VIZ Media Expands Pokemon Publishing Catalog With New Manga and an Activity Set for 2018 Release

VIZ Media adds all-ages fun and adventure to its Pokemon catalog with three new publishing acquisitions.

The first of these new titles will debut in the Spring of 2018 with additional titles scheduled for publication in Summer 2018. The new releases include Pokemon Sun & Moon and Pokemon Horizon: Sun & Moon, two brand-new manga series that feature a cast of new characters set in the Alola region from the latest Pokemon Sun & Moon video game. Also announced was a new arts and crafts book, Pompom Pokemon, set for release in the Summer of 2018.

Additional information on each of these titles will be announced in the near future.

Rated “A” for All Ages · Debuts Spring 2018

Sun dreams of money. Moon dreams of science. When their paths cross with Team Skull, both their plans go awry. Moon is on her way to deliver a rare Pokemon to Professor Kukui in the Alola region when she meets his good friend Sun, a courier entrusted with a special Pokedex. Sun offers to safely deliver Moon to the professor’s lab, but then they tangle with a group of grunts from Team Skull and are attacked by a mysterious Pokemon. What is this sparkling stone the mysterious Pokemon leaves behind?

Rated “A” for All Ages · Debuts Summer 2018

Akira’s summer vacation in the Alola region heats up when he befriends a Rockruff with a mysterious gemstone. Together, Akira hopes they can achieve his dream of becoming a Pokemon Trainer and learning an amazing Z-Move. But first, Akira needs to pass a test to earn a Trainer Passport. This becomes even more difficult when Rockruff gets kidnapped. Their lives get more complicated when Team Kings shows up with—you guessed it—evil plans for world domination.

Debuts Summer 2018

Make pompom versions of your favorite Pokemon. This book includes 35 patterns with photographs and instructions for various types of Pokemon like Pikachu, Charmander, Snorlax and Bulbasaur.

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