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This article contains up-to-date details on the current Japanese episode of the Pokémon anime. Spoilers for the English release.


At long last, Ash’s dream to become a Pokémon Master is within his grasp. As the latest Pokémon anime, known in the English-speaking world as Pokémon Journeys, heads into its final arc, the series released a brand special new trailer to hype up the Master Tournament – where the top 8 trainers in the world compete to find out who is the very best, like no one ever was.



Upcoming episodes of Pokémon will see the return of fan-favorite characters Diantha, Alain, Lance, and even Tracey, who can be seen in the above trailer. The Master Tournament pits the world’s top 8 trainers to crown this World Coronation Series’ Monarch, who is currently Leon from Galar.


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Pokémon Journeys airs as just Pokémon in Japan every Friday on TV Tokyo. Netflix is releasing the series in North America, with the latest batch uploaded on May 26 titled Pokémon Master Journeys, with 90 episodes of the currently broadcast 112 episodes in Japan currently available in English. The next batch of episodes is set to be released at some point later this year under the new title Pokémon Ultimate Journeys.


Source: Pokémon anime on Twitter


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.