Pokémon Journeys: All The Ways Goh Represents Pokémon Go
The mobile game PokemonGo broke records and made huge waves when it was released. Although some of the game’s hype has subsided over the fifth anniversary, it is still very popular. As they do with their games, there is much evidence that the mobile game has been tied to their latest Pokemon anime.
Pokemon JourneysIs is the currentPokemonAnimationThe series will premiere in Japan in the latter part of 2019. The series takes a different approach than other series in that Ash is not the main character. Although he has a partner (which is normal in anime), this partner is very different from Ash in that he is, in many ways, the main character. It is a common criticism of the series as Pokemon fans love Ash. However, it makes sense. Although it may seem abstract, there is so much evidence to support the idea: Goh is a personified version of the Pokemon Go mobile game.
Goh meets Ash in the first episode of the series. He is clear about his goals from the beginning. Goh wants to catch every Pokemon that exists, with the elusive Mew as his number one goal. He is loud and knowledgeable about Pokemon and their abilities. He also has many of the main storylines. Although Goh immediately brings up the mobile game, there are many subtle references (and not so subtle) to Pokémon Go in his character.