The official website of the Pokemon anime series announced a new television anime on Friday, featuring two new main characters, Liko and Roy. The new anime will begin airing on TV Tokyo in April 2023 (pictured above).
The website also announced Pokemon: Mezase Pokemon Master (Aim to Be a Pokémon Master), a collection of 11 episodes concluding Pokemon: Ultimate Journeys—the third installment of Pokemon (2019) (Pokémon Journeys: The Series) and 25th season overall. The anime, marked as the final chapter of Satoshi and Pikachu’s story, will debut on January 13.
Staff (Pokemon: Mezase Pokemon Master)
Chief Director: Kunihiko Yuyama (Pokemon)
Director: Daiki Tomiyasu (Pokemon Sun & Moon)
Series Composition: Atsuhiro Tomioka (Pokemon XY)
Character Design: Shuuhei Yasuda (Pokemon Sun & Moon)
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima (Pokemon)
Music: Yuuki Hayashi (Boku no Hero Academia)
Prior to the broadcast of the two new anime series, a special episode titled Pokemon: Harukanaru Aoi Sora, is set to premiere on December 23. The episode commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Pokemon anime series and depicts the encounter between Satoshi and the mysterious boy Haruto.
Staff (Pokemon: Harukanaru Aoi Sora)
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Script: Shouji Yonemura (Death Note)
Character Design: Sayuri Ichiishi (Pokemon), Shuuhei Yasuda
Music: Shinji Miyazaki (Pokemon)
Official site (Pokemon New Series): https://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/pocketmonster2023/
Source: Comic Natalie
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