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| Pikachu's Global Adventure
|| Feburary 2004
|| Duke University Press
|| Joseph Tobin
Pikachu's Global Adventure: The Rise and Fall of Pokémon is a book that was released by the Duke University press in 2004. The book is a documentary that focuses on how Pokémon became a worldwide hit among children and teens from its beginning in Japan in 1996, all the way through what was claimed to be its decline during the start of Generation III in 2003. It also contains several "secrets" about the franchise.