One-hour Pokémon special to air for the anime's 25th Anniversary
25 years of the Pokémon anime!
Believe it or not, the Pokémon anime series is coming up on its 25th anniversary. In honor of the special occasion, Pokémon Co. is going to air a very special episode.
On April 1st, Pokémon fans in Japan can look forward to a one-hour special event that’ll air on TV. This hour will consist of two episodes that feature their own mini-arc, and will also include Ash’s companions from the X and Y iteration of the series. Fans can also expect to see Clemont and Bonnie as well.
The hour-long special event will follow Ash as he heads to Lumiose City, where he’ll face off with a member of Kalos’ Elite Four for the World Coronation Series.