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  • Japan わたしが選ぶ未来
  • Japan Watashi ga erabu mirai
  • Japan The Future I Choose


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Thrillciting Diary
RVR〜Rising Volt Tacklers Rap〜

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Liko got help from her fellows to bring the forest back to life for the sake of the wild Pokémon.... and then something strange happened to the Oliva that saw them hard at work! In addition, Liko's pendant started shining again...?!

Liko and Roy once again saw the horrors of the wildfire before their eyes, leading to Liko deciding to bring the forest back to life for the sake of the wild Pokémon that used to live there. The group got help from their fellow Rising Volt Tacklers to plant Berries and till the soil... and then something strange happened to the Oliva that saw them hard at work! In addition, Liko's pendant started shining again...?!


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  • United States Liko
  • Japan リコ
  • Japan Liko
  • Japan Liko
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  • United States Roy
  • Japan ロイ
  • Japan Roy
  • Japan Roy
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  • United States Friede
  • Japan フリード
  • Japan Friede
  • Japan Friede
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  • United States Captain Pikachu
  • Japan フリードのピカチュウ (キャプテンピカチュウ)
  • Japan Friede no Pikachu (Captain Pikachu)
  • Japan Friede's Pikachu (Captain Pikachu)
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  • United States Orla
  • Japan オリオ
  • Japan Orio
  • Japan Orio
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  • United States Murdock
  • Japan マードック
  • Japan Murdock
  • Japan Murdock
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  • United States Mollie
  • Japan モリー
  • Japan Molly
  • Japan Molly
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  • United States Ludlow
  • Japan ランドウ
  • Japan Landau
  • Japan Landau
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  • United States Nidothing
  • Japan ぐるみん
  • Japan Gurumin
  • Japan Gurumin
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  • United States Liko's Sprigatito
  • Japan リコのニャオハ
  • Japan Liko no Nyahoja
  • Japan Liko's Nyahoja
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  • United States Liko's Rotom Phone
  • Japan リコのスマホロトム
  • Japan Liko no Smartphone Rotom
  • Japan Liko's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Dot's Quaxly
  • Japan ドットのクワッス
  • Japan Dot no Kuwassu
  • Japan Dot's Kuwassu
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  • United States Roy's Fuecoco
  • Japan ロイのホゲータ
  • Japan Roy no Hogator
  • Japan Roy's Hogator
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  • United States Murdock's Rockruff
  • Japan マードックのイワンコ
  • Japan Murdock no Iwanko
  • Japan Murdock's Iwanko
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  • United States Friede's Charizard
  • Japan フリード博士のリザードン
  • Japan Friede-hakase no Lizardon
  • Japan Friede's Lizardon
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  • United States Mollie's Chansey
  • Japan モリーのラッキー
  • Japan Morī no Lucky
  • Japan Molly's Lucky
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  • United States Orla's Metagross
  • Japan オリオのメタグロス
  • Japan Orio no Metagross
  • Japan Orio's Metagross
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  • United States Rising Volt Tackler's Elekid
  • Japan ライジングボルテッカーズのエレキッド
  • Japan Rising Volteccers no Elekid
  • Japan Rising Volt Tacklers' Elekid
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  • United States Shiny Rayquaza
  • Japan 黒いレックウザ
  • Japan Kuroi Rayquaza
  • Japan Black Rayquaza
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  • Japan スピネル
  • Japan Spinel
  • Japan Spinel
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  • Japan ドット
  • Japan Dot
  • Japan Dot
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  • Japan アレックス
  • Japan Alex
  • Japan Alex
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  • Japan アレックスのパピモッチ
  • Japan Alex no Pupimocchi
  • Japan Alex's Pupimocchi
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  • Japan ルッカ
  • Japan Lucca
  • Japan Lucca
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  • Japan ルッカのイキリンコ
  • Japan Lucca no Ikirinko
  • Japan Lucca's Ikirinko
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  • Japan スピネルのブラッキー
  • Japan Spinel no Blacky
  • Japan Spinel's Blacky
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  • Japan スピネルのレアコイル
  • Japan Spinel no Rarecoil
  • Japan Spinel's Rarecoil
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  • United States Mollie's Rotom Phone
  • Japan モリーのスマホロトム
  • Japan Molly no Smartphone Rotom
  • Japan Molly's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Ludlow's Quagsire
  • Japan ランドウのヌオー
  • Japan Landau no Nuoh
  • Japan Landau no Nuoh
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  • Japan スピネルのオーベム
  • Japan Spinel no Ohbem
  • Japan Spinel's Ohbem
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  • Japan ルシアス‎のオリーヴァ
  • Japan Lucius no Oliva
  • Japan Lucius' Oliva
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  • United States Lucius' Galarian Moltres
  • Japan ルシアス‎のファイヤー (ガラルのすがた)
  • Japan Lucius no Fire (Galar no sugata)
  • Japan Lucius' Fire (Galar Form)
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  • United States Terapagos
  • Japan テラパゴス
  • Japan Terapagos
  • Japan Terapagos

