New characters Friede and Captain Pikachu revealed for anime

The brand-new Pokémon anime debuts in Japan on April 14 and two new characters have just been revealed: Friede, a Pokémon Professor, and his partner, Captain Pikachu!

Introducing Friede and Captain Pikachu

The official information given about the duo so far can be found below.

Friede, a Pokémon Professor, and Captain Pikachu will assist and battle alongside the new series’ dual protagonists — Liko from the Paldea region and Roy from the Kanto region in the U.S. version of the show — on thrilling adventures across the Pokémon world while unraveling the mysteries of Liko’s pendant and Roy’s Poké Ball.

Wrapping up the original Pokémon anime

Pokémon Journeys Part 2 is now available to watch on Netflix and you can catch up with some memorable characters from Ash’s travels!

Let us know what you think about the new characters and the end of Ash’s journey in the comments below! You can also join us on Discord for live Pokémon discussions!

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