• This is the official tie-in volume for Giratina & the Sky Warrior! movie, the eleventh Pokémon movie. Universal will be releasing the DVD on March 31st, 2009.
• The Pokémon franchise has generated over $18 billion in sales. (2008 TV Tokyo annual report)
• More than 14 billion trading cards have sold worldwide.
• Over 40 million video games have sold through in the U.S.
• VIZ Media's Pokémon releases have sold through over 535,000 units to date (Bookscan 01/2009).
Shaymin, the peaceful Gratitude Pokémon, lives happily in forests and fields of flowers. But one day Shaymin is accidentally drawn into a battle between the Legendary Pokémon Giratina and Dialga. Whisked away far from home, Shaymin is found by Ash, Dawn and Brock, who soon discover that this new Pokémon is full of surprises! Of course Team Rocket wants to get their hands on Shaymin, and so does a mysterious man named Zero. Even Giratina is in hot pursuit of this little Pokémon—and just what do Giratina and Shaymin have to do with the dimension known as the Reverse World?
About the Author
Makoto Hijioka is also the artist for the series Taiyoh Shonen no Django, which ran in CoroCoro mangazine.