Pokemon X and Y anime invades Japan on Oct.17

Pokemon X,Y anime effectively invades Japan on October 17
The anime to accompany Pokemon X and Y, dubbed Pocket Monsters XY, will air in Japan on October 17. According to Siliconera and TV Tokyo, the show will star Ash, as usual, and follow his adventures in Lumiose City, the game's starting town.

There's no word on international air dates for the anime, though Pokemon X and Y launches on October 12 for the 3DS worldwide. Pokemon X and Y features the Player Search System, a new online function that allows players to quickly switch between local wireless and internet connectivity.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.