Pokemon TCG Eevee Heroes Box Topped eBay Japan Charts

Pokemon TCG Eevee Heroes

eBay Japan published a ranking of trends from Japanese sellers in the second quarter of 2021, which ran from April to June 2021. It noted that the Pokemon TCG Eevee Heroes Box, released in late May 2021, topped the charts within the period. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]

eBay’s Japanese branch added that the Pokemon Trading Card Game series had seen a massive popularity surge in recent months. It had a 655% increase when compared to the same quarter in 2020. The series also recorded a three-digit percentage growth for three consecutive quarters since the October – December 2020 quarter.

Other than Pokemon, an item related to Attack on Titan also made its way into the latest quarter’s top 5 list. The May 2021 issue of Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, which contained the title’ final chapter, made it to 3rd place. Health supplements and skincare gels completed the top 5 rankings.

Eevee Heroes was originally released in Japan as an enhancement to Silver Lance and Jet-Black Spirit, the Pokemon TCG expansions collectively localized in the West as Chilling Reign. The Western localization will instead include the new Eevee-related cards in the upcoming expansion Evolving Skies, which is set to launch on August 27, 2021.

The Pokemon Company is currently holding a lottery where 3,000 players can win promotional VMAX cards of Eevee’s first-generation evolutions: Flareon, Jolteon, and Vaporeon. The lottery is still open in Japan until September 30, 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.