Episode 49 of Pokémon Explorations, slated for December 11th, will definitely end the first season of the anime. In fact, just moments ago, Anipoke confirmed that the series would be on hold for about a month Return scheduled for Friday, January 8, 2021 with the broadcast of episode 50.
At the moment we only know that Episode 49 of the anime will focus on Koharuor if you prefer Chloe, daughter of Professor Cerise. In the episode in question, the girl is going to meet an Eevee, and according to some rumors, she might even join the team of protagonists in view of the second season.
Episode 50 before the new season is titled "Fossils of the Galar, Unite!" is Ash, Go and Chloe fight with Pokémon Dracovish and Dracozolt in a science museum. The synopsis confirms that the girl will at least temporarily join the two coaches and expects two possible catches for Ash and Go.
Although the main series is interrupted, Ash Ketchum's adventures in the Pokémon: Coco movie, which will be released in Japanese theaters this Christmas, will continue. At the moment we don't know what time frame the film has, but we definitely do It is confirmed that Go and Chloe will not be present.
🚨 | new JN title ep officially confirmed! FIRST episode of 2021 🧭
JN050: Galar Fossils! Combine / glue them together !! ⛏ 🧬
"Ash, Go and Koharu were sent by the curator of the science museum to research rare fossils."
[thanks to Dephender] # ア ニ ポ ケ #anipoke pic.twitter.com/mfJbOJCYcp- LA ILA ⫰ (ヒ カ リ) 🎄 (@ilapaperx) December 7, 2020