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Alola Pokémon League |OT| Seventh Time's The Charm? *Spoilers*

Will Ash Win

  • No

    Votes: 303 33.6%
  • No

    Votes: 149 16.5%
  • No

    Votes: 206 22.8%
  • Yes

    Votes: 245 27.1%

  • Total voters
    903

Refrain

Member
Oct 27, 2017
390
Er it looks like a reboot. I don't think it will be but they are making it looks like one.
New opening sounds really great.
 

Lotus

Member
Oct 25, 2017
48,755
Thinking of Ash's Pikachu as a Pichu feels wrong, even though it obviously had to start out like that lol
 
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Oct 24, 2017
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Definitely a reboot :)
I'm really not convinced


Look at the Ash throwing alarm clock thing. Pikachu is there already so that part of the journey would have already happened. So it's a full circle there and a callback to the original

We know episode 1 is a flashback to before they met then showing they met through Pikachu

I can definitely see why people think this is a reboot but I'm not convinced, especially as Sun & Moon has literally just set this series up with Ash's ambition to explore the world.
 

lvl 99 Pixel

Member
Oct 25, 2017
16,026
Seeing the earlier regions with a new focus on animation is interesting enough. Kalos is where its going to start feeling a bit redundant.
Wondering how they're going to do the Gyms since Ash already got those before, so maybe hes just helping Go get his?
 

Aleh

Member
Oct 27, 2017
6,847
Lmao Sun and Moon set up Ash traveling, gave Lillie an unresolved goal, team Rocket still has Wobbuffet, and the artstyle besides Ash is still the same as Sun and Moon, it’s not a reboot

We get to see Pikachu as Pichu though which is CRAZY
 

boyifyoudont

Member
Feb 10, 2018
144
Animation looks great, OP theme sounds very good.
Not feeling this new soundtrack right now though. Hopefully that'll go away after hearing more of it.
 

Rand a. Thor

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Oct 31, 2017
9,074
Greece
This is gonna be a hard continuation of SM, if not even stronger than DP being a direct continuation of AG or XY from BW. It seems to me like this tells the story of Pikachu as a Pichu, and then Ash telling the story of how he met Pikachu, probably telling Go how hard it is to choose and starter and how important it is to make the right choice. Its why we see him being given the choice of the Kanto starters from Oak, he probably hears Ash's story and decides to go for Scorbunny instead.
 

Everyday Math

Member
Oct 25, 2017
3,281
This looks so good. Damn..
Really dislike how Ash looks tho. Looks worse then his S&M style. Guess I’ll just have to get used to it.
This is gonna be a hard continuation of SM, if not even stronger than DP being a direct continuation of AG or XY from BW. It seems to me like this tells the story of Pikachu as a Pichu, and then Ash telling the story of how he met Pikachu, probably telling Go how hard it is to choose and starter and how important it is to make the right choice. Its why we see him being given the choice of the Kanto starters from Oak, he probably hears Ash's story and decides to go for Scorbunny instead.
Yeah this is how I see it too.
 
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diakyu

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Dec 15, 2018
3,528
Those are clearly ash's Pokemon in the Pallet section of the Poster you guys gotta let this reboot thing go.
 

RPG_Fanatic

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Oct 25, 2017
1,226
Is that girl in the trailer new? I don't remember any of the previous information about the new series mentioning a girl.
 

Everyday Math

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Oct 25, 2017
3,281
Summary of the new special
“Pocket Monsters" starts Sunday November 17th! Marie Iitoyo takes a close look at its secrets! We'll have tons of world exclusive clips, including ones from episode 1 of the anime! And Pikachu will appear as well?!

Summary:
The new TV anime series "Pocket Monsters" finally starts airing on Sunday November 17th! The curtain will rise for Satoshi and Pikachu's all new adventure!! To commemorate this, Marie Iitoyo takes a deep look at just what it is that makes the anime so appealing!! We'll of course have special clips that look back at the journeys Satoshi and Pikachu have had so far, but also lots of world exclusive, never before seen clips!! We'll also give you a sneak peek at clips from the first episode of this new series that's so shrouded in mystery!! If you watch this special, you'll be able to enjoy the Pokémon anime a hundred times more!

