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  • United States The Pendant That Starts It All: Part One
  • Japan はじまりのペンダント 前編
  • Japan Hajimari no pendant zenpen
  • Japan The Pendant It All Started With, Part 1
  • Germany Der Anhänger, mit dem alles anfängt! Teil I
  • France Le pendentif par lequel tout a commencé : Première partie
  • South Korea 시작의 펜던트 (전편)

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Japan Screenplay 佐藤大 (Dai Satō)
Japan Storyboard でんさおり (Saori Den)
Japan Storyboard 矢嶋哲生 (Tetsuo Yajima)
Japan Episode Director でんさおり (Saori Den)
Japan Animation Director 升谷有希 (Yuki Masutani)
Japan Animation Director 中矢利子 (Toshiko Nakaya)
Japan Animation Director 服部奈津美 (Natsumi Hattori)
Japan Animation Director 志村泉 (Izumi Shimura)

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Japan 三間雅文 (Masafumi Mima) Voice Director

Japan 鈴木みのり (Minori Suzuki) Liko
Japan 林原めぐみ (Megumi Hayashibara) Liko's Nyahoja
Japan 八代拓 (Taku Yashiro) Friede
Japan 佐倉綾音 (Ayane Sakura) Orio
Japan 真堂圭 (Kei Shindō) Molly
Japan 緒方佑奈 (Yūna Ogata) Anne
Japan 堀江瞬 (Shun Horie) Amethio
Japan 田邊幸輔 (Kohsuke Tanabe) Zir
Japan 志田有彩 (Arisa Shida) Conia
Japan 青山吉能 (Yoshino Aoyama) Gurumin
Japan 小泉孝太郎 (Kotaro Koizumi) Liko's Homeroom Teacher
Japan 山下大輝 (Daiki Yamashita) Liko's Smartphone Rotom
Japan 山下大輝 (Daiki Yamashita) Ann's Smartphone Rotom
Japan 浪川大輔 (Daisuke Namikawa) Dot's Kuwassu
Japan 光部樹 (Tatsuki Kobe) Student
Japan さとうあい (Ai Sato) Sekiei Academy Principal
Japan 岡田恵 (Megumi Okada) Sekiei Academy Matron
Japan 三宅健太 (Kenta Miyake) Murdock
Japan 髙橋ひかる (Hikaru Takahashi) Female student
Japan 上田奏 (Kanade Ueda) Female student
Japan 三宅健太 (Kenta Miyake) Friede's Lizardon Uncredited
Japan 山下大輝 (Daiki Yamashita) Orio's Smartphone Rotom Uncredited
Japan 田邊幸輔 (Kohsuke Tanabe) Amethio's Soublades Uncredited

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United States Lisa Ortiz Voice Director

United States Alejandra Reynoso Liko
United States Anjali Kunapaneni Indigo Academy Matron
United States Crispin Freeman Friede
United States Daman Mills Amethio
United States Daman Mills Dot's Quaxly
United States Erica Mendez Mollie
United States Erica Mendez Wartortle's Trainer
United States Erica Mendez Charmander's Trainer
United States Faye Mata Nidothing
United States Kira Buckland Liko's Sprigatito
United States Lisa Ortiz Onia
United States Lisa Ortiz Indigo Academy Principal
United States Lisa Ortiz Ann's Oshawott
United States Major Attaway Murdock
United States Mara Junot Orla
United States Michael Allan Schneider Zirc
United States Zeno Robinson Liko's Rotom Phone
United States Zeno Robinson Ann's Rotom Phone
United States Zeno Robinson Orla's Rotom Phone
United States Bill Rogers
United States Billy Bob Thompson Charmander
United States Billy Bob Thompson Hitmonlee
United States Billy Bob Thompson Hitmonchan
United States Edward Bosco Liko's Homeroom Teacher
United States Erica Schroeder Espeon
United States Haven Burton Paschall Female Student (Red Hair)
United States Marc Thompson Machoke
United States Michele Knotz Students
United States Sarah Natochenny Female Student (Brown Hair)
United States Steve Blum Lucius
United States Tyler Bunch Machop
United States Xanthe Huynh Ann
United States Billy Bob Thompson Machoke's Trainer
United States Billy Bob Thompson Snorlax's Trainer
United States Marc Thompson Espeon's Trainer
United States Erica Mendez Students
United States Haven Burton Paschall Students
United States Edward Bosco Friede's Charizard
United States Sarah Borges Audio Description
United States Marc Thompson Zirc's Rhydon
United States Tyler Bunch Amethio's Ceruledge

