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Japan Wants You to Relive Your Childhood With This Pokemon Trading Card Game First Edition Re-release

My Pokémon cards bring all the trainers to the yard.

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It’s time to bust out those old Pokémon trading card game decks that you know you still have stashed away somewhere. A new batch of trainers is on the way. Japan is seeing a re-release of the game’s first edition set, which features all the original first edition art for the game’s original Pokémon.

You’ll be able to buy a starter pack which has 60 cards, a coin, and a manual teaching you how to play–just like your younger self did about 20 years ago. Except, in this case, there’s one minor thing getting in the way of you re-living your youth: the re-release isn’t happening outside of Japan. So unless you want to import a set, you might be plumb out of luck, buddy.

Though if you do import a starter pack… could you get me one, too? I’ll invite you to my birthday party.

Anyway, here’s what you all came here for:

My Pokémon cards bring all the trainers to the yard,
and they’re like, “You wanna trade cards?”
Damn right, I wanna trade cards.
I’ll trade my Pikachu but not my Charizard.

(via Polygon, image via Flickr/Kelly Teague)

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