| Pokémon Journeys: The Series|
Logo for the season
|Opening||The Journey Starts Today|
|Region||Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh & Galar|
|Series||Pokémon Journeys: The Series|
|Preceded by||Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon—Ultra Legends|
Pokémon Journeys: The Series is the twenty-third season of the dubbed version of the Pokémon anime. It is the first season of Pokémon Journeys: The Series. The season follows Ash and Goh as they travel around the world, based at the Cerise Laboratory in Vermilion City in Kanto.
In the United States, episodes will be added quarterly on Netflix, beginning on June 12, 2020 with the first twelve episodes. In Canada, it debuted on May 9, 2020 on Teletoon. In the United Kingdom, the first four episodes aired as a sneak peek on May 25, 2020 on POP followed by a debut on September 1, 2020.
It is preceded by Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon—Ultra Legends.
Pokémon Trainer Ash Ketchum has a new plan: see the world! But first, he and his partner Pikachu are headed to the opening of the Cerise Laboratory, a research facility dedicated to uncovering the mysteries of Pokémon in every region. Ash meets Goh, another boy with boundless curiosity about Pokémon, and both are overjoyed when Professor Cerise asks them to become official research fellows. With Ash as determined as ever to become a Pokémon Master, and Goh aiming to catch one of every Pokémon (including the Mythical Mew), our heroes are in for adventure and excitement as they explore the wide world of Pokémon!
|Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.|
- Ash meets Chloe, Professor Cerise, and Goh for the first time. (JN002)
- The Cerise Laboratory is officially opened in Vermilion City. (JN002)
- Professor Cerise appoints Ash and Goh as his research fellows. (JN002)
- Ren and Chrysa are formally introduced. (JN003)
- Professor Cerise's two Rotom enter Ash and Goh's smartphones, turning them into Rotom Phones. (JN003)
- Jessie and James are provided with the Rocket Prize Master, a vending machine for Team Rocket-trained Pokémon. (JN003)
- Ash and Goh learn about the Galar region and a phenomenon that causes Pokémon to grow giant there. (JN004)
- Ash and Goh travel to Galar for the first time. (JN004)
- Ash and Goh encounter a wild Scorbunny, who starts following them. (JN004)
- Ash and Goh witness Dynamaxing for the first time. (JN005)
- Goh decides to catch every single Pokémon on his path to one day catch Mew. (JN006)
- Ash and Goh visit Hoenn, with Goh visiting the region for the first time. (JN007)
- Goh has his first Trainer battle and loses. (JN007)
- Ash and Goh participate in the Battle Frontier Flute Cup, which Ash wins, earning a set of flutes as a reward. (JN007)
- Ash and Goh visit Sinnoh, with Goh visiting the region for the first time. (JN008)
- Ash and Goh visit Johto. (JN009)
- Ho-Oh appears again, but neither Ash nor Goh sees it. (JN009)
- The Cerise Laboratory is revealed to be haunted by a Gengar, which Goh unsuccessfully tries to catch. (JN011)
- Ash and Goh see a mysterious Pokémon. (JN012)
- Team Rocket is revealed to have traveled to Galar for the first time and received a Rotom Phone from Giovanni. (JN012)
- Leon, the Galar League Champion, is introduced. (JN012)
- Leon defeats Lance in the finals of the World Coronation Series, becoming the Monarch in the process. (JN012)
- Ash decides to challenge Leon. (JN012)
- Team Rocket tries and fails to catch a Drednaw, inadvertently causing it to Gigantamax and start attacking Wyndon Stadium. (JN012)
While staying at the Cerise Laboratory, Ash keeps his active roster—aside from Pikachu—on standby at the laboratory, where he can call upon them whenever they are needed.
Ash retrieves the following Pokémon from his mother:
Goh registers the following Pokémon in his quest to fill his Pokédex. As of the latest known episode of the season, Flash of the Titans!, Goh is known to own 23 Pokémon, with 22 unique Pokémon species registered in his Pokédex.
- Scorbunny (JN005)
- Caterpie, Metapod, Venomoth, Venonat, Paras, Parasect, Butterfree, Weedle, Kakuna, Pinsir, Beedrill, Scyther (JN006)
- Taillow, Wurmple (×3) (JN007)
- Tentacool, Mantyke (JN008)
- Sentret, Stantler, Misdreavus (JN009)
- Dewgong (JN010)
|JN002||Legend? Go! Friends? Go!||2|
|JN003||Ivysaur's Mysterious Tower!||3|
|JN004||Settling the Scorbunny!||4|
|JN006||Working My Way Back to Mew!||6|
|JN007||Serving Up the Flute Cup!||7|
|JN008||The Sinnoh Iceberg Race!||8|
|JN009||Finding a Legend!||9|
|JN010||A Test in Paradise!||10|
|JN011||Best Friend...Worst Nightmare!||11|
|JN012||Flash of the Titans!||12|
- An alternate logo that calls this season "The Animated Series" is used in the POP app.
- This is the first season that excludes the "To Be Continued..." text seen at the end of an episode.
- This is the first season to premiere on a streaming platform rather than on television in the United States.
- On Netflix, an epilepsy disclaimer at the beginning of each episode is shown after the TV rating text, following its use on Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution. In Japan, the disclaimer has been broadcast at the beginning of each episode since EP038.
In other languages
|Dutch||Pokémon Reizen: de Serie|
|European French||La série : Pokémon, les voyages|
|German||Pokémon Reisen: Die Serie|
|Italian||La serie Esplorazioni Pokémon|
|Brazilian Portuguese||A série Jornadas Pokémon|
|Spanish||Latin America||La serie Viajes Pokémon|
|Spain||La serie Viajes Pokémon|
|Thai||โปเกมอน เจอร์นีย์ Pokémon Journeys|
|This article is part of Project Anime, a Bulbapedia project that covers all aspects of the Pokémon anime.|