2018 Topps Transcendent Collection Japan Edition

Release Date: Friday, December 21, 2018

Configuration: 5 cards

Inside Each Box:

  • (1) base card set.
  • (10) autograph cards.
  • (1) Ohtani Through the Years autograph.
  • (1) signed Ohtani ball with inscription.
  • (1) signed 8×10 exclusive Ohtani photo with inscription.
  • (1) VIP Event invitation.

VIP Event will take place April ’19 in Los Angeles. More info to come.


Topps Transcendent Collection™ Baseball – a collecting experience for the ages – will be launching in December 2018, with just 50 limited-edition boxes.

Inspired by phenom Shohei Ohtani and the iconic Ichiro, each box will deliver a staggering number of premium collectibles.

  • 1 Complete Set of 50 Base Cards
  • 10 Transcendent Collection Autograph cards per box (all numbered to 5 or less)
    • Including two 1-of-1 parallels
  • 1 Shohei Ohtani Through the Years Autograph card per box (numbered 1/1)
  • 1 Signed Shohei Ohtani Ball with Inscription
  • 1 Signed 8×10 exclusive Shohei Ohtani photo with Inscription
  • 1 VIP Invite to event held in Los Angeles, California in April 2019

Topps Transcendent Collection Baseball: Japan Edition will represent the pinnacle of high-end collecting.


Each box of 2018 Topps Transcendent Collection Baseball: Japan Edition will guarantee a complete set of highlights of two of the most influential Player Icons representing both Japan and MLB®.

Each card features a stunning silver frame. Sequentially numbered to 50.

Base Set

  • 20 Ichiro highlights
  • 30 Ohtani highlights


Topps Transcendent Collection Baseball: Japan Edition will deliver 50 different autograph cards total of Shohei Ohtani and Ichiro.

Transcendent Collection Autographs

Each card will be hard-signed and encased in a metallic gold frame.

All autographs will be sequentially numbered to 5 or less and each box will deliver two 1-of-autograph parallel cards.

  • Emerald Parallel: Sequentially numbered to 3.
  • Red Parallel: Numbered 1/1
  • Platinum Parallel: Numbered 1/1

Shohei Ohtani Through The Years Autographs

Each 1/1 card will feature an ON-CARD autograph of Shohei Ohtani on select Topps designs from 1952-2018.


Shohei Ohtani Autographed Ball with Inscription

Each baseball will feature a Shohei Ohtani autograph with an inscription. A truly one-of-a-kind collectible!

Exclusive Shohei Ohtani Autographed Photo with Inscription

Where To Buy: 2018 Topps Transcendent Collection Japan Edition

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