Pokemon had to take a short break earlier this year, but fans agree the franchise had little choice when it came to the anime. Despite the success of Pokemon Journeys so far, the anime had to cut its episodes short earlier in the year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, the show is back in action, and it seems an upcoming episode promises to do big things.
After all, it is no secret that Korrina is on her way back to the anime. The gym leader hasn't been seen for a while now, but Ash is in for a grand reunion next week. The anime's upcoming episode will see Ash run into Korrina as the pair compete to be the next Pokemon World Champion, and fans are understandably hyped.
As you can see in the slides below, the fandom grew even more excited when Pokemon Journeys put out a promo for the upcoming episode. The clip gave fans their best look at Korrina yet as the X & Y gym leader has gotten a neat makeover. Her bright outfit and trademark ponytails are impossible to mistake... oh, and that's not all.
Remember how Korrina has a Lucario? Well, Ash has a Riolu of his own now. There is no doubt Ash's partner will be in awe of Lucario when they first meet, and it could spark the first step of Riolu wanting to evolve. If that happens, Ash will have an even more powerful team as he competes in this new tournament, and that is impressive considering he already has a Dragonite in his roster!
How excited are you to see Korrina back in the Pokemon anime? Let me know in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @MeganPetersCB to talk all things comics and anime!
Watch and Learn
With the Ash Vs Korrina rematch approaching us in Pokemon Journeys, I just wanted to show everyone how phenomenal their last battle was. The score. The cinematography. The commentary. This truly was the best Pokemon battle in XY anime history! #Anipoke pic.twitter.com/6O3MWT6qe1— ⚔️TASOfficial🛡 (@_TASOfficial_) June 14, 2020
A Historic Moment
The XY/XYZ anime means a lot to me because it signifies my resurgent love for Pokemon and anipoke. It may have started to become a meme that XY stans are toxic, but I’ll never forget how happy it made me then.
The Korrina episode is gonna mean a lot to people like me. #anipoke— Zoro | Ayaan 🕙 (@ShiniestZoroark) June 15, 2020
So people says they won't see each other.— ジェイク [Jake] (@JakeAnime06) June 16, 2020
Korrina actually looks great in her new PM design! I love it! Can’t wait for this episode next week! Also, there has to be a reason they’re shown to be flying right over Lumiose City & Prism Tower. Maybe this foreshadows Clemont & Bonnie returning in the future. 👀#Anipoke pic.twitter.com/XhkUleAM0K— ⚔️Matty-Chan #ThankYouAnipoke 🛡 (@Matthew202X) June 14, 2020
no one: ...June 13, 2020