An Unusual But Awesome Pokémon Black & White 2 Anime Promo Video

By Ishaan . May 16, 2012 . 8:30am

The Pokémon Company have released a new promo trailer for Pokémon Black/White 2.  In a first for the series, this is an anime-style trailer with a rather different feel from what you might be used to seeing for the Pokémon games, or even the anime series. Take a look for yourself below:



Pokémon Black/White 2 will be released on June 26th in Japan, and will head to North America and Europe this fall.


Update: Updated with new video embed.

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  • Pokemon is getting…..Serious

    I mean, I love the games, but this is pretty badass for them.  

  • Oh my, it’s already unavailable. :X

  • axelfire250

    Video got taken down. Damn just when I thought I had a chance at viewing it.

  • Cool!

  • KHSoraKeyBlade

    I saw this earlier and I was just amazed at it.
    It really makes me want to see some kind of anime that doesn’t revolve around Ash and his friends *-* Or whatever that Pokemon Chronicles was xD

  • OverlordZetta

    Been trying to see it since it went up. What’s with the lockdown over it? It’s already down.

    • MrRobbyM

      Seriously. It’s like trying to look for MTV Music Awards performances the day after the event.

  • MrRobbyM

    Already down. That was fast. After reading @twitter-43276395:disqus ‘s comment, I really want to see it >_< I'm too lazy to look for it.

    • And @OverlordZetta:disqus , there are people on the Bulbagarden forums who can give you a download link for the trailer. That’s what my N-obsessed sister did to see it. ^_^

  • I wish this was the main anime series… The animation quality was fantastic, the character designs were more mature and appealing, the music was pretty kickass…

    They really should make this its own anime, running concurrently with the anime featuring Ash.

    If there was ever a Pokemon Special/Adventures anime, I want it to look like THIS.

  • I wish this was the main anime series… The animation quality was fantastic, the character designs were more mature and appealing, the music was pretty kickass…

    They really should make this its own anime, running concurrently with the anime featuring Ash.

    If there was ever a Pokemon Special/Adventures anime, I want it to look like THIS.

  • E15

    Is this it?
    Re-Edit: They got the vid up there now. So these links arent needed anymore. :]

    • MrRobbyM

      Thank you thank you thank you! If the Pokemon animes were this cool and high quality, I’d start watching it again.

      Edit: If Pokemon in general was this cool I would probably care much more for the series. Also, the scene where the trainer and his lucario were running through the frozen town, how was he not slipping and falling over?! Those must be some awesome shoes.

    • Sounds like it? :X

      Either way, what’s with the hardcore guitar solo in the background? Not complaining, but I thought it was different.

    • Heidenroslein

       Oh man that was AWESOME~ :D

    • AzureNova

      Going to be the best Pokemon games and series ever!

    • SirRichard

      Holy crap, that was awesome. Why can’t the actual show be as good as that? I’d start watching it again in a heartbeat!

  • copyright……

  • CrimsonalCore

    Now this IS what I’m talking about, that’s the real deal right there, unlike Ash’s Pokemon anime, so I’m safe to say this:


    Why can’t our currently Pokemon anime be like this? XD

    • MrRobbyM

      I’m convinced ash is 30 years old and just gets face lifts every year. He tries so hard to cling to his youth…that’s why he’s not cool anymore.

      • andref

         If that’s the truth you have to really feel sorry for 40 year old Brock the virgin

        • MrRobbyM

          500 hours in MS Paint

          • CrimsonalCore

            I am DYING on that one. XD

      • CrimsonalCore

        You know, Pikachu is like a plush to him, he’s holding on and hasn’t grow up, but LOOK at us, we’re at our 20s and he’s still… 10! D: Of course, we’re at our 20 and still love Pokemon. :3 

    • Renaldi Saputra

       Ash is the most badass character..

    • Ty Arnold

       Ash is the biggest problem with the Pokemon show. If they’d switched protagonists when Gold/Silver came out, and left Ash as a supporting protagonist, it would’ve given him room to grow. They then could’ve switched the hero every season to keep things fresh. Instead, we have one hero, and he’s perpetually stuck as an idiotic 10-year-old that never learns a thing, and we somehow have to buy him as an underdog despite his years of experience.

