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The main characters
Black & White (Japanese: 第１０章 ブラック ・ ホワイト編 The Tenth Chapter: Black and White) is the tenth chapter of the Pokémon Adventures manga.
This chapter follows the adventures of Black, who is on a quest to become the Champion of the Pokémon League. He is joined by White, a young woman who owns the Pokémon acting company, the BW Agency, and aims to raise the best Pokémon actor. As they go through the Unova region they encounter the group Team Plasma, who aim to free Pokémon from Trainers, and the mysterious N.
Before the collection of rounds from the Black & White chapter of Pokémon Adventures began in Volume 43 in Japan, the rounds were collected directly from the magazine publications into mini-graphic novels by VIZ Media in North America. These volumes, published under the title Pokémon Black and White and advertised as "a Pokémon Adventures special edition", retail for $4.99 USD and contain about three or four rounds each. The first two volumes were released on July 5, 2011 with subsequent volumes following.
A box set of the first eight volumes was released on October 2, 2012 including a special full-color poster.
In other languages
A French translation of the Black & White chapter has been produced separately in France by publisher Kurokawa. Unlike the VIZ Media versions, which are slimmer than a typical volume and only contain three or four rounds, the French versions are a more typical volume size and contain about eight rounds each, showing a closer resemblance to previous Pokémon mangas. Like VIZ Media's version, these are collected directly from the magazine publication. The first of these volumes was published in September 2011.
- Main article: List of rounds in the tenth chapter of Pokémon Adventures