Pokémon Horizons: The Series Comes to Netflix in February 2024

    New trailer and key visual revealed.

    The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon Horizons: The Series will make its debut on Netflix on February 23, 2024. The premiere will happen just a few days before Pokémon Day 2024 on February 27. 

    Set in the Paldea region, Pokémon Horizons: The Series is a new show from the Pokémon universe. For the first time in decades, Ash Ketchum is not the main character of the series as dual protagonists Liko and Roy set out on an action-packed adventure. These two Pokémon Trainers are joined by Sprigatito and Fuecoco respectively. 

    Pokémon Horizons: The Series on Netflix

    Pokémon Horizons: The Series will premiere on February 23, 2024 exclusively via Netflix in the US. On Pokemon Day 2024, the anime will premiere on 9Go! in Australia. Furthermore, Pokémon Horizons: The Series will come to Cartoon Network and Télétoon in Canada on March 2, 2024. 

    Watch the new trailer and check out the stunning key visual below.

    Key visual
    Key visual

    “In celebration of Pokémon Day 2024, fans will be able to embark on an all-new Pokémon animated adventure when ‘Pokémon Horizons: The Series’ premieres in more markets early next year,” said Taito Okiura, vice president of marketing for The Pokémon Company International. “With ‘Pokémon Horizons: The Series’ being the first new animated series released in more than 25 years, both longtime Trainers and a new generation of fans can look forward to exploring the Pokémon world in a fresh and unique way.”

    In Japan, The Pokémon Company recently revealed that Pokémon Horizons: The Series episodes airing from December 1 to December 15 will feature mini-episodes for a 3-part short anime focused on Terapagos. The anime will air in the credits of each Pokémon Horizons episode. The episodes will be a companion piece to the current arc of the series, “The Brilliance of Terapagos.”

    Here’s a synopsis of the anime series, courtesy of The Pokémon Company:

    Story 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? 

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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