The FIELD GUIDE TO KANTO is Pure POKEMON Bliss
by Ben Mekler on December 4, 2013
Once in a lifetime, a book hits shelves so magnificent, so utterly enchanting that it becomes an eternal beacon of paper magic for ages to come.
If you love Pocket Monsters, then this is that book.
Professor Kari Fry has been researching Pokemon for over fifteen years, and her work has resulted in a delightful little tome called the Field Guide to Kanto.
With its gorgeously-rendered illustrations of all 151 first-gen Pokemon and its impressively-detailed presentation of each ‘mon’s abilities, the Field Guide to Kanto will fill you with so much warmth, you’ll think you’ve just been straight up ember’d by a Charmander.
If you’d like to pick up a copy of the Field Guide to Kanto, just head on over to FanGamer.net, where you can choose from a $23.00 paperback copy or a foil-embossed, sturdy hardcover with a dust jacket that doubles as a poster for just $32.00. We’ve got some Eevee-level options here, so if you’re looking to gift yourself or a loved one with some Pokemon goodness this season, you might not want to look much farther than the Field Guide to Kanto.
Need more convincing? Take a peek inside…
Check out more of Kari Fry’s work here. What do you think? What other games deserve their own field guides?