Here’s some POKEMON news that, for once, doesn’t involve Republican presidential candidates. ANN relayed a few details about which characters will be appearing in the forthcoming Second Season of BLACK & WHITE.
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(The inclusion of Meloetta is something a big hoodoo, since the psychokinetic critter’s “extremely rare” and will be headlining a new short, “Meloetta to Kirakira.”)
Plot-wise, the series will see Ash and Cynthia taking on the reigning champion, Adeku, at the World Tournament Junior Cup. You won’t have to speculate for too long about what that premise entails, since the series will start running next month.
You know, I’ve made no secret of the fact that Poke-mania infected the nation a year or two “after my time,” so any excitement conveyed here is purely me playing along. After watching ZETMAN, I’d still contend that this franchise could benefit a lot from some radical deconstructionist take on the mythos that’d appeal to the greater number of adults and young adults who have to be in the audience, now.
It’s not like one misfire poses any threat of derailing this particular gravy train - - Nintendo can afford to be a little experimental.