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Summary

Japanese Summary:

新シリーズ放送開始を記念した1時間スペシャル!豪華プレゼントがあたるキャンペーンも!広大なポケットモンスターの世界を舞台にリコとロイの新たな冒険が始まる!

カントー地方にある全寮制の学校・セキエイ学園に入学した、パルデア地方出身の少女・リコ。初めてのポケモン・ニャオハをもらい喜ぶリコだったが、ニャオハは全然言うことを聞いてくれない…。ニャオハとの絆を深めようと奮闘するリコ。一方、リコが持つ「不思議なペンダント」を求め、彼女を探す怪しげな人物たちが現れて―!?

Japanese Summary Translation:

A 1 hour special celebrating the beginning of a new series! There'll also be a campaign where you can win extravagant prizes! A new adventure set in the vast world of Pocket Monsters begins for Liko and Roy!

Liko is a Paldean girl enrolled at Sekiei Academy, a boarding school in the Kanto region. She's delighted to receive her first Pokémon Nyahoja, but Nyahoja doesn't listen to her at all, and she struggles to bond with it... Meanwhile, a suspicious group of people show up in search of her, wanting the mysterious pendant she has.

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  • United States Liko
  • Japan リコ
  • Japan Liko
  • Japan Liko
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  • United States Friede
  • Japan フリード
  • Japan Friede
  • Japan Friede
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  • United States Orla
  • Japan オリオ
  • Japan Orio
  • Japan Orio
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  • United States Murdock
  • Japan マードック
  • Japan Murdock
  • Japan Murdock
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  • United States Mollie
  • Japan モリー
  • Japan Molly
  • Japan Molly
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  • United States Ludlow
  • Japan ランドウ
  • Japan Randou
  • Japan Randou
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  • United States Amethio
  • Japan アメジオ
  • Japan Amethio
  • Japan Amethio
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  • United States Nidothing
  • Japan ぐるみん
  • Japan Gurumin
  • Japan Gurumin
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  • United States Zirc
  • Japan ジル
  • Japan Zir
  • Japan Zir
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  • United States Onia
  • Japan コニア
  • Japan Conia
  • Japan Conia
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  • United States Liko's Homeroom Teacher
  • Japan リコの担任教師
  • Japan Liko's Homeroom Teacher
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  • United States Liko's Sprigatito
  • Japan リコのニャオハ
  • Japan Liko no Nyahoja
  • Japan Liko's Nyahoja
Ann
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  • United States Ann
  • Japan アン
  • Japan Anne
  • Japan Anne
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  • United States Indigo Academy Principal
  • Japan セキエイ学園の校長
  • Japan Sekiei Gakuen no Lōchō
  • Japan Sekiei Academy Principal
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  • United States Liko's Rotom Phone
  • Japan リコのスマホロトム
  • Japan Liko no Smartphone Rotom
  • Japan Liko's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Ann's Rotom Phone
  • Japan アンのスマホロトム
  • Japan Ann no Smartphone Rotom
  • Japan Ann's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Dot's Quaxly
  • Japan ドットのクワッス
  • Japan Dot no Kuwassu
  • Japan Dot's Kuwassu
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  • United States Murdock's Rockruff
  • Japan マードックのイワンコ
  • Japan Murdock no Iwanko
  • Japan Murdock's Iwanko
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  • United States Ann's Oshawott
  • Japan アンのミジュマル
  • Japan Ann no Mijumaru
  • Japan Ann's Mijumaru
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  • United States Zirc's Rhydon
  • Japan ジルのサイドン
  • Japan Zir no Saidon
  • Japan Zir's Saidon
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  • United States Friede's Charizard
  • Japan フリード博士のリザードン
  • Japan Friede-hakase no Lizardon
  • Japan Friede's Lizardon
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  • United States Amethio's Ceruledge
  • Japan アメジオのソウブレイズ
  • Japan Amethio no Soublades
  • Japan Amethio's Soublades

