The Guinness Book of World Records awarded Sofia Pichihua from Peru with a certificate recognizing her as the owner of the world’s largest CardCaptor Sakura memorabilia collection.
Pichihua works as a journalist and blogger at Otaku Press, an anime and manga Peruvian site.
Pichihua began her collection as a schoolgirl over 17 years ago. The largest collection of Cardcaptor Sakura memorabilia consists of 1,086 items including games, trading cards, action figures, calendars, stickers, comic books, DVD, and stuffed animals.
“It is a dream come true. I got the Guinness Record in 2016 as a way to honor the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Cardcaptor Sakura manga,” said.
In order to get some of the products, she traveled to Mexico and import items from USA and Japan. “Mi next dream is to travel to Japan and interview CLAMP. I will visit Nakayosi offices next year,” added.
Among the most difficult products to get were items marketed since 1996 in Japan,.The collection is valued in 15 thousand dollars.