The title of world’s most obsessive Pokémon collector ever has been seized by a British lady.
Guiness have officially acknowledged Lisa Courtney as the world record holder for Pokémon amassment, with 12,113 articles amassed over 13 years.
She speaks of the trials of obsession:
“My family have been incredibly supportive considering the collection takes up the whole house, including my mother’s room!
I’ve even named the room where my main collection resides ‘Pokémon Centre Europe!’
To be in the new Gamer’s Edition and to hold a world record for something you feel so passionate about is just an indescribable feeling.”
The previous contender, an American lady with 8,000 Pikachu collectibles, seems to have her work cut out if she wishes to regain her dubious yellow crown, though she does still have a Pikachu car: