04 August 2010 @ 01:21 am
News: Prototype Images of Pokemon Card BW's Beginning Sets  
As we previously reported a couple of days ago, four Beginning Sets were announced on a number of online stores in Japan. Prototype pre-production renders of the boxes for the standard and DX sets of both variations have been shown on an online retailer which you can see below:






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The 'boys' sets don't hint at much with the art asides from having awesome or hardcore action pose versions of the starters, while the girls version features many of the cute-class Pokemon such as Shimama and Chirami. The standard set is confirmed to have a DVD, while the DX sets are still rather much unknown. You can also see the base prototype image for the new card designs of the era, along with the era logo.

A huge thanks to chariflame for tipping us off!

Edit:
With thanks to Nybbさん of Sunaba Gym we've got more information on the sets.
The standard sets have a construction start half deck with 30 cards (still unconfirmed on if it's one giant set, or three mini half decks focusing on types), coin, playmat, damage counters and markers, rulebook and a DVD. It's also explicitly stated that the Pokemon of the two sets differ, and the actual design differs (likely referring to the art brief of the two sets).

The DX kits essentially feature the same things, but also come with a Deck Box, Deck Sleeves, Mini-Note Pad, and a Trunk Case- which is likely metal and the main case given it's a toted feature.

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http://www.otacute.com/
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°º¤ø Sunrise Mantra ø¤º°: Kuu YEAAnarumi on August 3rd, 2010 03:22 pm (UTC)
kjsdhfg OMG those are so CUTE
SO DO WANT <3 Img onna be girly with my girly box X3
Khalida: Pokemon: America FUCK YEAH!faiarrow on August 3rd, 2010 03:24 pm (UTC)
I want the girly box so hardcore. I hope they do them metal tin/case style like some of the old PCG cases because seriously.

Seriously.
Jayce: Tsutaja and Mijumaru (not my art)jayceanime on August 3rd, 2010 04:11 pm (UTC)
Those are so awesome! Mijumaru looks tough with that shell haha
Kimbotron: Pokemon: arceus is awesometechno4tomcats on August 4th, 2010 12:29 am (UTC)
Not so interested in the tins, but I can't wait to see the style differences between the two sets :)
(Anonymous) on August 4th, 2010 02:01 am (UTC)
More information add
「はじめてセット」「はじめてセットforガール」
本商品は、ポケモンカードゲームで遊ぶために必要なものが、全て入ったセットです。
商品構成:構築ハーフデッキ(30枚のカードセット)・ポケモンコイン・プレイマット・ダメージカウンター・マーカー等、バトルをする為に必要なアイテムが一式入っているほか、遊び方のわかるDVDや説明書、各デッキの使い方のコツを書いたかんたんガイド等、ルール習得をサポートするアイテムも一緒に入っています。
※「はじめてセット」「はじめてセットforガール」は、封印されているポケモンのカードが一部異なります。またその他のセット内容物のデザインも、一部異なります。
※本商品の中身は、どれも同じです。

「はじめてセット DX」「はじめてセット DX forガール」
「はじめてセット」「はじめてセットforガール」にサプライが加わった豪華なセットです。クリスマスギフトにピッタリ!!
商品構成:構築ハーフデッキ(30枚のカードセット)・ポケモンコイン・プレイマット・ダメージカウンター・マーカー等、バトルをする為に必要なアイテムが一式入っているほか、遊び方のわかるDVDや説明書、各デッキの使い方のコツを書いたかんたんガイド等、ルール習得をサポートするアイテムも一緒に入っています。
デッキケース×1個、デッキシールド×32個、ミニノート ×1冊、トランクケース1個
※「はじめてセット」「はじめてセットforガール」は、封印されているポケモンのカードが一部異なります。またその他のセット内容物のデザインも、一部異なります。
※本商品の中身は、どれも同じです

http://www.sunaba-gym.com/archives/2347
Khalida: Pokemon: Free to Flyfaiarrow on August 4th, 2010 02:35 am (UTC)
Re: More information add
ありがとございます、Nybbさん!
http://www.google.com/profiles/tokoyamithedarkhttp://www.google.com/profiles/tokoyamithedark on August 4th, 2010 03:52 pm (UTC)
Re: More information add
Japanese text? It would have been a lot easier for me to tranlate this if there was no Kanji, as I have difficulties with them. Anyhow, I'll try to translate, but I might make some mistakes :

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"First Set" and "First Set for Girls."
This product contains all what you need to play Pokemon Card, a complete set.
Product Configuration: Half Deck Construction (set of 30 cards), damage counters, markers play mats, a Pokemon coin, as well as a set containing the items needed to battle, a DVD for "How to play" and instruction Booklets written guide with tips on how to use tan deck contains items together to support the learning rule.
"Set for Girls" is a different part of the Pokemon cards that are sealed compared to the regular "Set". The design and other things are also slightly different. The contents of every set and "Girl's Set" are the same.
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Hope I helped
Khalidafaiarrow on August 4th, 2010 11:04 pm (UTC)
Re: More information add
*points up at entry* as you can see I already translated the important parts
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