Shin'ō League tournament begins first day of July
The title of the 183rd episode of Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl was recently revealed. The episode 「開幕！シンオウリーグ・スズラン大会！！」 Raise the Curtain! Shin'ō League - Suzuran Tournament!! will air July 1 on TV Tokyo.
After arriving on Suzuran Island during the 181st episode and continuing his preparations the next episode, Satoshi will finally participate in the tournament during the 183rd episode. Known participants include Shinji and Jun. Naoshi and Kōhei, after entering the Grand Festival and after not appearing for a long period of time, respectively, are also expected to enter.