Ash’s time within the Pokemon anime has lastly come to an finish in Japan, and a trailer for the brand new collection, Pokemon Horizons, units up the adventures to come back.
We have identified for some time now that Ash Ketchum, our beloved protagonist who caught barely any Pokemon, would not be the protagonist of the Pokemon anime. The ultimate episode of Pokemon Journeys: The Collection (the total title of the final season) has aired in Japan, bringing Ash’s story to an in depth, and certain a teary eye to many who grew up with the world’s finest Pokemon coach. However there is a new era of trainers that can lead the Pokemon anime, and there is a new trailer displaying the subsequent collection off correctly for the primary time.
Pokemon Horizons: The Collection is ready to debut this 12 months, and can deal with a pair of latest protagonists, Liko and Roy. Eagle-eyed followers already seen that Liko’s hair clip resembles Ash’s insignia on his authentic cap, main some to query if there’s some form of a connection between the 2, but it surely’s solely attainable that it is only a solution to recommend they’re the respective protagonists.
This primary trailer tells us a bit extra about Liko, who appears to start out her journey off as a scholar, and it looks like there’s some form of mysterious pendant concerned that does… one thing, I do not know, it is mysterious for a purpose, although it looks like it is likely to be related to a shiny Rayquaza. We additionally obtained transient appears on the broader vary of latest characters, like Friede and his trusty Captain Pikachu, in addition to among the villains and different supporting solid.
In a really candy assertion, Ash’s English voice actor Sarah Natochenny thanked the character’s Japanese voice actor Rica Matsumoto for 17 years of offering inspiration. “As I proceed recording the ultimate episodes of Ash and Pikachu’s journey on Pokémon, I’d prefer to thank and congratulate the unimaginable girl who has impressed my efficiency because the English voice of Ash Ketchum for the final 17 years, Rica Matsumoto,” wrote Natochenny.
By way of what’s subsequent for the video games, final month The Pokemon Firm introduced that Pokemon Scarlet and Violet can be getting a two-part growth, each components set to launch this 12 months.