The premiere date for the newest anime within the Pokémon franchise is revealed and the brand new sequence will present Ash, Goh and Chloe persevering with their journeys.
Netflix revealed when Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series would debut on the streaming service.
As initially reported by Crunchyroll, the primary 12 episodes of the newest entry within the long-running franchise will premiere on Netflix on Oct. 21, and three extra episodes will seem on the service someday in 2023. According to early plot summaries, Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series will see Ash and his Pikachu coaching arduous because the World Coronation Series event continues, whereas Goh makes an attempt to develop into a member of Project Mew. Moreover, Chloe and her Eevee will discover totally different evolutionary pathways and make tough choices about their future.
Furthermore, one other new Pokémon anime sequence has already debuted on Netflix this month; Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles, which is predicated on the Pokémon Legends: Arceus video game, got here out on Sept. 23. It follows Ash and his associates as they journey to the Sinnoh area and work collectively to cease a high-stakes plot perpetrated by Team Galactic.
The iconic Pokémon franchise kicked off in 1996 with the releases of Pocket Monsters: Red and Green. Nintendo later rebranded them as Pokémon Red and Blue. Since then, the favored video game franchise has launched over 120 mainline and spinoff video video games. The latest titles, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, will launch later this 12 months on Nov. 18, completely for the Nintendo Switch. The game will function a brand-new Spain-inspired area and a myriad of latest pocket monsters to gather. Fans have already gotten glimpses of a number of new Pokémon, together with the ninth-generation starters, Fuecoco, Sprigatito and Quaxly.
Pokémon is More Than Video Games
The franchise consists of far more than simply video video games. Beyond the anime, there are numerous manga and film tie-ins, board video games, toys and collectibles, theme park points of interest, devoted shops, books and even a aggressive buying and selling card game. In 2021, Netflix reportedly started creating a live-action Pokémon sequence with Joe Henderson, Lucifer‘s showrunner, signed on as the author and govt producer.
Fans regularly contribute their very own content material to the ever-expanding franchise as properly. Recent examples of spectacular Pokémon fan artwork embody a nightmare-inducing portray of Haunter that depicts what the artist thinks the Ghost-Poison Pokémon would seem like if it existed within the real-world and a chunk of crossover art work that fuses Team Rocket with the Forger household from Spy x Family.
Alongside most of the Pokémon anime, a number of the franchise’s movies can be found on Netflix, together with Pokémon The Movie: The Secrets of the Jungle and Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back – Evolution.