Over-Lap has announced a new book called the Pokémon Card Game Illust Collection (ポケモンカードゲーム イラストコレクション)
. The book features the history of the Pokémon Card Game from its debut in 1996 up to the present day XY series. The book will cost 2000yen plus tax and is 192 color pages. The ISBN-10: 4865540199 and the ISBN-13: 978-4865540192.
- Over 200 carefully selected card illustrations are in the book from the more than 8,000 cards that now exist.
- Learn how to draw Pokémon taught by a Professional: The process of how to draw illustrations for the Pokémon Card Game
- Two Card Exclusive for the book: Rayquaza and Dress-up Pikachu Pikachu
- Interview featuring the Creative Team: Mitsuhiro Arita (有田満弘), Kagemaru Himeno (姫野かげまる氏), Ken Sugimori (杉森建氏), Junichi Masuda (増田順一氏) and Ishihara Tsunekazu (石原恒和氏) [SIC]