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The Secret of Kangaskhan
VS Garura
Chapter Red, Green & Blue
Collected in Vol. 1
Round number 3
Location Viridian City
Viridian Forest
Previous Round Bulbasaur, Come Home!
Next Round Wanted: Pikachu!

The Secret of Kangaskhan (Japanese: VSガルーラ VS Garura) is the third round of the Pokémon Adventures manga.


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Red is in Viridian Forest, looking for a Caterpie in a trip suggested by Professor Oak, in order to complete the Pokédex. He sees movement in a bush and sends Poli to attack, but he's attacked first by a Charmander owned by Blue, who believed Poliwhirl was a wild Pokémon. Red becomes angry but recognizes the boy that found the phantom Pokémon, Mew. Suddenly, they hear a loud noise and Blue states that he found what he was looking for. A Kangaskhan shows up; Blue doesn't lose any time and attacks her with Charmander. Blue takes out his Pokédex, in order to see her information. When Red shows his Pokédex, they realize that they are rivals with the same mission. Red also learns that Blue is the grandson of the famous Professor Oak.

The fire causes a lot of damage to the Kangaskhan and Blue tries to capture her a couple of times with Poké Balls but she escapes them; however, she doesn't attack. Red perceives that something is wrong and stops Charmander's attack, and then runs to the wild Pokémon and looks at her belly. Her baby Kangaskhan in her pouch was poisoned, so Red uses an Antidote to cure it. The mother Kangaskhan thanks him and leaves; Blue is mad at Red's intervention and they "formally" present themselves. With the same goal, they head in different paths.

Major events

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