The subsequent period of Pokemon is upon us. After greater than 20 years, the franchise is saying goodbye to Ash Ketchum and his sidekick Pikachu. The Pokemon anime will convey his reign to an finish later this month, however the TV collection is not going off the air for good. Pokemon will return with a brand new anime in April starring protagonists Liko and Roy. And now, we’ve got been given a peek on the staff’s first manga.

As you’ll be able to see under, the upcoming Pokemon manga is slated to debut on April 14th. The difficulty will debut within the 5/2023 challenge of Month-to-month Corecoro Comedian underneath artist Yamadaka Kei. As for its overseers, Shogakukan is the principle writer taking good care of Pokemon, however it’ll discipline help from Nintendo, Game Freak, TV Tokyo, and extra.

To date, Pokemon has informed us little or no about its upcoming collection. We all know Ash is not going to be a spotlight within the anime, and it’s totally attainable he will not show up at any level. The brand new Pokemon collection will likely be all about Liko and Roy, two younger trainers with huge desires. They discover themselves going to highschool within the Paldea area to hone their Pokemon coach talents, and it’s there they’ll run into all kinds of characters. As an illustration, we’ve got met a number of the Pokemon anime’s cast, and so they embody curious characters like Captain Pikachu who seems to pilot an airship.

With so few particulars concerning the Pokemon collection on the market, we’ve got no clue what its manga has deliberate. Followers are definitely keen to search out out what Pokemon has in retailer, however many readers are as excited as they’re nervous. Nobody has ever identified the Pokemon anime or manga with out Ash Ketchum, so there will likely be an adjustment interval following his absence.

As for the brand new Pokemon anime, Japan will convey the collection to life in early April abroad. No launch date has been given for the challenge in america. Presently, The Pokemon Firm is ending up the English dub of Pokemon Grasp Journeys. Presently, reviews recommend the dub will then deal with Ash’s farewell season earlier than pursuing Pokemon’s huge new collection.

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