Hiro Shimono and Yui Ogura Join the Pokémon TV Anime as Piers and Marnie



It's finally happening, fan-favorite brother and sister Galar Gym Leader duo Piers and Marnie are joining the Pokémon TV anime series, and today got their voice actors confirmed ahead of their debut in the February 25th episode of the series on Japanese TV. 


Voicing Piers will be Hiro Shimono (Zenitsu Agatsuma in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)



Voicing Marnie will be Yui Ogura (Vanica Zogratis in Black Clover), who dressed up for the announcement with her own Morpeko



Marnie will be taking on Ash in the World Coronation Series as part of his quest to take on Leon and become the top of the Master Class. 


Pokémon Master Journeys airs as just Pokémon in Japan every Friday on TV Tokyo. Netflix is releasing the series in North America, with the latest batch uploaded on January 21, with 94 episodes of the currently broadcast 86 episodes in Japan currently available in English. The next batch of episodes is set to be released in March 2022.


Source: Oricon


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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