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  • United States Bulbasaur
  • Japan フシギダネ
  • Japan Fushigidane
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  • United States Charmander
  • Japan ヒトカゲ
  • Japan Hitokage
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  • United States Squirtle
  • Japan ゼニガメ
  • Japan Zenigame
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  • United States Wartortle
  • Japan カメール
  • Japan Kameil
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  • United States Butterfree
  • Japan バタフリー
  • Japan Butterfree
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  • United States Pidgey
  • Japan ポッポ
  • Japan Poppo
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  • United States Pidgeotto
  • Japan ピジョン
  • Japan Pigeon
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  • United States Pidgeot
  • Japan ピジョット
  • Japan Pigeot
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  • United States Rattata
  • Japan コラッタ
  • Japan Koratta
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  • United States Raticate
  • Japan ラッタ
  • Japan Ratta
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  • United States Fearow
  • Japan オニドリル
  • Japan Onidrill
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  • United States Venonat
  • Japan コンパン
  • Japan Kongpang
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  • United States Psyduck
  • Japan コダック
  • Japan Koduck
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  • United States Mankey
  • Japan マンキー
  • Japan Mankey
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  • United States Poliwhirl
  • Japan ニョロゾ
  • Japan Nyorozo
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  • United States Machop
  • Japan ワンリキー
  • Japan Wanriky
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  • United States Slowbro
  • Japan ヤドラン
  • Japan Yadoran
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  • United States Doduo
  • Japan ドードー
  • Japan Dodo
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  • United States Seel
  • Japan パウワウ
  • Japan Pawou
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  • United States Dewgong
  • Japan ジュゴン
  • Japan Jugon
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  • United States Onix
  • Japan イワーク
  • Japan Iwark
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  • United States Hitmonlee
  • Japan サワムラー
  • Japan Sawamular
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  • United States Hitmonchan
  • Japan エビワラー
  • Japan Ebiwalar
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  • United States Tauros
  • Japan ケンタロス
  • Japan Kentauros
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  • United States Gyarados
  • Japan ギャラドス
  • Japan Gyarados
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  • United States Snorlax
  • Japan カビゴン
  • Japan Kabigon
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  • United States Chikorita
  • Japan チコリータ
  • Japan Chicorita
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  • United States Cyndaquil
  • Japan ヒノアラシ
  • Japan Hinoarashi
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  • United States Totodile
  • Japan ワニノコ
  • Japan Waninoko
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  • United States Croconaw
  • Japan アリゲイツ
  • Japan Alligates
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  • United States Furret
  • Japan オオタチ
  • Japan Ootachi
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  • United States Xatu
  • Japan ネイティオ
  • Japan Natio
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  • United States Quagsire
  • Japan ヌオー
  • Japan Nuoh
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  • United States Espeon
  • Japan エーフィ
  • Japan Eifie
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  • United States Snubbull
  • Japan ブルー
  • Japan Bulu
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  • United States Skarmory
  • Japan エアームド
  • Japan Airmd
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  • United States Hitmontop
  • Japan カポエラー
  • Japan Kapoerer
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  • United States Torchic
  • Japan アチャモ
  • Japan Achamo
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  • United States Surskit
  • Japan アメタマ
  • Japan Ametama
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  • United States Masquerain
  • Japan アメモース
  • Japan Amemoth
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  • United States Shroomish
  • Japan キノココ
  • Japan Kinococo
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  • United States Slakoth
