Pokémon Horizons: The Series (season)

This article is about the season. For the series, see Pokémon Horizons: The Series.
Pokémon Horizons: The Series
Season 1
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Logo for the season
Opening Becoming Me
Episodes 45[1]
Region Kanto & Paldea
Series Pokémon Horizons: The Series
Preceded by Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series
Followed by Unannounced

Pokémon Horizons: The Series is the first season of the dubbed version of Pokémon Horizons: The Series. The season follows Liko and Roy as they travel around the world with a group of adventurers known as the Rising Volt Tacklers.

In the United States, episodes will be added on Netflix beginning on March 7, 2024. In the United Kingdom, it debuted on December 1, 2023 on BBC iPlayer and on December 4, 2023 on CBBC. In Australia, it will debut on February 27, 2024 on 9Go!. In Canada, it will debut on March 2, 2024 on Cartoon Network.

It is preceded by Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series, the last season of the previous series, Pokémon Journeys: The Series.


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?

Important events

Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.
Poster for the season

Party changes

Liko's Pokémon


Liko catches or receives the following Pokémon:

Roy's Pokémon


Roy catches or receives the following Pokémon:

Other characters



Epicode Episode Title #
HZ001 The Pendant That Starts It All: Part One 1
HZ002 The Pendant That Starts It All: Part Two 2
HZ003 For Sure! 'Cause Sprigatito's with Me! 3
HZ004 The Treasure After the Storm! 4
HZ005 Found You, Fuecoco! 5
HZ006 The Ancient Poké Ball 6
HZ007 Special Training with Cap! 7
HZ008 The Door That Never Opens! 8
HZ009 Welcome to Paldea! 9
HZ010 Nemona and Brassius and... 10
HZ011 Arboliva's Forest 11
HZ012 The Future I Choose! 12
HZ013 An Unexpected Picnic! 13
HZ014 Fly! Wattrel! 14
HZ015 Someone We Can't See! Whosawhatsit?! 15
HZ016 Quaxly, We Can Do It! 16
HZ017 Special Training Time! 17
HZ018 Flying Pikachu, Rising Higher and Higher! 18
HZ019 The Bittersweet Truth 19
HZ020 Kabu's Battle Training! 20


  • This is the first season not to feature Ash and Pikachu as main protagonists and the Team Rocket trio as main antagonists.
  • The season was initially announced to be releasing the United States on February 23, 2024,[2] but was later delayed till March 7, 2024.[3]
  • Some English episode titles shared the same name as the Japanese ones, unlike the previous series.

In other languages


External links

Original series (list) Indigo LeagueAdventures in the Orange Islands
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