Where are Pokemon cards manufactured?
JapanThe Pokémon Card Laboratory (PCL), located in Japan, is the designer of new cards and the ultimate authority on any matter relating to the Pokémon Trading Card Game.
How does Pokemon make their cards?
There are three main parts to making a new Pokemon card: coming up with the idea for the card, commissioning art, and testing the card with the current TCG rules. This involves a team of game designers, over 70 artists, and 19 playtesters working full time to create and execute new card series and expansions.
What material are Pokemon cards made of?
Layered paper is produced by putting a number of sheets of paper in a stack and gluing them together. This type of paper is stronger and more durable than standard paper. Higher quality cards may be made from polymeric plastic films and sheets. One material that is often used is a cellulose acetate polymer.
Is my Pokemon card fake?
The most reliable method of distinguishing a genuine card from a fake card is that the real cards have a black layer sandwiched in between two white layers, when you look at the edge of the cards. This is because real cards are constructed with better materials to make them stiffer and less prone to wearing out.
JapanFrom 1996 – 2013, the TCG was published by Media Factory in Japan. Since then, the Pokémon Company has published them in Japan. In the USA, the TCG was published by Wizards of the Coast from 1998 – 2003. Since 2003, the Pokémon International Company has published the TCG in the USA.
How much is a Pikachu Pokemon card worth?
With only a few in circulation around the world, this card is the rarest card in existence. Due to its rarity, a Pikachu Illustrator card not in mint condition is worth at least $50,000. In 2014, one of these cards in mint condition was sold for $100,000 on eBay.
How much is a 1995 Pikachu card worth?
$500.00. Based on the first 100 of 324 results for "1995 pikachu ".