Viz Lines Up More "Pokémon" Manga for September and Beyond

"Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire" kicks things off next month

Viz Media announced plans to bring some more Pokémon manga to shelves in North America, starting with the latest from Pokémon Adventures creators Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto. Inspired by the games in question, Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire volume 1 is scheduled for release this September.


After that, the Pokémon Pocket Comics Box Set arrives in October with a collection of Santa Haruzake's four-panel comic strips and trivia. The two-volume set includes a volume based on Pokémon Black & White characters, and a volume based on Legendary Pokémon.


More details on the releases: 



POKÉMON OMEGA RUBY & ALPHA SAPPHIRE VOL. 1 MSRP: $4.99 U.S. / $5.99 CAN Rated ‘A’ For All Ages Available September 2016 

Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald face a new crisis of epic proportions: a giant meteor hurtling toward the planet! Don’t miss these awesome new adventures inspired by the best-selling POKÉMON OMEGA RUBY & ALPHA SAPPHIRE video games and picking up where the POKÉMON ADVENTURES RUBY and SAPPHIRE saga left off! This new series features story by Hidenori Kusaka and artwork by Satoshi Yamamoto.



POKÉMON POCKET COMICS 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 & WHITE characters, and the second volume features Legendary characters from the POKÉMON series. Created by Santa Harukaze, both are full of vital statistics, trivia, puzzles, fun quizzes and more!



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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