The anime to accompany Pokemon X
dubbed Pocket Monsters XY,
will air in Japan on October 17. According to Siliconera
and TV Tokyo
, the show will star Ash, as usual, and follow his adventures in Lumiose City, the game's starting town.
There's no word on international air dates for the anime, though Pokemon X
launches on October 12 for the 3DS worldwide. Pokemon X
features the Player Search System
, a new online function that allows players to quickly switch between local wireless and internet connectivity.