Pocket Monsters SPECIAL Volume 31 has been announced on Shogakukan's website. The next volume is scheduled to be released on March 27th, 2009
. The volume will go on sale for 460yen and its ISBN is 9784091407993. Volume 31 is written by Hidenori Kusaka (日下秀憲) and illustrated by Satoshi Yamamoto (山本サトシ).