Pocket Monsters Series

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The Pocket Monsters Series (Japanese: ポケットモンスターシリーズ) is a series of children's picture books released in Japan. The stories are roughly based on episodes of the Pokémon anime, sometimes amalgamating elements of more than one episode.

List of books in the Pocket Monsters Series

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Original series

Cover Number Title Information
Book 1 1 いけ ピカチュウ! ロケットだんをやっつけろ!!
Go Pikachu! Rocket-dan's Defeated!!
ISBN 409114571X January 1, 1998
Book 2 2 ブルーバッジ ゲット! ニビジム たいけつ!!
Blue Badge Get! Nibi Gym Showdown!!
ISBN 4091145728 May 1, 1998
Book 3 3 おつきみやまの ピッピが ゆびをふる!!
Mt. Otsukimi's Pippi is using Wag Finger!!
ISBN 4091145736 May 1, 1998
Book 4 4 ゼニガメ ぐんだんと フシギダネ
Zenigame Squad and Fushigidane
ISBN 4091145744 May 1, 1998
Book 5 5 ISBN 4091145752 July 1, 1998
Book 6 6 ISBN 4091145760 August 1, 1998
Book 7 7 ISBN 4091145779 August 1, 1998
Book 8 8 ISBN 4091145787 October 1, 1998
Book 9 9 ISBN 4091145795 December 1, 1998
Book 10 10 ISBN 4091145809 March 1, 1999
Book 11 11 ISBN 4091147119 March 1, 1999

Orange Islands

Cover Number Title Information
Book 12 12 ISBN 4091147127 June 1, 1999
Book 13 13 ISBN 4091147135 June 1, 1999
Book 14 14 ISBN 4091147143 July 1, 1999
Book 15 15 ISBN 4091147151 September 1, 1999
Book 16 16 ISBN 409114716X December 1, 1999
Book 17 17 ISBN 4091147178 December 1, 1999

Gold and Silver

Cover Number Title Information
Book 18 18 ISBN 4091148611 February 1, 2000
Book 19 19 ISBN 409114862X April 1, 2000
Book 20 20 ISBN 4091148638 July 1, 2000
Book 21 21 ISBN 4091148646 August 1, 2000
Book 22 22 ISBN 4091148654 May 1, 2001
Book 23 23 ISBN 4091148662 April 1, 2002


People, companies, and series related to Pokémon books
Authors and illustrators: Akihito TodaBill MichaelsGregg SaconHiroshi TakaseHoward DewinJason R. Rich
Jennifer L. JohnsonKatherine FangKatherine NollKazunori AiharaMaria S. BarboMichael Mikaelian
Michael TeitelbaumS. E. HellerSheila SweenySimcha WhitehillTracey West
Publishers: Chuang Yi (Singapore) • Golden Books (USA) • Panini Comics (Italy) • Pikachu Press (USA)
Scholastic (USA) • Shogakukan (Japan) • Shogakukan Asia (Singapore) • VIZ Media (USA)
Series: Element PokédexLet's Find Pokémon!Pathways to AdventurePocket Monsters Film ComicPocket Monsters Series
Pokémon Adventure SeriesPokémon anime novelization seriesPokémon JuniorPokémon Keychain Books
Pokémon Pack PalsPokémon ReaderPokémon TalesThe Official Pokémon FictionThe Official Pokémon Early Reader

Anime adaptations: Pocket Monsters SeriesPokémon anime novelization seriesPokémon anime novelization series (France)
Pokémon the First Movie
Pokémon Adventure Series: Bye Bye ButterfreeAttack of the Prehistoric PokémonElectric Shock ShowdownA Shipful of Shivers
Readers: Worlds of AdventurePikachu in LoveTogepi Springs Into Action!The Haunted Gym
Let It Snow!Catch That Wobbuffet!Get Well, Pikachu!Snack Attack!Time Out For Torchic
Save the ShieldonBecome a Pokémon TrainerMeet AshMeet the Pokémon
Ash's Triple ThreatBattle for the Bolt BadgeWrath of the LegendsSuper Sleuth
Quiz books: Pokémon ChallengePokémon Pop QuizPokémon Pop Quiz 2Pokémon Pop Quiz 3
Pathways to Adventure: PokémonPokémon SnapPokémon Gold/SilverPokémon Gold/Silver: The Adventure Continues!
Pokémon Keychain Books: ElectricWaterNormalFire
Sheet music books: Can You Play Pokémon?Pokémon 2.B.A. MasterPokémon 2.B.A. Master: Recorder Fun!Pokémon Five-Finger Piano
Other: Pocket Monsters: The AnimationLet's Find Pokémon!Pikachu's Global AdventurePikachu Meets the Press
Meet Buizel and FriendsPokémon TalesSatoshi Tajiri: Pokémon Creator
Shōko Nakagawa: Pokémon Taught Me The Meaning of LifeDetective Pikachu: Episode 0—Eevee's Case
Detective Pikachu (graphic novel)Movie Novel (Pokémon: Detective Pikachu)

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