Pokemon Horizons Anime Introduces Kotono Mitsuishi as Katy

The official X/Twitter account for the Pokémon anime franchise announced on Friday that Kotono Mitsuishi will play Kaede (Katy in English) in the Pokemon Horizons: The Series anime, starting with the next episode on April 19. Katy is the Gym Leader of Cercle Town (Cortondo in English).

The official YouTube channel for the franchise posted a preview for the next episode of Pokemon Horizons that previews the character. The YouTube channel also posted creditless versions of the anime’s new opening and ending videos.

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The new “Terastal Debut” arc for the anime debuted on Friday. K-Pop group IVE is performing the new opening theme song “Will,” and 9Lana is performing the ending theme song “Let Me Battle.” Giga and Teddyloid are producing the ending theme.

Other new cast for the arc includes:

Mitsuki Saiga as Chili

Miria Takagishi as Poppy

Kōsuke Toriumi as Aoki

Ryōtarō Okiayu as Hassak

Mahito Ōba as Krabel

Sanae Kobayashi as Omodaka

Tasuku Hatanaka as Jinia

Eriko Matsui as Kihada

The anime premiered in Japan in April 2023 with a one-hour first-episode special. The show airs on Fridays at 6:55 p.m. JST. The anime started its second arc, “Terapagos no Kagayaki” (The Brilliance of Terapagos), with its 29th episode on October 27 in Japan.

The Pokémon Company had originally announced that the anime would debut on Netflix in the U.S. on February 23, but the series debuted instead on March 7.

The anime follows completely new dual protagonists, who are named Liko and Roy. The anime features Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly from the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, and also features the Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza in its Shiny form. The anime also features the new characters Friede and Captain Pikachu, who are a Pokémon professor and Pokémon partner duo who battle alongside Liko and Roy.

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Source: Pokemon Official/X

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