Pokemon Journeys has lastly seen considered one of Ash Ketchum’s largest rivals make their grand return to the anime in any case these years, and the most recent episode of the sequence airing in Japan revealed a significant promotion Paul has gotten since we had final seen him in motion! As Ash has been working his method up the ranks of the World Coronation Series, we’ve seen the coach going up in opposition to many acquainted faces from the previous. With the sequence now preparing for his ultimate match in opposition to a number of the largest returning faces but, one main rival made their return to check Ash to verify he was prepared.

After teasing his return to the sequence with the most recent opening theme sequence, the most recent episode of Pokemon Journeys lately aired in Japan and introduced Paul again to the anime. With Ash heading to Professor Oak’s lab with a purpose to get some ultimate coaching in for the Masters Tournament, he finally ends up assembly with Paul who additionally wished Oak’s recommendation on one thing. As it seems, whereas Paul did not enter the World Coronation Series himself he has simply as vibrant of a future. Paul’s going to turn out to be a Gym Leader.

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Episode 114 of Pokemon Journeys noticed Ash reuniting with Paul for the primary time for the reason that Diamond and Pearl anime, and Paul explains that he did not enter the World Coronation Series (regardless of clearly having the talent for it) as a result of he simply does not take care of festivities. It’s right here that Ash and Paul benefit from their reunion and have a full on battle, and Paul take a look at Ash not together with his basic crew, however a crew filled with Pokemon that he’ll doubtless face in the remainder the match to come back like Metagross, Garchomp and Gyarados.


When the 2 of them half methods, Professor Oak then explains to Ash that Paul got here to see him to be taught extra about Pokemon as a result of Paul has been requested to turn out to be a Gym Leader. It’s not revealed as as to if or not he accepted, however it’s implied that the sequence is now sending off Paul to an enormous future. But what do you assume? How do you’re feeling about Paul turning into a Gym Leader? Which Pokemon might he have at is health club? Let us know all your ideas about it within the feedback! You may even attain out to me instantly about all issues animated and different cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!