    • takopako

      if they reincarnated ash in a new series as RED, than im sure that will redeem his 15 years or so of Ketchum shame.

  • Jonathan Keycross

    I found a video but with spanish subs…

    If it´s the same, I can only say that it looks great. But I would´ve preferred they made a short of the same length instead.
    Of course I´m not saying the promo is bad, but when I compare those scenes with what the game will deliver…

    Whatever, I´ll just buy it when it arrives.

  • SirRichard

    You see bursts of something awesome like this out of Nintendo, and it makes you wonder; what if they just did that all the time? I honestly didn’t think a trailer/promo video for a Pokémon game could get the hype going like that!

  • Renaldi Saputra


  • I’ve temporarily put another video up to replace the previous one. We’re working on a more permanent solution in the meantime.

  • XiaomuArisu

    Good quality anime,rock version of team plasmas theme.I wanted to say im to old for pokemon but fighting a mecha and blue motherf….ing oak sounds awesome!
    BTW that profesor is it me or has he the voice of archer from fate stay night(I think his name was Juichi Suwabe)

    • MrRobbyM

      You’re never too old for anything. Except, maybe, sleeping in a crib and demanding baby food..

    • Enma_Kozato

      A seiyuu list for the video appeared on my dash, and it lists him as Junichi Suwabe, so it looks like you’re right on the mark.

  • icecoffemix

    I don’t understand the point of C&D-ing your OWN PROMOTIONAL VIDEO, Nintendo.

    Isn’t it better if more people sharing this to the world?

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    I messed up my pants. Ash story is Kiddy and lame and drawn out it needs to end and start with new heroes and art style like that  

    • Renaldi Saputra

      i agree wholeheartedly. Ash is the most badass character.. He didn’t grow up.. his lv 100++ pikachu can still be beaten by other medium-level pokemon even it had once lost its power and moves somehow..

      • ShawnOtakuSomething

        Ash sucks he always lose in the end wasting the fans time

        • Renaldi Saputra

           TRUE STORY

        • Renaldi Saputra

          had spent hundreds of episodes but only got lose in the end…..

    • Now if he was Red…it would be different…with this art style and such :3

      • ShawnOtakuSomething

        indeed :}

  • Enma_Kozato

    No screentime for female trainer <:U At least she gets snivy, I guess.

  • Evan Groman

    Just one thing I have to point out — throughout the whole trailer, all the characters have (just one) Pokemon following them at all times.
    It’s probably just for aesthetic reasons, though, so I won’t get my hopes up. Still think it would be the greatest thing to have it back, it’s the best gimmicky feature the games ever came up with.

    since there doesn’t seem to be a working version anywhere:

    or you can very easily just look up “black 2 trailer” and change the settings to only show videos uploaded today.

  • Nyandroid

    If pokemon had looked this good, I would probably have kept watching it!!

  • grevlinghore

    Apparently this was removed before I had a chance to see it :(

  • Godlike quality animation!!!

    Makes me excited for the game!!!

    Haven’t played any Pokemon since Ruby&Sapphire

  • Somazu

    Wow all the uploads of the trailer seem to be getting deleted quickly.
    Anyway, the trailer is making me even more excited for b/w2

    • XYZ_JolteonZ980

      Fortunately people posted it on tumblr and so many epic gifs

      • s07195

        gifs? Where? Could you give me a link, please?

  • Reno Evangelista

    Why is it getting deleted? Is this a leak?

    • Yep. It leaked a day early. It was scheduled to be shown tomorrow originally.

  • Setsuna ♥

    I’m with everyone who wants this to be an anime, quite frankly Pokemon could even be pretty badass if they did it this way.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      well, i don’t know… but if they keep the anime like in recent time.. then it would be remain badass too..

    • XYZ_JolteonZ980

      I would rather it have scenes like this in the game than a full fledged anime

  • XiaomuArisu

    Look how fast the fans are! So what do you think?Blonde or black hair?

