Pokémon TV

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Pokémon TV
Pokémon TV.png
Logo for Pokémon TV
Provider The Pokémon Company International
Launched November 2010 (Website);
February 12, 2013 (Application)[1]
Service provided Video streaming of Pokémon episodes
Accessible by Internet, Application
Website American website
United Kingdom website
iOS Application
Android Application
Amazon Application
Roku channel
If you were looking for the segment that occurs after XY&Z saga episodes, see Poké TV.

Pokémon TV is a free video service provided by The Pokémon Company International that provides select episodes of the Pokémon anime to viewers. It was first accessible to users in November 2010. Episodes are divided by series or by seasons with the viewable episodes being rotated out over time. It can be viewed through the internet with a web browser or by downloading the free "Pokémon TV" app on the App Store for iOS (with Chromecast support) and tvOS (Apple TV 4th generation), on Google Play for Android (with Chromecast support), on the Amazon Appstore for the Amazon Fire TV, and on the Roku Channel Store for Roku devices.

Available content

Pokémon TV is available both in the official Pokémon website and as an app in a total of 12 languages: English (United States and United Kingdom), French, German, Italian, European Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and Swedish. Episodes on the service are divided into a number of categories:

Not every category is available in all languages.

Series-based categories

The series-based categories make up 7 of the available categories. For these categories, each week, there are ten episodes available for each series. Every Friday, they are rotated, removing the earliest five episodes and adding the next five.

The Beginning

Pokémon the Series: The Beginning includes all dubbed episodes from Pokémon - I Choose You! to The Rivalry Revival, with the exception of Beauty and the Beach, Holiday Hi-Jynx, Stage Fight!, and The Mandarin Island Miss Match. This series has been fully rotated in English, French, German, Italian, European Spanish, Dutch, and Brazilian Portuguese. In Danish, only the episodes from seasons 1 and 2 are rotated, while in Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish, only the episodes from season 1 are rotated.

Gold and Silver

Pokémon the Series: Gold and Silver includes all dubbed episodes from Don't Touch That 'dile to Hoenn Alone!. This series has been fully rotated in English, French, German, Italian, European Spanish, Dutch, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Ruby and Sapphire

Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire includes all dubbed episodes from Get the Show On the Road! to Home is Where the Start Is!. This series has been fully rotated in English, French, German, Italian, European Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and Swedish. In Finnish, only the episodes from seasons 8 and 9 are rotated, while in Norwegian, only the episodes from season 9 are rotated.

Diamond and Pearl

Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl includes all dubbed episodes from Following A Maiden's Voyage! to Memories are Made of Bliss!. This series has been fully rotated in all languages.

Black and White

Pokémon the Series: Black and White includes all dubbed episodes from In The Shadow of Zekrom! to The Dream Continues!. This series has been fully rotated in all languages.

XY

Pokémon the Series: XY includes all dubbed episodes from Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin! to The Legend of X, Y, and Z!. This series has been fully rotated in English, French, German, Italian, European Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Russian, and Swedish. In Brazilian Portuguese, the episodes from seasons 17 and 18 are rotated with the series, and season 19 is available on a separate section, with one episode being removed and another one added each week.

Sun & Moon

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon includes all dubbed episodes from Alola to New Adventure! to When Regions Collide!. Later episodes are not included, as they are part of the category for the currently-airing season.

Currently-airing season

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon — Ultra Adventures is being rotated differently than the series-based categories. It has included all dubbed episodes from A Dream Encounter! to the most recently available episode. In English, French, German, Italian, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish, one episode is being removed and one added each Friday. In Russian, one episode is being added each Friday. And in European Spanish, only the first two episodes of this series are available.

Pokémon Origins and Pokémon Generations

Currently, Pokémon Origins is available in English, French, German, Italian, and European Spanish, and Pokémon Generations is available in English, French, German, Italian, European Spanish, Dutch, and Brazilian Portuguese. Both miniseries are available in their entirety.

Special categories

Movies, special episodes, and selections of episodes are also made available in the service for a limited time.

Movies

One Pokémon movie is made available for one or two weeks per month in release order, with the exception of Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias, Jirachi: Wish Maker, and Destiny Deoxys, whose rights are owned by Miramax Films. In English, French, German, Italian, and European Spanish, movies 1-4 and 8-19 are available. In Danish and Swedish, movies 2-4 and 10-18 are available. In Dutch and Russian, movie 1-3 and 8-18 are available. In Finnish, movies 1-4, 10-12, and 14-18 are available. In Norwegian, movies 1-4 and 10-18 are available. In Brazilian Portuguese, movies 1-4, 8-10, and 12-18 are available.

Specials

Other special categories are available for limited times, to mark special events or to air particular special episodes.

Currently, two additional categories are available: Trick Channel and Treat Channel, to mark Halloween.

The Trick Channel features eight episodes: The Tower of Terror, Illusion Confusion!, Take This House and Shuppet, Get Your Rotom Running!, Scare at the Litwick Mansion!, Scary Hospitality!, Loading the Dex! and A Shivering Shovel Search!.

