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July 12th: PM2019 028 - Messon Sobs For What Reason?

Discussion in 'Animé Spoilers' started by Dephender, May 8, 2020.

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  1. Dephender

    Dephender Gizakawayusu Staff Member Moderator

    While still in the Galar region, Satoshi and Go encounter a timid crybaby Pokémon called Messon. Messon is very cowardly and quick to cry, and the components of its tears cause Satoshi and Go to be unable to stop crying as well. Not only that, but since Messon turns invisible when it touches water, it appears its own tears make it disappear, so Satoshi and the others lose sight of it. And then the Rocket Gang arrive in the Galar region...

    Screenplay 土屋理敬 (Michihiro Tsuchiya)
    Storyboard 齋藤徳明 (Noriaki Saito)
    Episode Director 小柴純弥 (Junya Koshiba)
    Animation Director 矢田木瀧 (Taki Yatagi)
    Animation Director 志村泉 (Izumi Shimura)
    Last edited: May 8, 2020
  2. Mythical-Moonlight

    Mythical-Moonlight Well-Known Member

    Can't wait for this one! My baby Sobble!

    Is Team Rocket what scared it?
  3. Sword master zacian

    Sword master zacian Well-Known Member

    So a typical team rocket helping ash catching a pokemon by doing by trying to steal it
    But main point making it super hyped the boy sobble's debut and get caught by ash
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  4. DuquÊ?

    DuquÊ? Too lazy to pick a pic

    Sobble = Blue Diamond.

    It looks your average capture episode + Team Rocket battle to give confidence to the mon. But, nice to see info coming out.
    Last edited: May 11, 2020
  5. Soniman

    Soniman Break the Limit

    The reason is it's episode got delayed indefinite
  6. Dephender

    Dephender Gizakawayusu Staff Member Moderator

    The summary implies they aren't even in Galar yet at the point Satoshi and Go first encounter Messon
  7. Zoruagible

    Zoruagible Lover of underrated characters

    Riolu is going to be the only capture Ash gets this saga that doesn't involve Team Rocket, isn't it?

    I hope Team Rocket get something new here and aren't interfering, James needs something already!
  8. MissAngel

    MissAngel Drizzile=My Spirit Pokemon

    At long last, the confirmed Sobble episode title. Considering this Pokemon is the one I have waited to see since we got the first title back in November, this episode summary is so standard it's underwhelming. Ah well. Should be cool to see Sobble in action a bit.
  9. Sword master zacian

    Sword master zacian Well-Known Member

    Team rocket chewtle should come back this episode as well please make it happen writer
    For james give him cramont but it will be too water types tr this time
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  10. Blue Saturday

    Blue Saturday too fly

    Sounds like the first portion will be more the boys comedically trying to get a grip on Messon’s tears and establishing it as a coward. Second half will be about TR appearing and Messon using its signature crying talents as a way of defeating them. Somewhat standard formulaic capture I feel...hm...I think I would have preferred something more Hibunny-esque. I feel like the writers are leaning too far back into their old habits since TR were used as development/capture/evolution-catalyst a fair amount already? Surely they can introduce some rivals or other antagonists of importance?

    Then again they could just be going to Galar for their own reasons like getting a Dynamax band or getting new ‘mon.
    Last edited: May 8, 2020
  11. Red and Blue

    Red and Blue Well-Known Member

    Team Rocket tries to take Sobble, Ash saves it, then it accepts his offer to join his team.

    Seems pretty straightforward
  12. mehmeh1

    mehmeh1 CHAZZ IT UP!

    eh, I'm excited to see Sobble, but this episode sounds like the standard capture episode we've had since forever
  13. lolipiece

    lolipiece All smiles Staff Member Moderator

    Neither this nor the previous ep have Sonia mentioned in the summary, so either she's being kept hidden for insert reason here or we're going back to Galar soon after this.
  14. Red and Blue

    Red and Blue Well-Known Member

    So Sobble is just going to make Ash and his team cry whenever it's tears touch then? That would be funny considering Riolu is an actual baby
  15. Yuugis Black Magician

    Yuugis Black Magician Namaikina Imouto

    Weird, Shimura Izumi usually helps Iwane correct his episodes. I wonder if the production is still wonky...
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  16. Sword master zacian

    Sword master zacian Well-Known Member

    Also galrian farfetch'd isn't even there
    Hope if there another galar journeys grookey debuts as well
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  17. Mythical-Moonlight

    Mythical-Moonlight Well-Known Member

    Galarian Farfetch'd hasn't been mentioned either.

    Yeah there definitely will be more Galar Episodes
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  18. Red and Blue

    Red and Blue Well-Known Member

    I figured that Galarian Farfetch'd could be caught in the background of episode 27. Go could catch it before the match between Leon and Raihan
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  19. Mythical-Moonlight

    Mythical-Moonlight Well-Known Member

    I don't think Team Rocket is after Sobble specifically. It seems a bit wierd for them to want Sobble of all Pokemon. I think they're here for something else. We just don't know what yet. There's probably more going on in the episode than the synopsis is letting on.
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  20. WaterShuriken

    WaterShuriken Well-Known Member

    Sobble! Finally. I am excited to see how this crybaby grows into a dependable Inteleon under Ash's care.
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