    • CrimsonalCore

      Wow, that fast? XD I don’t blame them, she’s quite attractive, so that, if anything, she’s the Lady~ ;3

    • Suicunesol

       Hooh… so she is Elesa after all. I kind of liked the headset and cables theme Elesa had going on. So I choose the previous outfit.

      But black hair isn’t bad.

    • Suicunesol

       Hooh… so she is Elesa after all. I kind of liked the headset and cables theme Elesa had going on. So I choose the previous outfit.

      But black hair isn’t bad.

    • ShawnOtakuSomething

      she is based on Lady Gaga <3 I love her new look 

      • takopako

        is she really? :O

    • AuraGuyChris

      Geez, the people who made these overnight are perfect examples of not having a life. :P

  • Nosajk

    Looks awesome!

  • takopako

    i love this anime style…if pokemon looked like this and had hardcore attacks with ARCANINES chowing down on seviper, i would watch it ALL THE TIME.

    • Renaldi Saputra

       it’s arcanine, not growlithe anymore..

      • takopako

        -_____- thanks

        • Renaldi Saputra

           yw :)

          • takopako


  • wow, that was actually kind of cool

    I wonder if that means the 3DS game will be just as hyped up lol

  • usagi_san

    Reading the comments without havin’ seen the trailer that has made others want this to replace the current Pokémon series… Blasphemy! 

    Siliconera are able to find a working link *presses play* mind… blown…

    Day-one. *fades to silence*

    • Nyandroid

      You have been converted. Welcome.

      • usagi_san

        Thank you.

  • Jacob Parkes

    Are these the voice actors from Deathnote? Could someone confirm that for me please?

  • I really want to use a razor and shave all that excess hair off.

  • I’m confused, is N the bad guy?

    • CrimsonalCore

      Nah, he’s a GOD.

    • Renaldi Saputra

       he was bad at first, but went good after it as far as I remember

      • I know, He was being manipulated by his dad. But this trailer didn’t give much on N, TRAILER Y U NO TELL ME ABOUT N??

        • Renaldi Saputra

          i think if you’ve played B/W 1 before, then you must have known N’s story

    • Renaldi Saputra

       or maybe i can say that he was actually innocent. It’s all bcos his father’s fault of indoctrinate him

  • Tenno Seremel

    The only thing that could amuse me now if they actually do Misty×Ash thing. Which is not going to happen any time soon, obviously.

  • zferolie

    … that was the most awesome pokemon trailer ever.

    Why can’t the games or actual Anime be this awesome?

  • XYZ_JolteonZ980

    I wish future games incorporated story and cutscenes of this quality for pokemon…

    I dont understand what the cool main character is wearing under his shorts though, but hot.

    • Ren

      Either spandex leggings or a certain kind of athletic underwear/swimming wear I’ve seen people using before but I don’t know how it’s called.

  • IshimaruKaito

    this was SMEXY!

  • Niermyico

    In my honest opinion this promo video just made the entire Pokemon show a total trash. Just because it just shows that it has an actual story behind it and is not based on just collecting badges and becoming the champion.

    • Renaldi Saputra

       so, did u mean about spoiling?

      • Niermyico

         Spoiling? Nah. Ash will never become champion. Everyone knows that. He’s in the twilight zone. He’s never getting get out.

        • Renaldi Saputra

           you’re right… that’s why imma lazy to watch the anime… with whole 700++ episodes if you sum all.. and every season he just got lose in the end.. what a pretty badass.. plus.. in each season there’re too much useless fillers. I watched the 1st and second season.. was hoping ash would win in the end, but fail in season 1 and even season 2. Then i started drop the anime and never watch anymore

  • Zero_Destiny

    Oh wow, that was pretty cool. A lot of people seem to be saying they want the anime like this and that would defiantly be awesome.But really and it may just be me but I rather just have the actual video games have anime cut scenes like this in them. That would be really cool to see in future installments of the series.

  • Love the electric guitar going the whole time. xD

    • AuraGuyChris

      Eh, that put me off, though. Too much electric guitar made it feel like it was some sort of relation to Elesa.

