San Francisco, CA, March 18, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers compact POKÉMON fun and adventure to fans later this year as it announces plans for the Fall 2016 release of the POKÉMON POCKET COMICS VOLS. 1 & 2 BOX SET and POKÉMON X · Y POCKET COMICS VOL. 3.
These wonderful additions to VIZ Media’s expansive POKÉMON catalog include the October release of the first-ever POCKET COMICS BOX SET, along with the debut in December of a brand new POCKET COMIC volume for the popular POKÉMON X · Y story arc.
POKÉMON POCKET COMICS VOLS. 1 & 2 BOX SET · MSRP: $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 CAN · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages · Available October 2016
The POKÉMON POCKET COMICS BOX SET contains two pocket-sized books each jam-packed with four-panel comic strips. The first volume features POKÉMON BLACK AND WHITE characters and the second volume features Pokémon Legendary characters. Plus, both are full of vital statistics, trivia, puzzles, fun quizzes and more!
POKÉMON X · Y POCKET COMICS VOL. 3 · MSRP: $10.99 U.S. / $13.99 CAN · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages · Available December 2016
A pocket-sized book jam-packed with four-panel comic strips featuring all the new POKÉMON X • Y BLACK AND WHITE characters plus Pokémon vital statistics, trivia, and fun quizzes!
POKÉMON is one of the most successful international entertainment franchises of all time. More than 275 million POKÉMON video game titles and over 21.5 billion Pokémon 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 POKÉMON home media releases including animated series and films and also publishes a variety of POKÉMON manga graphic novel series including POKÉMON ADVENTURES X • Y, POKÉMON ADVENTURES, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: DIAMOND AND PEARL, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: HeartGold & SoulSilver, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: BLACK AND WHITE.
For more information on other POKÉMON manga and anime titles from VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan’s largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. With its popular digital manga anthology WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and ONE PIECE, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family- friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at www.VIZ.com.
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