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Pokemon TCG 25th Anniversary Celebrations officially revealed! New Japanese Pikachu cards revealed + Lance’s Charizard!

Pokemon TCG Celebrations

The Pokemon Company has officially revealed the much anticipated Pokemon 25th anniversary TCG set in the form of Celebrations.

UPDATE: Further images of Pikachu cards revealed including Surfing Pikachu VMAX and Flying Pikachu VMAX for 25th anniversary Japanese set which will likely be part of Celebrations in English!

UPDATE: First official images of some of the upcoming cards from Brazilian press pictures have released!

The announcement came on their website with the following statement:

New Expansion to Deliver Diverse Product Lineup Featuring Fan-Favorite Pokémon and Remakes of Classic Pokémon TCG Cards

Bellevue, Wash.—June 24, 2021—In celebration of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, The Pokémon Company International announced the highly-anticipated Pokémon Trading Card Game: Celebrations collection, which will showcase beloved characters from the Pokémon franchise, as well as popular card artwork and gameplay mechanics spanning the history of the Pokémon TCG. With nine different products, Celebrations will have something for everyone when the expansion launches starting on Oct. 8, 2021, at participating retailers around the world.“The Pokémon Trading Card Game has always been an iconic pillar of the Pokémon brand, and it’s been a joy to see the community continue to grow while bonding with family and friends over a common love of the Pokémon TCG,” said Barry Sams, vice president of the Pokémon Trading Card Game at The Pokémon Company International. “We look forward to commemorating this milestone with a new collection of products that Trainers of all types and ages will enjoy as they celebrate 25 years of Pokémon.”

Pokemon TCG Celebrations

Each Celebrations booster pack will contain four uniquely designed cards—all with foil treatments and a 25th anniversary logo—that feature characters from all regions of the Pokémon universe, from Pikachu to Zamazenta plus familiar faces like Professor Oak. In addition, Celebrations will introduce a special subset of 25 cards that are close remakes of iconic cards from the history of the Pokémon TCG, including Base Set Charizard, Umbreon ☆, and Tapu Lele-GX.

The full Celebrations lineup will include the following, with many of these products including promo cards that combine recently-discovered Pokémon with popular forms from previous Pokémon TCG sets, such as Light Pokémon, Delta Species (δ) Pokémon, and Pokémon Star.

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collection—Dragapult Prime (available on Oct. 8, 2021)

Product Contents: One foil promo card and one foil oversize card featuring Dragapult Prime,
two Celebrations four-card booster packs, one additional Pokémon TCG booster pack, a fourpocket binder to hold your cards, and one anniversary-themed coin
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2021
Price: $14.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collections—Lance’s Charizard V and Dark Sylveon V (available on Oct. 8, 2021)

Product Contents: One foil promo card and one foil oversize card featuring Lance’s Charizard
V or Dark Sylveon V, four Celebrations four-card booster packs, and two additional Pokémon
TCG booster packs
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2021
Price: $19.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Deluxe Pin Collection (available on Oct. 8, 2021)

Product Contents: One foil promo card featuring Zacian LV.X, an enamel pin featuring Flying
and Surfing Pikachu, four Celebrations four-card booster packs, and two additional Pokémon
TCG booster packs
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2021
Price: $19.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Elite Trainer Box (available on Oct. 8, 2021)

Product Contents: 10 Celebrations four-card booster packs, five additional Pokémon TCG
booster packs, one special foil card featuring Greninja ☆, 65 anniversary-themed card
sleeves, 45 Energy cards, a player’s guide to the Celebrations expansion, a Pokémon TCG
rulebook, six damage-counter dice, one competition-legal coin-flip die, and two acrylic
condition markers
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2021
Price: $49.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Mini Tins (available on Oct. 8, 2021)

Product Contents: Two Celebrations four-card booster packs, one additional Pokémon TCG
booster pack, one anniversary-themed coin, and one Pokémon art card showing the art from
the Mini Tin (collect and combine all eight versions)
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2021
Price: $8.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Special Collection—Pikachu V-UNION (available on Oct. 8, 2021)

Product Contents: Four foil promo cards that make up a single Pikachu V-UNION, one
oversize card featuring Pikachu V-UNION, one Supporter card featuring Professor Burnet,
four Celebrations four-card boosters, and two additional Pokémon TCG boosters
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2021
Price: $29.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Premium Figure Collection—Pikachu VMAX (available on Oct. 22, 2021)

Product Contents: One etched foil promo card featuring Pikachu VMAX, one foil promo card
featuring Pikachu V, a supersize figure of Gigantamax Pikachu, eight Celebrations four-card
booster packs, and three additional Pokémon TCG booster packs
Release Date: Oct. 22, 2021
Price: $49.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Ultra-Premium Collection (available on Oct. 22, 2021)

Product Contents: Two commemorative metal cards featuring Base Set Pikachu and Base
Set Charizard, one special gold version of Pikachu V, one special gold version of Poké Ball, a
Charizard and Pikachu enamel pin, one anniversary-themed metal coin, 17 Celebrations fourcard booster packs, eight additional Pokémon TCG booster packs, and player’s guide
Release Date: Oct. 22, 2021
Price: $119.99 USD

  • Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collector Chest (available in October 2021)

Product Contents: Six Celebrations four-card booster packs, two additional Pokémon TCG
booster packs, three foil promo cards featuring Mimikyu δ (Delta Species), Light Toxtricity,
and Hydreigon C; four colorful sticker sheets, a mini portfolio to store cards, a Pokémon coin,
and a Pokémon notepad
Release Date: October 2021
Price: $24.99 USD

For additional information about the Pokémon TCG, visit Pokemon.com/TCG. To learn more about Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, visit Pokemon.com/25.

We had previously revealed the Japanese set information following a leak last week and our weekly illustration showcased a reimagining of Charizard as a meme.

More info to follow

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