      • Speaking there is no tone here, but I was actually being sarcastic — I thought it was kinda tacky. xD
        So, yeah, I agree with ya.

    • better den da zoggin’ J-Pop!

      •  Touché! ^_^

  • Suicunesol

    *evil giggle*


    It’s… nice. A bit flashier than I would have liked (as I’m a fan of realism over exaggerated battle scenes and monologues) but I think this is a sufficient replacement for the current anime. Retire Ash and make him a veteran like he should be (with Misty as his wife), and have the BW main characters replace him.

  • This was pretty Badass. I swear only one can dream of a Pokemon anime of this magnitude. 

  • miyuki sawashiro (ehh just google her.. she voices A LOT of characters. lol) voices elesa and  Tetsuya  Kakihara (natsu in fairy tail, jin in blazblue,  simon in gurren lagen, etc voices N.  Those are the only voices i can confirm. As with the others, i’m not sure. haha!

    • Somazu

      Actually N’s voice actor is Hiroshi Kamiya (araragi, bakemonogatari/nisemonogatari), tieria erde (gundam 00), itoshiki nozomu(sayonara zetsubou sensei) and takeshi natsume  (natsume yuujinchou)

      • whoops! my bad!! after watching the trailer again, i can hear hiroshi kamiya’s voice in N! haha! thanks for the correction! :D

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    3DS game gen 6 is going to be epic what a way to end the Pokemon DS gen 5 age  

  • dammm where is the female protagonist!!!

  • Shadowman

    This can be a great anime. But people is gonna miss Ash and Pikachu.

    • Michael Cadogan

       It’s an anime promo for the Black and White 2 video game.

      There’s still the actual Black and White 2 anime which still has Ash and everyone in it too.

      • Shadowman

        I know, I know. But think how great it will be if they made this anime on the side.

    • who said dey would have ta remove Ash an’ da yellow sparky fing?

      don’t see why dey can’t make it like dat AN’ keep da current characterz.

      Humie Translator Robot: he stated they could make it……….i’ll say METAL like that, AND keep the current characters.

    • AuraGuyChris

      Screw those two!

      • Renaldi Saputra

         ash and pikachu should have retired

  • AuraGuyChris

    Okay, bonus points for having Lucario (though its high-pitched grunts are not my thing) and Arcanine in there.

    Oh, BTW, those bonus points are a lot more than common points.

  • Christopher Nunes

    That was awesome! The Pokemon series has potential to become a really hardcore series if they decided to have the same level of quality and intensity as this Pokemon Black and White 2 trailer, then I would fall in love with the Pokemon series all over again! And this trailer has really made me grown to like the Male Protagonist’s look even way, I kinda like wearing a short-sleeved jacket and shorts and this dude has it almost the same as my preference.

    I’m looking forward to when this game comes out, the plot looks more serious this time around if the anime promo trailer is very closely tied to the game, then this is sweetness at its best!

    You know, this reminds me of how epic Digimon was back in the day and both Pokemon and Digimon competed with each other in a way with the shows… Pokemon and Digimon in the day were more serious and intense than some of the more recent (well, maybe Pokemon that regard… we had the Tentacruel episode where the Pokemon fought back against a tyranny taking their land, which was an old woman, and there was those banned episodes like Ash having a gun pointed at him… nothing like that anymore_.

    Made me kinda wish there was a Pokemon VS Digimon game out there, I remember seeing a fanart of such a thing.

    Definitely importing Digimon World Re:Digitize and getting both Pokemon Black and White 2 this year! Getting be fun raising my mons!

    • Renaldi Saputra

      and now both games had anime cut-scenes too.

      • Christopher Nunes

        Yup! Now I kinda wonder where I can get this trailer with the English subs! Guess I’ll have to wait a bit for a more accessed one, probably on IGN or somewhere.

  • deathman00789

    OH YEA the shadow triad is back. And am I the only one that mistook Elsa for Dahlia from the battle arcade? 