Cast:
Marie Iitoyo: Host
Takumi Goto (from Yonsen-toshin): Disembodied voice
Yuichi Nakamura: Narration

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More picks of the up coming anime. Some old shots some new.
 
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Refrain

Member
Oct 27, 2017
390
It finally ended. That was a feels trip. This is the most emotional pokemon seasonal ending for me.
Didn't expect that very last part at the end though. Good for Kukui and Burnet
Alola is such a special place. This is like a second home, or maybe even the true family for Satoshi. Even for team Rocket. They even said that Alola is a second home to them and they will definitely come back someday. Even Kukui and Burnet care more about Satoshi than his real family.
 
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Corrie1960

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Mar 19, 2019
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It finally ended. That was a feels trip. This is the most emotional pokemon seasonal ending for me.
Didn't expect that very last part at the end though. Good for Kukui and Burnet
Alola is such a special place. This is like a second home, or maybe even the true family for Satoshi. Even for team Rocket. They even said that Alola is a second home to them and they will definitely come back someday. Even Kukui and Burnet care more about Satoshi than his real family.
haven’t watched it yet but I’m expecting to cry oh I bet Burnet is pregnant

so long season 23 next stop season 24

I am also looking forward to movie 23 the Mewtwo movie remake in December when it’s subbed
 

Dwebble

Avenger
Oct 25, 2017
4,755
Man, seeing Serebii update the character bios with all the Pokémon left behind at the end of the series is a bit upsetting. :(

Sun and Moon is the best the anime has ever been by miles, and I’m sad to see it go.
 

Everyday Math

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Oct 25, 2017
3,281
Totally forgot about Daylight shit. Oh well. Really need subs to make sense of this episode.
Man, I do hope time finally passes or Burnets gonna be pregnant forever. Lol.
So Ash Kukuied his Pokémon instead of Oaked.
Kinda weird we didn’t get a shot of Ash once heading towards Pallet town.
 

Corrie1960

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Mar 19, 2019
1,262
Totally forgot about Daylight shit. Oh well. Really need subs to make sense of this episode.
Man, I do hope time finally passes or Burnets gonna be pregnant forever. Lol.
So Ash Kukuied his Pokémon instead of Oaked.
Kinda weird we didn’t get a shot of Ash once heading towards Pallet town.
somestuff are really quick at subbing Pokémonit’s 11am in Ireland and it’s usually up at 7pm or 8pm as I get a Twitter notification when it’s up
 

Everyday Math

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Oct 25, 2017
3,281
somestuff are really quick at subbing Pokémonit’s 11am in Ireland and it’s usually up at 7pm or 8pm as I get a Twitter notification when it’s up
Yep!
Oh man ;__;
Bye Sun and Moon you had your ups and downs. But you left your mark like no other series has. I can only hope the next series won’t let Ash regress.

And to your dreams.
What a fitting ending tag line for the series too.
 
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Biestmann

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Oct 25, 2017
3,909
Nice ending to the saga. Lillie and family's new clothes make me think we might see them again in Galar.
 

Rand a. Thor

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Oct 31, 2017
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Huh, Ash and Go started getting interested in Pokemon around the same time going by those flashback pics, and they are the defacto protagonists with no new additions or later additions to the group. Maybe people come and go later on but the majority of episodes will only have those two, I'm loving it. Also looks like Ash's reserves are being shown, which cements this as a continuation. Meanwhile, grumpy fatass Pikachu is back too! Gonna love seeing how he gets that way after evolving from a pichu.
 

Razmos

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Oct 28, 2017
4,669
I cant believe we are going to see Pikachu as a Pichu, it's something I never even considered
 
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Serebii

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Oct 24, 2017
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Like I said, I'll set up the OT for this next week :)

OT title suggestions are welcome. Mine is

Pokémon 2019 Anime |OT| Here Comes A Brand New World!
 

SpeedyBlueDude

Avenger
Nov 17, 2017
420
Provo, Utah
As a Pichu main in Ultimate this new series is sounding like what I need to get back into Pokémon Anime. 😍

Not bad character design. An actual cute looking Pikachu. Not ugly art style. A cool region+ bringing back the old regions. 😍

Did Ash abandon all his Sun/Moon Pokémon? Like no hope they get brought back into battle right?