This was post in reply to a thread comparing the anime and various manga of Pokemon. Just thought I would keep a record of it here because it turned out to be quite a nostalgia-ridden post after all. And it held some of my thoughts as a long-time fan of the franchise.
Hmm personally I don't think direct comparison is possible, since they're all really different.
I used to read Pokemon Special (Adventures) back in CoroCoro before I started watching