Pokémon XY Anime Trailer Features Mega Blaziken

posted on by Karen Ressler
New series will begin airing October 17, will premiere on Cartoon Network on October 19

TV Tokyo aired a new trailer for the upcoming anime series Pocket Monsters XY on Sunday. The video advertises Satoshi/Ash's new adventures and Pokémon encounters, including an encounter with Mega Blaziken. The anime series will begin airing in Japan October 17.

The Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games will launch on the Nintendo 3DS worldwide on October 12. The same new Pokémon in the upcoming anime will also be featured in this next generation of Pokémon games at the Kalos region.

The first television anime series based on Nintendo's Pokémon game franchise premiered in Japan in 1997, and it then premiered in the United States in 1998. Pocket Monsters XY will be the fifth new television anime title in the franchise, and first new one in three years (since Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes! in 2010).

Cartoon Network will air the first two episodes of Pokémon the Series: XY in the United States on October 19.

Update: Blaziken's name fixed. Thanks, Tenbyakugon.

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