Description - Pokemon by Ryo Takamisaki
- Based on the movie Pokemon Movie 10: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai, which came out in Japan in July 2007. The movie performed well, grossing over $10 million in its opening week.- Pokemon Movie 10: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai is tentatively scheduled for its U.S. theatrical release in June 2008.- The second coming of Pokemon is taking over the world (of retail)!- The Pokemon franchise is well known among parents as a safe bet and kid-friendly.- Also features characters from the Diamond & Pearl series.- Diamond & Pearl is one of the top-selling video games worldwide and is the most successful Pokemon release since the original series, selling almost 9 million copies worldwide and generating over $25 billion as of August 2007.- The success of Diamond & Pearl games has generated enormous fan awareness not only of that series, but also of Pokemon across the board; even older titles such as Pokemon Adventures have seen a sales spike since the game's debut.- The anime series Diamond & Pearl is one of Cartoon Network's feature properties, airing in the prime weekday afternoon time-slot.- For Pokemon fans who have to get 'em all (or at least all the VIZ Media licensed merchandise)!- Over 150 million Pokemon video games sold worldwide / 40 million in the U.S.- Over 14 billion trading cards sold worldwide. The manga tie in to Pokemon Movie 10: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai. On their way to participate in the next Pokemon contest, Ash, Brock, and Dawn come to Alamos Town, known for its beautiful gardens and the impressive Space-time Tower, built by the famous architect Gowdy. After mysterious swathes of destruction begin to appear and an ominous fog envelops the town, preventing the people from leaving, Tonio, Gowdy's grandson recognizes these phenomena as having been predictions in his grandfather's diaryE predictions that the integrity of space and time are under threat from a battle between the legendary Pokemon Diagla and Darkrai. Will Ash and his friends be able to save Alamos Town?
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Author Biography - Ryo Takamisaki
Pokemon is more than a game or a TV show, it's a cultural phenomenon that has won the hearts of Japanese and American fans alike! Pokemon comics, games, animation, and toys are run-away hits worldwide. But Pokemon's appeal comes from exciting stories and dynamic personalities-the heart displayed by Ash and the loyalty of Pikachu and the other Pokemon. See for yourself what all the excitement is about.