If you ever imagined Marvel superhero cards done in a Japanese art style, the 2020 Upper Deck Marvel Anime trading cards may pique your interest.
The new brand from Upper Deck Entertainment offers a unique take on the world of Marvel Comics. Each Hobby box should have one artist autograph card.
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Anime Base Cards
Showcasing designs from Marvel variant cover artist Peach Momoko, the 2020 UD Marvel Anime base set includes 90 cards with original artwork. There are four tiers of rarity across the set.
Parallels include Foil cards that average four per box. There are also versions that feature Japanese translated backs. These cards fall around 2-3 per box.
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Anime Inserts
Going a step further, the inserts for 2020 Upper Deck Marvel Anime dive deeper into the Japanese style. This includes a trio of inserts that combine to average four per box.
Kaiju highlights Marvel monsters, Idols showcases the various Marvel teams and Mechanized reimagines popular characters.
STAX (3-4 per box) is a multi-layered card set that uses three different levels that combine to make a complete insert card.
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Anime also offers Capsule Characters cards at a rate of 1-2 per box.
These are team-based inserts with a mystery mini card inside.
Another miniature insert is found in the Chibi line with three rarity subsets. Overall, these come 2-3 per case.
Printed on black stock, Hanafuda cards, also falling 2-3 per case, supply even more Peach Momoko artwork.
Closing out the toughest pulls, collectors can chase hand-drawn Sketch cards that average 1-2 per case.
Estimated Release Date: August 2020
Product Configuration: 5 cards per pack, 16 packs per box, 16 boxes per case (2 inners)
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Anime Hobby Box Break Average
- 1 Artist Autograph
- 4 Foil Parallels
- 2-3 Japanese Parallels
- 3-4 Stax Cards
- 1-2 Capsule Characters
- 4 Inserts (Kaiju/Idols/Mechanized)
Case Hit Average
- 1-2 Sketch Cards
- 2-3 Chibi Cards
- 2-3 Hanafuda Cards
These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change.