As a Pokémon TCG collector I’m sure you have purchased cards online before. You have waited patiently and you finally received your long awaited card, only for it to be bent because of lack of protection.
A Pokémon Center in London? Yes, it's a real thing now! A Pop-Up store has been opened since Friday October 18, 2019 in the shopping centre Westfield London, in Shepherd's Bush. This Pop-Up store will run for 1 month and will close after Friday November 15, 2019.
Just 9 days after the launch of Hidden fates, a BGS 10 Black Label Shiny Charizard GX sold on eBay at an auction for $10.000. Now everyone is trying to go after Hidden Fates, opening packs hoping they can beat that 1 in 94 chance of getting Shiny Charizard GX. Hidden Fates is still selling out at some stores.
Yellow? Pokémon Cards? People are used to the yellow border we all know for over 20 years now. For some, it has become a colour associated (often with nostalgia) with Pokémon Cards. Sword & Shield TCG Cards were introduced recently and still uses yellow bordered cards for the upcoming next generation of Pokémon TCG.
Hidden Fates will come out in August, and it's based on the long-awaited GX Ultra Shiny set that was released in November 2018 in Japan. This set had 250 cards, that consisted of reprints, new cards and 100 secret rare cards, including gold cards and shiny cards..
Some of you may have seen it before; famous TCG illustrators such as Mitsuhiro Arita, Midori Harada and very recently Kouki Saitou have travelled to the West to visit large exhibition events and showcase their talents to Western audiences. Their attendance at large format events like Comic-Con is proving a success with not just Pokémon fans but other fans of their artwork too! With Mitsuhiro Arita leading the way in his attendance at various card signings across America [Ocala Comic-Con 2019, Dallas Regionals 2018] and Europe [Italy’s Cartoomics 2017 & Hyper Japan in England], other artists have followed his success in showcasing their talents globally.