Press Release

The Pokémon Company International Reveals New Animation Trailer and Details for “Pokémon Journeys: The Series”

Bellevue, Wash.—April 23, 2020—Today, The Pokémon Company International announced the 23rd season of the popular Pokémon animated series will be coming soon to select local broadcasters around the world. The upcoming season will feature an all-new narrative following Ash and his partner Pikachu as they embark on adventures across multiple regions in the Pokémon world, meeting new characters and discovering more Pokémon along the way. This exciting new adventure is called “Pokémon Journeys: The Series.”

“Pokémon Journeys: The Series” Synopsis:
Pokémon Trainer Ash Ketchum has a new plan: see the world! But first, he and his partner Pikachu are headed to the opening of the Cerise Laboratory, a research facility dedicated to uncovering the mysteries of Pokémon in every region. Ash meets Goh, another boy with boundless curiosity about Pokémon, and both are overjoyed when Professor Cerise asks them to become official research fellows. With Ash as determined as ever to become a Pokémon Master, and Goh aiming to catch one of every Pokémon (including the Mythical Mew), our heroes are in for adventure and excitement as they explore the wide world of Pokémon!

In Canada, “Pokémon Journeys: The Series” will premiere on Saturday, May 9 at 12 p.m. on TELETOON and later this year in French on TÉLÉTOON.

“Pokémon Journeys: The Series” will also feature a new theme song written and performed by the Canada-based band, Walk off the Earth. Fans can view a new trailer for the upcoming season and hear part of the new theme song on the official Pokémon YouTube channel here: