VIZ Media delivers Pokémon adventures and fun to viewers with the home media release of the Pokémon Advanced Complete Collection on DVD on May 16th. Pokémon Advanced is the sixth season of the Pokémon animated series and the first season of the Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire story arc. The substantial new set includes the complete Pokémon Advanced series, featuring a total of 40 episodes, on 5 DVDs.
In the series, Ash heads toward his next challenge—the far-off Hoenn region! While he must say goodbye to old friends, he makes the acquaintance of May, a Trainer just starting out on her Pokémon journey. Along with her little brother Max and the ever-reliable Brock, this pack of Pokémon Trainers begin pursuing their dreams—with Ash racking up three Gym badges, while May changes tack to follow the Contest path of a Pokémon Coordinator.
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 & Pearl/Platinum, Pokémon Adventures: HeartGold & SoulSilver, Pokémon Adventures: Black & White, Pokémon Adventures: X•Y, and Pokémon Adventures: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.
The Pokémon Advanced Complete Collection is rated ‘TV-Y7,’ for viewers ages 7 and older, and will be priced at $49.99 U.S. / $57.99 CAN.