2022 has been a serious yr for the Pokemon franchise, in each the anime and gaming classes. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and Pokemon Legends: Arceus hit the Nintendo Swap this yr, whereas the anime adaptation noticed Ash Ketchum not solely lastly obtain his dream of changing into the world champion throughout the Masters 8 Match, however the sequence additionally saying that Ash and Pikachu have been lastly seeking to step down following their twenty-plus yr rein because the sequence protagonists. Whereas a Pokemon Park won’t be that stunning, a Pokemon Park specializing in one specific pocket monster is likely to be.
Slowpoke has lengthy been a hilarious entry to the ever-expanding generations that make up Pokemon’s roster, with it being exhausting to imagine that the creature may hold its personal in a battle contemplating its tendency to laze about quite than practice. Ash and Pikachu all through the anime sequence have run into Slowpoke fairly just a few occasions, with even Pokemon Journeys that includes a hilarious encounter with a herd of those pink pocket monsters that almost resulted in Ketchum being completely stricken from his dream of changing into a Pokemon grasp. Whereas two new trainers are set to take over for Ash and Pikachu subsequent yr when Pokemon Journeys involves an finish, this is not to say that pocket monsters from the previous cannot return.
Twitter Outlet Pokejungle shared the brand new take a look at the upcoming Slowpoke Park that may focus solely on the lazy pocket monster, which is about to land within the Kagawa Prefecture in Japan sooner or later to assist in capitalizing on the continued success of the franchise that has grow to be a monster hit in each the anime and gaming worlds:
Kagawa Prefecture in Japan is getting a Slowpoke park! Seems like it will likely be an ideal place for followers to go to pic.twitter.com/NFxRzBc9Px
— Pok?Jungle: Gen IX (@pokejungle) December 20, 2022
Ash’s rein as the pinnacle coach of Pokemon’s anime is likely to be coming to an finish, although a well-liked fan idea that has been making the rounds since this earth-shattering announcement has been that the brand new feminine coach taking up the sequence, Liko, is likely to be intently associated to Ketchum. Having a hair clip that appears strikingly much like the emblem on the entrance of Ketchum’s hat, the subsequent Pokemon season would possibly function a time skip that not solely introduces a brand new technology however older variations of the characters that anime followers have come to know over twenty plus years.
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