Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Art Book

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Art Book
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond Art Book cover.jpg
Pokémon Shining Pearl Art Book
Pokemon Shining Pearl Art Book cover.png
Pages: 32
Published: November 19, 2021[1][2]
Publisher: OVERLAP, Inc.
Author:
Preceded By: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Galar Art Book
Succeeded By: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Art Book

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Art Book and Pokémon Shining Pearl Art Book are art books for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl published by OVERLAP, Inc. in 2021. The books were included as pre-order bonuses at Pokémon Centers in Japan and Singapore.[3][4] The contents of both are nearly identical, with only a few artworks being exclusive to one or the other.

Contents

The books are broken up into two main sections, one featuring new art that was created specifically for Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and one featuring art from the original Diamond and Pearl.

Remakes art

Pokémon

Official artwork for several Generation IV Pokémon are included in both books: Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Rotom, Phione, Manaphy, Dialga, and Palkia.

The Brilliant Diamond version also includes: Riolu, Pachirisu, Leafeon, Honchkrow, Lucario, and Electivire

The Shining Pearl version also includes: Shinx, Buizel, Glaceon, Garchomp, Gliscor, and Magmortar

Locations

Both books include official art of Twinleaf Town, Lake Verity, Sandgem Town, Jubilife, Oreburgh City, Veilstone City, Hearthome City, Solaceon Town, Pastoria City, Celestic Town, and Grand Underground. Both also include art of Spear Pillar and Sunyshore City, but the art differs in each book.

The Brilliant Diamond version also includes Eterna Forest and Eterna City.

The Shining Pearl version also includes Route 217 and Snowpoint City.

Characters

Dawn's official BDSP concept art

Both books include official art of Lucas, Dawn, Professor Rowan, Barry, Cynthia, Roark, and male and female Team Galactic grunts.

Styles

Both books include production art of Lucas and Dawn in several of the styles they can have during the game: platinum style, contest style, and cycling outfit.

The Brilliant Diamond version also includes the Pikachu hoodie style.

The Shining Pearl version also includes the winter style.

Misc art

Some other miscellaneous artwork are included:

Original games' art

Pokémon

Official artwork of a few Generation IV Pokémon are included in both books: Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Dialga, and Palkia.

Characters

Concept and production art of Cynthia from Diamond and Pearl

Official concept art and production of of several characters are included in both books: Lucas, Dawn, Cynthia, Roark, Gardenia, Maylene, Candice, Volkner, male and female Team Galactic grunts, Mira, Marley, Cheryl, Buck, and Riley.

Misc art

Some other miscellaneous artwork are included:

Credits

  • Issued by Pokémon Center Co. Ltd
  • Supervised by and in cooperation with GAME FREAK inc. / ILCA, Inc / The Pokémon Company
  • Special thanks to:
    • Junichi Masuda (GAME FREAK inc.)
    • Yuichi Ueda (ILCA, Inc)
    • Shoko Kanari (ILCA, Inc)
  • Cover Illustrations by:
    • Eriko Fujiwara (ILCA, Inc)
  • Published by OVERLAP, Inc.
  • Layout and script by Shusuke Motomiya (1UP,Inc)
  • Editorial assistance by Yukiko Kanazawa (Shitatameya)
  • Designed by Momoko Fukuda, Toshiyuki Takahashi (ragtime Co., Ltd)
  • Printed and binded by Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

References

  1. "Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Art Book". pg 32.
  2. "Pokémon Shining Pearl Art Book". pg 32.
  3. "Unboxing Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and the official Art Book." Youtube, uploaded by Jason of Nagoya, November 24, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_u8ID5Jkho
  4. "Pokemon Brilliant Diamond + ART BOOK Launch Day Unboxing! (Nintendo Switch)." Youtube, uploaded by The Other Stuff Channel, November 19, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQMjmeyEEq0



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Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Galar Art BookPokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! Art BookPokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Art BookPokémon Legends: Arceus Art Book
Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Art Book
Spin-off Pokémon games: The Art of Pokémon ColosseumPokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition: Visual Setting Guide
Manga: Pokémon Special IllustrationsThe Art of Pokémon Adventures
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