Shining Imakuni? (P Promo 18)

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Shining Imakuni?
ひかるイマクニ? Shining Imakuni?
Team Plasma
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Illus. Imakuni?
This card cannot be used at official tournaments.
Japanese expansion P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 018/P

Shining Imakuni? (Japanese: ひかるイマクニ? Shining Imakuni?) is a Trainer card. It is one of the P Promotional cards.

Card text

All prints
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
You can't have more than 1 Prism Star card with the same name in your deck. If a Prism Star card would go to the discard pile, put it in the Lost Zone instead.
Flash! With a dazzling feeling, everything is lit up. Each player plays with his or her prize cards face-up for the rest of the game. Then, each player turns over his or her deck and plays with it face-up. Don't be embarrassed. (When a player shuffles his or her deck, he or she turns the deck over again while he or she shuffles.)
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.

e-Reader data

This card's ID is Z-10-#. The short strip contains a brief bio of Imakuni?, 10 big secrets about him, and information on the content of the long strip.

Imakuni?'s 10 big secrets

  • 1: I have a pocket in my stomach! Besides, it’s a bit unkempt!
  • 2: I always seem to carry an Imakuni? Fan Club notebook. But still, no one will write in it.
  • 3: I have four stomachs, like a cow.
  • 5: Four is an ominous number, so I stopped using it.
  • 6: As a child, I was looked after by my grandpa in the south of South America.
  • 7: I often go to a 100 Yen shop.
  • 8: If you say "chitchee", I will regrettably reply "deke yo!".
  • 9: Nothing in particular.
  • 10: My first love was in the spring of 9th grade.
  • 10 Part 2: I confessed by telephone after graduating from junior high school, but was turned down.

Mini game

The long strip contains data for the self-contained Imakuni?'s Ball mini-game.

Release information

This card was sent to new members of the Pokémon Fan Club upon their registration starting January 2002 for a limited time. Members were also sent a card sleeve with "Pokémon Fan Club" along the bottom.


  • This is one of several "spoof" cards that are featured exclusively in Japanese releases.
  • A non-spoof card that features a similar effect is Here Comes Team Rocket!, though it only makes both players flip their prizes.


This card supposedly features the "Shiny" version of Imakuni?.

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