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Pokemon X and Y in Pocket Comics For Release in the US

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Pokemon X and Y

The Pokemon adventure is not yet done, as publisher Viz Media LLC recently announced the arrival of Pokemon Pocket Comics in the U.S. According to Anime News Asia, the publisher targets the fall of 2016 to launch the new and latest adventure called Pokemon Pocket Comics Volumes 1 & 2 box set and Pokemon X and Y Pocket Comics Volume 3.

For the Pokemon Pocket Comics Volumes 1 & 2 box set, they will be available starting October 2016, with a retail price of $16.99 in the U.S. and $19.99 in Canada. The pocket comics are also rated ?A? for all ages. Included in this set are two pocket sized books with the first volume featuring Pokemon Black and White, while the second volume contains the Pokemon Legendary characters.

The Pokemon X and Y Pocket Comics Volume 3 on the other hand, will be priced at $10.99 in the U.S. and $13.99 in Canada. Also rated ?A? for all ages, the pack contains a pocket-sized book with four-panel comic size strips featuring the Pokemon X and Y characters.

These new releases, according to the website, are Viz Media?s effort to expand their Pokemon catalog, as one of North America?s biggest distributor and licensor of anime and manga. Other manga graphic novels for Pokemon released by Viz Media in North America include Diamond and Pearl, Pokemon Adventures X and Y, Pokemon Adventures: HeartGold & SoulSilver, Pokemon Adventures and Pokemon Adventures: Black and White.

With over 270 million Pokemon video game titles and billions of trading cards sold in almost 80 countries, the beloved Pokemon characters remain to be one of the most successful franchises in the history of international entertainment.

Visit Viz Media for more information about the Pokemon Pocket Comics.

 

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