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Launched February 14, 2005[1]
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Accessible by Web, mobile, smart TVs, consoles, etc.

YouTube is an online video sharing platform, owned and operated by Google. The service allows users to upload and view videos, comment on them, and subscribe to other users' "channels". As of April 2020, YouTube is the second most visited website in the world[2], and over 2 billion users watch over a billion hours of content every day[3]. Due to guidelines introduced to abide by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), most content related to the main Pokémon anime and its movies is marked for kids, disabling many features including comments[4].

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Official Pokémon YouTube channels

The Pokémon Company

The following are the official YouTube channels managed by The Pokémon Company:

Country Icon Channel name Country Icon Channel name
Japan   ポケモン公式YouTubeチャンネル
Pokémon Official YouTube Channel
Japan   【公式】ポケモンカードチャンネル
(Official) Pokémon Card Channel
Hong Kong   寶可夢 香港
Pokémon Hong Kong
India   Pokémon Asia Official (Hindi)
Pokémon Asia Official (Tamil)
Pokémon Asia Official (Telugu)
Pokémon Asia Official (Bengali)
Indonesia   Pokémon Indonesia Malaysia   Pokémon Malaysia
Philippines   Pokémon Philippines Singapore   Pokémon Singapore
Taiwan   寶可夢 台灣
Pokémon Taiwan
Thailand   Pokémon Thailand Official
Vietnam   Pokémon Việt Nam – Official Asia   Pokémon Asia ENG

Pokémon Kids TV

Main article: Pokémon Kids TV

The following are the official Pokémon Kids TV YouTube channels managed by The Pokémon Company:

Language Icon Channel name Language Icon Channel name
Japanese   Pokémon Kids TV Japan English   Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon Korea, Inc.

The following are the official YouTube channels managed by Pokémon Korea, Inc.:

Country Icon Channel name
South Korea   포켓몬 공식 채널 Pokémon Korea, Inc.
The official Pokémon channel Pokémon Korea, Inc.

The Pokémon Company International

The following are the official YouTube channels managed by The Pokémon Company International:

Language Icon Channel name Language Icon Channel name
English   The Official Pokémon YouTube channel French   La chaîne officielle Pokémon en français
The official Pokémon channel in French
German   Offizieller Pokémon YouTube Kanal
Official Pokémon Youtube channel
Dutch   Het Officiële Kanaal Van Pokémon In Nederland
The Official Channel Of Pokémon In The Netherlands
Italian   Il Canale Pokémon Italiano Ufficiale
The Official Italian Pokémon Channel
Spanish   PokemonOficialES
Spanish   Pokémon Latam Portuguese   O Canal Oficial da Pokémon em Português
The Official Pokémon Channel in Portuguese
Russian   Официальный русский канал Покемон
The Official Russian Pokémon Channel

Pokémon GO

The following are the official YouTube channels for the game Pokémon GO:

Language Icon Channel name Language Icon Channel name
English   Pokémon GO Japanese   Pokémon GO Japan
French   Pokémon GO France Italian   Pokémon GO Italia
German   Pokémon GO Deutschland Spanish   Pokémon GO España
Portuguese   Pokémon GO BR Korean   Pokémon GO Korea
Chinese   Pokémon GO TW

Pokémon UNITE

The following is the official YouTube channel for the game Pokémon UNITE:

Language Icon Channel name
English   Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon anime on YouTube

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Pokémon Generations

Main article: Pokémon Generations

Pokémon Generations premiered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch on The Pokémon Company International's official channel for each language weekly between September 16 and December 23, 2016, and in Portuguese starting on February 10, 2017. The series was added to The Pokémon Company's official Japanese channel between December 9, 2016, and February 2, 2017.

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

Main article: Pokémon: Twilight Wings

Episodes of Pokémon: Twilight Wings premiered monthly beginning on January 15, 2020, on The Pokémon Company's official Japanese channel and The Pokémon Company International's official channels.

Pokémon: Indigo League

Main article: S01

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, between April 17 to May 12, 2020, two episodes of Pokémon: Indigo League were uploaded daily to the official YouTube channels of Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore as part of the "Home Fun for Pokémon Fans" campaign[5][6][7]. Starting May 12, 2020, two episodes of the Cantonese dub of the series are being uploaded each day to the official YouTube channel of Hong Kong as part of the same campaign[8].

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Main article: S23

For a limited time between March 18 to 31 and April 8 to May 31, 2020, every episode of Pokémon Journeys: The Series (that had aired before that time) was made available on the official YouTube channel of Japan for free[9][10][11].

Movies & TV shows for sale

Main article: Google Play

It is possible to rent or purchase movies and TV shows through YouTube. YouTube is linked to Google's digital distribution service Google Play, and they share a catalogue; movies and TV shows purchased on YouTube are watchable on Google Play Movies & TV (or vice versa). It is possible to purchase or rent movies in 38 countries, and TV shows are available to purchase in Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. TV show rental is exclusively available in Japan[12].

Pokémon anime & movies available for purchase

Main article: List of digital home video releases of Pokémon anime

YouTube Music

YouTube Music is a music streaming service developed by YouTube that launched on November 12, 2015. The service is available for free with ads or as part of a YouTube Music Premium or YouTube Premium subscription. The service is available in 81 countries[13].

Available Pokémon albums

See also

External links


YouTube Music


Music links

Worldwide services*: Free: Pokémon TVYouTube
Purchase: Prime VideoGoogle TV (YouTube) • iTunes Store
Subscription: Prime VideoNetflixViaplay*
Previous: Nintendo Anime Channel*
India only: Subscription: VootJioCinema
Japan only: Free: GYAO!Net mo TeleToNicoNicoTVer
Subscription: aniteleHikari TVHuluNicoNicoParavi
United States only: Free: DisneyNOW*HooplaKabillion
Subscription: HuluXfinity Stream
Previous: Toonami JetstreamCartoon Network Video
United Kingdom only: Free: POP PlayerBBC iPlayer
Subscription: Now
Previous: ITV Hub

  This article is part of Project Mass Media, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on official Pokémon publishing, broadcasting, communications, and other media.