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Pokemon: Hisuian Snow premieres 18th May with animation by WIT Studio

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Today, The Pokémon Company International revealed “Pokémon: Hisuian Snow,” a three-episode web series that will take fans on a new adventure in the ancient Hisui region of the Pokémon world. The series will debut May 18, 2022, exclusively on the official Pokémon YouTube channel and Pokémon TV.

Originally teased during a Pokémon Presents on Pokémon Day 2022, “Pokémon: Hisuian Snow” follows Alec, a young man studying to become a doctor, as he travels to the Hisui region and reminisces about the first time his father took him there.

Alec is heading to the Hisui region in search of medicinal herbs. He is a mild-mannered young man who is studying to become a doctor. As a child, he once accompanied his father on a visit to the Hisui region. He had an adventurous and mischievous side to him when he was a child.

Alec’s Father
Alec’s father is a woodworker. He originally lived in a different region, but recently moved to the Hisui region to procure materials. He came to fear Pokémon after a certain incident.

Zorua (Hisuian Form)
The Spiteful Fox Pokémon who lives in the Hisui region. It is said that the lingering spirits of Zorua who were chased out of their homeland and perished have returned to life in this form, fueled by the power of their malice toward humans and Pokémon.

“Pokémon: Hisuian Snow” is being produced by The Pokémon Company International in collaboration with WIT STUDIO, and episodes will premiere on the official Pokémon YouTube channel and Pokémon TV. Please look forward to more information on additional episode release dates following episode one’s premiere.


  • Director: Ken Yamamoto
  • Screenwriter: Taku Kishimoto
  • Character Design: KURO
  • Color Design: Ayaka Nakamura (WIT STUDIO)
  • Art Director: Yuuji Kaneko (AOSYASIN)
  • Director of Photography: Takeru Yokoi (WIT STUDIO)
  • Offline Editor: Akari Saito (Mishima Editing Room)
  • Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
  • Music: Conisch
  • Animation: WIT STUDIO

Source: The Pokemon Company UK

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