Is Pokemon-hunting getting you down? Do you need a break from walking 5 kilometers to hatch that egg? Did another player take over the gym you?ve just taken over? Did you run out of Pokeballs just when that elusive Snorlax shows up on your screen at the last minute? A Pokemon-themed inspirational book is set to be released this fall. The Pokemon Book of Joy will capitalize on the 20th anniversary of the Pokemon series.
According to Anime News Network, the inspirational book will ?set you on a personal journey of enlightenment to master your own Pokemon.? It will contain illustrations and inspirational quotes from popular Pokemon characters.
The book, set to be 300 pages long, will be in hardcover. It will be published in the UK by Century, and Del Rey in the US. ?
The Pokemon Book of Joy is already listed on Amazon and is slated to be released on September 22 for ?9.99/copy ($13.13). Title may vary for the US release.
Ben Brusey of Century said in a statement, ?We?re thrilled to be publishing the official Pokemon Book of Joy, which will undoubtedly be the perfect gift for the Jigglypuff obsessive in your life this autumn. It will be enjoyed by readers of all ages, and will appeal to everyone who grew up with the game the first time, as well as the millions who have fallen in love with the characters since.?
While we wait for the book to be released, channel your inner peace with some famous quotes from the widely popular, 20-year old anime:
A world without Pokemon would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us. ? Ash
A Caterpie may change into a Buttefree, but the heart that beats inside remains the same ? Brock
I hope you?ll remember, there is something good in goodbye. ? Jessie of Team Rocket
I see now that the circumstances of one?s birth are irrelevant; it is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are. ? Mewtwo
There?s no sense in going out of your way just to get somebody to like you. ? Ash
There are bad ways to win, and good ways to lose. What?s interesting and troubling is that it?s not always clear which is which. A flipped coin doesn?t always land heads or tails. Sometimes, it may never land at all. ? Grimsley
Pika, Pika ? Pikachu