The Pokemon Company International introduced the brand new season of the Pokemon anime sequence, together with a last goodbye arc for long-time protagonist Ash and his companion Pikachu. Two new protagonists will take up the mantle within the new season. It will begin airing in Japan on April 2023.
In a giant departure for the Pokemon sequence, Ash and his companion Pikachu will retire from the highlight in favor of two model new protagonists. Their names are Riko and Roy within the Japanese model of the anime. Their names within the English dub haven’t been revealed but. The teaser video confirmed a mysterious Shiny Rayquaza as effectively.
We don’t know the place this season of the Pokemon anime will take the brand new protagonists to. However, they are going to be joined by Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly, the three starters of the Paldea Region in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
An all-new Pokémon sequence has been introduced!
Join 2 new characters and three Paldea starter Pokémon as they journey by way of the Pokémon world! Plus, commemorate Ash’s journey with particular episodes concluding Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series.
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A sequence of particular episodes to commemorate the top of Ash and Pikachu’s journey was introduced as effectively. The first one is titled “The Faraway Blue Sky,” and it’ll observe Ash and Pikachu in one in all their normal particular days. They meet an odd boy of their travels throughout a forest. It options the basic model of the unique 1997 anime. This episode will air in Japan on December 23, 2022.
You can see the Japanese trailer right here.
“Pokemon: Becoming a Pokemon Master,” a particular 11-episode arc will cap off Ash’s adventures, after having achieved his dream of turning into the League Champion of the Galar Region in Pokemon Journeys: The Series. This new arc will begin airing in Japan on January 13, 2023. The English broadcast will come quickly after in early 2023.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet can be found on the Nintendo Switch.