Box Busters: 2013 World Stars Toreka Edition + win our 24K gold autograph

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Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly‘s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2013 World Stars Toreka Edition — a high-end autograph brand from Brothers Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, in this latest edition of Box Busters.

What will he find inside? Watch and find out …

Contest: How you can enter to win the 24K gold card? Comment below — we’ll pick a winner from all entries received (with email included in proper field) on Nov. 1.

Here’s the link for the U.S. Edition’s availability.


  1. Brian Kosinski
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 6:48 pm | Permalink

    I think the cards look great, they look really cool. But, I don’t think I would pay $200 for 2-3 cards. I also don’t like how it’s an “off brand” product. But, I would say it looks really interesting. My curiosity might get the best of me.

  2. Anthony
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 7:26 pm | Permalink

    The cards look really nice. I think the Koji looks sick.

  3. Jordan
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | Permalink

    I don’t know if they translate well to video. Maybe if I had one in hand I’d be more impressed.

  4. Andrew McKay
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 7:30 pm | Permalink

    Neat looking product, haven’t seen 24karart cards since Action Packed.

  5. Michael Schultz
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 7:34 pm | Permalink

    Sweet card!

  6. Alan Derosby
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 7:37 pm | Permalink

    I loved hearing you go over the product. Would love to have this card.

  7. Phil Regetta
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 10:15 pm | Permalink

    In it to win it! Thanks!

  8. Mike Colt
    Posted October 10, 2013 at 10:55 pm | Permalink

    When are you going to give away the other box buster contest stuff

  9. Posted October 11, 2013 at 12:13 am | Permalink

    Interesting concept. Good to see that the non-licensed companies are thinking outside-the-box (or in this case inside-the-box) when it comes to card design.

  10. Brian
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 4:07 am | Permalink

    I like them a lot. It’s a really neat product for those that can afford it. I like the fact they are different than your every day base cards.

  11. KC
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 8:50 am | Permalink

    The cards look very nice, but for the price and also it’s not license, I don’t think it’s worth paying $200 a box for. Yet I’m sure these will sell out once it goes live, but it will fade after awhile.

  12. Richard Hardy
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 9:08 am | Permalink

    Normally, I would be amazed with the cards. They’re gold! However, that is a lot of money for a few cards. I’m sure they will keep value, but I am still not going to buy. Once again, price is greater than value. Cool break though!

  13. Adonis Zapanta
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 9:24 am | Permalink

    Very nice looking card! Gold is in!

  14. Stan
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 9:36 am | Permalink

    The product looks nice, with every card encased. I’m not sure I would like the checklist though, as I may not recognize some of the people.

  15. Ian Gibbs
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 11:29 am | Permalink

    I love the packaging, really neat to see something different and the cards are unique in a good way.

  16. Phil B
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 1:22 pm | Permalink

    I think it is a really interesting product and it is nice to see that it is for charity.

  17. Alvin Yam
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm | Permalink

    I’m sure this will sell out just because it is a unique product and the very limited US production run. Not bad, but I’m not going to spend that much on the product.

  18. Jason K
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 5:06 pm | Permalink

    Cool product, but not in my price range unfortunately. Glad to see companies trying something different, and I like that it is for charity.

    Is there a checklist available for this product with print runs? Also, even though your Stallone wasn’t signed, would you be able to send it off to get signed? I realize that when the product goes live, it would be signed, but that is the card I would be most interested in of the stuff was pulled from your boxes.

  19. teflon
    Posted October 11, 2013 at 5:55 pm | Permalink

    I think that the design is balanced and pleasing to the eye. This higher price product might sell since it is for (Special Olympics Japan) charity, but I doubt buyers are looking for the 1/1 feature to add much value.

  20. steve chin
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 2:50 am | Permalink

    Interesting concepet

  21. Posted October 12, 2013 at 5:00 am | Permalink

    It is a unique product, pretty cool idea and a nice presentation with the pack out. I have to say it is extremely rare to see something like this where a company is giving a portion of the proceeds to charity (the Japanese Special Olympics in this case) but $200 for two or three cards is difficult to put up. I wonder how they will do on the secondary market.

