A Pokemon fan points out a strange resemblance between the new anime hero and Orbeetle

A Pokemon fan points out a strange resemblance between the new anime hero and Orbeetle

A Pokemon fan points out a strange resemblance between the new anime hero and Orbeetle

An eagle-eyed Pokemon fan points out an interesting similarity between the new upcoming anime hero and the Bug/Psychic-type Orbeetle.

eagle eyes Pokemon a fan noticed an interesting similarity between the game’s new upcoming hero Pokemon enemy and a Bug/Psychic Orbeetle. While the two characters are obviously very different in terms of physical appearance, they have an almost identical trait, although said trait is used in completely different ways.

For those who may be unaware, Pokemon recently announced that he will soon be ending Ash and Pikachu’s journey after 25 years. Video uploaded by official Pokemon The Twitter account said there will be 11 new episodes starring Ash and Pikachu to complete their journey, while the brand new hero will reportedly start his adventure later this year.


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Although there hasn’t really been much media coverage about the new character taking part in the game Pokemon flashlight from the anime series, outside of the widely publicized frame, an alert fan has already noticed something strange. On one of the main Pokemon subreddits, user u/Rique1100mm points out that the new hero – named Liko – has a trait that fits perfectly with Orbeetle. In the photo, fans will notice what looks like some sort of green hairpin. u/Rique1100mm points out that this hairpin is exactly the same shape as Orbeetle’s eyebrow-like antennae, just reoriented.


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While the person who originally posted the post offers no theories about what – if anything – the resemblance might mean, fans have filled the comment section with many of their own theories, including Orbeetle being one of the protagonist’s main Pokemon, or that he will play some an integral part in Liko’s journey. Others believe the resemblance is too vague to be more than a coincidence, but the leading theory is that the clip actually pays homage to Ash’s original hat – and therefore potentially reveals that the new character is really Ash’s daughter.

While a fairly vague resemblance to spot, other fans have recently pointed out much more overt similarities, namely the similarities between Bellibolt and Chansey. The former is part of the ninth generation introduced in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, although many fans were quick to point out that Bellibolt essentially looks like a new-skinned Chansey, having an extremely similar body type and face. While comparing the similarities between Bellibolt and Chansey is much more legitimate than this between Pokemon hero and orbeetle, Pokemon be careful about reusing design elements.

While the details of the newcomers Liko (and fellow hero Roy) remain a mystery, The Pokemon new main characters of the anime series will almost certainly take place in Paldea, creating an exciting prospect full of novelties Pokemon adventures.

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