The Pokemon anime has been slowly unveiling the wonders of the Paldea region from the highly-anticipated games, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. And now, the newest episode of the series has finally introduced the first Paldea Legendary, Koraidon, to the world of anime. It remains a mystery whether the next major anime series will fully delve into the Paldea region, but for now, fans are getting a taste of the new Pokemon through a series of short skits featuring Team Rocket’s exploration of the region.
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The latest series, “Pokemon: Aim to Be a Pokemon Master,” marks the farewell of Ash Ketchum after 25 years of the anime. And in the first episode of this series, fans were treated to a special short where Team Rocket encounters Koraidon in the wild. Though the interaction was brief, it gave fans a glimpse of the Pokemon Scarlet cover Legendary in motion. The moment was captured by @AnipokeFandom on Twitter, and it’s sure to have Pokemon fans buzzing with excitement.
Team Rocket's Secret Paldea Explorations – featuring Koraidon!#Anipoke pic.twitter.com/7XyvnBO4eY— Anipoke Fandom (@AnipokeFandom) January 13, 2023
When will Paldea debut in Pokemon anime?
The fate of the Paldea region in the Pokemon anime remains uncertain, but one thing is for sure, the franchise has big plans for 2023. With the end of the series featuring Ash Ketchum, the next anime will introduce two new protagonists, Liko and Roy, who will embark on a new journey with the Paldea starters; Fuecoco, Sprigatito, and Quality. It’s possible that this will be the perfect opportunity for the anime to fully explore the Paldea region, but it’s also possible that the anime will take a non-region-locked approach like it did with Ash’s journey in “Pokemon Journeys” series.
As fans, we can only wait and see what the future holds for the Paldea region in the Pokemon anime. Will we see more of it or will it take a backseat? Only time will tell. But one thing is for sure, fans are excited to see what’s in store for the franchise in 2023. Do you have any thoughts about the Paldea region in the Pokemon anime? Let us know in the comments!
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