  • lyrris

    I haven’t played BW1 yet so I’m not sure, but so now we can get pokemons from other region before clearing the story/upgrade pokedex?

    btw, the ice beam looks really overpowered

    • Suicunesol

      In BW1, Pokemon from other regions were not available until the “end” of the game. But in BW2, old Pokemon will be mixed in with the new ones right from the start.

      • Renaldi Saputra

         also in B/W 1 you can’t even complete your regional pokedex alone. Must trade with others.. (the thundurus/tornadus one)

        • Suicunesol

          That’s not really surprising… it’s been that way since Gen 1.

          But that shouldn’t be an issue anymore, considering the existence of Wifi trading…

          • Renaldi Saputra

             ohh unfortunately i didn’t play the 1st gen. Only played gen 2 and 4 and 5. And in gen 4 u can complete regional pokedex without trading, though

  • LynxAmali

    I’d kill for a anime like this.

    Please? Not just a special too.

  • kool_cid414

    That was the coolest thing related to pokemon I’ve ever seen. After black I didn’t think I’d play anymore but if the game is at all as intense as this trailer and the fact it’s an actual sequel I AM GETTING THIS GAME!!!

  • They really have to make a two-cour series for B&W2 with this style. It would be so much more awesome than the current show… Or perhaps both B&W and B&W2, for completion’s sake.

  • *wants to see an animated trailer with the female MC*

  •  …….oh my Mork.
    Dat Woz really ORKY!!

  • Göran Isacson

    Ha ha oh man, with all that electric guitar I thought this was a cross-over between Pokemon and Dynasty Warriors for a moment there :)

    It’s an interesting look at what the anime could be like, and I like that we have a rival that’s not a total douche-nozzle for once. Actually working side by side? Unthinkable back in the old days!

    • Ty Arnold

       Honestly, I’m tired of the nice rivals. We haven’t had a rival that actually hated your guts since the days of G/S/C. The recent ones are all too civil.

      I want a rival that gives me the urge to punch the screen every time he shows his smug face. That was Blue’s specialty.

      • Göran Isacson

        Ah. That may explain things- I must unfortunately admit that the most recent Pokemon game I ever played was Platinum.

        • Exkaiser

           Platinum barely even has a rival.

  • If this was an actual anime series, I would watch it so hard. Sorry Ash, but you can go suck it.

  • William Carpenter

    Wow, that was… kind of strange. And metal.

    To be honest it would have been really boring were it not for the sheer weirdness of seeing Pokemon stuff being portrayed like that. The awkward pauses between everything was uncomfortable and needless, making the whole thing paced really poorly. If you’re gonna do a four minute promo video, you need to pack in as many exciting beats as possible, but this just kind of meandered along at a really casual pace and suffered from that weird anime-style pause between every line. The dialogue was pretty awful too, like the kind of bad filler text that makes people want to skip story scenes in games.

    Not a fan of Elesa’s new hairstyle either.

    I am interested in seeing how far they take the series in this direction, though. I don’t know if it’s the direction I would personally take the games were I in charge, but it is an interesting one nonetheless. Definitely better potential than the current state of the anime.

  • Endy Operin

    Maybe it was already said but I guess that the main reason why actual anime doesn’t have that level of action and story is quite easy. As I know, Pokemon is a mainstream anime which doesn’t have breaks between seasons and have 700+ episodes at the moment. They can’t make such a good story (or great action, it depends on what you want) which can last long because, you know, it’s not a trivial task. So, if they follow this way, they have to run it for several month a year at the best. But in that case, they will lose a lot of money because mainstream anime is more profitable for them than season one.
    Though they could do it from time to time…

  • pothier.adrien


  • Ty Arnold

    I’m so glad SOL64 not only decided to cover the upper-right hand corner of the video with his name, but he was even kind enough to put a giant picture of his favorite Pokemon there just so we not get confused as to who put that video up.

    What a guy.

  • I like this and I think it is awesome. I still love the current series and always will.

  • thundergodCN

    team plasma music blazblue style

  • Shuga Suenaga

    I agree with most of you guys, pokemon was born a while ago, i was a kid then and i liked the anime, im 25 years now i need pokemon to grow up too, this anime is badass!!

