New Diamond & Pearl anime information revealed
Recent postings on the Pokeani message board and the Imaroda imageboard have brought forth new details about the upcoming Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl anime series.
Together, sung by Fumie Akiyoshi (あきよしふみえ), will serve as the series' first opening song. きみのそばでーヒカリのテーマー By Your Side - Hikari's Theme -, sung by Grin (グリン), will serve as the series' first ending song. The upcoming CD containing these song is set to be released on Novermber 29.
The identity of the mysterious third chracater that has appeared aside Satoshi and Hikari has also been revealed. His name is Shinji (シンジ) and his role is to be Satoshi's rival. He'll make his appearance in the third episode of the series.
Also the details of the event in the first five episodes have been made known.
Setting off! From Futaba Town to Masago Town! (旅立ち！フタバタウンからマサゴタウンへ！)
In order to get her first pokemon, Hikari sets off to the laboratory in a neighboring town. However on the way she gets lost....
Search for Pikachu! Route 202! (ピカチュウをさがせ！２０２番道路！)
Hikari, who just recieved Pocchama, lays her sights on Kotobuki Town. A weakened Pikachu appears in front of her.
Rival Battle! 3 vs. 3! (ライバルバトル！三対三！)
Satoshi searches for Pikachu, who he has been seperated from. While searching for Pikachu, he is challenged to a Pokemon battle by Shinji.
Pocchama vs. Subomii! Hikari's First Battle!! (ポッチャマ対スボミー！ヒカリ初バトル！！)
Satoshi and Hikari have started travelling together, however they don't really fit each other. Wanting to get Satoshi to acknowledge her power, she challenges Pokemon minstrel Naoshi to a battle!
Naetoru! Capture it! (ナエトル！ゲットだぜ！)
Satoshi knocks down the balloon of Rocket-dan, who had captured Pikachu, with Mukkuru. It was a wild Naetoru which had saved Pikachu from the balloon which had fallen into a distant lake.