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Venomoth
  • Japan モルフォン
  • Japan Morphon
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  • United States Hoppip
  • Japan ハネッコ
  • Japan Hanecco
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  • United States Jumpluff
  • Japan ワタッコ
  • Japan Watacco
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  • United States Sunflora
  • Japan キマワリ
  • Japan Kimawari
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  • United States Wooper
  • Japan ウパー
  • Japan Upah
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  • United States Shroomish
  • Japan キノココ
  • Japan Kinococo
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  • United States Cacnea
  • Japan サボネア
  • Japan Sabonea
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  • United States Skiddo
  • Japan メェークル
  • Japan Meecle
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  • United States Steenee
  • Japan アママイコ
  • Japan Amamaiko
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  • United States Rookidee
  • Japan ココガラ
  • Japan Kokogara
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  • United States Lechonk
  • Japan グルトン
  • Japan Gourton


On June 23rd, 2023, the official Japanese AniPoke Twitter account reminded that this episode was available to watch on the official Japanese YouTube channel. The video was region locked to Japan only. It was available from June 23rd, 2023 to July 14th, 2023 at 7:25pm JST. This episode was specifically labeled as a missed-program webcast (見逃し配信).

The episode was also available on the TV Tokyo YouTube channel and the Official Corocoro Channel and were labeled as limited-time delivery (期間限定配信). The TV Tokyo version included the series trailer at the end of the episode where as the Corocoro version had beginning and ending bumpers promoting Corocoro.

AniPoke Episode 12 The Future I Choose
What did you think?
Liko, Roy and the others worked along with their Pokémon and the forest was revitalized!
Then, as if in resonance with the forest's Oliva, Liko's pendant shines...
What Liko and Roy saw... you missed it!
The stream will be available for 3 weeks from today

アニポケ 第12話「わたしが選ぶ未来」


CoroCoro Comic's Official website posted an article about this episode just before the original airing on June 23rd, 2023. They also tweeted about the page on the official CoroCoro Comic Twitter account to promote it.


Anipoke is just around the corner! The Secret of the Ancient Monster Ball? And who is this person.......


Broadcasting every week from 6:55 pm! The anime "Pocket Monsters" will start airing soon! In this article, we'll introduce you to the Pokémon and characters that will appear in today's episode, as well as comments from the voice actors and director, and other information you won't find anywhere else! Characters from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will appear in the anime!

Based on a Colza's sighting, Liko and Roy are searching Oliva's Forest, which seems to have a connection to the Black Rayquaza. However, part of the forest has been burned in a wildfire, and the Pokémon in the forest have fled. Without the foliage, the Pokémon cannot return. Liko's idea was to....... plant a forest!


▲ Liko and Nyahoja collect berries together!


▲ Roy and Hogator were in charge of tilling the soil! Hogator does its best with its signature Stomping Tantrum!


▲ Liko and Roy are joined by their friends from the Rising Volt Tacklers.


▲ And... old man Landau is quite active...!?

The Rising Volt Tacklers work on the forest. Something strange happens to Oliva who was watching Liko and the others!! Furthermore, Liko's pendant began to shine again!?


▲ Oliva, who was watching them, was smiling at Liko and her team's hard work.


▲ This ancient monster ball is……!?


▲ Also, Friede and Cap look very serious. Who are they talking to......?


▲ Who is this person who knows so much about the pendant and Liko?

The story continues later this evening at 6:55 pm! In today's episode, a little bit more about the mystery of Liko's pendant and Roy's ancient monster ball will be revealed! The key is Liko's father's picture book!

【アニポケまであとちょっと!】いにしえのモンスターボールの秘密? そして、この人物はいったい……。
▲ロイとホゲータは土を耕す担当! ホゲータ得意の「じだんだ」で頑張る!!
森のために奮闘するライジングボルテッカーズ。そんなリコたちの姿を見ていたオリーヴァに異変が!! さらにリコのペンダントが再び輝き出す!?
ということで続きはこのあとよる6時55分からの放送で! 今日のエピソードからリコのペンダントや、ロイのいにしえのモンスターボールの謎が少しずつ明らかになっていくぞ! カギとなるのはリコのお父さんの絵本!!?


On June 23rd, 2023, just after the original airing of this episode, Houko Kuwashima (桑島法子) posted a retweet message of an official AniPoke PR post indicating she was the voice of Lucca.