  • Elemiel

    Game Freak has got to be furious at the person who accidentally took the video off private yesterday by now.

  • Oh my… this was seriously cool. The older versions of N and Cheren are hot! 8) But I’m somewhat disappointed the femMC wasn’t in the clip. :<

    • MrRobbyM

      Her hair would of probably taken up most of the shots.

  • rurin

    Is that the Shadow Triad? YAY. and Cheren?
    ..the transitions were a bit weird though.
    And I still wonder what happened to the main characters of B&W…hopefully they’ll have cameos…

  • LightGenx

    Found this on Tumblr..

    Miyu Irino – Reimi (Protag)
    Hiroshi Kamiya – N
    Ryouhei Kimura – Cheren
    Bel – Ayana Taketatsu
    Junko Minagawa – Lloyd (Rival)
    Miyuki Sawashiro – Kamitsure
    Junichi Sawabe – Akuroma
    Akira Ishida – Dark Trinity member

    • Reimi? Seriously? They named the protag Reimi?

      • AuraGuyChris

        When you thought the names Hilbert and Hilda were a bit too unliked…

    • boundries_san

      So with this….. Akuroma is Garcher… which easily shows us that he is probably one of the main foes here.

    • Opn

      actually akira ishida is playing cheren at least im pretty sure its him ^_^. and yuichi nakamura sounds like the dark trinity member.

    • Setsuna ♥

      I knew I heard my waifu’s voice in Bel

    • haqua

      “Junichi Sawabe”

    • So a couple official names are revealed as well. New male is Reimi and rival is Lloyd.

  • SaberSaurus

    This looks sooooo much better than the actual anime -.-

  • Haou_Yamata

    Oh man, all of the news has made me more and more anxious to get these games, but this was driving the forth or fifth nail into the coffin.  As to the anime…it looked more like an anime version of Pokemon Adventure (PLEASE SOMEBODY MAKE THIS HAPPEN).

  • CirnoLakes

    They really, really need to make this into a series. That was really badass.

  • Kitestwinblades

    Absolutely No holds barred!  More of this please! XD
    I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited watching pokemon before X3

  • Bio_liquid

    Sooo why isn’t this the real anime series?

    • Binku Muja

      Because they wouldn’t be able to bullshit their way through 700+ episodes of filler that goes absoloutely no where, that’s why.

  • Andres Pena

    yay its N Nii Sama :D with his whole “am god” feel

  • Placido

    OH MY ARCEUS, THIS IS SO AWESOME. I literally almost fainted when I saw my darling N~!!! KYAAA!!!! N looks so amazing, as usual!!!! I NEED THIS GAME. I AM SO PRE-ORDERING IT. 

  • God the Pokemon anime would be so much more entertaining like this. New main character and everything, but most of, all better writers.

  • Alexander Aubert

    i’m dreaming

  • rebecasunao

    Dat soundtrack
    It’s really nice and stuff, but Elesa looks ridiculous. I wonder if her clothes will be censored…

    • MrRobbyM

      Wut. I didn’t even notice that.

      • rebecasunao

        I noticed her legs were completely exposed so I googled her new outfit. I didn’t expected something like that though… it’s disappointing.

        • MrRobbyM

          I didn’t play B/W so I didn’t know who she was before, but after a google search, I’m disappointed as well. I’ll hold off until I see her official B/W2 art and sprites, but so far I’m disappointed as well.

    • I doubt, electric Gym leaders always wear the weirdest stuff, lol.

      Also, aaaaadddd meeeee, oooonegaaaaiiii!! 

    • Kebo Martin

      nah, Anime Misty wears a skimpier outfit :p

      • rebecasunao

        Misty wears normal shorts, not a really tight piece of cloth in her lower half…

    • Vanadise

      Wow, I didn’t notice in the trailer but her legs are freakishly long.  Seriously, she must have stilts inside there or something.

      • rebecasunao

        Lol! It sure looks like it. But what bothers me the most is her new outfit.

  • Oh my god! Make the pokemon shows like this!

