It’s been confirmed today via the official Japanese Pokemon site that a new special will be airing on Japanese television in October. The special, Pocket Monsters: The Origin, won’t unfortunately be a new anime but just a one-off tv special revolving around a couple of the early games, Pokemon Red & Green. The special will aired through TV Tokyo and it’s affiliated networks on October the 2nd at 7PM.
News of the special broke during the recent Pokemon Game Show which was held on the weekend. The special will be a joint production between Production I.G., XEBEC and OLM.