VIZ Media Delivers Pokemon-Inspired Crafting With the Release of Pompom Pokemon

VIZ Media blends adorable Japanese crafts with Pokemon fun with the release of Pompom Pokemon on September 11, 2018.

The new officially licensed craft book features dozens of patterns to create cute pompoms of popular Pokemon characters and includes step-by-step instructions with full-color photographs. Instructions for a DIY pompom maker and a guide to different types of yarn are also included. Pompom Pokemon will be published exclusively in print with an MSRP of $17.99 U.S. / $24.99 CAN.

Pompom Pokemon was written by handicraft artist, Sachiko Susa, and contains 32 patterns with photographs and instructions for pompom versions of popular Pokemon like Pikachu, Charmander, Snorlax and Bulbasaur. Gotta make ’em all!

Pompom Pokemon is sure to delight Pokemon fans and crafters alike,” says Nancy Thistlethwaite, Senior Editor. “Challenge yourself to make adorable yarn versions of your favorite Pokemon characters and have fun along the way!”


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.

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