    • Kebo Martin

      But then studios would require a huge amount of budget to make such quality animation. hee, reminds me of Gintama and their continuous rant for budget :))

  • Yay! It’s Elesa!! And awesome anime trailer btw, I really hope the protagonist from the first BW gonna show themselves somehow though.

  • Merulana

    If this was made into an actual anime, I would anxiously wait for a new episode every single week. I’m digging those electric guitars. Sure. It’s kind of tacky, but it’s still awesome nonetheless.

    The sad thing is that this 4 minute promo is better than most of the anime being made today.

  • Kebo Martin

    Thank God the US version comes out at fall so I can save up some cash. I have yet to buy Kid Icarus and the upcoming Theatrythm :D  

  • Placido

    I would love it if this became its on own series. I WOULD LOVE IT. 

  • N is so high up! Of course he isn’t higher up above than Rayquaza(I forgot how to spell it lol) These trainers better kick Ash’s ass in the anime for no apparent reason dood! XD Hahaha I can’t wait for it dood!

  • Seink

    looks nice ^^

    I just wonder if they will use cut scenes in the 3ds as well, not only on trailers….

  • Guest

    This promo didn’t even feel like an ordinary Pokemon anime anymore…….(._.)

    …….it felt more like a Pokemon movie! ☜(*▽*)☞
    It’s just that epic! I know it’s near impossible because of budget costs or whatever, but I wish that they make the Pokemon anime in this kind of style in the future. X3

    BTW after looking at this promo, I’m getting more and more used to the male protagonist’s design, and I say it fits very well with this promo. I wish I could’ve seen the female protagonist too, but I’m not complaining. Maybe they’ll make another promo in a style like this with the female protagonist facing Gym Leaders and the Elite Four or something in the near future. I would love them even more if they do. Anyways, thumbs up to The Pokemon Company for making such an awesome promo. Overall, this made me much more excited for the game, and (honestly) I wasn’t TOTALLY excited for the game in the first place. (‐^▽^‐)

  • komiko12

    This one really feels like an anime. The series with Ash feels more like a cartoon to me.

    • I agree! I think I recognize some of the voice acting, too.
      This trailer is just superb compared to the anime.
      I hope we see more Pokemon animation like this! 

      • komiko12

        Agreed. The problem in the anime is that it was made to introduce all the Pokemon and to appeal to kids. That’s why it has many episodes but there is little action.

        • Renaldi Saputra

           many useless fillers in it

        • Yeah, there are what? 700+ episodes now, yet with every new gen Pikachu levels down by 70 and Ash forgets that water is super effective against fire.

          A Pokemon OVA or 12-26 episode spin off of BW2 would be nice and a huge success among older fans, I’m sure.

          •  I could definitely get behind that. An OVA would be killer.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            -ash didn’t grow up.. still 10 yrs old.. they f*cked the aging method
            -ash has a powerful chance to be lost again in fighting elite 4 again at unova region after seeing his previous experiences
            -pikachu once had volt tackle, which means it had been lv 100 but somehow it forgot its moves and still can be beaten by other medium-lv pokemon
            -the nonstop struggles of team rocket for stealing ash’s pikachu and always be thrown into the sky every time they’re in action.. oh cmon ash.. that pikachu is not worth anymore, go and give it to team rocket so they won’t chase u anymore (-_-)
            -700++ eps.. stalling with a bunch of useless and not worth fillers.. and exactly the disappointing final eps like I mention before
            -most of pokemon series don’t have good story neither emotions in it (not to mention the movies)

            oh please just stop the anime production (not movies) especially ash’s story.. i’m sick of it

  • rinalicat

    …I’m not gonna lie. I totally fangirled when I saw this. Anyone think there should be like a proper anime like this??

    • I would honestly probably start watching the anime again if it grew up a little bit like this video. As it stands, Ash is a little too one-dimensional and repetitive for me to watch the anime series anymore.

      • XerosBeat

        I agree, this would be something new and interesting for once after all these years. This short clip is more badass than 5 minutes of any of the newest Pokemon episodes.

