VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, announces that Pokémon fans will embark on an exciting adventure through the Unova region where they will meet their favorite Pokémon when the home media release of POKÉMON BW: ADVENTURES IN UNOVA DVD SET 1 launches on September 23rd.
POKÉMON BW: ADVENTURES IN UNOVA DVD SET 1 features more than 9 hours of animated fun contained on 4 discs. The new set is rated ‘TV-V7’ (for Viewers Over the Age of 7) and will carry an MSRP of $26.95 U.S. / $31.98 CAN.
In BW: ADVENTURES IN UNOVA, Ash and his friends Iris and Cilan have foiled Team Rocket’s latest evil plan, and a new danger lurks on the horizon! But first, with eight Gym badges in hand, Ash is ready to take on the region’s ultimate challenge: the Unova League, where he’ll face familiar rivals and new opponents in his ongoing quest to become a Pokémon Master! Meanwhile, Iris has been having some trouble connecting with her powerful and stubborn Dragonite – can a visit home to the Village of Dragons help sort things out for the aspiring Dragon Master? And what exciting new adventures await our heroes beyond the Unova League? The answers will come as the journey continues!
Pokémon is one of the largest entertainment franchises in the world, selling more than 260 million video games, shipping more than 21.5 billion Pokémon TCG cards, and featuring a library of more than 700 animation episodes and 16 full-length animated films. In October 2013, the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games launched worldwide for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, selling nearly 12 million copies globally in the first four months of sale.
VIZ Media offers a wide range of DVD Box Sets for several acclaimed POKÉMON animated series including the various POKÉMON ADVENTURES story arcs as well as POKÉMON BLACK & WHITE and POKÉMON feature films such as POKÉMON THE MOVIE: BLACK – VICTINI AND RESHIRAM, POKÉMON THE MOVIE: WHITE –VICTINI AND ZEKROM, POKÉMON THE MOVIE: GENESECT AND THE LEGEND AWAKENED and POKÉMON THE MOVIE: KYUREM VS. THE SWORD OF JUSTICE.
VIZ Media also publishes a wide array of POKÉMON manga (graphic novel) series titles under its Perfect Square imprint.
For additional information on VIZ Media’s POKÉMON manga and anime titles, please visit www.VIZ.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan’s largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. With its popular digital manga anthology WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and INUYASHA, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at www.VIZ.com.