DEFEAT SHIRONA, THE SUPER SKILLED BATTLER HOLDING RANK 2 IN THE MASTER CLASS!!!
Satoshi is participating in a tournament that will declare the best Pokémon battler of all! And he's aiming to win!!
CAN SATOSHI PASS THE SEMIFINALS?!
Satoshi has qualified for the semifinals, but his next opponent is Shirona! Get ready for a fierce match where neither of the two is willing to give an inch!
PREMONITIONS OF AN AMAZING CLASH!!
Which Pokémon will the two send out first?
*Here's Gangar's Will-O-Wisp! Drive your opponents to the wall with burns!
*Pikachu is pumped! Will it use its signature move?
Shirona's powerful Pokemon: Gablias (Dragon/Ground), Tritodon West Sea (Water/Ground) and Milokaross (Water)
A balanced lineup centered around Gablias!
"The Semifinals II: Dazzle" (airs September 2nd)
Satoshi and Shirona finally clash! Make sure to catch the entirety of the match against this unbeliavably powerful opponent!
"The Semifinals III: Valor" (airs September 9th)
The battle between Satoshi and Shirona continue on with no clear winner in sight! What could the word "valor" refer to?!
It's the second semifinal match of the Masters Tournament, where Satoshi is fighting an uphill battle against Sinnoh Champion Shirona. Shirona's experience and strategies are edging him closer and closer against the wall, and when he tries for a big breakthrough...!
Screenplay 冨岡淳広 (Atsuhiro Tomioka)
Storyboard 浅田裕二 (Yūji Asada)
Episode Director 浅田裕二 (Yūji Asada)
Animation Director 岩根雅明 (Masaaki Iwane)
Animation Director 志村泉 (Izumi Shimura)