promotional cards of Pikachu and Cramorant in traditional Japanese-style illustrations that can actually be used in the Pokemon Trading Card Game.

More merchandise items related to the Pokemon franchise have appeared in recent days. Re-Ment revealed six small Pokemon bonsai figures that will be available in Japan in August 2021. A Scorbunny Build-a-Bear plush was recently released in the U.S. on May 6, 2021.

The most recent game in the franchise to date is New Pokemon Snap, which came to Nintendo Switch worldwide on April 30, 2021. The Pokemon Master Journeys anime will start airing in Summer 2021.

Kite Stenbuck
An avid gamer who learned the Japanese language mostly by playing Japanese games. Especially enjoys Dynasty Warriors, Ace Combat, and Gundam a lot.