The Pokémon Firm has unveiled a primary have a look at the brand new Pokémon Evolutions anime sequence, which can function characters and Pokémon from previous and current generations.
The trailer proclaims that new anime will function “Timeless stories from eight regions,” referring to the eight completely different areas featured in the primary sequence of Pokémon video games. The teaser begins with Leon, the champion of the Galar area, which was featured in the latest Pokémon era, Sword and Defend. After briefly exhibiting Hop, Leon’s youthful brother, the trailer rapidly showcases characters from different areas and generations, together with Lillie from Pokémon Solar and Moon, and Calem, the male avatar coach from Pokémon X and Y. Particulars concerning the present’s forged and crew weren’t introduced, although the trailer does appear to point out off larger high quality animation than earlier animated sequence from the franchise.
Pokémon Evolutions will likely be launched in eight elements instantly by way of The Pokémon Firm’s official YouTube channel and on the Pokémon TV app, which just lately made its debut on the Nintendo Swap and can also be accessible on iOS and Android gadgets.
The subsequent season of the unique Pokémon anime sequence will premiere this fall solely on Netflix. The sequence has been airing repeatedly since 1997 and has over 1000 episodes. Just like the newly introduced anime, this season of the long-running anime will spotlight the franchise’s previous, and can function Ash and Pikachu revisiting earlier areas and previous associates from earlier episodes.
The brand new anime sequence is the newest Pokémon venture to be launched as a part of Nintendo’s yr lengthy celebration of the twenty fifth anniversary of the unique video games’ launch. Recreation Freak’s first sport within the franchise, Pocket Monsters Purple and Inexperienced Model, was initially launched for the black-and-white Recreation Boy in 1996. Since then, the low-budget, 8-bit RPG has grown to be the highest-grossing multi-media franchise of all time. The newest video games in the primary sequence, Sword and Defend, have bought over 21 million copies since their launch for the Nintendo Swap in 2019. The subsequent video games within the sequence, the DS remakes Pokémon Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl, will likely be launched on Nov. 19. These video games will likely be adopted up with the subsequent completely unique sport within the franchise, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, which takes place within the distant previous and evolves the sequence’ gameplay with new battle mechanics and an open-world construction. The brand new sport will launch on Jan. 28, 2022.
The primary episode of Pokémon Evolutions will likely be launched on Sept. 9.