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is a shoujo manga that doesn't follow the game at all. In fact,
more of a shoujo (girls') manga than it is a Pokemon manga. The
centers around Maron (Hazel in the American version), a young girl who
wants a love potion to use to attract Almond, the person of her
To obtain a workable kind (the first one she gets explodes before she
use it...) she must go around collecting data on as many different
of pokemon as she can. This manga has a lot of the Digi Charat-style
randomness and insane personalities. There are rarely any gym
or locations from the game--it's just one comedic adventure after
The artwork is
Here are some of the humans/pokemon featured in the manga. These
images were taken from the English version of the manga, so they were
from the original image. Special thanks to Peanut Butter Mewtwo
these manga pictures.
The guy on the left is Almond, the person Maron
crush on. He's not in the manga much, but when he does show up
bad usually happens to him. He's obsessed with catching pokemon,
but never seems to succeed while Hazel's around. The guy on the
is her grandpa, the person making the love potion. Yumi Tsukirino
likes the grandpa because he's easy to draw. I like him because
Here's the Purin family. Purin likes to
and Pippi and can't cook, but watch out when it puffs out! It's
The Pixy in the middle is an older member of the family, and the one on
the far right is a maid. Purin's very rich--it lives in a
has maids paint her paintings for it..it's VERY spoiled...
Pippi can be frightened VERY easily, but it's
when it's provoked. Zenigame's a cute good guy who can speak
language. The Arbok/Arbo family are the closest things to
the series has. And yep, that's a rose in that Arbok's mouth...
And of course, Maron (Hazel). She's
and loves cute pokemon.
was published by Viz Comics under the title "Pokemon: Magical
It was completed in August 2002.
Top: Volumes 1, 2, and 3
Bottom: Volumes 4 and 7
Viz's American graphic novels. Click on
the image for the full-sized version.