What You Need to Know:
- VIZ Media is thrilled as it adds all-ages fun and adventure to its POKÉMON 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 the Summer. The new releases include POKÉMON SUN & MOON and POKÉMON HORIZON: SUN & MOON, two brand-new manga series that feature a cast of new characters set in the Alola region from the latest Pokémon Sun & Moon video game. Also announced was a new arts and crafts book, POMPOM POKÉMON, set for release in the Summer of 2018.
- Details of each acquisition will be listed down below!
Source: Official Press Release
POKÉMON SUN & MOON, Vol. 1
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 Pokémon to Professor Kukui in the Alola region when she meets his good friend Sun, a courier entrusted with a special Pokédex. 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 Pokémon! What is this sparkling stone the mysterious Pokémon leaves behind?
POKÉMON HORIZON: SUN & MOON, Vol. 1
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 Pokémon 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 Pokémon! This book includes 35 patterns with photographs and instructions for various types of Pokémon like Pikachu, Charmander, Snorlax and Bulbasaur.