Electric Tale of Pikachu volume 2

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Volume 1
Electric Tale of Pikachu
Volume 3
The Electric Tale of Pikachu volume 2
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Chapters included ET05 - ET08
Manga series The Electric Tale of Pikachu

Volume 2: Pikachu Shocks Back is the second of four volumes of the manga series The Electric Tale of Pikachu created by 小野 敏洋 Toshihiro Ono.


Edition Country Company Date ISBN
First Edition by Shogakukan First
Japan Shogakukan June 27, 1998 ISBN 4091493424
First Edition by VIZ Media First
United States VIZ Media November 5, 1999 ISBN 156931411X
First Edition by Chuang Yi First
Singapore Chuang Yi February 2000 ISBN 9812318534
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Hong Kong Da Ran Culture (Hong Kong) February 1, 1999 ISBN 962947509X
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Indonesia ??? Unknown ISBN 97989652161
First Edition by Daewon C.I. First
South Korea Daewon C.I. February 29, 2000 ISBN 9788952803047
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Taiwan Da Ran Culture February 1, 1999 ISBN 9789572543634


Important events

  • Misty rejoins the group.
  • Ash wins the Fuchsia Free-For-All Race on behalf of Lara Laramie.
  • Ash helps Mikey get accepted into the fellowship The Knights of the E Stone.
  • Ash and company are separated from Pikachu, but are reunited in the Hidden Village.
  • Ash's Pikachu meets a herd of wild Pikachu and befriends them.
  • Ash loses Pikachu twice in this volume, but they are reunited both times.

Party changes

Gym battles

  • Jessie and James are shown battling Koga in a montage sequence in ET07, though it is not stated if they win or lose.

Monthly releases

Issue #1

Just like the first volume, Pikachu Shocks Back was released by VIZ Media as four monthly issues containing one chapter each, comprising the entire first volume collectively, which was released separately. These monthly comic book issues were released from March through June 1999. As a bonus, these monthly releases each contained fan letters and fan artwork which were not included in the regular volume releases.

The following monthly comic book issues were released:

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