There are various Pokémon manga series. Some follow the anime, others follow the games, both core and spin-off titles, and a few others are original stories using Pokémon. Most are never translated. The ones that are are usually published in Japan by Shogakukan, and translated into English in North America by Viz Media and Shogakukan Asia in Asian countries. These manga are based on the Pokémon anime, video games, and trading card game. See The Other Wiki article for a more complete list. Or see Bulbapedia's
Pokémon Manga with their own work pages on TV Tropes include:
- Pocket Monsters
- Pokémon Adventures (aka "Pokémon Special")
- Pokémon Getto Da Ze!
- The Electric Tale of Pikachu
- Magical Pokémon Journey
- Pokémon Zensho
- How I Became a Pokémon Card
- Pokémon Golden Boys
- Pocket Monsters Emerald Challenge!! Battle Frontier
- Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team
- Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Adventure!
- Phantom Thief Pokémon 7
- Pocket Monsters HGSS - Jou's Big Adventure
- Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder
- Pokémon RéBURST
- Pokémon Horizon
Manga without pages provide examples of:
- Childish Older Sibling: Downplayed with Alpha and Omega from Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion & Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom since they're twins. Omega is more hot-headed and immature than his younger brother. To emphasise this, he has Tareme Eyes.
- Cliffhanger: Pocket Monsters: Legendary Encounters is a oneshot based off of Pokémon Black and White. It ends on an open ending where N flies off on Zekrom, daring Hilbert to become a hero like him.
- Polar Opposite Twins: Alpha and Omega from Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion & Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom are opposites. Alpha is a calm and aloof boy with Tsurime Eyes, while Omega is a hotheaded and goofy boy with Tareme Eyes.
- Sports Stories: Aim To Be A Card Master is a manga about children playing the Pokémon Trading Card Game.