Pokemon Journeys is formally going to kick off Ash Ketchum’s huge event towards a few of the hardest trainers on the planet, and the anime has lastly set the bracket for the ultimate Masters Tournament of the World Coronation Series! Ash has been working his approach up by the ranks of the world spanning event over the course of the most recent iteration of the collection up to now, and formally made his approach into the Masters Eight ranks alongside a few of the different regional Pokemon champions. Now it is time to see which of those grasp stage trainers can defeat each other.

When the Masters Tournament was set, one of many issues stored a secret up to now was which of the champions would really be battling the opposite within the event. With the anime’s airing in Japan kicking off the Masters Tournament quickly, the official Twitter account for Pokemon Journeys has additionally set the introductory bracket for the Masters Tournament teasing Ash’s battle with Steven, Leon’s battle with Alain, and another shocking match ups heading ahead. Check out the particular trailer beneath:

The quarterfinals bracket for the World Coronation Series’ Masters Tournament breaks down as such:

  • Leon (Ranked 1st) vs. Alain (Ranked sixth)
  • Lance (Ranked 4th) vs. Diantha (Ranked fifth)
  • Cynthia (Ranked 2nd) vs. Iris (Ranked seventh)
  • Steven (Ranked third) vs. Ash (Ranked eighth)


The first bracket for the event teases some by no means earlier than seen battles, so Pokemon followers are undoubtedly going to need to maintain an eye fixed out to see the way it all shakes out. As for Ash, not solely does he must defeat Steven, however he additionally must defeat Cynthia (or Iris, which he already did on his approach up by the Hyper Class ranks) to be able to get the possibility to face off towards Leon once more. That is, in fact, if Leon is ready to work his personal approach up by Alain, Lance, or Diantha within the battles to come back.

The thought of seeing these battles alone is a reasonably enormous deal, and particularly so if Ash manages to one way or the other come out on prime and grow to be the perfect on the planet. But what do you suppose? How do you’re feeling concerning the Masters Tournament bracket in Pokemon Journeys? Which battle are you most excited to see? Let us know your whole ideas about it within the feedback! You may even attain out to me immediately about all issues animated and different cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!