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Oct 05

New York Comic Con 2017 - VIZ Media Panel Reveals Pokémon Sun & Moon and Pokémon Horizon Manga's

Posted by Sunain | October 5th 2017 at 09:44 PM EDT
Tags: Manga, Press Release, Twitter, VIZ Media, Pokémon Get TV, Comic-Con
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The New York Comic Con is the East Coast's largest pop culture convention and it is taking place from October 5th to 8th, 2017 at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. During VIZ Media's panel, two new Pokémon manga series were revealed: Pokémon Sun & Moon and Pokémon Horizon. Pokémon Sun & Moon is the English translation of Pocket Monsters Special Sun and Moon and Pokémon Horizon "is based on the bestselling video game series".

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VIZ Media Panel with Special Guests, Room 1A06

Thursday, October 5th, 2017 - 4 :00pm – 5:00pm
Join us for exciting announcements, exclusive first looks at new titles, and prizes! Akira Himekawa will also make a special appearance.

Source: https://www.viz.com/news/newsroom/v/1006500

Article edited on 2017-10-05 09:47:13 by Sunain
Jul 28

Pocket Monster SPECIAL 20th Anniversary Data Book PokéSPedia

Posted by Sunain | July 28th 2017 at 08:38 AM EDT
Tags: Manga, Merchandise, Pokémon Center
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To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Pocket Monsters Special Manga, the Pokémon Center will be releasing the Pocket Monster SPECIAL 20th Anniversary Data Book PokéSPedia (ポケットモンスターSPECIAL 20thアニバーサリーデータブック ポケSPedia) on August 8th, 2017. The book contains: the Story of each chapter from Chapter 1 to Chapter 14, Character profiles, World View Guide, a Pokémon Zukan, a dictioary and a Character correlation diagram.

The Pokémon Center will also release a gorgeous limited edition version with a special art piece! It's in a paper frame and the illustration is of Red and Pikachu drawn by Mato and Satoshi Yamamoto.

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Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2017/07/170728_p01.html

Article edited on 2017-07-28 09:02:20 by Sunain
Nov 26

VIZ Media Announces New Books - The Art of Pokémon Adventures / The Pokémon Cookbook

Posted by Sunain | November 26th 2016 at 05:53 PM EST
Tags: Manga, Press Release, Merchandise, VIZ Media
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VIZ Media has announced a few new books that will be coming out over the next few months in North America. Below are the details for those books.

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VIZ MEDIA SERVES UP THE POKÉMON COOKBOOK AND NEW POKÉMON X•Y POCKET COMICS FOR DECEMBER RELEASE

Inventive Cookbook Features Recipes For Over 35 Tasty Dishes Inspired By World-Famous Pokémon Characters; New POKÉMON X•Y POCKET COMICS Contains Comics, Trivia And More

San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delights POKÉMON fans with a pair of notable upcoming releases that includes the publication of THE POKÉMON COOKBOOK: EASY & FUN RECIPES and POKÉMON X•Y POCKET COMICS, the third volume in the series. Both new books will debut on December 6th.

Created by Maki Kudo, THE POKÉMON COOKBOOK: EASY & FUN RECIPES contains a variety of delectable and inventive original recipes inspired by popular Pokémon characters. Santa Harukaze’s new POKÉMON X•Y POCKET COMICS release is a substantial pocket-sized book jam-packed with four-panel comic strips featuring favorite characters from the POKÉMON X•Y manga series along with additional Pokémon vital statistics, trivia, and fun quizzes.

THE POKÉMON COOKBOOK: EASY & FUN RECIPES
MSRP: $14.99 U.S. / $17.99 CAN · Available December 6th!
Create a variety of delicious dishes that look like your favorite Pokémon characters—from desserts to pizza—with more than 35 fun, easy recipes. Make a Poké Ball sushi roll, Pikachu-style ramen, or “Meowth” mashed potatoes for your next party, weekend activity, or powered-up lunch box.

POKÉMON POCKET COMICS, X•Y · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages
MSRP: $10.99 U.S. / $13.99 CAN · Available December 6th!
Pokémon stories, puns and jokes! Fun multiple-choice quizzes! The Pokémon of the Kalos region are all gathered together in this hilarious collection starring Fennekin, Froakie, Chespin, and the rest of the new X·Y Pokémon, Mega-Evolved Pokémon and more! Quiz yourself and your friends on Pokémon Abilities, moves, types, Mega Evolution and tons of other vital statistics! Who will be the next Pokémon quiz champion?!

Source: https://www.viz.com/news/newsroom/v/1006394

VIZ MEDIA EXPANDS POKÉMON PUBLISHING CATALOG WITH POKÉMON ADVENTURES 20TH ANNIVERSARY ILLUSTRATION BOOK

Leading North American Manga Publisher Announces A Unique ART OF POKÉMON ADVENTURES Art Book Set For Release Next Year

San Francisco, CA, November 10, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, expands its critically acclaimed art book and POKéMON collection with the acquisition of the North American publishing rights for the Pokémon Adventures 20th Anniversary Illustration Book: The Art of Pokémon Adventures.

