Hosted by Creatures Inc., the Pokémon Card Game Illustration Grand Prix contest was held in Japan in 2019 and 2020, during which many beautiful illustrations were submitted and many talented artists were discovered. This year, the contest will be open to applicants from two countries, Japan and the United States, and centered around the theme of drawing a moment in a Pokémon’s daily life.
We look forward to seeing your exciting and wonderful illustrations.
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.
(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.
Two (2) Second Runners-Up from either Japan or the United States will receive a cash value of $1,000.
Fifteen (15) Judges’ Award Winners from either Japan or the United States will receive a cash value of $500.
Tsunekazu IshiharaThe Pokémon Company,
Hirokazu TanakaCreatures, Inc.
- Kenji OkuboThe Pokémon Company International, President
Yuji KitanoCreatures, Inc.
Senior Executive Director
Atsuko UjiieCreatures, Inc.
Executive Director, CG Studio Art Director
Satoru NagayaCreatures, Inc.
- Kouki SaitouPokémon TCG Official Illustrator
- Tomokazu KomiyaPokémon TCG Official Illustrator
- AKIRA EGAWAPokémon TCG Official Illustrator
All Submissions that meet the requirements will be reviewed by a panel of no less than four (4) judges that will include selected directors and executives from The Pokémon Company International, The Pokémon Company, and Creatures Inc. (the "Judging Panel") and may include some from the list above.
For more details on the judging criteria and process, please see our OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES.