Join Ash and Pikachu as they make new friend and explore the Alola region. Recently: Team Rocket makes Beware's cave their secret base. James captures a Mareanie. Lillie's egg hatches into a Vulpix. Lillie bonds with Vulpix who she nicknames Snowy Lillie is able to touch Snowy, but is still unable to touch other Pokemon. Ash captures Rockruff after helping it to learn Rock Throw. Mallow's Bounsweet evolves into Steenee. Ash challenges Tapu Koko to a rematch and loses. Ash captures Litten. Litten learns Fire Fang. Team Rocket gets a Darkinium Z Crystal before Team Skull could. Sophocles catches a Charjabug. Last Time: "So Long, Sophocles!" Sophocles learns that his family will be moving away soon. Ash and his friends decide to throw a going away celebration for Sophocles. However, Sophocles doesn't want to move away. Will Sophocles be able to stay at the Pokemon School? This Time: "A Glaring Rivalry!" Saturday August 19th, 9AM A mysterious new trainer named Gladion has appeared on Melemele Island. His partner is a strong Lycanroc and of course, Ash wants to battle him. However, both Team Rocket and Team Skull are planning to steal his Pokemon. Will Ash and Gladion be able to defeat the two teams and have their battle? Notes: The 20th season of Pokemon is here to promote the seventh generation. Disney XD is the new home for the Pokemon anime series. The first season of Pokemon in HD is available for digital purchase and rental. Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon will be released on November 17th. There is a main series Pokemon game in development for the Switch system. A code for a special Salazzle is available from GameStop until September 4th. The episodes are available on both Disney XD's website and On Demand section. Please avoid using detailed spoilers here. Thank you.