- The Official Pokemon Encyclopedia
Updated and Expanded
By: The Pokemon Company International Format: Hardback Series: Pokemon
The essential guide for any Pokemon fan, this updated and expanded encyclopedia contains eight Pokemon regions and newly discovered characters. Revisit unforgettable moments in Ash’s journey to become a Pokemon Master. Travel from Kanto to Kalos, Johto to Sinnoh and not forgetting Alola and new region, Galar! Get to know Trainers, old and new as they guide Ash through his adventures. Learn battle moves and meet Gym Leaders, plus learn about some legendary battles along the way. And of course, meet old and new Pokemon characters. Learn their types, moves, key stats, strengths and weaknesses with the newly updated Pokedex, including Alolan and Galarian specific characters. This comprehensive guide contains everything fans need to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of Pokemon.
Pokemon is one of the most popular and successful entertainment franchises in the world, encompassing video games, the Pokemon Trading Card Game (TCG), mobile games and apps, animation and movies, Play! Pokemon competitive events, and licensed products. It was first established in Japan in 1996 with the launch of the Pokemon Red and Pokemon Green video games for the Game Boy system. The video games were released internationally in 1998 as Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue. More than 20 years later, Pokemon continues to be a global entertainment mainstay and pop culture icon.