Cute, cuddly, and ready for action, new Pokémon books to be released next year

VIZ Media has announced the release of some adorable new Pokémon books in 2018, which also includes a couple of manga series featuring the newest Sun and Moon duo of games. Pokémon Sun and Moon will debut in spring of next year, with Pokémon Horizon: Sun and Moon as well as the activity book PomPom Pokémon coming in summer of next year.

The solicitations of all three series are as follows:

Rated ‘A’ for All Ages · Debuts Spring 2018
Sun dreams of money. Moon dreams of science. When their paths cross with Team Skull, both their plans go awry. Moon is on her way to deliver a rare Pokémon to Professor Kukui in the Alola region when she meets his good friend Sun, a courier entrusted with a special Pokédex. Sun offers to safely deliver Moon to the professor’s lab, but then they tangle with a group of grunts from Team Skull and are attacked by a mysterious Pokémon! What is this sparkling stone the mysterious Pokémon leaves behind?

Rated ‘A’ for All Ages · Debuts Summer 2018
Akira’s summer vacation in the Alola region heats up when he befriends a Rockruff with a mysterious gemstone. Together, Akira hopes they can achieve his dream of becoming a Pokémon Trainer and learning an amazing Z-Move. But first, Akira needs to pass a test to earn a Trainer Passport. This becomes even more difficult when Rockruff gets kidnapped! Their lives get more complicated when Team Kings shows up with—you guessed it—evil plans for world domination!

Debuts Summer 2018
Make pompom versions of your favorite Pokémon! This book includes 35 patterns with photographs and instructions for various types of Pokémon like Pikachu, Charmander, Snorlax and Bulbasaur.

If you’re hankering for more Pokémon coverage, check out our review of the recent 3DS games here, and stay tuned for more news here on Gaming Trend.

Elisha Deogracias is an aspiring accountant by day, freelance writer by night. Before writing for Gaming Trend, he had a small gig on the now defunct Examiner. When not being a third wheel with his best friends on dates or yearning for some closure on Pushing Daisies, he's busy catching up on shonen manga and wacky rhythm games. Mains R.O.B. in Smash. Still doesn't know if he's a kid or a squid.

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