Pokémon GO X Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle event announced to celebrate the movie's premiere

Niantic has announced an event will be coming to Pokémon GO to commemorate the premiere of the latest Pokémon animated film, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, on Netflix on October 8, 2021. The Rogue Monkey Mythical Pokémon, Zarude will be making its Pokémon GO debut as part of this event, with players able to encounter it by completing limited-time Special Research. Trainers can also look forward to lots of other in-game content inspired by the movie, including the return of Jessie and James to Pokémon GO. The event will take place from October 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to October 10, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
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Dawn returns to Pokémon anime for two summer special episodes

This far, appearances from classic characters in Pokémon Journeys have been sadly few and far between, with the series arguably not living up to its full globe trotting potential. With the impending release of Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in November however, it was perhaps less a question of if we'd see a classic Generation IV character from Sinnoh return, but when they'd be appearing. That question was answered yesterday with the announcement that Dawn, Ash's companion throughout the Diamond & Pearl arc of the Pokémon anime, will be returning to the series for two special episodes. The episodes, which go to air in Japan later this month on July 23rd and 30th, feature a story showcasing the Lunar duo legendaries Cresselia and Darkrai.
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Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series announced as newest season of Pokémon

The Pokémon Company International has announced Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series will be the title of the 24th season of the Pokémon the Series animated series. The latest season of the long-running anime continues the adventures of Ash and Goh as they travel all over the world to research Pokémon for Cerise Laboratory. It will premiere in select markets over the northern hemisphere summer, with more premieres coming to additional markets through the end of 2021.
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New trailer reveals upcoming episodes of Pocket Monsters

A new trailer uploaded to the official Pocket Monsters anime Twitter account has revealed several new and returning characters and Pokémon who will be appearing in upcoming episodes of Pocket Monsters. The trailer introduces the members of Project Mew, as well as showcasing the return of Professor Oak, Gary Oak, and Iris.
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New weekly content coming to official Pokémon Twitch channel

This week, The Pokémon Company announced has announced that they will be broadcasting new content on a regular weekly schedule on the official Pokémon Twitch channel, with content including Pokémon anime episodes and movies, as well as (re)broadcasts of Play! Pokémon tournaments. The schedule for each week will be announced on the official Pokémon Twitter account. In the past, the official Pokémon Twitch channel has been used primarily to broadcast Play! Pokémon organized events, while the anime has appeared as part of a number of Twitch Presents marathons. Moving forward, it's likely we'll see a broad range of content from TPC's back catalog being broadcast.
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