Two new protagonists for the Pokémon animated series

Friede and Captain Pikachu will be in the cast of the new series, which debuts in 2023

The Pokémon Company group unveiled a new character named Friede and his Pokémon partner, Captain Pikachu, who will appear in the recently announced Pokémon animated series, arriving worldwide in 2023. Friede, a Pokémon Professor, and Captain Pikachu will fight alongside the two protagonists Liko and Roy, coming respectively from the region of Paldea and Kanto. Together they will experience unprecedented adventures in the world of Pokémon, discovering the mysteries surrounding Liko’s pendant and Roy’s Poké Ball. “The world of Pokémon continues to grow and evolve. This year, with the debut of the new animated series, fans will be able to embark on a new journey of action, adventure and friendship through the eyes of unique characters such as Friede and Captain Pikachu. by Taito Okiura, Vice President of Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “For 27 years, Pikachu has been synonymous with the Pokémon franchise. We are thrilled that this beloved Pokémon continues to have a strong presence in the animated series and remains an icon for the brand.” Further details on the new Pokémon animated series will be announced in the future.