A first-of-its-kind release, THE ART OF POKÉMON ADVENTURES is scheduled for a print release in Fall 2017 and celebrates two decades of POKÉMON with a vividly illustrated collection of work by the beloved manga series artist, Satoshi Yamamoto.

Latest VIZ Media Publishing Acquisition:

POKÉMON ADVENTURES 20TH ANNIVERSARY ILLUSTRATION BOOK: THE ART OF POKÉMON ADVENTURES · Available Fall 2017 Beautiful full-color art from the Pokémon Adventures graphic novel series, sketches and storyboards never seen before, four pull-out posters and a bonus manga story written by series writer Hidenori Kusaka, never before published in English!

Artist Satoshi Yamamoto began illustrating POKÉMON ADVENTURES in 2001. His favorite manga creators/artists include Fujiko Fujio (Doraemon), Yukinobu Hoshino (2001 Nights), and Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira). He also loves films, monsters, mysteries, and punk rock music, and notably uses the Pokémon Swalot as his artist portrait.

Source: https://www.viz.com/news/newsroom/v/1006390

Article edited on 2016-11-26 06:02:24 by Sunain
Jan 28

Viz Media Announces Movie 17 DVD and Manga

Posted by Sunain | January 28th 2015 at 11:51 AM EST
Tags: Manga, DVD, Press Release, VIZ Media
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Viz has confirmed the release dates for the upcoming Movie 17 Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Region 1 DVD and English Manga. The Manga will be release February 3rd, 2015 and the DVD will be released February 17th, 2015.

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VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES HOME MEDIA AND MANGA RELEASES FOR POKÉMON THE MOVIE: DIANCIE AND THE COCOON OF DESTRUCTION

When Destruction Arises, Can Life Prevail? Fans Of All Ages Can Discover Exciting New Adventures In The Official DVD And Manga Editions For The Newest POKÉMON Feature Film

San Francisco, CA, January 27, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, announces new releases in support of POKÉMON THE MOVIE: DIANCIE AND THE COCOON OF DESTRUCTION, the first feature film of the new POKÉMON XY property.

Set for publication under the company’s Perfect Square imprint, the official manga adaptation of POKÉMON THE MOVIE: DIANCIE AND THE COCOON OF DESTRUCTION is set to debut in-print on February 3rd. VIZ Media also launches the official home media release of POKÉMON THE MOVIE: DIANCIE AND THE COCOON OF DESTRUCTION on DVD on February 17th.

The DVD edition of POKÉMON THE MOVIE: DIANCIE AND THE COCOON OF DESTRUCTION is rated ‘TV-Y7,’ for viewers ages 7 and older, and will carry an MSRP of $19.97 U.S. / $24.98 CAN. The official manga edition is rated ‘A’ for All Ages and will carry a print MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN.

In the underground Diamond Domain, where many Carbink live, the Mythical Pokémon Diancie serves as Princess. The Heart Diamond that sustains the land is beginning to fall apart, and Diancie is not yet strong enough to create a new one. Can Ash and his friends help Diancie discover its true power and save the Diamond Domain?!

“POKÉMON THE MOVIE: DIANCIE AND THE COCOON OF DESTRUCTION is inspired by the newest generation of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games and is the 17th and newest feature film in the venerable POKÉMON franchise,” says Charlene Ingram, Senior Marketing Manager of Animation. “Everyone’s favorite heroes, Ash, Serena, and Pikachu, as well as favorite villains, Team Rocket, return for a thrilling adventure introducing an exciting cast of new characters, including Xerneas, the fabled Life Pokémon and the Pokémon of Destruction, Yveltal.

POKÉMON is one of the most successful international entertainment franchises of all time. To-date more than 260 million POKÉMON video game titles and over 21.5 billion Pokémon Trading Cards have been sold in more than 73 countries in addition to substantial publishing and merchandise sales. Pokémon the Series: XY is the 17th season of the POKÉMON animated series and airs in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. VIZ Media and its Perfect Square imprint are the official North American publishers for POKÉMON manga graphic novel series including POKÉMON ADVENTURES X & Y, POKÉMON ADVENTURES, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: DIAMOND & PEARL, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: HEART/GOLD SOUL/SILVER, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: BLACK & WHITE as well as a variety of POKÉMON animated feature films.

Source: http://www.viz.com/node/1006179

Article edited on 2015-01-28 11:55:47 by Sunain
Nov 26

VIZ Media Announces 2014 Manga Holiday Lineup

Posted by Sunain | November 26th 2014 at 04:21 PM EST
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VIZ Media announced their lineup of Manga for sale during the 2014 holiday season. Multiple Pokémon box sets are available for purchase in Canada and the United States. The press release below has been truncated to only list the Pokémon information.

