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Pokémon XY Anime Airs on Indian TV

posted on by Adriana Hazra
Marvel HQ will air anime at 8:30 a.m. IST, 11:30 a.m. IST, 4:00 p.m. IST on March 22; at 8:30 a.m. IST, 11:30 a.m. IST on March 23

Marvel HQ began airing the Hindi dub of the Pokémon XY television anime series on Saturday. The "What's On India: TV Guide App" app lists that episodes will air at 8:30 a.m. IST, 11:30 a.m. IST, and 4:00 p.m. IST on March 22 and at 8:30 a.m. IST and 11:30 a.m. IST on March 23.

Pokémon XY premiered in October 2013 in Japan. The Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games launched on the Nintendo 3DS worldwide in the same month.

Viz Media distributes the series on DVD and describes the series:

Ash and Pikachu continue their epic journey in the next exciting season of Pokémon the Series: XY! While Ash continues his quest to win eight Gym badges so he can enter the Kalos League, he and his traveling companions will make new friends, forge new rivalries, and, of course, meet some brand-new Pokémon! Serena, with her partner Fennekin and new friend Pancham, will take on the Pokémon Showcase world; Clemont will continue to create inventions and hope some of them are a hit; and Bonnie, as ever, will try to find someone to take care of her big brother!

Voice actor Ketan Kava recently confirmed that the Hindi dub of the Pokémon: Black and White anime is in production.

Pokémon DP: Sinnoh League Victors (Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors) recently aired in India on Hungama TV and on Marvel HQ. Marvel HQ also aired the Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension and Pokémon - The Johto Journeys anime last July. Hungama TV also aired Pokémon: DP Galactic Battles (Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles) last June and Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension (Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension) last May. Disney owns the distribution rights to most of the Pokémon seasons aired in India.

The first television anime series based on Nintendo's Pokémon game franchise premiered in Japan in 1997.

Sources: Marvel HQ, "What's On India: TV Guide App" app

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