Viz Media Completes Ash’s Hoenn Journey with the Pokemon: Advanced Battle Complete Collection!
The Eighth Season Of The Beloved Adventure Series Features More Than 20 Hours Of POKÉMON Action On Six DVDs
San Francisco, CA, June 20, 2018 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers an exciting new POKÉMON home media edition with the release of the POKÉMON ADVANCED BATTLE COMPLETE COLLECTION on June 12th.
The POKÉMON ADVANCED BATTLE COMPLETE COLLECTION will debut exclusively on DVD and will feature 52 episodes on six discs. The set will carry an MSRP of $54.97 U.S. / $63.99 CAN with episodes presented with English dubbed as well as English SDH subtitled dialogue options.
In the POKÉMON ADVANCED BATTLE COMPLETE COLLECTION, Ash earns his final two Gym badges and secures himself a spot in the Hoenn League Championships, while May almost misses her chance to win her final contest ribbon. But she’s victorious, and the stage is set for epic showdowns with both of her rivals in the Grand Festival! Ash meets two Trainers who become his own Hoenn rivals and faces off against both of them during the course of the tournament. Upon returning to Kanto and reuniting with old friends, Ash is recruited for a new challenge—the Battle Frontier!
POKÉMON is one of the most successful international entertainment franchises of all time. More than 300 million POKÉMON video games and over 23.6 billion Pokémon Trading Cards have been sold in more than 74 countries in addition to substantial publishing and merchandise sales. VIZ Media is the official North American distributor for a wide variety of POKÉMON home media releases including animated series and films and also publishes a variety of POKÉMON manga graphic novel series including POKÉMON ADVENTURES, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: FireRed & LeafGreen, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: EMERALD, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: DIAMOND AND PEARL/PLATINUM, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: HeartGold & SoulSilver, POKÉMON ADVENTURES: BLACK & WHITE, POKÉMON X•Y, and POKÉMON OMEGA RUBY • ALPHA SAPPHIRE.
For additional information on POKÉMON titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at viz.com.