|a"Based on the game by Tsunekazu Ishihara & Satoshi Tajiri."
|a"First published by Shogakukan, Inc. in Japan"--P. facing t.p.
|a"This volume contains the installments from Pokemon adventures Vol.1, No. 1 through the first two thirds of Vol. 1, No. 5 in their entirety"--P. facing t.p.
|aRed is a normal kid living in a small town, when he suddenly realizes how big and full wonders the Pokemon world can be! In his travels he meets friends like water Pokemon expert Misty and Pokemon researchers Professor Oak and Bill. Red not only befriends humans who know aboutPokemon, but it is his ambition to make friends of the Pokemon themselves. Maybe Bulbasaur and Poliwhirl are easy to win over, but capricious Pikachu will take a lot more effort!
|aPokemon (Fictitious characters)--Comic books, strips, etc.