Pokémon Inc. announced on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, that it will hold the "National High School Pokémon Unite Championship (also known as Pokémon Unite Koshien)," a high school competition for the team strategy battle game "Pokémon Unite.
Outline of "Pokémon Unite Koshien
This tournament is open to any team of five students from the same high school for free!
The winning team will receive a special trophy.
NTV's e-sports support program "eGG" is cooperating fully with the tournament, and will be introducing the tournament in the program.
In addition, a play-by-play audition will be held from the general public!
The winner of the audition will receive the right to play in the final of the tournament.
For more information on this audition, please visit the official eGG website.
Details on how to enter the competition and the details will be announced later, so follow the official Pokemon Unite Twitter (@poke_unite_jp) and wait for more information!
|Name of the Tournament||National High School Pokemon Unite Championship, commonly known as "Pokemon Unite Koshien|
|Entry period||Friday, May 6, 2022 - Friday, June 24, 2022|
|Regional Qualifying Round|| Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, 2022
Each district will be divided into 4 districts nationwide *Online
|National Competition|| Saturday, July 30, 2022
Held for the 4 teams that win the regional qualifiers *Offline, at a studio in Tokyo
|Distribution Information||Both the regional qualifiers and the finals will be broadcast on the official Pokemon Unite channel (YouTube).|
The cheer leader is Nicole Fujita
Nicole Fujita will be the cheer leader for Pokémon Koshien.
She has experience as a voice actress for the "Pokemon Sun & Moon" anime series and is very popular among high school students, so she is sure to liven up the competition!
We have also received a comment from Nicole Fujita!
Appointment as Cheering Leader
My name is Nicole Fujita, and I have just been appointed as a cheer leader.
I have always loved Pokemon since I was a little girl, and of course I played Pokemon games and Unite as well, so I am very happy to be appointed as a cheer leader!
I will do my best to support the youth of high school students!
To all high school students
Practice, practice, practice, practice!
Practice until the very last minute, and do your best to become the best in Japan!
And make memories of participating with your friends!