The Treat Channel features nine episodes: Now That's Flower Power!, Pokéblock, Stock, and Berry, Cooking Up a Sweet Story!, Hungry for the Good Life!, A Battle by Any Other Name!, Performing with Fiery Charm!, The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!, Racing to a Big Event! and Tasting the Bitter with the Sweet!.

Episode debuts

Version history

iOS

Version Release date Changes
1 February 8, 2013
  • Initial release
1.0.21 March 1, 2013
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.1 December 3, 2013
  • Localization
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.1.1 December 27, 2013
  • Localization
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.1.2 January 26, 2014
  • Localization
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.1.8 March 25, 2014
  • Localization
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.1.9 August 6, 2015
1.2.0 October 19, 2015
2.0 April 20, 2016
  • My Channel feature
  • Offline viewing
  • Push notifications
  • Episode rating
2.0.1 June 10, 2016
  • Bug fixes
2.0.2 August 2, 2016
  • Bug fixes
2.1.0 March 3, 2017
  • Bug fixes
2.2.0 November 8, 2017
  • Improved notifications
  • iOS 11 updates

Android

Version Release date Changes
1.0.17 March 15, 2013
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.1.12 December 4, 2013
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.2.2 March 25, 2014
  • The app no longer requires Location Services
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements
1.2.4 August 6, 2015
  • The app is now Google Cast enabled for use with Chromecast
  • Android versions 2.3.0 through 2.3.2 are no longer supported; the user must have Android version 2.3.3 or higher
2.0.0 April 20, 2016
  • "My Channel" feature added, to more easily access episodes the user has been watching before
  • Ability to watch offline added
  • Ability to rate episodes added
  • Push notifications are now supported
  • Android versions 2.3.3 through 4.1.2 are no longer supported; the user must have Android version 4.2.0 or higher
2.0.1 June 9, 2016
  • Bug fixes and improvements
2.0.2 August 1, 2016
  • Bug fixes
2.2.0 November 7, 2017
  • Support for additional features if the user is running Android Oreo, including "picture in picture"
  • Enhanced notifications
  • Android versions 4.2.0 through 4.3.1 are no longer supported; the user must have Android version 4.4.0 or higher
2.3.0 June 29, 2018 (This release is only for Android TV devices.)

In other languages

Language Title
Denmark Flag.png Danish Pokémon TV
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Pokémon TV
Finland Flag.png Finnish Pokémon TV
France Flag.png European French TV Pokémon
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon TV
Italy Flag.png Italian TV Pokémon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Pokémon TV
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese TV Pokémon
Russia Flag.png Russian Покемон ТВ Pokémon TV
Spain Flag.png European Spanish TV Pokémon
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Pokémon-TV


References


SNES: Picross NP Vol. 1
Nintendo 64: Pokémon Snap
Game Boy Color: Pokémon Picross
Nintendo DS: Pokémon DashLearn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure
Pokémon ConquestPokéPark: Fishing Rally DS
Nintendo 3DS: Pokédex 3D (Pro) • HarmoKnightPokémon Art Academy
The Thieves and the 1000 PokémonPokémon ShufflePokémon Picross
Detective PikachuNintendo Badge Arcade
Wii U: Pokkén Tournament
Nintendo Switch: Pokkén Tournament DXPokémon Quest
PC: Pokémon Project Studio Red and BluePokéROMs
Pokémon Masters ArenaPokémon PC MasterPokémon Team Turbo
Pokémon Team Rocket Blast OffPokémon Poké Ball LauncherPokémon Seek & Find
Mobile: PokématePokémon Say Tap?Pokédex for iOSPokémon TVCamp Pokémon
Pokémon JukeboxPokémon Shuffle MobileDancing? Pokémon Band
Pokémon Photo BoothPokémon DuelPokémon GOPokémon: Magikarp Jump
Pokémon PlayhousePokémon Quest
Smart speakers: Pikachu Talk
Arcade: Dance! PikachuPikachu's Great Surfing AdventurePokémon: Crayon Kids
Pokémon: Wobbuffet Fell Down!Pokémon Get Round and Round
Pokémon Tug of War Tournament: Absolutely Get Medal!Pokémon Medal World
Pokémon Card Game GachaPokémon: Battle NinePokkén Tournament
Sega Pico: Pokémon: Catch the Numbers!
Pokémon Advanced Generation: I've Begun Hiragana and Katakana!
Pokémon Advanced Generation: Pico for Everyone Pokémon Loud Battle!
Advanced Pico Beena: Pokémon Advanced Generation: Pokémon Number Battle!
Intellectual Training Drill Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Letter and Number Intelligence Game
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Search for Pokémon! Adventure in the Maze!
Pokémon Best Wishes: Intelligence Training Pokémon Big Sports Meet!
Tech demos: Pikachu: DS Tech Demo
Self-contained: Pokémon PikachuPokémon Pikachu 2 GSPokémon Poké BallPokéwalker
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Pokémon game templates