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Pokémon Anime's New Video Previews World Championships Arc

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New arc serves as climax of latest series

The official Twitter account for the Pokémon anime franchise began streaming a new trailer on Friday to preview the Pokémon World Championships arc for the latest anime in the franchise. The show is reaching its climax with the arc.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series premiered on TV Tokyo and its affiliates in Japan under the title Pocket Monster in November 2019, two days after the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games shipped worldwide. The series continues to air in Japan under that name.

The localized title of the anime, Pokémon Journeys: The Series, has 48 episodes. Pokémon: Master Journeys: The Series continues with Pocket Monster's 49th episode, which premiered in Japan in December 2020. Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series will debut this year in the U.S. on Netflix.

The first 12 episodes of Pokémon Journeys: The Series debuted in the United States on Netflix in June 2020, and the service added new episodes quarterly. The anime also premiered on the Canadian television channel Teletoon in May 2020.

Netflix then premiered Pokémon: Master Journeys: The Series on September 10, and has been adding new episodes quarterly.

Sources: Pokémon anime's Twitter account, Comic Natalie

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