participated in the Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup at the Kagome Town stadium. In the first round he was in the second match and faced off against Kenton
. The match was quickly showcased and Manning
won the battle and advanced to the second round while Kenton
was eliminated from the tournament.
Isshu League Higaki Tournament Manning
also participated in the Isshu League Higaki Tournament. In the third round he was matched up against Russet
who defeated him and Manning
eliminated from the tournament.