There are two more sets for this year that I haven't mentioned - one of them actually was released last week and the other will come out in late December.
- The set that was released last week was from Sports Graphic Number. Their previous sets were all dedicated to single players - Hiroyuki Nakajima, Masahiro Tanaka, Kenta Maeda and Tomonori Maeda. This new set is actually dedicated to three Swallows players - Tetsuto Yamada, Shingo Kawabata and Yuhei (Takai). The base set has 81 cards - 27 for each player. Like their single player sets, the cards have a minimal amount of graphics and simply feature full bleed photos of the players. There are several groups of cards that form a puzzle when put together, again like the single player card sets had. There is also a 36 card (12 cards per player) insert set and I assume that memorabilia cards and parallel cards of some sort are also available.
- Epoch and the Japan Baseball Promotion Association (aka the All Japan Baseball Foundation, aka the OB Club) are teaming up to do a second JBPA 20th Anniversary set (following the one they released back in July). It's a box set with 40 cards - a base set of 37 cards plus TWO autograph cards and one parallel card. It will be released on December 26 and has a list price of 9,800 yen