Nintendo revealed a short anime series titled Hakumei no Tsubasa
(Pokemon: Twilight Wings
) on Friday, along with a teaser visual (pictured) and special website. Set in the world of Pokemon Sword and Shield
—the Galar region—the series will debut worldwide on the official Pokemon YouTube channel and consist of seven episodes with a duration of five minutes. The first episode will be available to stream on January 15, 2020 at 10:00 p.m., with the next episodes debuting each month.
Galar is a region where Pokemon battles have developed into a cultural sensation. Over the span of seven episodes, Pokemon: Twilight Wings
will show in detail the dreams of Galar's residents, the realities they face, the challenges they must overcome and the conflicts they must resolve. In addition to these new stories, fans can expect to see a variety of Pokemon originally discovered in the Galar region appearing in the capsule series. (Source: Press Release)
Director: Shingo Yamashita
(Yozakura Quartet: Hana no Uta
Screenplay: Sou Kinoshita
Script Supervisor: Taku Kishimoto
Character Design: Shin Ogasawara (Mob Psycho 100
Color Design: Izumi Hirose
(Ao Haru Ride
Art Director: Yuusuke Takeda
), Takamasa Mashiki
3DCG: Masato Takahashi (Grisaia no Kajitsu
Director of Photography: Katsuto Ogawa
Sound Director: Mima Masafumi
Studio: Studio Colorido
, localized under the title of Pokemon
, was created by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori in 1995. Game Freak and Nintendo published the first game in the franchise in 1996 on GameBoy. Since then, multiple adaptations have spawned, including the latest anime series
and several manga adaptations, with Pocket Monsters Special
) being the most notable.
Pokemon Sword and Shield
is the eighth generation in the main series, which was released worldwide on November 15 on Nintendo Switch. The games sold 6 million units during the first week of launch.
Official site: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/hakumei_no_tsubasa/
Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/PokemonCoJp/
, Press Release
News submitted by RadiantBreeze
Update December 20
The official website announced the voice actors on Friday.
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Ayumi Nagao (The iDOLM@STER
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(Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai
Source: Comic Natalie