The Pokémon Company International has revealed that the first episode in the Pokémon: Hisuian Snow animated series will premiere on Wednesday 18th May 2022, airing exclusively on the official Pokémon YouTube channel and Pokémon TV.
Produced in collaboration with WIT Studio, the web series promises to take you “on a new adventure in the ancient Hisui region of the Pokémon world.” Originally explored in the Pokémon Legends: Arceus game, it represented “the Sinnoh region of old” before Pokémon Trainers and Pokémon Leagues existed.
The story will follow the protagonist Alec, who is aboard a boat headed for the Hisui region as he reminisces about the first time his father took him there. With three episodes to be released, viewers will have the chance to learn about stories from Alec’s past.
The company has outlined the key characters and Pokémon that you will have the chance to meet:
- Alec: Alec is heading to the Hisui region in search of medicinal herbs. He is a mild-mannered young man who is studying to become a doctor. As a child, he once accompanied his father on a visit to the Hisui region. He had an adventurous and mischievous side to him when he was a child.
- Alec’s Father: Alec’s father is a woodworker. He originally lived in a different region, but recently moved to the Hisui region to procure materials. He came to fear Pokémon after a certain incident.
- Zorua (Hisuian Form): The Spiteful Fox Pokémon who lives in the Hisui region. It is said that the lingering spirits of Zorua who were chased out of their homeland and perished have returned to life in this form, fueled by the power of their malice toward humans and Pokémon.