Tonight saw the first new episode of Pokémon Journeys TV anime for 2021 and with a new year came a brand new opening singing yet another remix of the opening theme "1 ・ 2 ・ 3”. But other than the jazzy new tune, we got a tease of what's to come in the upcoming episodes, including an appearance from Ash's long-time rival Gary Oak, and Best Wishes companion Iris. More details after the jump!
While in the United States, Pokémon cards helping put fans through medical school, a man from Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo, has been arrested for the cold hard crime of allegedly forging winning popsicle sticks to claim the limited-edition Zarude card prize. More details after the jump!
As with most things at the moment, the Pokémon TV anime is on break for the winter holidays and will be returning to Japanese TV on January 8, but to tide people over till then, the official Twitter account for the anime series released a trailer for 2021 teasing some upcoming arcs (and new Pokémon catches!). Watch the trailer after the jump!
Outside of a brief mention at the start of the Pokémon anime, Ash's father has been something of an enigma. Surprisingly, even though Ash has been on television multiple times through his own journey, his father hasn't been mentioned once ... until now! Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle anime film director, Tetsuo Yajima, discusses how the upcoming film reveals a little more about Ash's father. Learn how after the jump!
After releasing a poster from illustrator Yoshitoshi Shinomiya earlier in the day, the official Pokémon YouTube channel released a pair of new trailers for the upcoming Japanese release of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, showcasing the bond between Koko and Zarude. Catch them after the jump!
The amazing illustrator Yoshitoshi Shinomiya, best known for his work as the background artist on Makoto Shinkai's The Garden of Words, is back with a new Pokémon anime film poster for the upcoming Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, after previously drawing special posters for the last two 2D Pokémon films. Catch it after the jump!
The Pokémon Company International announced today that the upcoming Pokémon anime film, Pokémon the Movie: Koko, will be tree-swinging to the west as Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle in 2021! Climb past the jump to check out the 1st English trailer!
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!
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!
Right on time, the (now) final episode of the much-loved Pokémon short web anime series, Pokémon: Twilight Wings, was released, sending viewers through a journey of the DLC lands of Galar with Leon. Fly past the jump to watch the episode!
The official Japanese Pokémon Twitter account made a surprise announcement today, the wonderfully animated web anime shorts Pokémon: Twilight Wings will be returning for an "expansion pass-inspired" short titled 'Star Festival.' Learn more about the upcoming episode after the jump!
Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC, The Crown Tundra, drops on Thursday as the second part of the Expansion Pass. On Sunday, Pokémon variety show Pokénchi previewed the upcoming expansion, focusing on the Dynamax Adventures section of the game which lets trainer catch a majority of the legendary Pokémon from past generations. Learn more after the jump!