Over the years Ash’s appearance has changed. In next year’s Pokémon anime movie, the eternal 10-year old will once again look different.

As previously reported, the character’s appearance made big changes for the current TV anime Pokémon Sun Moon and then changed again for this year’s Pokémon movie.

Yet Ash still looked different in last year’s feature film, and next year’s motion picture will bring further changes.

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OLM, which has done the Pokémon anime since 1997, is making the feature with WIT Studio, best known for the Attack on Titan anime. Obviously, that could explain Ash’s new look, which will hit Japanese theaters July 13, 2018.

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