Netflix and The Pokémon Company International have announced a brand new animated show Pokémon Journeys: The Series to premiere exclusively on the streaming service this summer!
Pokémon Journeys: The Series will kick off a brand new chapter in the Pokémon universe when it premieres exclusively on Netflix in the U.S. The first 12 episodes of the new season of the series will premiere on Netflix on June 12, 2020. Additional new episodes of the series will be added quarterly for the remainder of the season.
Fans will see familiar faces as these series follows Ash and Pikachu as they take off on adventures across various regions in the Pokémon world. They’ll meet new characters and discover more Pokémon along the journey.
“With their tremendous reach and ability for fans to enjoy content anytime and anywhere, Netflix is the ideal partner to premiere new episodes of the beloved animated Pokémon series in the U.S.,” said Emily Arons, senior vice president of international business at The Pokémon Company International. “We can’t wait for Pokémon fans of all ages to continue discovering the spirit of adventure and friendship in Pokémon Journeys: The Series, our newest season coming to Netflix this June.”
Until the series premieres fans can catch up on past Pokémon seasons already on Netflix. The recent animated Pokémon movie, Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution, is also available to stream!
Watch the trailer for Pokémon Journeys: The Series below:
Pokémon Journeys: The Series synopsis:
Pokémon Trainer Ash Ketchum has a new plan: see the world! But first, he and his partner Pikachu are headed to the opening of the Cerise Laboratory, a research facility dedicated to uncovering the mysteries of Pokémon in every region. Ash meets Goh, another boy with boundless curiosity about Pokémon, and both are overjoyed when Professor Cerise asks them to become official research fellows. With Ash as determined as ever to become a Pokémon Master, and Goh aiming to catch one of every Pokémon (including the Mythical Mew), our heroes are in for adventure and excitement as they explore the wide world of Pokémon!