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BW110 : The Name's N!
Best Wishes series
BW112 : Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot!
There's a New Gym Leader in Town!
BW111   EP768
The New Gym Leader - Cheren!
First broadcast
Japan January 31, 2013
United States May 4, 2013
English themes
Opening It's Always You and Me
Japanese themes
Opening やじるしになって!2013
Ending サクラ・ゴーラウンド
Animation Team Kato
Screenplay 面出明美 Akemi Omode
Storyboard 尼野浩正 Hiromasa Amano
Assistant director 牧野吉高 Yoshitaka Makino
Animation director 篠原隆 Takashi Shinohara
No additional credits are available at this time.

There's a New Gym Leader in Town! (Japanese: 新ジムリーダー・チェレン! The New Gym Leader - Cheren!) is the 111th episode of the Best Wishes series, and the 768th episode of the Pokémon anime. It first aired in Japan on January 31, 2013 and in the United States on May 4, 2013.

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Template:Incomplete synopsis Ash, Iris and Cilan arrive at Asperita City where Ash had to battle the Gym Leader. Ash tells Cilan to search an location of Asperita Gym, however, Cilan finds that Gym is nowhere to be found. They decided to tell everyone where the Gym Leader is. Ash and friends arrive at Trainers' School where the people said this is where Gym Leader should be. They meet up with Principal and they tell them where the Gym Leader should be. The Principal reveals that Trainers' School is the Gym Leader, much to Ash and friends confused and shocked.

The Principal reveals that this place was made for school and gym too, he also explain that this school is focusing of learning Pokémon and learn on what Pokémon's can do. Cilan also states he and his brothers also build their own Gym's in past and also tells Pokémon are compared of battling and training. The Principal shows a Gym Leader named Cheren, who is chatting with his students. The Principal tells him to come over here. The group tells that they came here from a favor to Professor Juniper. Cheren also tells he know them that they are coming from phone. Cheren introduces him as origin of Nuvema Town and is now the teacher in his school. Ash are friends that he's the school in this school, but Cheren tells that is where and is newcomer Gym Leader, much to Cilan's pleasure. Ash wanna to have battle him despite that he already finished receving badge's. Cheren agress to have battle him, but he tells that the battle field is under construction, much to Ash's dismay. The Principal recommends that two of them will have an extibition matches since he tells that battle field is also finish, in which Ash agress. The Principal tells that they will have battle after class and tells Cheren to have an tour at his school.

Ash, Iris and Cilan are confused that Cheren is not good, the Principal tells that Cheren do's and overthink he need to do. Cilan realize that Cheren, before he became the Gym Leader, is trying endure to become an good Gym Leader and tries to do an hard working. Cheren shows an libary where the children leans about Pokémon as well as learning Unova and outside Unova. He also tells that they are also conducting outdoor field for Wild Pokémon in hope of learning abilites and moves and their own Pokémon.

While Cheren tours them about more things at school, Pikachu and Axew sneaks out at intercom. Axew ignorringley but voluming and bass and others and activates everything else. Pikachu tries to stop them to but Axew accidentley make volume louder and they Pikachu yells him to stop at microphone, causing an loud in entire school (and causing Pokémon to go wild). The group arrives at intercom to see Pikachu and Axew got knock out from louder. Ash and Iris apologize for their respective Pokémon's had done to them and tells their Pokémon's to apologize. They countiune to tour. They then suddenly hear an screaming and they to find Minccino running around. Cheren that these Minccino and others Pokémon we're raised at school and we're used to live at Pokémon House, however, he then realize that the rest of the Pokémon also got out at of the Pokémon House. They head to Pokémon House that the true that Pokémon escaped.

Cilan decides to go and search them, Ash and the others also purpose to help them as well and they split up. Ash search on Pokémon at outside Gym Leader and school. Ash and frinds them passes on Sunflora, forcing Ash to scan. They try to catch them to get it back to Pokémon House, but finds that there's many of Sunflora. Cilan spot Ducklett at pool. Cilan tries to tell them to get off the pool and heads them to their house, but they ignores. He tries to inform that everyone is worried, only to hit Water Gun, this makes Cilan and Ducklett's laughing. Cilan decides gave them a lesson by sending Pansage, he then tries inform to catch them, but falls water and gets attack in water. Iris arrives at dinning room and sneaks into kitchen to discover Minccino cleaning foods. They try capture them, but finds its to harder to capture it. Ash, Iris, Cilan succesfully captured an Sunflora, Minccino and Duclett, respectiveley. Cheren realize that the only Pokémon left is that of Shinx. As they search of Shinx, they come across in door where the two students try to calm them down (and Ash scans it). Cheren tells them Shinx wasn't raise in Pokémon House since he recentley settled here. The two students are to calm them and comes with them, but Shinx refuse and attack them with Discharge, but Cheren dodge them. Ash orders Pikachu to thunder bolt to stop attack. He grab and embraces him, but Shinx attack again with Discharge, but Cheren manages to calm dowm. The two students explains that they we're behind for release all the Pokémon in their House before Pikachu and Axew made the school loud and they apologize for what they caused. -->

Major events

For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.


Pokémon debuts



Dare da?


Who's That Pokémon?

Who's That Pokémon?: Sunflora (US and international) Shinx (Japan)



Dub edits

In other languages

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