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The Electric Tale of Pikachu Special Signature Edition Red Version

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The Electric Tale of Pikachu Special Signature Edition Red Version is a promotional sample of the first two chapters of the manga series The Electric Tale of Pikachu. It is published by VIZ Media and was included in the Pokémon Video Suitcase promotional set. It is 76 pages long and its dimensions are quite small: approximately 6.0 × 4.0 × 0.2 inches. Therefore it is described as a "Viz Mini-Graphic Novel". Toshihiro Ono's signature appears on the cover.


Edition Country Company Date ISBN
First Edition by VIZ Media First
United States VIZ Media 1999 ISBN not included


Important events

  • Ash begins his Pokémon journey.
  • Ash earns his first two Gym Badges.
  • Ash captures his first Pokémon.

Party changes




  • No Pokémon are traded in this volume.

Gym battles

Ash battles the following Gym Leaders in this volume:

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