More concept art and cast information released for the upcoming new Pokémon anime series, with the first look at the mysterious Explorers
Amejio will be voiced by Shun Horie (堀江 瞬), a Japanese voice actor and singer who is perhaps best known for his role as the voice behind Pierre in THE iDOLM@STER: SideM. He previously portrayed Lucas in Pokémon Masters EX.
Shun Horie - Voice of Amejio said:幻覚を見せられているのかと思いました。
I thought I must be seeing a hallucination or something.
In case I'd arrived at the studio and was asked "What have you come here for?"... my heart was pounding, but the recording started as planned, so it looks like I'm really appearing in the Pokémon anime! I'm very happy. Just like the Pokémon game me courage on that day, this time I want to give courage to everyone as a performer.
The first game I bought with my own money was Pokémon Sapphire. At the time, I was the type to bulldoze through things with attack moves, but now I've become able to splendidly use moves like Growl and Screech in battle. Amajio, played by an adult like me, seems to be carrying some sort of heavy obligation on his back, despite that he's a teenager.
What will Amajio have to do with Liko and the others? By all means, please confirm it with your own eyes!
Jiro (ジオ) is voiced by Kōsuke Tanabe (田邊 幸輔), who has previously played a number of minor roles in the Pokémon anime, most notably Masaru in Pokémon Evolutions, and the Project Mew Challenger Sterling during Pokémon Journeys.
Konia (コニア) is voiced by Arisa Shida (志田 有彩), a relatively new voice actress who will be playing the role of Peach in the Japanese dub of the upcoming Super Mario Bros movie. This is her first Pokémon-related role.