On Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero - Part 1 - The Teal Mask will finally be released. To commemorate the release, a broadcast called LIVE! Pokémon Watch Party 2023 (LIVE！ポケモンウォッチパーティー2023) will air from 8:00pm to 10:00pm JST on Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 featuring Kanata Hongo (本郷奏多), Nashiko Momotsuki (桃月なしこ), and JP, entertainers who love Pokémon, and MC Shohei Taguchi (田口尚平).
Get excited together with the cast on the eve of the release of Part 1 - The Teal Mask, where they will talk about their memories of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, which was released in 2022, as well as Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero!
As part of the program, a Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Photo Contest will be held from 2:00 p.m. JST on September 8th, 2023 to 6:00 p.m. on September 11th, 2023! They are looking for your favorite photos and comments (140 characters or less) about Pokémon Scarlet and Violet via X (formerly Twitter). Post your photos with the hashtag #ポケモンウォチパ思い出写真 (Pokémon Watch Party Photo Memories)! Your message may be showcased during the program!
The one chosen by the cast as their favorite photo will receive a special festival set to enhance their adventure in Kitakami, the setting of Part 1 - The Teal Mask.