PokéNews (September 30): Pokémon anime / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Pokémon anime series revealed, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Pokémon anime

Yesterday, it was announced that the latest Pokémon anime series (simply called Pokémon) will debut on November 17th at 5.30PM JST with a 1h special. Here’s the second teaser trailer for it:

The anime series will have two protagonists: Satoshi / Ash (voiced by Rica Matsumoto) and Go (voiced by Daiki Yamashita).

And here’s the list of key staff working on this anime series:

  • General Director: Daiki Tomiyasu (replacing Kunihiko Yuyama)
  • Director: Kodaira Maki (who was Deputy Director for Pokémon Sun and Moon. Replaces Daiki Tomiyasu)
  • Creative Supervisor: Kunihiko Yuyama
  • Series Construction: Shouji Yonemura (replacing Aya Matsui)
  • Character Design: Shuhei Yasuda
  • Scenario Writers: Reiko Yoshida, Shouji Yonemura, Deko Akao, Junichi Fujisaku, Michihiro Tsuchiya, Douka Machida, Yuka Miyata, Aya Matsui, Tomioka Akihiro, Akemi Mende, and more
  • Music: Yuki Hayashi (replacing Shinji Miyazaki, who has been the sole composer of the Pokémon anime series and movies for more than 20 years)
  • Animation: OLM

The new Pokémon anime series debuts on November 17th in Japan.

Source: Gamer

Pokémon GO

Trainer Battles

Niantice have announced some more changes for Trainer Battles in the upcoming weeks, with:

  • Updates to the combat system
  • Exciting updates to existing attacks in Pokémon GO!
  • More attacks will also be coming to Pokémon GO!
  • Additional moveset updates

Click here to check out all the details about those changes!

Adventure Sync: Nearby

Heads up for players outside the United States: the Adventur Sync: Nearby feature is now live in Europe, Brazil, Colombia, India, Mexico, the Philippines, and more.

Source: Serebii


The following items have been added to the Style Shop (200 Coins each):

  • Bulbasaur’s bulb backpack
  • Squirtle’s shell backpack
  • Charmander-themes hoodie

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Lapras (Japan)

As part of a special event, there will be increased spawns of Lapras in Japan, and more precisely the Miyagi Prefecture. Said event will take place from October 19th to November 4th.

Source: 4Gamer
Via: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the latest videos for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, with:

  • preview for the next episode, airing this Sunday in Japan
  • the latest video clip



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