A Solid Gold Pikachu Card, Only $2,000!

[Image: Pokemon Card]
[Image: Pokemon Card]

Only! To mark the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon trading card game, here is a solid gold Pikachu card.


Priced at 216,000 yen (US$2,081), the card is 11 grams of 24k gold and is a collaboration between the Pokémon Company and jeweler Ginza Tanaka

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Nothing quite says twenty years of Pokémon like pure gold. Nothing.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.



Guess I will have to be content with my full set of gold Pokemon cards I got from burger King back in the day. I much prefer the poke ball holders anyway.