The end of an era 😢⚡— LADbible (@ladbible) August 25, 2020
The end of an era could be upon us, according to a leak of an upcoming Pokémon episode, fans could be saying goodbye to Pikachu as it has been for a quarter of a century.
For 23 seasons Pikachu has aided Ash Ketchum on his quest to become a Pokémon master. Early on in the series, being established that Pikachu was not interested in evolving in to Raichu. But now, thanks to Pokémon leaks, it’s speculated that Pikachu will evolve. The current season of the anime series is Pokémon Journeys, following Pikachu, Ash and Pokémon trainer, Goh, throughout all the regions of the world of Pokémon.
Anipoke tweeted out a leaked episode description and a cast list for the upcoming episode called “I Got Pikachu,” this particular adventure leads to Goh picking up a Pikachu of his own and Ash having to say goodbye, in a sense, to his oldest friend. Something during this episode causes Pikachu to reevaluate its entire life plan and evolve.
Pikachu is the face of the Pokémon brand, the biggest media franchise in the world.
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