Pokémon Turned Into Traditional Japanese Prints

By Brian Ashcraft on at

If Pokémon had existed in 19th century Japan, perhaps fans would’ve collected prints like these.

Obviously, they did not, so the next best thing are these modern takes on classic Japanese prints from Hiroshige and Yoshitoshi.

Artisans carved both prints by hand, using traditional tools.

Via Curazy, here’s how the prints compare to the original classic works:

And some close-up details:

Each print is priced at 48,600 yen (£361) and available via the Pokémon Center’s online shop in Japan.