VIZ Media add a new series to its Pokemon publishing catalog with the release of Pokemon Sun & Moon on May 8, 2018.
Pokemon Sun & Moon is rated “A” for All Ages and will be released exclusively in print with an MSRP of $4.99 U.S. / $6.99 CAN. The series features the work of artist Satoshi Yamamoto and writer Hidenori Kusaka. Future volumes of Pokemon Sun & Moon will be published by VIZ Media every four months.
In this new Pokemon story arc, 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?
“Exciting locales, devious villains, and scores of memorable new characters await readers in Pokemon Sun & Moon,” says Annette Roman, Editor. “We invite new and longtime Pokemon fans to dive into all the fun in these brand-new adventures!”
Pokemon is one of the most successful international entertainment franchises of all time. More than 290 million Pokemon video games and over 23.6 billion Pokemon Trading Cards have been sold in more than 74 countries in addition to substantial publishing and merchandise sales. VIZ Media is the official North American distributor for a wide variety of Pokemon home media releases including animated series and films and also publishes a variety of Pokemon manga graphic novel series including Pokemon Adventures, Pokemon Adventures: FireRed & LeafGreen, Pokemon Adventures: Emerald, Pokemon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, Pokemon Adventures: HeartGold & SoulSilver, Pokemon Adventures: Black & White, Pokemon X•Y, and Pokemon Omega Ruby • Alpha Sapphire.