Pokemon: Captain Pikachu and Friede Join New Animated Series, Stop-Motion Series ‘Concierge’ Announced for Netflix
The Pokemon Series finally concluded when Ash Ketchum and Pikachu took home the World Champion trophy after 25 long years. Now a new Pokemon series is in the works and this one will not include any of the original characters. We know that the two new characters Liko and Roy will embark on a brand-new adventure with Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly from April 14, 2023.
New Pokemon anime characters including Captain Pikachu and Friede revealed
Now, The Pokemon Company has shared latest information about the upcoming Pokemon anime. Pikachu will indeed be making a return to the series, now playing the role of Captain Pikachu and he will star alongside another character that has just been revealed, Friede.
We’re giving you a first look at two new characters from the upcoming, all-new Pokémon animated series!
Introducing Friede and his partner Pokémon, Captain Pikachu, who accompany our protagonists during their adventures!
⚡ Stay tuned, Trainers—more info will be coming soon! pic.twitter.com/U7oAMVs7CL
— Pokémon (@Pokemon) February 24, 2023
Friede is a Pokemon Professor, and he will team up with Captain Pikachu to assist the two new protagonists through their adventures. Through their journey, the group will try to reveal the secrets that lie behind Liko’s mysterious pendant and Roy’s strange Poke Ball.
The Pokemon company added that Pikachu has been synonymous with Pokemon franchise for the past 27 years. Now, they look forward to this Pokemon to contribute to the future adventures of the series. This comes after it was revealed that Ash and Pikachu will not be returning for the new series.
Pokemon Concierge a new Netflix series
In addition, The Pokemon Company also announced details about Pokemon Concierge, an upcoming Netflix series. The series will expand on the Pokemon universe with a new narrative and innovative use of stop-motion animation. The story will take us through the journey of the concierge, Haru at the Pokemon Resort, and his dealings with Pokemon Guests on the daily. The release date for this series has not been announced yet.
Is that Psyduck standing on the beach with Haru, the concierge!? Pokémon Concierge is coming… pic.twitter.com/Ttzdyc69V9
— Netflix (@netflix) February 27, 2023