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Link is a young, would-be swordsman who lives in a fantasy world full of magic and adventure. He's grown up hearing the legends of the Picori, tiny thumb-sized creatures that can only be heard by children, and who always lend humans their power in secret. The time of the yearly Picori Festival has arrived and Link, unable to participate, watches a tournament take place. However, a strange robed person named Vaati wins the event and, for unknown reasons, maliciously unleashes monsters unto the world and transforms Princess Zelda to stone. Now, it's up to Link to find the Picori so he can fix a broken sword and save both Hyrule and the princess!
Pokemon-lover Ginji fell asleep on the eve of his birthday, eager to awaken and find his presents. However, when he opened his eyes, Ginji found himself... in the body of a Torchic?! Now in the world of Pokemon, Ginji meets a week Mudkip who strives to be part of a Rescue Team, and together the two form a group to assist other furry and feathered friends. Ginji must now try to discover why he's transformed, help unravel a thousand year old legend, and support his new comrades in the process!
Both of these manga are from VIZ's kids collection and are perfect for young kids or fans of the video games. They are both about an unlikely hero who is joins forces with mysterious creatures from their worlds, make new friends, and save the day. The dialogue and pacing of the stories are similar, plus they are both very cute and childish, so I'm certain if you liked one, you'd like the other as well.