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Preview Upcoming Summer Camp arc

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I'm just hoping that something interesting happens. To be honest, the most interesting thing to me that there is coming up is Ash's Hawlucha, and then here at the Summer Camp, Fletchling's evolution(apparently). Maybe there'll be something like Bunnelby evolving. I'd like to see that. Maybe Ash'll get Mega Evolution items? Maybe they obtain a new traveling partner?
 
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Serena is a sky-trainer in the manga, so i think she'll decide becoming a sky trainer in the summer cap. Maybe she'll catch a noibat or something.
May is a coordinator in the anime but her manga counterpart collects Badges. Same goes for Dawn and her manga counterpart. Nonetheless I would like it if Sky Battles became Serena's goal, although that would make Fennekin even more useless.

I'm also interested in Serena thinking about the summer camp where she met Ash. The only flashback of that was in Giving Chase at the Rhyhorn Race so it would be nice if we got more and longer flashbacks of that.
May and Dawn had an option. (Being a coordinator) Serena does not because there are no contests in Kalos. She obviously can not collect gym badges because Ash does. So far we had two coordinators and two type specialists in the anime so maybe it's time to change and make the main girl a specific type of trainer. And the best option is a sky battler. And if not, what else they can do with her? She has to have a goal, other than being Ash's girlfriend.
I do agree it's time for Serena to have a solid goal. My point was merely that manga =/= anime. I'd still like her to become a Sky Battler just so Sky Battles can become a regular thing.
 
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Good! Finally! An arc which include almost the rest of the XY helping characters here right in this summer. Anyway I only have one request, please there will be a recurring character. It's been a long time since I've seen a reunion episode. BTW Tierno or Trevor could be a reminder of Ash's past pokemons since Charizard got left behind though.
 
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This seems like pointless filler, as for those going on about Serena's goal, think she will discover contests round about when ORAS are released, and then decide solidly thats what she wants to do at the end of the series.
 
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Looks like Korrina will leave the group at the end of her arc, rather than going over into a few more arcs. Which is a shame - she brought alot to the group, in terms of characterization and potential for new interactions. But, if the Summer Camp arc is a Serena centric arc, then it's understandable - Serena more or less was drowned out by Korrina into a near non-entity, the past few episodes.
 
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Still I do wonder what's up with the Sky Battle:
a.) Use you own Pokemon which is fine for Ash since he should have Fletchinder, Clemont could have an Emolga back at the gym he could use, and it'd mean Serena would have caught her own Pokemon (#Noibat4Serena2014)
b.) Some people are suggesting Ash lent his Flying type Pokemon. Thing with this one is we see Ash, Serena and Clemon in Sky Suits and Ash only has 2 fliers, not to mention 1 of them would be ineligible for the Sky Battle regardless, so I don't think this scenario will play out
c.) Rentals. This works too but I'd prefer Scenario A
I think (hope) Serena might get more focus in this arc. Hopefully its as good as the Summer arc in DP
 
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I think it would be great if Serena is really reminiscing about the summer camp she attended as a kid. A couple of more flashbacks about her past and the summer camp would be totally cool!
And I hope this arc would be a little Serena-centric. She needs to get more focus, and hopefully she'll catch her second pokemon soon.
 
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I'm not really a huge fanatic of the anime these days, but I still follow events and I have to admit that this upcoming arc has really piqued my interest. I enjoyed the DP summer camp arc so I would expect similar fun here, especially because the XY rivals are appearing. The fact that they each own one of the original starters would make this a perfect opportunity for Ash to recall the adventures he had with his own Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle - even if it is just showing how they were caught/befriended (and yes I know that Charmander's history was only covered quite recently). I'm also rather excited by the prospect of Fletchling evolving and Serena potentially shedding more light on her memories of the Summer Camp in Pallet Town - not to mention the possibility of some much needed development on her part.

On a separate note, am I the only one who thinks that Bulbasaur would have been more suited to Trevor and Charmander to Shauna? I do find it cute how Bulbasaur has shaped its vines like a heart around Shauna in that one screenshot though. I can't wait to see the rivals' individual personalities and interactions with Ash and Co. in this arc.
 
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I'm curious about what goals those three will have in the anime. I can see Serena and Shauna having a similar problem of not knowing what they want to do just yet and towards the end of the arc they'll find something that they will want to go for.
 
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... Serena becoming a Sky Trainer? Noooo. That had to be the lamest and most poorly used feature of the XY games. Last thing we need is that being shoehorned into the anime, especially since Serena seems to have potential in anything else.
 
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... Serena becoming a Sky Trainer? Noooo. That had to be the lamest and most poorly used feature of the XY games. Last thing we need is that being shoehorned into the anime, especially since Serena seems to have potential in anything else.
You know, that's actually how I feel about May and Dawn being made Coordinators in the anime. I didn't care for contests in Gen 3, so I guess I felt like it was shoehorned into the anime as part of the storyline when it was just a completely optional thing in the games. Like you said, I probably feel like May and Dawn could have had potential for other things as trainers that may have made me be more interested in them as characters.

As for Serena, I don't think being a sky-trainer fits her at all. I would prefer it if she were just a regular trainer.
 
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Shalour Gym battle and the Summer Camp arc preview.
[video=youtube;2HT986UdKbg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HT986UdKbg[/video]
 
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I'm kinda wondering what's with Shauna's Bulbasaur making that heart with its vines. Wouldn't it be interesting if it had something to do with Ash, just to annoy Serena. That would give the shippers something to think about.
 
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AH CRUD, SO IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S Pikachu VS. Mega Lucario, I was REALLY HOPING this wouldn't happen but it is, I have NOTHING against Pikachu, but who knows maybe it's NOT One on One but if it is, this is SO DISAPPOINTING THAT Pikachu Battles Mega Lucario for the Gym Badge

Ok other than that, I REALLY LIKED this Preview, VERY GOOD.
 
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It'll just be Korrina and her (Mega) Lucario VS Ash and his entire team. Lucario will sweep the rest and each one of them will inflict some damage to Lucario, then Mega Evolve when Pikachu comes up, ultimately ending with an Electro Ball....yipee.
 
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Shalour Gym battle and the Summer Camp arc preview.
[video=youtube;2HT986UdKbg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HT986UdKbg[/video]
I've already had a heart attack when I watch this. LOL
 
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Is it weird that the thing I'm excited about the most about is Japanese writing returning to the series?
 
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Solar Beams new animation looks like garbage, Jesus, the beam is suppose to come from inside the bulb. Korrina is my queen, so of course I loved her moments but I never cared for the three losers from the XY games who worship you when I was playing the games. Shauna is the best but otherwise those three are soul less in-game, I don't see the point in them having the starters if they aren't going to Mega Evolve them.(Seems unlikely they'll Mega Evolve)
 
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Is it weird that the thing I'm excited about the most about is Japanese writing returning to the series?
The Korrina scene? Yeah. And oh, I hope that Ash doesn't get his win in first attempt, it's sucks because the battles are too short for that[emoji2]
 
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Is it weird that the thing I'm excited about the most about is Japanese writing returning to the series?
Unfortunately it doesn't look like it will be a casual return, but something because "oh hey, martial arts = Japan" :(
 
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