$125,000Initial Offering Marketing Cap
$25Initial Offering Share Price
06/2020Initial Offering Date
In the twenty-four years since its initial release in 1996, Pokémon has become the best-selling media franchise of all time, with nearly $100 billion in revenue and a trading card game played in over 70 countries.
“Forget Beanie Babies — your childhood collection of Pokémon cards might be where the real money is.”— Money Magazine
inspired by his childhood hobby of insect collecting and the release of the Nintendo Game Boy, Japanese video game designer Satoshi Tajiri first conceives of the Pokémon video game.
Tajiri’s video game development company, Game Freak, releases “Pocket Monsters: Red and Green” for the Nintendo Game Boy in Japan.
Piggybacking off the success of the video games, Media Factory launches the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) in Japan.
Pokémon Center Company, Ltd. opens in Tokyo, via joint investment from Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures.
Nintendo issues the rights to the Pokémon TCG to Wizards of the Coast to publish an English version in North America.
Wizards releases the Pokémon TCG in North America. The company’s VP announces, "We believe the invasion of the Pokémon trading card game into North America will be a tremendous success."
Time Magazine announces that “Pokemania!” has taken hold of America.
The Pokémon Company assumes management of the game, ending Wizards of the Coast’s tenure as publisher.
Pokémon TCG celebrates its 20th anniversary with its strongest retail year.
Pokémon airs a Super Bowl commercial, part of the franchise’s partnership with Disney XD.
Pokémon Company International is cited as the “19th most profitable retail licensor worldwide.”
A 1999 Pokémon 1st Edition holographic Charizard card #4 sells on eBay for $55,650 in BGS 10 condition.
Goldin Auctions sells a PSA 10 Pokémon TCG first edition set for $$119,310.
Markets Insider highlights Pokémon as the highest-grossing media franchise of all time with over $92 billion in revenue.
Rally enters into an agreement to acquire #POKEMON1 and offer it on the Rally platform.
Rally’s #POKEMON1 is a 1999 Pokémon First Edition PSA GEM MT 10 Complete Set, the first set sold to English-language markets. Notably included in the 103-card set is a #4/102 Holographic Charizard, which alone has sold for as much as $40,000 and shows an appreciation of over 300% over since 2016. There have only been three complete sets in Gem Mint condition offered at public auctions.Invest Now
|Price Per Share||$25.00|
|Number of Shares||5,000|
|Name||Pokémon Trading Card Game|
|Publisher||Wizards of the Coast|
|Total Cards in Set||103 (102-card base set + Pikachu variant)|
|Memorabilia Type||Trading Cards|
|Grade||GEM MT 10|