Brock and Misty Set to Appear in ‘Sun & Moon’ Anime!

The curse of the Masamitsu Hidaka interviews is finally over!

According to Televi-Kun magazine, Brock and Misty will reunite with Ash in two Sun & Moon episodes! The episodes will air September 14th and September 21st in Japan.

Ash will temporarily return to Kanto for an extracurricular course, will see his old Pokemon at Professor Oak’s lab, and he’ll battle Brock and Misty. Brock’s Steelix can now become Mega Steelix while Misty’s Gyarados from her Advanced Generation appearance can now become Mega Gyarados. The magazine states that Brock is now a Pokemon Doctor, which was what he wanted to become when we last saw him.

Brock and Misty both appear in their original Kanto outfits, but of course their character designs are in the same “lax” art style as the current season of the anime.

Brock last had a recurring role in the Diamond & Pearl anime in 2011. Misty left the anime at the end of Johto in 2002, though she was featured in two Advanced Generation episodes in 2003 when her Togepi evolved into Togetic. Both characters have also had minor cameos since their departures, including in the end credits of the 20th movie.

It is very likely both characters will be voiced by their original Japanese voice actors. In America, however, it is highly likely TPCi will use Michele Knotz and Bill Rogers over the original 4Kids voice actors, Rachael Lillis and Eric Stuart.

Pokemon episodes are usually planned six months in advance, so it’s highly unlikely their appearances are due to backlash from fans who were upset that Brock and Misty were absent from the 20th movie. Their appearances will also reinforce the fact that the 20th movie takes place in an alternate timeline, as the director stated in interviews. That Brock is now a Pokemon Doctor also means their character continuity will be preserved here.

This news is so exciting! They’re not dead! :D

It’s also a bit odd we’re talking about Mega Evolution again when it seemed like the franchise had sorta-kinda phased it out…


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  1. pete Aspiring Trainer
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    yay
     
  2. Cooper Aspiring Trainer
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    That's cool they get mega stones, I'm excited.
     
  3. SceptileSquad Leaf Blade!
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    Yay!!!! This is awesome!!!!

    pls next can we have Serena and Greninja
     
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  4. paulyd84 cooltrainerpaul
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    This is awesome! I know more than likely continued fan service but I wonder why Ash is travelling back to Kanto? I wonder is it going to be more of a special 3-4 episodes like the side story of Alain and Steven battling Primal Groudon/Kyogre etc rather than the standard story of the series.

    This will send the Ultra Sun Squad convinced of a post game Kanto visit into overdrive too!
     
  5. paulyd84 cooltrainerpaul
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    Depending in how next couple of movies pan out I'm convinced Zygarde and Greninja will be back on the scene for some ultra beast takedowns alongside Solgaleo/Lunala

    Also if ash is going to Kanto maybe he will also pop over to Hoeen (bringing Serena back) to drum up some fan service when gen 3 hits Pokemon Go too?
     
  6. Cooper Aspiring Trainer
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    They already are basing Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon off the Kanto somehow.
     
  7. Kyle Asplund Life is like a boomerang, it all just comes back.
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    (sarcastic clap)
     
  8. Cooper Aspiring Trainer
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    Whatever that means, (sarcasm, hint, hint).
     
  9. GM DracLord Shadow of Death
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    Glad atleast there are some little piece of nostalgia..

    Those 2 getting Mega,, is it a sign that Mega Evolution would comeback in a new light for future game
     
  10. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
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    Yay! Megas become more sensual. Does it mean in the TCG, we will see Mega GXs?
    Anyways, the animation still looks weird
     
  11. Teenyvictini Aspiring Trainer
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    Mega evolution being hyped! Pidgeot can mega evolve! Pidgeot was left in kanto! I know it's farfetch'd but if pidgeot makes an appearance along with Brock and misty I will cry out tentacruels, tentacruel sobs of joy!
     
  12. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
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    Seems Ultra Sun/Moon will allow us to go back to the Kanto region? I saw a NPC with a Pidgey, which wasn't in Sun/Moon and now we are learning about this. Maybe Ash can see hit Pidgeot again and it can teach his Rowlet a thing or two before leaving. Still waiting on a resolution to that.
     
  13. Pokeprinxe I HAVE A CUBONE TATTOOED ON MY FACE.
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    This pleases me! A team reunited! I wonder which of his old Pokémon they'll show.
     
  14. Ramo0927 Magical
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    Ay this seems pretty cool. I think US/UM will let you go to Kanto maybe because we saw a room reminiscent to Lt. Surges Gym but idk.
     
  15. Lord o da rings ♕ The Queen ♕
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    Pretty strong hinting to our ability to travel to Kanto in USUM. I'm not getting my hopes up because this is the anime and they can do what they want, but still...
     
  16. ZMonsBRUH Darkrai
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    ashisgoing back to kanto, does that mean we are in ultra sun and moon ;)
     
  17. yu6 Demon Buster Trainee
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    Not sure if I'm happy or not... well, for sure I'm happy that May don't have this new drawing style XD so I'm fine with both of them to return!
    (But the art style is really horrible.... the series seems good but the art style... I can't get used to it...)
     
  18. Tyboy_2000 Dawn Wings is Best
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    YES!!!! F I N A L L Y ! ! !
     
  19. DatGreninjaGuy Aspiring Trainer
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    Wow, this is exciting! Yes!!! Maybe their appearance can save this anime, and in Season 2, they can delight us more if they use the same Kalos animation and have in a different outfit For Ash. And Serena and Ash-Greninja can return. But, Overall, Brock and Misty were the ones I wanted back! This is Awesome!
     
  20. HA559 Aspiring Trainer
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    Looks like this generation is done and dusted. They just need to release all of the new pokemon in TCG and get the ultra games on sale and then it will be gen 8 from there.