I played the role of Lucca! Thank you so much♪
ルッカ役で出演させていただきました! ありがとうございました♪

After Story

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a four-frame look back illustration on June 30th, 2023 by #もじゃクッキー @mojacookie.

A look back at Anipoke with a four-panel illustration
Episodes 9 to 12 in a four-frame illustration
Let's look back together!
Liko returns to her hometown in the Paldea region...
Lots of events including encounters with Nemo and Colza!
In addition, we touch on the mystery of the Six Heroes...!?
The next destination has also been decided!
(by #mojacookie @mojacookie)

( by #もじゃクッキー @mojacookie )

Liko: I'm Liko!
I am back in Paldea region!
Friede: It's been a long time since Liko's been home! Take your time.
Colza: Yes!
Liko: ...There are so many events going on!?
Maybe grandma knows about this mystery...?
Father and mother...
I'm going with the Rising Volt Tacklers to see grandma!

...つてなんだかんだイベント盛りだくさんなんですけど!?br> おばあちやんがこの謎について知っているかも…!?


The official Pokémon YouTube channel premiere of the new Pocket Monsters 2023 anime series was shown in two installments, first on June 30th, 2023 at 18:55 JST for PART 1 featuring episodes 1 to 6 and then the second installment on July 7th, 2023 at on 18:55 JST for PART 2 featuring episodes 7 to 12.

The official Japanese Pokémon website had a news article and the offical AniPoke PR Twitter account also posted to promote this showing.


The Summer is for Pokémon! Pika Free Streaming Campaign! (夏はやっぱりポケモン!ピカッと無料一挙配信キャンペーン) was held from July 28th, 2023 to August 25th, 2023. Episodes 1 through 12 of the 2023 Pocket Monsters TV anime series was streamed all at once on the official Japanese Pokémon YouTube channel. It was region locked to Japan. Viewers could watch the adventures of the main characters, Liko and Roy, all at once!

Sources: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2023/07/230721_a01.html and https://twitter.com/anipoke_PR/status/1684745492616622081

Paint Edit

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Anipoke episode with a production artwork piece on June 22nd, 2023. The picture featured Liko and Nyahoja.

This time, it's an original drawing of Liko and Nyahoja from episode 12.
Liko and Nyahoja work hard to revive the forest.
They groom their hair after it got muddy.

第12話より、リコとニャオハ の原画をご紹介

Special First-Airing Segment PM2023 Data Broadcast


Eyecatch PM2023

Landau and Nuoh

Eyecatch PM2023

Liko and Nyahoja

Pokémon Seminar Pokémon Seminar

Pokémon Seminar - Professor Friede and Captain Pikachu share their knowledge of Pokémon.
This time... it's the Olive Pokémon Oliva!
A Pokémon with long arms and lots of fruits.
So, do you know what kind of personality it has?

A: Savage
B: Kind
C: Mean
Answer: B: Kind

ポケモンゼミ フリードとキャプテンピカチュウが、ポケモンに関する知識を紹介
A: 野蛮
B: 優しい
C: いじわる
オリーブポケモンオリーヴァ はどんな性格?

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account also posted the Question and the answer on June 24th/25th, 2023.
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Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 01:31 ドキメキダイアリー (Anime Size)
Japanese (Romanized): Dokimeki Diary (Anime Size)
Japanese (TL): Thrillciting Diary (Anime Size)
Japanese Opening Theme
Japan 21:45 RVR Rising Volt Tacklers Rap [Mollie Ver.] Japanese Ending Theme [Mollie Ver.]

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Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 2
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 0
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Liko got help from her fellows to bring the forest back to life for the sake of the wild Pokémon.... and then something strange happened to the Oliva that saw them hard at work! In addition, Liko's pendant started shining again...?!

Liko and Roy once again saw the horrors of the wildfire before their eyes, leading to Liko deciding to bring the forest back to life for the sake of the wild Pokémon that used to live there. The group got help from their fellow Rising Volt Tacklers to plant Berries and till the soil... and then something strange happened to the Oliva that saw them hard at work! In addition, Liko's pendant started shining again...?!

Voice Cast:
Minori Suzuki: Liko
Megumi Hayashibara: Nyahoja
Yuka Terasaki: Roy
Daiki Yamashita: Hogator
Taku Yashiro: Friede
Ayane Sakura: Orio
Kenta Miyake: Murdock
Kei Shindo: Molly
Ikkyu Juku: Landau
Yoshino Aoyama: Dot/Gurumin
Daisuke Namikawa: Kuwassu
Makoto Furukawa: Spinel
Hoko Kuwashima: Lucca
Tokuyoshi Kawashima: Alex
Tatsuki Kobe: Ikirinko
Ikue Ohtani: Captain Pikachu
Last edited 23 Jun 2023 07:24 AM by Adamant