Overdrive announced on Tuesday that Pokemon digital graphic novels are now available for libraries to purchase through Overdrive. Patrons and students of participating public libraries and schools can borrow and read of Pokemon Adventures and Pokemon movie adaptations manga titles published in English by .
Pokemon is one of the most successful international entertainment franchises of all time with more than 300 million video games and over 23.6 billion Pokemon Trading Cards sold in more than 74 countries. "We are pleased to partner with Rakuten OverDrive to provide our ebooks to libraries and schools - especially our Pokémon manga,” said Kevin Hamric, Senior Director Publishing Sales at VIZ Media. “There is nothing more satisfying than seeing our avid fans read, most importantly our younger readers."