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Pikachu Up Close and Personal is a book in the Pokémon Pack Pals series. It contains information on the Pokémon Pikachu, specifically Ash's Pikachu.
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- The Bare Poké Facts
- Pop Quiz
- Best Battles
- Favorite Things
- Pet Peeves
- Great Moments
- Just Ask Ash
- Poké Profiles
Gotta know it all!
A brief overview of the book, and a survey for the reader to fill out about their Pikachu that they captured in one of their Pokémon games.
The Bare Poké Facts
Pokédex information on Pikachu.
Pikachu's Favorite Things/Pikachu's Pet Peeves
The likes and dislikes of Ash's Pikachu.
Great Moments in Pikachu History
Short paragraphs about Pikachu's battle with a Cubone in EP009 and its battle with Prima's Cloyster in EP099. This section also includes information about Pikachu's strengths and weaknesses in battle, attacks and battle tips.
Just Ask Ash
An interview with Ash Ketchum about his Pikachu.
The Pikachu Post
A newspaper style article about Pikachu in the anime.
Pikachu as a Friend
A brief synopsis of EP001 when Pikachu saved Ash from a flock of Spearow.
Pikachu as a Fighter
A brief synopsis of EP014 when Pikachu and Ash battled Lt. Surge and his Raichu.
Pikachu as a Survivor
A brief synopsis of EP012 when Pikachu was badly hurt by a Goldeen.
Pikachu as a Quick-Change Artist
Information of Pikachu's evolution, Raichu.
What's Your Pikachu I.Q.?
A pop quiz about the information found in the book.