Netflix has announced that Pokémon Journeys: The Series first 12 episodes will be available for streaming on June 12th. The streaming service also revealed that 12 additional episodes of the anime series will be added quarterly on Netflix for the remainder of the season. Pokémon Journeys: The Series is the new 23rd season of the Pokémon animated series.

OLM is animating and Maki Odaira (Pokémon Sun & Moon) is the anime series director with Daiki Tomiyasu (Pokémon Sun & Moon) serving as chief director. In addition, Reiko Yoshida, Shoji Yonemura, Deko Akao, Jun’ichi Fujisaku, Michihiro Tsuchiya, Touko Machida, Yuka Miyata, Aya Matsui, Atsuhiro Tomioka, and Akemi Omode will all write the series scripts, and Shūhei Yasuda will design the characters.


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In the new series Ash a new Pokémon trainer, Goh. Goh’s partner Pokémon is Pokémon Hibunny (Scorbunny) from the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.

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!

Pokémon (Pocket Monsters) anime series premiered in Japan on April 1, 1997, on TV Tokyo. The anime television series is part of The Pokémon Company’s Pokémon media franchise. The franchise has a total of 22 films, with Strikes Back Evolution being the latest.