    From Mod: You were selected as the winner.

  22. Matt
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:22 am | Permalink

    Cool looking design,nice touch on added autos.but not something I would pay 200 a box for

  23. Adam Hirniak
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    I LOVE shadowboxes, auto’ed with a 24 carat gold border is INSANE.

  24. Wayne Martin, Jr.
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 2:41 pm | Permalink

    Great looking product. Especially those autographed Koji cards. I’d love to add that Uehara gold auto card to my collection. I also like the fact that it’s a charity fundraiser, but the price is pretty high.

  25. Johnathan
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 7:10 pm | Permalink

    Those are some nice looking cards. Out of my price range for sure.

  26. Rob
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:20 pm | Permalink

    Nice looking cards. Might max out my credit card, though.

  27. Ferg
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:21 pm | Permalink

    I want this card!

  28. Michael McMannis
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:22 pm | Permalink

    That card is freaking sweet. I would love to put that in my collection.

  29. Jay Jacobsen
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:27 pm | Permalink

    Wow – that must have been an awesome feeling to break that box and open with that beautiful gold Koji card! I think any collector would be honored to have any of those cards in their collection!

  30. Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:29 pm | Permalink

    Those are pretty great looking cards! Thanks for the contest!

  31. Meaghann Grey
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 8:33 pm | Permalink

    This is a really neat card. Would love to own it!

  32. Jordan Friedman
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 9:57 pm | Permalink

    I love it! I love unique stuff like this!!!

  33. graham
    Posted October 12, 2013 at 10:44 pm | Permalink

    Love the box buster videos.

  34. George Stuckman
    Posted October 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | Permalink

    I love that Rambo card. haha

  35. Posted October 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | Permalink

    Nice looking stuff but way out of my price range. Uehara has been lights out for the Sox this year. The only way I’d end up with one of these cards is if I win it.

  36. Wayne Koch
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 12:35 am | Permalink

    I love oddball items, nice change from off the shelf cards. Gold, autos, special packaging, great idea! Pricing is pretty high, but for charity I might make an exception.

  37. Jason
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 11:55 am | Permalink

    Pretty cool product, I think they might be on to something with this as us collectors are always looking for something new and exciting.

  38. Brad Marzejka
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 11:56 am | Permalink

    The Stallone gold card is AWESOME!!!!! I grew up on Rambo and rocky movies, I think this product is very cool, exciting not knowing what you might get in each box.

  39. Louis Zollo
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 3:22 pm | Permalink

    Awesome card.

  40. Nathan Boyle
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

    Although its a little high end, i like products like this. its a break from the norm. nice pull!

  41. Michael Boykin
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    Very cool Box Busters! I enjoy seeing and learning about new products, especially those from overseas. Some of the coolest cards in my collection are baseball cards from Japan, Cuba, and Venezuela. I’ve recently started adding European hockey cards as well. So thanks for a nice glimpse into another product.

  42. Ivelisse Woods
    Posted October 14, 2013 at 9:47 pm | Permalink

    Count me in

  43. Evic
    Posted October 15, 2013 at 12:48 am | Permalink

    Very nice!!!

  44. Sashil Kapur
    Posted October 15, 2013 at 10:14 pm | Permalink

    Fascinating because they’re so different. In a good way of course. Also because it’s for charity. Nice!

  45. Jarcar
    Posted October 26, 2013 at 8:53 pm | Permalink

    Very cool.

  46. Ben
    Posted October 28, 2013 at 1:21 am | Permalink

    Surprised card companies don’t use 24K gold leaf more often. It’s not exactly expensive. Wasted so much money on packs of Action Packed back in the day and never pulled a 24K card. Pick ’em up now for cheap whenever I see them.

  47. NickM
    Posted October 31, 2013 at 11:01 pm | Permalink

    Will Beckett be able to do any pricing on this set?

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