VIZ MEDIA’S PERFECT SQUARE IMPRINT COMPLEMENTS HOLIDAY SHOPPING WITH A WIDE ARRAY OF MANGA AND GRAPHIC NOVEL TITLES

San Francisco, CA, November 19, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, prepares to delight the young and young-at-heart this holiday season with a diverse selection of All-Ages manga, original graphic novels, and collectible books available from the company’s Perfect Square imprint.

POKÉMON fans can select from a trio of manga (graphic novel) box set editions for POKÉMON ADVENTURES RUBY & SAPPHIRE, POKÉMON BLACK AND WHITE, and POKÉMON ADVENTURES DIAMOND & PEARL/PLATINUM.

POKÉMON ADVENTURES RUBY & SAPPHIRE BOX SET MSRP: $59.99 U.S. / $79.99 CAN · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages · Available Now! Ruby’s father Norman is the new Gym Leader of Petalburg City. But Ruby doesn’t want to follow in his father’s footsteps – he wants to win Pokémon Contests! Sapphire’s father Professor Birch is the local Pokémon researcher. But Sapphire is tired of gathering scientific data – she wants to win Pokémon Battles! When Ruby and Sapphire meet, they’re more likely to hit each other than hit it off. But then Sapphire challenges Ruby to a competition! Which of them will achieve their dreams in just eighty days?! The box set contains the complete Ruby & Sapphire arc (Vols. 15-22) of the bestselling POKÉMON ADVENTURES series and a collectible color poster!

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POKÉMON BLACK AND WHITE BOX SET 2 MSRP: $25.99 U.S. / $29.99 CAN · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages · Available Now! His entire life, Black has dreamed of winning the Pokémon League! Now he embarks on a journey to explore the Unova region and fill a Pokédex for Professor Juniper. White has an exciting career as the Trainer of a talented troupe of performing Pokémon. She dreams of making her Tepig Gigi a star! Together, Black and White continue on their journey… What surprising new Pokémon – and people – will they meet along the way?! The manga set includes POKÉMON BLACK AND WHITE Volumes 9–14 and a collectible color poster!

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POKÉMON ADVENTURES DIAMOND & PEARL/PLATINUM MSRP: $89.99 U.S. / //media.pocketmonsters.net/news/2074/15.99 CAN · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages · Available Now! The box set contains the complete Diamond & Pearl/Platinum story arc (Vols. 1-11) of the bestselling POKÉMON ADVENTURES series and a collectible color poster! Pokémon Trainers Pearl and Diamond are starstruck! Their lifelong dream is to floor an audience with their Pokémon comedy act. So how do they wind up as bodyguards to a pampered little rich girl on a quest to reach the peak of Mt. Coronet? Thrills and laughs are guaranteed as the POKÉMON ADVENTURES series continues with POKÉMON DIAMOND & PEARL/PLATINUM.

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Source: http://www.viz.com/node/1006156

Article edited on 2014-11-26 04:22:37 by Sunain
Jun 05

Pokémon Adventures X & Y Rights Acquired By VIZ Media

Posted by Sunain | June 5th 2014 at 01:58 AM EDT
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VIZ Media has announced that they have acquired the rights to the Pokémon Adventures X & Y manga series and will begin releasing the English translation later this year.

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San Francisco, CA, June 4, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has announced the acquisition of the domestic publishing and digital media rights for the POKÉMON ADVENTURES X & Y manga (graphic novel) series. The manga is based on the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games, which launched globally for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems in October 2013.

The new release will launch the latest story arc for the popular entertainment property and joins VIZ Media’s expansive catalog of POKÉMON manga and anime titles. The POKÉMON ADVENTURES X & Y series is rated ‘A’ for All Ages and will debut its first volume in print and digitally in December under the company’s Perfect Square imprint. Future volumes of the series, which is also ongoing in Japan, will be published twice yearly.

POKÉMON ADVENTURES X & Y is written by Hidenori Kusaka with artwork by Satoshi Yamamoto. As the new Champion of the Pokémon Battle Junior Tournament in the Kalos region, X is hailed as a child prodigy. But when all the media attention proves to be too much for him, he holes up in his room to hide from everyone, including his best friends. What will it take to get him to come out?! How about an attack on his hometown of Vaniville Town by the two new Legendary Pokémon, Xerneas and Yveltal, and a mysterious organization named Team Flare…?

“We are proud to expand our Perfect Square manga catalog with the acquisition of POKÉMON ADVENTURES X & Y and its positively themed story, dynamic characters and fun cast of new Pokémon that is sure to delight young as well as adult readers,” says Annette Roman, Editor. “We look forward to fans discovering the new series later this year!”
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