Cartoon Network has announced that season 9 of the Pokémon series will be premiering this fall under the guise of Pokémon: Battle Frontier. The former Kids’ WB! show follows the journeys of Ash and May as they traverse the lands of Kanto, where Ash competes against the six remaining Frontier Brains in the Battle Frontier while May continues to compete in Pokémon Contests, hoping to catch up to her rivals Harley and Drew. Fifty-two (52) episodes of the series have been confirmed to have been picked up by Cartoon Network. It was not said where the new season would air.
Currently, the remaining episodes of Pokémon Advanced Battle continue to air on Kids’ WB! on Saturday mornings at 10:00am. Pokémon Advanced Challenge airs Monday-Friday at 5:00pm on Miguzi, and premiere episodes of Pokémon Chronicles air Saturdays at 7:00pm on Toonami.
[Source: PR Newswire]