Pokemon Journeys has been setting the stage for Ash Ketchum’s massive reunion with one in all his most intense rivals ever, and is teasing a brand new battle with Paul with the promo for the subsequent episode of the collection! The latest iteration of the anime is quick approaching its closing climax with the anime’s run in Japan, and Ash Ketchum has been preparing for the ultimate battles of the World Coronation Series. Training for the Masters Tournament to be able to tackle a few of the regional champions from round the remainder of the world, it appears Ash will probably be getting some assist from a stunning new source.

After first teasing that he could be making his grand return to the anime with the latest iteration of the opening theme sequence, Pokemon Journeys has lastly confirmed that Paul will probably be coming again to the anime with the subsequent episode airing in Japan. As Ash makes his closing preparations for the battles with the champions within the event to return, it appears Paul will probably be providing some a lot wanted coaching that solely one in all Ash’s true rivals might actually present in such a time of want.

Episode 114 of Pokemon Journeys is titled “The Fire Training Battle! Ash vs. Paul!” and the synopsis for the episode teases it as such, “While training for the Masters Tournament, [Ash and Goh] are asked to come to [Oak Laboratory]. There, Pikachu, Lucario, [Gengar, Dragonite, Sirfetch’d and Dracovish] suddenly get really fired up after [Ash’s] Pokemon at the laboratories cheer them on. And believe it or not, [Paul, Ash’s] rival from back when he was traveling through Sinnoh, is at the laboratories as well! What does [Ash] gain from this reunion?”

It would have been neat to see Paul truly change into one of many prime trainers on the earth since we had final seen him through the Diamond and Pearl iteration of the collection, however with the anime celebrating the Sinnoh area fairly a bit this helps to additional shut the chapter on every thing Ash had went by in that exact season. At least followers will probably be getting a full battle between the three of them like earlier than, so hopefully Ash can get a significant victory as soon as extra.


But what do you suppose? How do you’re feeling about Paul returning to the Pokemon anime after so a few years? What are you hoping to see from the battle between the 2 reunited rivals? Let us know all your ideas about it within the feedback! You may even attain out to me straight about all issues animated and different cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!