The next episode of the Japanese broadcast sees fan-favorite Pokémon, Mewtwo, return to the anime series. After tonight's Japanese broadcast of the latest episode of Pokémon Journeys, the "next time" trailer previewed Mewtwo in his first newly animated appearance since 2001. Go past the jump to see Mewtwo's return!
Lots of reveals and updates for January 2021's anime season in this week's news round-up. Hit the jump for more.
After remaking the first Pokémon anime film in 2019, the original Mewtwo from the first film Pokémon: The First Movie (and the Mewtwo Returns TV anime special) returns to the anime franchise in an upcoming arc of Pokémon Journeys, with the voice actor returning for the role and a brand new visual to commemorate the occasion. Ctach it all after the jump!
Today marks the third time the Pokémon anime has changed time slots in Japan, moving from Sunday nights to Friday nights. 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! Check it out after the jump!
Teasers, music videos, and fanvids take over anime news this week. Hit the jump for more.
Pokémon Journeys has done its best to redefine the formula of the Pokémon anime series and breath some fresh air into the 23-year-old ongoing TV anime program. In what might be one of the biggest shake-ups yet, the newest trailer for Pokémon Journeys previews what just be the biggest arc the entire anime series has seen so far. Catch it after the jump!
To celebrate the new broadcast date for the Pokémon TV anime series In Japan, a brand new visual was released with some spoiler-filled teases for what's to come for Ash and Goh as they journey through Galar, uncovering the secrets of the region. Catch it after the jump!
It's not often that a long-running TV anime series moves timeslots on Japanese TV, with Pokémon only moving twice times since it premiered in 1997. It was announced after today's broadcast that the series will be moving a third time to Friday nights from October 9. A special video with an "Executive Golden Producer" Pikachu was released to celebrate the move, which can dazzle you after the jump!
Keen-eyed Pokémon fans in the United States have noticed when the next batch of episodes of Pokémon Journeys: The Series will be released on Netflix, finally letting viewers know what happened after the Dynamax of a cliffhanger in the latest episode to be released on the platform. Catch the information after the jump!
1, 2, 3! The new Japanese Pokémon Journeys opening theme has been released! Switching in T.M. Revolution and Golden Bomber's Kirisho under the band name Nishikawa-kun to Kirisho (Nishikawa-kun and Kirisho) who sung their own version of 1 ・ 2 ・ 3”. T.M. Revolution released the opening on his Twitter account, which can be caught after the jump!
The popular fighting type gym leader Bea from Galar is set to appear in an upcoming episode of Pokémon Journeys, and with her appearance, Yoko Hikasa was announced to be voicing her. The announcement came alongside from preview images of the upcoming episode featuring the gym leader and her Pokémon pal. Catch them after the jump!
It was announced that T.M. Revolution and Golden Bomber's Kirisho will be taking over from After the Rain in singing the opening theme to the Japanese version of Pokémon Journeys. Their rendition of “1 ・ 2 ・ 3” under the "band name" Nishikawa-kun to Kirisho (Nishikawa-kun and Kirisho) will debut on episode 32 of the series. Catch the rest of the news after the jump!
The first episode of the new Pokémon anime series, Pokémon Journeys: the Series, has been uploaded to the official Pokémon YouTube channel in both the United States and the rest of the world. Catch the Pikachu origin episode right after the jump!