The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles, a brand-new animated special inspired by Pokémon Legends Arceus.
Ash and his Pikachu return for exciting adventures in the Sinnoh region. A premiere screening event will be held at the 2022 Pokémon World Championships in London, U.K. on August 19. Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles debuts exclusively through Netflix on September 23, 2022.
All the latest details are available below via The Pokémon Company:
The English-language version of “Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles” will premiere at a screening event at the 2022 Pokémon World Championships in London around 6 p.m. BST on Aug. 19, 2022, available on a first come first served basis. Outside of the 2022 Pokémon World Championships, fans around the world (excluding Asia) will be able to watch “Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles” exclusively on Netflix on Sept. 23, 2022.
In anticipation of the “Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles” premiere, The Pokémon Company International offered fans a sneak peek at the upcoming animated special by unveiling first-look screenshots and an official synopsis, as well as debuting the trailer on the Pokémon YouTube channel:
A visit to the Sinnoh region turns into a high-stakes adventure when Ash, Pikachu, and friends join forces with powerful Pokémon to confront a looming threat! When Ash, Goh, and Dawn receive a mysterious message from the Mythical Pokémon Arceus, they meet up with Brock and head to Mount Coronet to investigate. There, they find a rampaging Heatran and the commanders of Team Galactic, who are determined to find their missing leader by opening a gate between dimensions. With a trio of Legendary Pokémon and Sinnoh Champion Cynthia on their side, our heroes have lots of help, but they’ll need all they can get to save Sinnoh from being destroyed!
Lastly, The Pokémon Company attends PAX West 2022 this September and more details are available here.