London, UK—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 all of the known 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 the United Kingdom, Pokémon Journeys: The Series will premiere on POP. Ahead of this, on May 25, fans will be able to catch a Sneak Peak of the new season. Premiere dates and new episode cadence will be announced by POP closer to launch (check local listings). POP is available on Freeview 206, Sky 616, Virgin 736 and Freesat 603. For more information please visit popfun.co.uk.