Netflix and The Pokémon Company International have announced that upcoming seasons of the iconic Pokémon animated series will premiere exclusively on Netflix in the US. The partnership kicks off with the launch of the first 12 episodes of the new 23rd season of the series on June 12th. Additional new episodes of Pokémon Journeys: The Series will be added quarterly on Netflix for the duration of the season.
“With their tremendous reach and ability for fans to enjoy content anytime and anywhere, Netflix is the ideal partner to premiere new episodes of the beloved animated Pokémon series in the US,” said Emily Arons, senior vice president of international business at The Pokémon Company International. “We can’t wait for Pokémon fans of all ages to continue discovering the spirit of adventure and friendship in Pokémon Journeys: The Series, our newest season coming to Netflix this June.”
Pokémon Journeys: The Series will also feature a new theme song written and performed by the band Walk off the Earth.