The weekly Pocket Monsters anime program is typically a 2D affair. But the opening credits for the latest series, Pokemon: Best Wishes!, shows off some fancy computer-generated 3D graphics.

For comparison's sake, this is what the opening for the previous Pokemon series looked like. Below is the current opening for the new Pokemon: Best Wishes!

The new theme song is sung by Rica Matsumoto, who also voices the character of Satoshi (Ash Ketchum). The series, however, does not feature Takeshi (Brock) or Hikari (Dawn). Pokemon: Best Wishes! premiered this fall in Japan and kicked off the anime's fourteenth season.

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