“Poketoons are lastly coming west”
Right here’s the place to look at them
In case you missed it, The Pokemon Firm has been producing a sequence of Poketoons: cartoons which are typically centered round a particular creature per episode, and showcase facet tales not associated to the “coach” or mainline mythos. They’ve been out there in Japan for a while now, regularly rolling out since 2020, however now they’re coming westward.
So this western rollout is a two-tiered launch system: right here’s the way it’ll shake out!
You possibly can watch the primary western launch Poketoon now on Pokemon TV
The primary Poketoon is dwell now on Pokemon TV, and every week, we’ll get yet another (for eight weeks, till the complete season is full). As a reminder, Pokemon TV may be accessed by way of a browser, in addition to via a cell or Change app.
Chances are you’ll recall that the primary episode, “Chase the Beans,” got here out in 2020. That is known as “Scraggy and Mimikyu” for the official western launch. If the calendar is identical because the Japanese rollout, we’ll get the extra emotional Pancham episode subsequent.
They’ll additionally come to YouTube within the west later this 12 months
Count on this Pokemon TV exclusivity to final some time. That is what The Pokemon Firm needed to say about Poketoons rolling out to platforms apart from Pokemon TV :
“The sequence will seem on the official Pokémon YouTube Channel later this fall.”
Or, you’ll be able to watch them now in Japanese on YouTube
Or, should you’re OK with Japanese-language episodes, you’ll be able to simply watch all of them proper now, unfettered, by way of YouTube.
The hyperlink to the complete playlist of all eight episodes is right here. Word that the primary episode, Chase and Beans, has no actual spoken dialogue; so it’s common in any language.