  • Japan ナマケロ
  • Japan Namakero
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  • United States Vigoroth
  • Japan ヤルキモノ
  • Japan Yarukimono
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  • United States Roselia
  • Japan ロゼリア
  • Japan Roselia
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  • United States Flygon
  • Japan フライゴン
  • Japan Flygon
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  • United States Altaria
  • Japan チルタリス
  • Japan Tyltalis
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  • United States Tropius
  • Japan トロピウス
  • Japan Tropius
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  • United States Luvdisc
  • Japan ラブカス
  • Japan Lovecus
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  • United States Chimchar
  • Japan ヒコザル
  • Japan Hikozaru
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  • United States Piplup
  • Japan ポッチャマ
  • Japan Pochama
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  • United States Starly
  • Japan ムックル
  • Japan Mukkuru
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  • United States Staravia
  • Japan ムクバード
  • Japan Mukubird
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  • United States Luxio
  • Japan ルクシオ
  • Japan Luxio
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  • United States Drifloon
  • Japan フワンテ
  • Japan Fuwante
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  • United States Drifblim
  • Japan フワライド
  • Japan Fuwaride
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  • United States Chatot
  • Japan ペラップ
  • Japan Perap
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  • United States Mantyke
  • Japan タマンタ
  • Japan Tamanta
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  • United States Rotom
  • Japan ロトム
  • Japan Rotom
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  • United States Snivy
  • Japan ツタージャ
  • Japan Tsutarja
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  • United States Tepig
  • Japan ポカブ
  • Japan Pokabu
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  • United States Cottonee
  • Japan モンメン
  • Japan Monmen
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  • United States Darumaka
  • Japan ダルマッカ
  • Japan Darumakka
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  • United States Darmanitan
  • Japan ヒヒダルマ
  • Japan Hihidaruma
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  • United States Sawsbuck
  • Japan メブキジカ
  • Japan Mebukijika
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  • United States Fennekin
  • Japan フォッコ
  • Japan Fokko
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  • United States Froakie
  • Japan ケロマツ
  • Japan Keromatsu
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  • United States Aurorus
  • Japan アマルルガ
  • Japan Amaruruga
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  • United States Rowlet
  • Japan モクロー
  • Japan Mokuroh
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  • United States Litten
  • Japan ニャビー
  • Japan Nyabby
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  • United States Lycanroc
  • Japan ルガルガン
  • Japan Lugarugan
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  • United States Mudbray
  • Japan ドロバンコ
  • Japan Dorobanko
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  • United States Mudsdale
  • Japan バンバドロ
  • Japan Banbadoro
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  • United States Raboot
  • Japan ラビフット
  • Japan Rabbifuto
  • Japan Rabbifoot
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  • United States Eldegoss
  • Japan ワタシラガ
  • Japan Watashiraga
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  • United States Frosmoth
  • Japan モスノウ
  • Japan Mothnow
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  • United States Pawmi
  • Japan パモ
  • Japan Pamo
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  • United States Finizen
  • Japan ナミイルカ
  • Japan Namiiruka
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The dub BGM used in the final version of the episode is slightly shifted by a few seconds compared to the preview version, some cues also being edited to be shorter or longer.
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On April 19th, 2024, The Pokémon Company held a watch party for the first two episodes of Pokémon Horizons on YouTube. After the watch party, the episodes were posted separately on the official English, German, Italian, French, Spanish and Spanish LA channels. The watch party promoted that the Pokémon Horizons series was currently airing on Netflix.

