This is only the third time slot change in the TV anime's 23 year run
Today marks the third time the Pokémon anime has changed time slots in Japan, moving from Sunday nights to Friday nights with the newest episode of Pokémon Journeys, the latest TV anime season of the biggest multimedia franchise in the world. To celebrate the occasion, the character designer on the series, Shuhei Yasuda, drew an image of the characters moving boxes, with some subtle Pokémon video game references in the image!
Here is the latest Japanese trailer for Pokémon Journeys:
Pokémon Journeys, just titled Pokémon in Japan, has moved to Friday nights on Tokyo MX. The series is released on Netflix in the United States in batches, with two batches currently released totaling 24 episodes.
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.