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2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun Trading Cards

2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun Trading Cards

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Garbage Pail Kids aren't just a thing in North America. The disgusting little buggers have international appeal with different releases in virtually every corner of the world. 2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun brings back one of the rarest of the global incarnations, offering a Japanese take on 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1.

Available initially as an exclusive on Topps.com, the cards are Japanese variations of the main set. The images are identical and the numbering is the same. There are 66 different characters, each with 'a' and 'b' versions. Parallels include Black (1:2 packs) and Gold (1:24 packs).

Each box promises a trio of inserts. The big one is either an Artist Autograph or a Printing Plate parallel. Boxes also have a Bonus Sticker.

Bukimi Kun debuted with the original Series 1 release back in 1985 and included a sticker album. They're exceptionally rare today with singles often trading online for $250-300 each.

2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun boxes come with 24 packs, each with eight cards.

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Product Configuration: 24 packs per box, 8 cards per pack
Price Point: Low-End Entertainment Card
Target Audience: Garbage Pail Kid Collectors

2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun Box Break

  • 1 Artist Autograph or Printing Plate
  • 1 Bonus Card
  • 1 Gold Parallel
  • 192 Total Cards
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2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun Checklist

Base Set Checklist

132 cards (a and b versions for 66 different cards). For English translations, see the 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1 checklist. Shop for base sets on eBay.

PARALLEL CARDS: Black (1:2 packs), Gold (1:24 packs), Printing Plates (1:93 packs)

1a さんもく ナラベー
2a あどべんちゃあ ティム
3a きんぎょ バチオ
4a じゅうさんち キンヨースケ
5a せいざ ヒカル
6a しん デレーラ
7a さそり ササロー
8a くびなし バトラー
9a むし コロスケ
10a ふき ナガシー
11a ばにら クリーミ
12a ふろ ハイルモン
13a はなみず タレノスケ
14a しょうぶ マケオ
15a かんなむ スタイルスキー
16a とり ゴーヤ
17a はこはまり パントマイスケ
18a さえない ドロシー
19a めの ヤニコ
20a じょうず キズコ
21a おり ガミオ
22a わきげの クレア
23a くび キレター
24a びいん バッグスキー
25a ゆびわ ポップ
26a おわれ ジャック
27a くされ アート
28a いたいた ピート
29a ともに スミコ
30a きょうりゅう ティラノスケ
31a おうの ケンタロー
32a おうしつ オマル
33a ぶうぎい マニュエル
34a じぇいく チャーマー
35a まとはずれ カトミス
36a おっと パス
37a どろ ヨケロー
38a とぅうむ レーディン
39a かしこい モンティ
40a けるべ ガス
41a ちぇ グーバラ
42a こどくの ヒコーシ
43a ふう リンコ
44a ぺちゃんこ アトラス
45a ちょうちん アンコウトー
46a ふうせん ピエロ
47a たん ポポタロー
48a おおかみ ハンブーン
49a はい ドラ
50a あじの マズイチロー
51a てんぷる ロン
52a くちひげ マックス
53a じりょく ツヨシ
54a くらげ サンドイチコ
55a さまよい ゾンビン
56a はやすべり ケイト
57a かっこう イーアン
58a ばっく パック
59a おっこち カート
60a ふらふら デイヴ
61a ぱての パティー
62a はくりょく ジーン
63a しわしわ ランディー
64a とうけつ ブリジット
65a がいこつ ソリコ
66a きのこ グモキ
1b あそびずき パブロ
2b つまずき フィン
3b えさ ヤルゾー
4b まよけ アルゾー
5b はなほじり パーカー
6b がらすの クツコ
7b どくあたり ペリー
8b さあぶ ソーヤー
9b こげた スコット
10b かろやか エリアル
11b ぺいすと リーコ
12b くとぅ ロー
13b あしばや フランク
14b おそ ヌキオ
15b じゃんぴんぐ ジェー
16b とりくい ステフ
17b とじこもり ルイス
18b いろの ナイコ
19b なみだ グミオ
20b さうんど ジョーズ
21b おられ フェリックス
22b おさげがみ ブリトニー
23b くびきれ テート
24b りらっくす ジャックス
25b だいじな プレストン
26b まめの キノスケ
27b せいぶつ ガノコ
28b こなごな スミス
29b ふくざつ コニー
30b あっきゅう ミッチ
31b いしなか ケンタロー
32b べんざ タイロン
33b こべやの モンロー
34b へびの サミール
35b はらぺこ ジェーン
36b すきゅうば ゴダイバ
37b つかれ タイラー
38b らあら クラッカー
39b みざる イーヴィン
40b ばん ケンタ
41b はなほじり ペドロ
42b さて ライトマン
43b がたがた ルース
44b じょうびい グローブ
45b なまぐさ フローラ
46b めのたま アイヴァン
47b おめかし レオン
48b へんしん スルオ
49b へびあくま サミー
50b ひりひり ソフィー
51b ふんそう フランシス
52b とこや バリー
53b まぐねっと ミック
54b くらげ サンドラ
55b かみつき バイロン
56b すぴいど キョウコ
57b だうん ヒルオ
58b あいく ホッケー
59b すべり オチロー
60b るっつ ジャンプスケ
61b りゅうじゅ ソリエ
62b ばいあす ロン
63b かありんぐ スターリング
64b ほくおう ネッシー
65b がい コツコ
66b ぼぶすれい ネッド
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Artist Autographs Checklist