Ready… Set… Watch! Join our watch party now and livestream the first two episodes of Pokémon Horizons on our official YouTube channel.

Catch up on Pokémon Horizons by watching “The Pendant That Starts It All (Part One)” and “The Pendant That Starts It All (Part Two)” on our official YouTube channel!

English: Episode 1, Episode 2
German: Episode 1, Episode 2
Italian: Episode 1, Episode 2
French: Episode 1, Episode 2
Spanish: Episode 1, Episode 2
Spanish LA: Episode 1, Episode 2

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On January 12th, 2024, The Pokémon Company International and Netflix announced that the series had been delayed to March 7th, 2024 instead of the originally announced February 23rd, 2024. The series made its debut worldwide on BBC iPlayer in the United Kingdom on December 1st, 2023.

YouTube Clip - Pokémon Horizons: The Series | Coming to Netflix March 7 | Official Trailer


Prepare for an all-new Pokémon journey with Liko and Roy as they travel with new friends and adorable Pokémon across different regions in Pokémon Horizons: The Series, coming to Netflix on March 7!

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra3Yriz_crA

Twitter Announcement

Hello, Trainers!
Pokémon Horizons: The Series will now premiere on March 7th on Netflix, just a short time later than previously announced. We know fans around the world are looking forward to local debuts of the highly-anticipated, new animated Pokémon series - and it's almost here! Get ready for adventure with Liko, Sprigatito and friends in the world of Pokémon!

Source: https://twitter.com/Pokemon/status/1745853393867080013

YouTube Clip - Pokémon Horizons: The Series | Coming to Netflix February 23 | Official Trailer


Original Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU_4d8KImsk

‘Pokémon Horizons: The Series’ to Premiere on Netflix in the U.S. in February 2024

Fans Can Watch the All-New Episodic Animated Pokémon Adventure As Part of Pokémon Day Celebrations

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Nov. 29, 2023 — Today, The Pokémon Company International announced that the new Pokémon animated series, “Pokémon Horizons: The Series,” will premiere in the U.S. on Feb. 23, 2024, exclusively on Netflix. The highly anticipated series will arrive just in time for Trainers to tune in as part of Pokémon Day celebrations, the annual fan-focused pop-culture holiday commemorating the launch of the original Pokémon video games on Feb. 27, 1996.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Nov. 29, 2023 — Today, The Pokémon Company International announced that the new Pokémon animated series, “Pokémon Horizons: The Series,” will premiere in Canada beginning March 2, 2024, exclusively on Cartoon Network and Télétoon. Trainers will be able to enjoy the highly anticipated series as part of Pokémon Day celebrations, the annual fan-focused pop-culture holiday commemorating the launch of the original Pokémon video games on Feb. 27, 1996.

Featuring a never-before-seen storyline, “Pokémon Horizons: The Series” will follow dual protagonists Liko and Roy — and their partner Pokémon, Sprigatito and Fuecoco, respectively — as they set off on action-packed adventures, encounter endearing characters like Friede and Captain Pikachu, and uncover the mysteries of the Pokémon world.

“Pokémon Horizons: The Series” Synopsis:

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?

“In celebration of Pokémon Day 2024, fans will be able to embark on an all-new Pokémon animated adventure when ‘Pokémon Horizons: The Series’ premieres in more markets early next year,” said Taito Okiura, vice president of marketing for The Pokémon Company International. “With ‘Pokémon Horizons: The Series’ being the first new animated series released in more than 25 years, both longtime Trainers and a new generation of fans can look forward to exploring the Pokémon world in a fresh and unique way.”

Source: https://press.pokemon.com/en/releases/Pokemon-Horizons-The-Series-to-Premiere-on-Netflix-in-the-US-in-Februa and https://press.pokemon.com/en-CA/releases/Pokemon-Horizons-The-Series-to-Premiere-on-Netflix-in-the-US-in-Februa
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The Summer is for Pokémon! Pika Free Streaming Campaign! (夏はやっぱりポケモン!ピカッと無料一挙配信キャンペーン) was held from July 28th, 2023 to August 25th, 2023. Episodes 1 through 12 of the 2023 Pocket Monsters TV anime series was streamed all at once on the official Japanese Pokémon YouTube channel. It was region locked to Japan. Viewers could watch the adventures of the main characters, Liko and Roy, all at once!

