A short-form anime take on Pokémon Sword and Shield has been announced. Called Hakumei no Tsubasa (Twilight Wings), it is set in the Galar region of Sword and Shield.

The animation is being done by Studio Colorido, which is best known for feature films like Penguin Highway and Typhoon Noruda.


According to 4Gamer, each episode is five minutes long. The first of seven episodes will debut on January 15 on YouTube. No word yet whether or not there will be English subtitles.

Update: Dec. 13 - 9:13 AM EST: The anime short will have an English version. More here in the official announcement.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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