Also announced was the 30th volume of Pokémon Adventures. It will be released as a "second series", Pokémon Adventures: Platinum. As the publishing the Diamond & Pearl chapter concurrently runs with the volumes from the Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter, this volume will be volume 1 of the second series. It is set to be released on February 1st, 2011 for $7.99. The book's ISBN is 1421538164.
This volume will start the journey of Diamond, Pearl and Lady Berlitz, the trio getting their starter Pokémon, and Lady Berlitz's battle against the Oreburgh City's Gym Leader Roark.