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Pokémon in South Asia

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Cartoon Network began airing [[Pokémon Chronicles]] on June 11, 2009. That year, ''[[M08|Lucario and the Mystery of Mew]]'' also premiered on both Cartoon Network India and Pakistan. ''[[M09|Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea]]'' premiered on Cartoon Network Pakistan in 2009, but would not debut on Cartoon Network India until the following year. Cartoon Network India has aired several [[Pikachu short]]s; however, they were not aired alongside their accompanying movies. ''[[PK02|Christmas Night]]'' and ''[[PK03|Kanga Games]]'' were aired together as [[Pikachu's Winter Vacation]]s. ''[[PK05|Winter Games]]'' and ''[[PK07|Pikachu & Pichu]]'' were also aired together.
In 2011, Cartoon Network and Pogo TV aired ''[[M10|The Rise of Darkrai]]''. Starting in 2014, the movie aired on Tata Sky's CN+ service. That year, Cartoon Network Pakistan also aired ''[[M11|Giratina and the Sky Warrior]]'' and ''[[M12|Arceus and the Jewel of Life]]'', as well as ''[[M13|Zoroark - Master of Illusions]]'' in 2012. However, thethat latterdub has not been released in India, with those two movies havebeing yetaired tolater airas ina Indiapart of the Hungama/Disney XD dub run.
Hungama TV has so far aired the first eight movies and the tenth through twelfth movies. Many scenes, including the opening and ending themes, are often skipped. Despite the fact that Hungama TV airs material provided by [[The Pokémon Company International|TPCi]] for the anime episodes, the Hindi dub for the first eight movies used footage from the Japanese version. Disney XD India and {{wp|Disney Channel (Indian TV channel)|Disney Channel India}} also airs the Hungama dub of the Pokémon movies. The movie ''[[M13|Zoroark - Master of Illusions]]'' was due to air on Hungama TV on 22nd December 2019, with promos for the Hindi dub being aired, but the movie premiere itself was cancelled due to undisclosed reasons.
''[[XYS01|Mega Evolution Special I]]'' aired on November 21, 2015 on Hungama TV.

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