New Pokemon Journeys Titles Tease a Team Rocket Farewell

Since Pokemon’s anime began decades ago, Ash Ketchum has been firmly in the role of protagonist as the young trainer attempts to become the “best there ever was,” but with triumph comes adversity. Since Ash first set out with his partner Pokemon Pikachu, he has run into the nefarious collective known as Team Rocket, butting heads with Jesse, James, and Meowth more times than we can count. While Pokemon Journeys has given the band of antagonists a serious upgrade, it seems as though the future might be rough for the three members of Team Rocket in upcoming episodes.

Team Rocket has had some wild stories in the past few years in Pokemon’s anime, with Pokemon Sun & Moon seeing Jesse and James actually participating in a Pokemon Tournament within the Alola Region, acting as roadblocks for Ash in his dream of winning a tournament. With the arrival of Pokemon Journeys, Jesse, James, and Meowth were given a device by their higher-ups that allow them to pull on powerful pocket monsters that aren’t a part of their rosters, though it doesn’t seem as if this new technology is enough for them to defeat Ketchum, Goh, and their partner in the current season of the anime.

The ninety-fifth episode of Pokemon Journeys has the title, “Farewell! The Wandering Rocket Gang!” which hints that a member of Team Rocket, or perhaps all of the members of the nefarious collective of Pokemon trainers, might be leaving the series and finally allow Ash to focus on defeating the Galar trainers in peace.

Currently, Ash and Goh are still on their quest to defeat the trainers of the Galar Region, with their ultimate goal of beating Leon in a one-on-one duel, but it seems as though the two anime protagonists still have a long way to go. With Goh still trying to capture the legendary Pokemon known as Mew, Pokemon Journeys is sure to have plenty of surprises in store as the animated adventure of Ash Ketchum continue on the small screen.

Do you think that Team Rocket’s days are numbered in Pokemon Journeys? Do you want a new villain team to threaten Ash Ketchum and Goh moving forward? Feel free to let us know in the comments or hit me up directly on Twitter @EVComedy to talk all things comics, anime, and the world of Pokemon.


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