The previously announced new Pokémon anime series will premiere on April 14. Information about the main cast as well as a key visual has been released. The new series was announced after the conclusion of Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series, which also wrapped up Ash’s story.
Minori Suzuki (Macross Delta, Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, I’m Quitting Heroing) will voice Liko, Yuka Terasaki (Hunter x Hunter, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun) is Roy, and Taku Yashiro ( That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld) is Friede.
The staff for the new Pokémon anime includes:
- Saori Den – Director
- Daiki Tomiyasu – Creative Director
- Dai Sato – Series Composition
- Tetsuo Yajima – Action Director
- Rei Yamazaki – Character Designer
- Kyoko Ito – Sub-Character Designer
- Masafumi Mima – Sound Director
- Conisch – Music Composer
In addition, the franchise also announced that the first episode of the new anime series will be a one-hour special. Studio OLM is once again animating.
Pokémon, known as Pocket Monsters, is one of the longest-running anime series. It first premiered in 1997 with Pokemon: Indigo League. The franchise was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996 and started as a series of games, which then became a mixed-media franchise. The latest Pokemon anime ended as its mainstay character Ash officially won the Pokémon World Champion in the series.
Source: Pokemon Official YouTube
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