Here’s hoping those Japanese Pokémon fans day dreaming about getting a Pickachu credit card have very good credit. Visa has come into an agreement with Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui to issue a special edition credit card to celebrate the soon to be released – Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages. The yellow card look all cartoony and childish but that is all right with diehard Pokémon fans. They are ready take out the card with smiling Pickachu in bright yellow at the fancy restaurant and pay their bill without an ounce of embarrassment.
There is lot more to this card than what you see. To get more customers sign up for their new card Sumitomo Mitsui is offering gifts – big and small. The first 500 qualifying customers are on line to receive a Pokémon hand mirror, the first 1000 (including the first 500) an illustrated plastic file and an original design stuffed Pickachu. Thats not all, card holders will also receive 1,200 points that will go towards their World Present Point rewards program. You guessed right there is more – a grand prize. Everyone that applies and qualifies for the card between now and 31 October will be automatically entered into win a visit by Pickachu in person on Christmas Day to their home.
Few different designs of the card is available with some cards getting a limited run of 10,000 to celebrate the Clash of Ages movie, they will be made available at Pokémon Center retail outlets. Cards will also be made available online.
Source: Luxury Launches