Inserted 1:32 packs.

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Bonus Stickers Checklist

4 cards. Inserted 1:24 packs.
PARALLEL CARDS: Printing Plates

B1a くび カジルゾー
B2a おりいぶ ティーナ
B1b はくしゃく ケント
B2b おしゃべり ガーニッシュ
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Product Review

2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun Product Review

Reviewed by Ryan Cracknell

Good: Interesting nod to an obscure part of GPK history, makes for creative experience for those who can’t read Japanese.

Bad: Lack of original image content.

The Bottom Line: Garbage Pail Kids has a long history of international exclusives. They help make up the lore of the line. 2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun may not have the same impact, but the online distribution adds to the exclusivity. The overall lack of inserts makes for a straightforward experience, but one that’s got an added bit of mystery for those like me who can’t read Japanese. It’s simple, it’s fun and you should get a full set to go along with a few extras.

Staff Rating:
3.9 / 5.0

Card Design: 3.5/5.0

The characters in Bukimi Kun match up with those in 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1 so there aren’t any surprises. Besides the Bukimi Kun ribbon along the top and Japanese names, the number has been enlarged like the original Bukimi Kun set. Also replicating the original Japanese set from 1985 are the generic backs. Rather than comics and other varied styles used for the American set, all Bukimi Kun back read the same thing. I’m just not sure what it is.

The few inserts the set has are all parallels so there’s not a lot of variety. But that’s okay as something that largely repeats a previous release should be simple.

What I found interesting was the experience of going through the cards. Not knowing what the translations are (nor have I memorized the 2014 GPK Series 1 checklist), it made for something strange and a little absurd. I was forced to use my imagination. Oddly, it made the gross things a bit more gross and even horrific. And because it’s Garbage Pail Kids, that’s a good thing.

Checklist: 4.0/5.0

Most of the people who are going to collect Bukimi Kun likely already have the 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1 set. So with a repeating checklist, there isn’t a lot that’s new other than the look and label. And for something like this, it’s a good thing. Picking up a box is a nice little novelty. It shouldn’t be a daunting experience. There are parallels and autographs for those who want a chase element, but it’s likely most will be looking to the base set and the ability to wrap it up easily. And that’s exactly what Bukimi Kun offers.

Value: 4.0/5.0

Getting a full base set is key to Bukimi Kun. The last GPK Mini online exclusives had such a big checklist it took many boxes to finish. I don’t find that level of challenge fun when it amounts to a parallel set. I was able to get a complete set here with a handful of leftovers. The Black and Gold parallels are nice for trade bait or an added challenge. The Autographs and Printing Plates aren’t the most exciting hits, but those have fans too. Given the reasonable price and, what should be a limited print run, this is a very solid box for collectors.

The Fun Factor: 4.0/5.0

2014 Topps GPK Bukimi Kun doesn’t set out to change the hobby. It’s a simple nod to a small corner of an already niche market. It’s also not very pricey and easy to collect, something that’s rare in the hobby today.

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.   His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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