The group The Pokemon Company today introduced Friede and his partner, Captain Pikachu, new main characters of the upcoming Pokemon cartoon series, which will be released in 2023 worldwide.
The Pokemon Professor Friede and Captain Pikachu will help and battle alongside the main couple of the new series: Liko, from the Paldea region, and Rod, from the Kanto region (names from the Latin American version of the series). This duo will have exciting adventures throughout the world of Pokemon, while the mysteries of Liko’s amulet and Rod’s Pokéball are revealed.
“With the world of Pokemon expanding and evolving, fans will be able to embark on a new journey packed with action, adventure, and friendship through the eyes of unique characters like Friede and Captain Pikachu once the animated series begins. later this year,” explained Taito Okiura, Vice President of Marketing for The Pokemon Company International. “For 27 years, Pikachu has been synonymous with the Pokemon group, and we want this beloved Pokemon to continue to have a significant presence in the animated series and continue to be an icon of the brand.”
More details about the new Pokemon cartoon series will be announced soon. Meanwhile, his fans will be able to see a new batch of episodes of the series Ultimate Journeys Pokemonwhich premiere today exclusively on Netflix Latin America, and which will collect the last moments of the journey of Ash and his Pikachu.