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Pokémon Trainer
May 14, 2014
Generation Started
1st Generation
Favorite Pokémon
Pikachu, Rayquaza and Zeraora
PkmnGO Team
The official website opend a special contest in Japan and US.
The contest, Pokémon Card Game Illustration is a contest where fans have to create and submit their Pokémon TCG illustrations. The contest will accept submissions from October 13 to January 31, 2022.
Winners will be announced on the official Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 website early June, 2022.

The theme of the contest is "The Daily Life of Pokémon". You have to draw an illustration that captures the Pokémon going about its day, or an illustration that shows the Pokémon going about its day while adventuring or enjoying a moment in its daily life.
You can choose one of the following Pokémon:
Galarian Rapidash

Artwork Specifications​

  • Follow the theme and draw not only the Pokémon but also the background.
  • Do not use alphanumeric text or text expressions in the background.
  • Winners may be asked to resubmit their data to optimize printing quality for promo card print requirements.
  • In principle, you should only draw one Pokémon per illustration so that it is easy to tell which Pokémon is the subject of a particular card. However, as long as it is clear who the main subject is, you may also draw additional Pokémon.
  • Limited to 3 unique entries per person (can be the same or different Pokémon)

Technical Specifications​

  • Size: 1080 pixels wide x 680 pixels high
  • File Format: JPEG, PNG(RGB)
  • File Size: must be 3 MB or under


  • Tsunekazu IshiharaThe Pokémon Company, President
  • Hirokazu TanakaCreatures Inc., President
  • Kenji OkuboThe Pokémon Company International, President
  • Yuji KitanoCreatures Inc., Senior Executive Director
  • Atsuko UjiieCreatures Inc., Executive Director, CG Studio Art Director
  • Satoru NagayaCreatures Inc., Art Director
  • Kouki SaitouPokémon TCG Official Illustrator
  • Tomokazu KomiyaPokémon TCG Official Illustrator
  • AKIRA EGAWAPokémon TCG Official Illustrator


  • Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner from either Japan or the United States will receive a cash value of $5,000. AND the winner’s illustration will be made into a promo card.
  • First Runner-Up (Japan / United States): Two (2) total First Runners-Up, one (1) from Japan and one (1) from the United States, will receive a cash value of $3,000. AND each runner-up’s illustration will be made into a promo card.
  • Second Runner-Up: Two (2) Second Runners-Up from either Japan or the United States will receive a cash value of $1,000.
  • Judges’ Award: Fifteen (15) Judges’ Award Winners from either Japan or the United States will receive a cash value of $500.

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