New Pokémon Anime Announced!

Today during the Japanese broadcast of the latest episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime a trailer teaser trailer was revealed for the upcoming new Pokémon anime series. The trailer confirms the promotional images that were leaked earlier this week were in fact real.

The new series will star Satoshi (Ash Ketchum) continuing his journey to become a Pokémon Master. In addition, the trailer also introduces a new boy named Gou whose partner is Scorebunny. Gou’s dream is to capture every Pokémon after having an encounter with Mew in his youth that inspired him.

In a series first, the adventure is set to take place in the many regions all over the Pokémon world. It is unknown at this time if Satoshi will be challenging the Galar League. However, as the anime will feature the Galar region, it is likely he will.

This new anime is scheduled to air on November 17th at 5:30PM JST to coincide with the release of the Pokémon Sword and Shield video games which release on November 15th. As of yet there has been no announcement for the English dub of this series.