Official Twitter account of Pocket ni Boken o Tsumekonde (Pack your bags with adventure) revealed a new trailer on October 5, 2023.
Pocket ni Boken o Tsumekonde is Japan’s first live action television adaptation of the games Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green.
The drama series will begin airing on October 19, 2023, on TV Tokyo’s “MokuDora 24” timeslot.
It was previously revealed that the main role will be played by Nanase Nishino, a member of the popular idol group Nogizaka46, who will play a character named Madoka Akagi.
Other cast members include:
Sho Kasamatsu as Kageaki Hiyama Tomoharu Hasegawa as Kazuchika Kogusuri Aya Hirano as Yoko Meguro Ryo Sekoguchi as Yuki Koide Towa Watanabe as Sora Karasawa Muga Tsukaji as Koichi Yadoya Rio Uchida as Midori Eriko Sato as Masako Toshiro Yanagiba as Okido
The plot follows Madoka Akagi, who pursues her dream of becoming a creator when she moves to Tokyo. Her life, which was shaped by playing Pokémon games with her siblings in childhood, took a new turn 20 years later when she received a Game Boy Pocket and started playing “Pocket Monsters Red.”
Pack Your Pockets With Adventure is a television series produced in collaboration between TV Tokyo and The Pokémon Company.
BABEL LABEL’s Shota Hatanaka will be responsible for planning, producing, and writing the script for the film.