The Japanese Pokémon official site announced today that the Pocket Monsters: The Origin TV anime special (not a TV series) which is based on the original Pocket Monsters: Red & Green games will be aired on TV Tokyo and its affiliated stations at 7:00 p.m. on October 2. The anime is co-produced by OLM, Production I.G, and XEBEC. The news was revealed at Pokémon Game Show which has been held at Tokyo Big Site this weekend.
The original games were released in Japan by Nintendo for the Game Boy in February 1996 as the first installments of the Pokémon game series. The anime will feature the protagonist boy, Red, and other characters from the original game. Check the PV and the key visual below.
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