Pocket Monsters Zensho (Japanese: まんが版 ポケットモンスター全書 Pocket Monsters Complete Book Comics Edition) is a shōnen Pokémon manga directly based on the Pokémon games. It follows the plot of Pokémon Red and Blue closer than any other Pokémon manga. Many details not included in other manga or the anime, such as the hunt for the Safari Zone Warden's dentures, are covered. It ends with the defeat of the Elite Four.
The entire manga was released by Shogakukan in a single volume containing 10 chapters.
It is written and illustrated by Satomi Nakamura.
|Japan||Shogakukan||April 1998||ISBN 4092590849|
In Greater China, the manga was translated by Ching Win Publishing Co., Ltd. to Traditional Chinese (Taiwan version) under the title 漫畫版 神奇寶貝全書 and to Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong version) under the title 漫畫版 寵物小精靈全書 by its Hong Kong subsidiary, Hong Kong Ching Win Publishing Co., Ltd..
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong Ching Win Publishing Co., Ltd.||July 2000||ISBN 9628549634|
|Taiwan||Ching Win Publishing Co., Ltd.||April 1999||ISBN 9575951948|
|PZ01||プロローグマサラタウン||Prologue: Masara Town|
- According to the start of the book, all 151 Pokémon appear in the Zensho manga whether it is a real Pokémon or one appearing in a picture, diagram or a sign.
- Pokémon Zensho info and chapter summaries at Dogasu's Backpack
- Pokémon Zensho fair use images at Bulbagarden Archives
|This article is part of Project Manga, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each series of Pokémon manga.|