On Thursday, the official Twitter account for Pocket ni Bōken wo Tsumekonde (Fill Your Pocket with Adventure), the first original live-action drama based on the Pokémon Red and Green games revealed a new trailer.
10/19(木) 深夜24:30〜 出発💨
— 西野七瀬主演🧢ドラマ「ポケつめ」【テレビ東京公式】 (@poketsume) October 5, 2023
The series will premiere on October 19 in Japan. It stars Nanase Nishino, who is a fan of the franchise.
Nishino is playing the role of Madoka Akagi, the series’ protagonist who arrives in Tokyo to become a creator. However, she finds herself struggling every day.
One day, after almost 20 years, she tried to play Pokémon Red again.
The live-action will premiere on TV Tokyo and other channels on October 19, and 24:30 JST (effectively, October 20 at 12:30 a.m. JST).
On October 24, the series will air on BS TV Tokyo and TV Tokyo 4k, and the series will stream exclusively on U-NEXT.
The Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green games launched in 1996.
Source: Pocket ni Bōken wo Tsumekonde game’s Twitter account