Netflix, Hulu Split Pokémon Streaming Rights
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
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.