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New Theme Song Accompanies First New Mainline Pokémon Animated Series Released in More Than 25 Years

Bellevue, Wash. — March 7, 2024 — Today, The Pokémon Company International announced the highly anticipated “Pokémon Horizons: The Series” premiered today exclusively on Netflix in the U.S., becoming the first new mainline Pokémon animated series released in more than 25 years. Fans can take a closer look at the series in a new trailer on the official Pokémon YouTube channel.
Featuring an all-new storyline, “Pokémon Horizons: The Series” follows dual protagonists Liko and Roy — and their partner Pokémon, Sprigatito and Fuecoco, respectively — as they set off on action-packed adventures, encounter unique characters like Friede and Captain Pikachu and uncover the mysteries of the Pokémon world.
“Pokémon Horizons: The Series” Synopsis:
A new adventure is beginning within the wide world of Pokémon! Arriving at Indigo Academy, a girl named Liko receives her first partner Pokémon, Sprigatito. But she soon finds herself pursued by the Explorers, a mysterious group that’s determined to take the pendant necklace she wears. Liko isn’t on her own, though, as Friede, Captain Pikachu and the other Rising Volt Tacklers offer her protection aboard their airship. Meanwhile, a boy named Roy dreams of becoming a Pokémon Trainer, unaware of the secret hiding within the Ancient Poké Ball he carries. As Liko, Roy and the Rising Volt Tacklers set sail for new horizons, what kind of discoveries await?
To celebrate the U.S. premiere, The Pokémon Company International also released the complete theme song for “Pokémon Horizons: The Series” — titled “Becoming Me” — on select audio streaming platforms as well as a singalong video. Capturing the Pokémon spirit of exploration and adventure, the theme song provides fans a glimpse at the journey ahead in the new series.
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