News Netflix, Hulu Split Pokémon Streaming Rights
posted on 2014-02-27 23:54 EST
Video streaming platforms Netflix and Hulu will both offer the Pokémon anime television series, albeit different seasons. Netflix will begin streaming Pokémon: Indigo League (the first season), Pokémon: Black & White, and Pokémon the Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiramand Pokémon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom movies on March 1. Pokémon: Indigo League will be offered in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland while Pokémon: Black & White series and films will be offered in all Netflix territories.
Hulu Plus is currently offering the first season of Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl (season 10) and will add Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension (season 11), Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles (season 12), and Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors (season 13) in the future. The service is also offering the Pocket Monsters: The Origin special, Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai movie, and the first two episodes of Pocket Monsters XY. Hulu will add Pokémon: Giratina & The Sky Warrior, Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life, and Pokémon Zoroark: Master of Illusions films in the future.