Brit Pokémon fan sets world record with 12,000-item collection!

January 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI  

London, January 21 (ANI): A Pokémon fan has rewritten pages of Guinness World Records with her collection of more than 12,000 items related to the popular Nintendo franchise.

Lisa Courtney, from Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, entered the records for having the biggest Pokémon collection in the world - 12,113 items in the new Gamer’s Edition.

The 21-year-old has been building up the collection for the last 13 years.

‘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 Telegraph quoted her as saying.

‘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 Pokemon Centre Europe,’ she added. (ANI)

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