      • I think they’re trying to appeal to kids way too much now, because it’s so popular. Iris is too girly and annoying and Ash is too ‘experienced’. I don’t care if they keep messing up the original anime but they should make a teenage version of Pokemon that’s more mature

  • This is borderline badass and…. violent. XD Well, the violent part is that shot with Samurott hitting Seviper though.

    But yeah, this is so awesome.

    • Eri

       I was more surprised at the shot of arcanine biting seviper, but yes.

  • alphaRei

    I can’t help but replay this. I think I’ve spent an hour or two watching these four minutes over and over. So awesome.

  • Renaldi Saputra

    my summer is now all complete.. 
    Re:digitize… OK
    Black/White 2… OK
    P4G… OK

    just wait until i can play them all depending on conditions

  • boundries_san

    This!!!! This is the pokemon anime style that i have been always hoped for after reading the manga.

    If only they make Pokemon Adventure on manga into anime style like this, i will buy the anime everytime they come out here.

  • ndjn3979

    Not bad

  • Opn

    *throws money at the screen*

  • Ridho Siregar

    If only the Pokemon anime would be like this… At least, if not the anime, use this style for the movie.

  • Alyson Mercer

    If by unusual they mean awesome.

    This was legit as hell, I was honestly squealing through the entire thing. X3

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  • Spirit Macardi

    I don’t think I’ve been this hyped about Poke’Mon games since the original Red and Blue o_o

  • KOTheWorld

    Aura Sphere resembles a Hadouken!

    • Captain Bringdown

       Aura is called “Hadou” (Wave) in Japan.

      “Aura Sphere” was originally called “Hadou Bomb”

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  • Hunter British

    How come charlie sheen did not pop out and say winning? He should have. 

  • 3 things:   I  hate the rival and male playable charactor, Bianca looks fat and WHAT DID THEY DO TO ELESA’S HAIR?!

    • haqua

      “She’s not anorexic, so SHE’S OBVIOUSLY FAT!”

      haha ok  /pats shoulder 

    • Bianca only looks fat because of the coat she’s wearing.
      I agree about Elesa’s hair

  • Aaron Sinclair

    This is how the anime should be

  • why isnt this game in my life right now? 

    i was skeptical about it at first but it actually looks really good, literally can not wait for this :3 
    also this makes me want to watch the anime again haha 

  • calculi integral

    badass trailer. definitely worth getting. +_+

  • I love this art-style, the game seems much more serious than before! I wish they drew the Anime this way, that’s blu-ray quality drawings! I just got to buy this game now, I hope they’ll have Anime cutscenes too… Gah, I’m way too hyped!

  • Oh
    I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!!!
    This should be the anime!
    Although does this mean there's no N? :(

    • Lim Cheng Yi

      N was shown in the trailer, just the first few sec. 

  • This video definetly got me psyched for this game. Wasnt so much since I had a bunch of other stuff I was looking forward too

  • First time in years a pokemon anime gave me the ”that’s-awesome-chills”. Watch and learn, Ash Ketchup!

  • And yeah, i know it’s not an anime. Still, awesome fighting, awesome legendaries, awesome everything. Put in anime pleeeease. And o yeah, in future, adult Ash cameo as ace trainer/gym leader, if not too much to ask. No, make that Misty (or May), like i care what Ash looks like later! :P

  • Kylie Wheatley

    oh so much better than the childish cartoon. they should totally make this into a new anime.

  • this is super cool and it would be a great show as long they don’t mess up the voices for the characters

  • YoshEE

    Never got tired watching this promo on B/W2

  • can xomeone tell me if there will still be ash and friends in a different anime??? 

  • I wish this could come out in an anime…. WITHOUT ASH IN IT!!! That character is really starting to get boring -.– So they need to put the trailer characters in an anime. Cuz im buying the damn game as SOON as it gets here on the 7th of October! And since i get my pay check b4 the game comes out, i should have about $50 from pay check + the chores i do around the house… Hmmmmmm…..

  • I would be totally cool with this even coming out only in Japan. I’m cool with reading subs. ahha, This is amazing!

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