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Imakuni? (CoroCoro promo)

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Trainer
Imakuni?
イマクニ? Imakuni?
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
FLARE
ImakuniCoroCoroPromo.jpg
Photo. Takumi Akabane
Hit Points  ?
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
Card GB set Promotional Card
Card GB ID P17
Card GB 2 set Promotion Card
Card GB 2 ID P42

Imakuni? (Japanese: イマクニ? Imakuni?) is a Trainer card. It was released as one of the Unnumbered Promotional cards in Japan, but a translated version exists in the Game Boy version of the TCG.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
{{{ruletext}}}
Your Active Pokémon is now Confused. This card cannot be put down on the field as a Pokémon.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
Dances and sings in the Pokémon Card Game TV CF Song "Can You Name All the Pokémon?" If you see him in the streets, be sure to greet him by saying "Imakuni?, hello".


Release information

In Japan, this card was available as an insert with the September 1997 issue of CoroCoro Comic, released in August 1997. The card was never released in English.

Trivia

  • Although this card was never released as a physical card in English, it does appear in the Game Boy Pokémon Trading Card Game. This version was translated for the English release of the game and has alternate text from the original Japanese promotional card:
All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
{{{ruletext}}}
Your Active Pokémon is now Confused. Imakuni wants you to play him as a Basic Pokémon, but you can't. A mysterious creature not listed in the Pokédex. He asks kids around the world, "Who is cuter-Pikachu or me?"
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.


  • This was the first card to have "Photo." instead of "Illus." where the illustrator name is traditionally placed. It was also the first to have an image of a real-life person. The only other cards that feature this are the winning finalist cards from the Best in Japan finals of the Neo Spring Road, Neo Summer Road, and Battle Road Summer 2002 tournaments.

Origin

Imakuni? is a singer who sings for Pokémon Card TV commercials.


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