High-end Bandai pre-orders open for the A play Card game, 25th anniversary premium collection, which includes ten Straw Hat Pirate crew cards. Each set will cost 2,200 yen (about $14) and will be available in Japan. Pre-orders will be open until November 30, 2022 or while supplies last. Items will ship in January 2023.
Each card will come with a special illustration of the crew members, as well as an illustration of said character from the A play manga in the background. In addition, the collection comes with a special folder. The collection previously appeared as part of a special in-person anniversary event, but was not available for purchase until now. Additionally, it’s important to note that the pre-order is specified as the “first round,” which may indicate additional pre-orders at a later date.
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Due to the popularity of the series, Premium Bandai has limited pre-orders to two sets per customer. However, within minutes of opening pre-orders, the entire Bandai Premium website experienced major congestion issues and purchase confirmation issues. As of this writing nearly seven hours later, the webpage is still struggling. For this, Bandai recommends that users wait a while before trying to access the page again.
You can better see the A play Card Game 25th Anniversary Edition Collection below:
The A play Card Game is a card game that debuted in July 2022 and currently features a total of four starter decks. An English version of the card game has also been available since September 2022. It is unknown if Bandai intends to sell an English version of the 25th Anniversary Premium Card Collection.
The A play The Card Game 25th Anniversary Collection is available in Japan through the Premium Bandai website. The collection will cost 2,200 yen (about $14) and will ship in January 2023. Pre-orders will end on November 30, 2022 or when supplies run out.