Awesome adventures inspired by the best-selling Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire video games!
All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga!
Pokémon trainer Red goes off on a training challenge and...never comes back! But a tired and tattered Pikachu manages to return home by himself. A mysterious young trainer in yellow befriends Pikachu, and together they set out to find our missing hero!
And watch out for Team Rocket, Yellow Caballero... Could they be behind Red's mysterious disappearance?
Hidenori Kusaka is the writer for VIZ Media’s Pokémon Adventures. Running continuously for over 20 years, Pokémon Adventures is the only manga series to completely cover all the Pokémon games and has become one of the most popular series of all time. Kusaka is currently working on the 14th story arc, Pokémon: Sun & Moon. In addition to writing manga, he also edits children’s books and plans mixed-media projects for Shogakukan’s children’s magazines. He uses the Pokémon Electrode as his author portrait.
Mato was born in Aichi Prefecture on November 27. Her astrological sign is Sagittarius. Her first manga story, "New Year X-mas," appeared in 1993 in the magazine Shonen Sunday. Her best-known works include the title Nightingale.