Special First-Airing Segment
Pocket Monsters News Flash
Right after the episode ended a Pocket Monsters News Flash revealed more information about the characters and opening theme in the upcoming TV anime series. The new series was announced to begin airing on TV Tokyo in Japan starting on November 17th, 2019 at 5:30pm JST.
Rocket Gang including Musashi, Kojiro, Nyarth and Sonansu was confirmed to return for the new Pocket Monsters anime after not appearing in many episodes towards the end of the Sun and Moon series.
It was also announced that the new he opening theme for the new series would be sung by After the Rain (Soraru x Mafumafu), with Mafumafu handling the production, lyrics, composition and arrangement.