Pokemon‘s anime will quickly be getting into a brand new period to have a good time the discharge of the subsequent era of the video video games, Sword and Shield. But the brand new anime is a extra thrilling affair than the previous few seasons because it appears to be a large shift from what followers have come to anticipate from the anime’s releases. While earlier eras of the anime have seen Ash discover a single area from the brand new era, this subsequent era will function Ash and new protagonist, Gou, venturing forth by way of each area of the franchise so far.
But some factor can be a bit acquainted corresponding to the primary feminine companion that may comply with together with Ash and Gou, and the official Twitter account for the Pokemon anime revealed the brand new character in full. Her identify’s Koharu, and she’s the daughter of the brand new professor.
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Koharu (whose English identify has but to be confirmed) is the 10 12 months previous daughter of the brand new Kanto area professor, Sakuragi. She’s the childhood good friend of recent protagonist Gou, and has a Yamper as her accomplice Pokemon. She’ll be voiced by Kana Hanazawa, who anime followers would possibly acknowledge as Mayuri Shiina in Steins;Gate and Rize Kamishiro in Tokyo Ghoul. But because it’s at the moment unclear simply how the sequence will cut up the time between the 2 protagonist, it is unclear as to Koharu’s function as properly.
Although she would possibly function the feminine companion, she might additionally function a brand new rival to the 2 already launched trainers. Her previous as Gou’s childhood good friend suggests the previous, however we’ll discover out for certain quickly as Pokemon: The Series is at the moment scheduled to premiere November 17th in Japan.
For those that might need needed this new sequence to maneuver past Ash, they will type of get their want as the subsequent sequence can be that includes twin protagonists. The new sequence will introduce Gou, designed by Pokemon character designer Ken Sugimori, who has a Scorbunny as his accomplice Pokemon and can be out to catch ’em all.
Staff confirmed for the brand new sequence embrace Daiki Tomiyasu serving as chief director for OLM, Maki Odaira as sequence director, Kunihiko Yuyama as inventive supervisor, Shoji Yonemura overseeing sequence building, Shuhei Yasuda serving as character designer, Masafumi Mima as sound director, Yuki Hayashi as sequence composer, and Daiki Yamashita has been confirmed because the voice of Gou.