Surprise! Netflix has just revealed Pokémon Journeys: The Series is headed to the streaming platform.
As reported by Deadline, the first 12 episodes of the show’s 23rd season will be premiering exclusively on Netflix on June 12. Sadly for international fans, this will be US-only.
The show’s description reads as follows: “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! “Pokémon Journeys: The Series” arrives June 12, only on Netflix!”
New episodes will be added quarterly for the rest of the season.
Emily Arons, senior vice president of international business at The Pokémon Company International, said in a statement: “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.,
“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.”
Check out the trailer in the tweet below, or on YouTube right here.
More to follow.
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