What You Need to Know:
- VIZ Media has announced the acquisition of the POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND series of activity books and explores the fantastic characters and settings of the world of POKÉMON with the release of POKÉMON ADVENTURES 20TH ANNIVERSARY ILLUSTRATION BOOK: THE ART OF POKÉMON ADVENTURES, now available.
- With the first two books set for an exclusive print release in February 2018, the hardcover POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND editions will carry an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN each and are rated ‘A’ for All Ages. The books present a variety of fun “Find the Pokémon” themed activities.
- The first two books of the series, POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND: KANTO and POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND: PIKACHU, tie into the first generation of POKÉMON characters and allow you to search for Pokémon with Pikachu at your side; SEEK AND FIND: PIKACHU also includes bonus stickers.
- Subsequent POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND: JOHTO and POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND: HOENN tie into the property’s second generation (Gold, Silver and Crystal) and third generation (Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald) respectively. POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND: LEGENDARY features fan-favorite Pokémon and will include bonus stickers.
- Find your favorite Pokémon in five different full-color activity books! Pick your adventure: will you search for the special Pokémon of Kanto, Johto, or Hoenn? Or will you seek fan favorites like Pikachu or Legendary Pokémon? Each volume of the POKÉMON SEEK AND FIND series includes tons of Pokémon-packed seek-and-find illustrations as well as fun facts or creative quizzes about the Pokémon you find.
- In the POKÉMON ADVENTURES 20TH ANNIVERSARY ILLUSTRATION BOOK: THE ART OF POKÉMON ADVENTURES, an exclusive print release, this bright and vivid art book presents the work of longtime POKÉMON artist Satoshi Yamamoto and is a fitting addition to fans’ personal collections. The ART OF POKÉMON ADVENTURES carries a print MSRP of $24.99 U.S. / $33.99 CAN.
- A collection of beautiful full-color art from the artist of the POKÉMON ADVENTURES graphic novel series! In addition to illustrations of fan favorite Pokémon, this vibrant volume includes exclusive sketches and storyboards, four pull-out posters and a brand-new manga side story published in English for the first time!
- Satoshi Yamamoto is the artist for VIZ Media’s POKÉMON ADVENTURES, which he began working on in 2001, starting with Volume 10. Yamamoto launched his manga career in 1993 with the horror-action title, Kimen Senshi, which ran in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine, followed by the series, Kazeno Denshosha. He is currently working on the 12th and 13th story arcs of the POKÉMON ADVENTURES series, POKÉMON X•Y and POKÉMON OMEGA RUBY & ALPHA SAPPHIRE.
- Hidenori Kusaka is the writer for VIZ Media’s POKÉMON ADVENTURES. Running continuously for over twenty years, POKÉMON ADVENTURES is the only manga series to completely cover all the Pokémon games and has become one of the most popular series of all time. Kusaka is currently working on the 12th and 13th story arcs, POKÉMON X•Y and POKÉMON OMEGA RUBY & ALPHA SAPPHIRE. In addition to writing manga, he also edits children’s books and plans mixed-media projects for Japanese publisher Shogakukan’s children’s magazines.
Ooh lots of new Pokémon books! Where to start?
I want the anniversary illustration book so bad! Can't believe Pokémon is already so old!