Pokémon Origins tells the story of the very first Pokémon video games, Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version. In the anime, follow Red as he travels through the Kanto region, encounters Team Rocket, battles his rival, and challenges the Pokémon League. This four-part adventure is coming to Pokémon TV starting on November 15.
The announcement details:
Watch the first Pokémon Origins episode on Pokémon TV on November 15th. Then over the following days, the remaining episodes of this amazing four-part adventure will be added. Remember that you can watch all of Pokémon Origins on the go with the Pokémon TV mobile app, too. Don’t miss a minute of Pokémon Origins starting November 15th!
The special will initially air in Japan October 2nd with a cast that includes Takeuchi Junko (Naruto) as Red, Eguchi Takuya (SNAFU's Hachiman, Ixion Saga DT's Kon) as Green, Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama's Gintoki) as Takeshi/Brock, Katsuji Mori (Speed Racer, Gatchman Crowds' JJ) as Prof. Okido/Oak and Rikiya Koyama (Fate/Zero's Kiritsugu Emiya) as Sakaki/Giovanni.