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Pokemon: Diamond and Pearl Available on BBC iPlayer (Updated)

posted on by Andrew Osmond

The BBC has released the following Pokémon series on BBC iPlayer - Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl and Pokémon: DP Battle Dimension (Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension)

The 51 episodes of Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl are available here, while the 52 episodes of Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension are available here.

In addition, the films Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai and Giratina and the Sky Warrior are both available on BBC iPlayer here. Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai will be shown on CBBC on Saturday August 7 at 7.30 p.m., and then repeated on Sunday August 8 at 10.30 a.m.

Update - The licencingsource website claims "BBC iPlayer viewers will be able to check out all episodes of Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl, at 189 episodes, and Pokémon: Black & White, with 142 episodes." The same claim is also made on the toyworldmag website.

The episode numbers given for Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl are consistent with the two Diamond and Pearl seasons already available plus their successors, Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles and Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors. The episode numbers given for Pokémon: Black & White are consistent with the combined total episodes of Pokémon: Black & White, Pokémon: Black and White: Rival Destinies, Pokémon: Black & White: Adventures in Unova and Pokémon: Black & White: Adventures in Unova and Beyond.

Via Anime UK News.

Grateful thanks to Ian Wolf for the information.


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