On April 1st, 2022, Shogakukan Productions (ShoPro) released a press release and PV video to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pocket Monsters anime in Japan and to showcase the upcoming climax to the current Pocket Monsters series.

New Key Visuals and PV Revealed!

A special video commemorating the 25th anniversary of the TV anime is also now available!


The TV anime Pocket Monsters, which airs every Friday at 6:55 pm on TV Tokyo, has unveiled a new key visual and PV! The key visual released this time depicts the two main characters, Satoshi and Go, and their Pokémon partners, as well as Satoshi's goal, Dande, and Go's goal, the Mythical Pokémon Mew. The refreshed visuals show their desire to continue pursuing their dreams.

Also, a new PV has been released! Satoshi aims to battle Dande, the strongest champion, and Go aims to pass Project Mew in order to get Mew, whom he met as a child. The two are pursuing their respective dreams, and there are plenty of scenes that remind us of their upcoming adventures! Koharu and her partner Pokémon Eievui, dressed in their contest costumes, also make an appearance. Watch out for the two of them on the gorgeous stage!

The PV also features Shinji, a rival with whom Satoshi once had heated battles with, and Gekkouga, a Pokémon with whom he shared many adventures! For those who have seen the previous Pocket Monsters series, the content is highly anticipated. The main story of the anime will continue to accelerate toward the climax for the two, so don't miss it!

The PV released today is now available on the official Pokémon YouTube Channel.

YouTube Clip - Pocket Monsters Anime Promotional Video 10

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a04Tizpmm4

Special video for the 25th anniversary of the TV animation Pocket Monsters is also now available!

The TV anime Pocket Monsters celebrated its 25th anniversary of its first broadcast on April 1st, 1997. To commemorate this, a special video is being released on the official Anipoke Twitter on midnight on Friday, April 1st, 2022!


Beginning with Satoshi's encounter with his one and only partner, Pikachu, the video traces Satoshi's adventures over the past 25 years, looking back at the Pokémon he has met. It is full of scenes that will make you nostalgic, even if you watched the anime as a child, so please pay attention!

25th Anniversary Retrospect Video

Source: https://twitter.com/anipoke_PR/status/1509546056224485379