Sun and Moon Finale Breaks Records in Japan

Pokemon is currently preparing for its transition into a brand new reboot called Pokemon: The Series. Sun & Moon dropped its concluding episode last week wrapping up all the loose ends. Featuring Ash’s first Pokemon League Championship win and one of the most impressive battle sequences in the series to date.

As a final surprise, Pokemon: Sun & Moon ended with the announcement of a pregnancy in the Kukui Family. Fans loved the episode so much that Sun & Moon’s concluding episode broke a rating record in Japan. With a rating of 2.2 Percent, the series has accomplished a feat that has seemed impossible for it before.

@sriram_chan_ tweeted out the news that Pokemon: Sun & Moon’s final chapter broke through the Top 10 Weekly Anime’s TV Viewership for the first time ever.

Pokemon: Sun & Moon’s final episode paves the way for the significant reboot of the series starting on November 17. Ash, after finally winning a League Championship, decides to explore his roots and return to where the journey began. The upcoming series, picks up the story at this point, introducing a new protagonist, the series will go through every region explored thus far in the story. The new character, Gou, will be accompanied by a Scorbunny, one of the starting Pokemon in the new region being introduced in this iteration of the franchise.

About Pokemon:

Pokemon first released in 1996, is set up in a world where you can catch monsters and store them in pocket-sized poke-balls, thus the name Pocket Monsters or Pokemon. They are creatures with an affinity to certain elements and some superhuman abilities related to the particular element. Revolving around a teenage boy Ash Ketchum, it takes us through his journey to becoming the greatest Pokemon trainer the world has ever seen.

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