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Pokémon Journeys: The Series
Season 23
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Logo for the season
Opening The Journey Starts Today
Episodes Ongoing
Region Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh & Galar
Series Pokémon Journeys: The Series
Preceded by Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon—Ultra Legends
Followed by Unannounced

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!

Important events

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Poster for the season

Party changes

Ash's Pokémon

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's Pokémon

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.



Epicode Episode Title #
JN001 Enter Pikachu! 1
JN002 Legend? Go! Friends? Go! 2
JN003 Ivysaur's Mysterious Tower! 3
JN004 Settling the Scorbunny! 4
JN005 Mind-Boggling Dynamax! 5
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.

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