The Twitter account for the new Pokemon anime series posted a new promotional video and also revealed a new key visual for the series. The video previews the anime’s opening theme song “1.2.3” by musical duo After the Rain (Soraru x Mafumafu).The new anime will premiere on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on November 17 at 5:30 p.m. as an “expanded live broadcast special.” The series will then air on Sundays at 6:00 p.m., the same timeslot as Pokémon Sun & Moon.
The new series will feature two protagonists: Satoshi (Ash) and the new character Gō. Gō is a 10 years old upbeat boy, and his dream is to capture all Pokémon. Gō’s partner Pokémon is the starter Pokémon Hibunny (Scorbunny) from the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games. One of the most exciting news is that this series will include all of the regions covered in the franchise so far, from the Kanto to the Galar region.
Cast and Crew:
Among the voice actors we have Daiki Yamashita as the character Gō, Kana Hanazawa as Koharu, Yūichi Nakamura as Professor Sakuragi, Megumi Hayashibara as Musashi (Jessie), Shinichiro Miki as Kojirō (James), Inuko Inuyama as Nyarth (Meowth). Daiki Tomiyasu (Pokémon Sun & Moon) is serving as chief director of the anime at OLM, and Maki Odaira (Pokémon Sun & Moon episode director) is directing the series. Kunihiko Yuyama is the creative supervisor, Shoji Yonemura is in charge of series construction, and Shūhei Yasuda is the character designer. Yuki Hayashi is composing the music, and Masafumi Mima is the sound director. Scriptwriters include: Reiko Yoshida, Shoji Yonemura, Deko Akao, Jun’ichi Fujisaku, Michihiro Tsuchiya, Touko Machida, Yuka Miyata, Aya Matsui, Atsuhiro Tomioka, and Akemi Omode, among others.
If you are a fan of this beloved series, then do not miss Ash and his new friends in this amazing new chapter.