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Hulu catches Pokemon content

January 31, 2014

pokemonPokemon and Hulu have struck a deal to bring animated titles based on the popular video game franchise to the free Hulu service and the subscription Hulu Plus.

All visitors to in the US can now watch the Pokemon Origins animated special, which tells the story in the first videogames, as well as five episodes from the first season of the Diamond & Pearl story arc. Other content launching soon on the free version of Hulu will be the first two episodes of Pokémon the Series: XY.

Subscribers of Hulu Plus will get access to more, including: the first season of the Diamond & Pearl story arc (season 10), with three additional seasons coming soon (seasons 11–13); the full four-part Pokémon Origins animated special; and feature-length animated movie
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai.

Upcoming Pokemon content on Hulu Plus will include three other movies — Pokémon: Giratina & the Sky Warrior, Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life and Pokémon—Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

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