Pokemon Journeys has been making its means by way of the quarterfinals of the Masters Tournament with the most recent episodes airing in Japan, and the synopsis for the following episode of the sequence is teasing Ash Ketchum‘s first correct battle within the remaining event of champions! Ash has been rising by way of the ranks of the World Coronation Series by way of the latest iteration of the anime thus far, and it was thrilling to seek out out that the remainder of the Masters Eight line up included the opposite regional champions from throughout the Pokemon world. This had followers questioning about what sorts of battles Ash can be stepping into, and shortly we’ll see his first.
It was beforehand revealed that Ash Ketchum’s first main battle within the Masters Tournament was going to be towards the third ranked coach within the World Coronation Series, the Hoenn Champion Steven Stone. Fans have by no means gotten to see these two battle it out, and thus it is fairly the primary main outing of a probably intense string of challenges that Ash has coming his means. But he’ll must defeat Steven earlier than even eager about the remainder of the event, and the synopsis for the following episode of the sequence is teasing simply how robust it’ll be for him.
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Episode 118 of Pokemon Journeys is titled “Ash Heads Into Battle! Vs. Steven!” and the synopsis for the episode (as noticed by @AnipokeFandom on Twitter) describes it as such, “The fourth match of the first round of the Masters Tournament finally sees the start of [Ash’s] battles. His opponent is [Hoenn] champion [Steven], whose powerful Pokemon drive [Ash] against the wall…[Ash] doesn’t just want to win for himself, but also for the sake of the friends and Pokemon that support him! Can he defeat the roadblock that is [Steven] and pass his first match?”
So whereas Ash is gearing up for a probably enormous event to return, there’s much more that he must be prepared for as clearly defeating Steven goes to be quite a bit simpler stated than carried out. Ash is totally conscious of the type of robust coach Steven is, and the alternative is true as effectively so neither champion goes to be holding again. What are you hoping to see from Ash’s battle with Steven? Will he handle to win right here? Let us know your entire ideas about it within the feedback! You may even attain out to me immediately about all issues animated and different cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!