I like Pokemon more than you! :p
Pokemon has released its latest figures report, revealing a record 9.1 billion Pokemon cards were produced from March 2021 to March 2022! This is the second year in a row Pokemon has broken its annual record. 3.7 billion cards were produced the year before (during 2020’s pandemic), which means 2021 saw a 246% increase.
Last year I speculated the number of cards would have been higher were it not for printing shortages caused by the pandemic. Anecdotally it seems TPCi has now navigated some of those pandemic constraints. With their recent acquisition of Millennium Print Group, next year’s numbers...