Sources: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2023/07/230721_a01.html and https://twitter.com/anipoke_PR/status/1684745492616622081
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An English dub version of Pokémon Horizons: the Series, was showcased as a sneak peek at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20th, 2023.
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The official Pokémon YouTube channel premiere of the new Pocket Monsters 2023 anime series was shown in two installments, first on June 30th, 2023 at 18:55 JST for PART 1 featuring episodes 1 to 6 and then the second installment on July 7th, 2023 at on 18:55 JST for PART 2 featuring episodes 7 to 12.

The official Japanese Pokémon website had a news article and the offical AniPoke PR Twitter account also posted to promote this showing.
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CoroCoro Comic's Official website posted an article about this episode just before the original airing on April 14th, 2023. They also tweeted about the page on the official CoroCoro Comic Twitter account to promote it.

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Anipoke is just around the corner! A New Pokémon Anime Series! It finally starts airing today!!

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Today, Friday, April 14th, 2023 at 6:55 pm! The anime "Pocket Monsters" will start airing soon! In this article, we'll introduce you to the Pokémon and characters that will appear in today's episode, as well as comments from the voice actors and director, and more! We'll bring you this information right before the broadcast of the new series!

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A new series of the Anipoke is finally starting! The first broadcast today will be a one-hour special! One of the main characters, Liko, is finally sets off in the world of Pokémon!

So for today's "Anipoke is just around the corner!", we'll be showing the latest from the anime just before it airs!

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▲ The story begins when the main character, Liko, enrolls in an academy in the Kanto region!

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▲ Liko enrolls at the boarding school, Sekiei Academy! It seems that all the students go to school with their Pokémon partners.

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▲ And Liko, also receives her first Pokemon. It's the most exciting moment!!

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▲ Liko's first Pokémon is Nyahoja! Liko is happy, but the stubbornly moody Nyahoja does not listen to her at all, and suddenly she is in big trouble!?

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▲ One day, some suspicious characters appear in front of Liko.

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▲ The suspicious people seem to be after Liko's mysterious pendant......!?

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▲ But, who is this person with a Lizardon that appears while Liko is in trouble!?

Don't miss Liko's adventures, which finally begin to take off with a sudden and unexpected turn of events! In the new series, in addition to the title of each episode, there will be a "subtitle" that reveals the content of the story. The first subtitle is "Liko and Roy's Departure"!

The subtitle will change as the story progresses, so watch out for it! Now, the new Anipoke broadcast will start at 6:55 pm!

【アニポケまであとちょっと!】ポケモンアニメ新シリーズ! いよいよ本日、放送スタート!!
ポケモンアニメ新シリーズ!いよいよ本日、放送スタート!!
本日4月14日(金)よる6時55分から!アニメ「ポケットモンスター」まもなく放送スタート!!
この記事はアニメ放送前に、今日の放送回に登場するポケモンやキャラクターの紹介、声優さんや監督からのコメントなどなど、ほかでは聞けないアニポケ情報をお届けするコーナー!! 新シリーズでも変わらず放送直前にお届けするぞ!!
ついにスタートするアニポケ新シリーズ! 初回となる今日の放送はなんといきなり1時間スペシャル!! 主人公の1人少女・リコが、いよいよポケットモンスターの世界へと旅立つ!! 
ということで今日の「アニポケまであとちょっと!」では、放送直前のアニメ最新カットを大公開するぞ!!
▲物語は主人公・リコがカントー地方にある学園に入学するところから始まる!
▲リコが入学するのは全寮制の学校「セキエイ学園」! 生徒はみんなパートナーのポケモンと登校しているようだ。
▲そしてリコもまた、初めてのポケモンをもらう。一番ワクワクする瞬間だ!!
▲リコの最初のポケモンはニャオハ! 喜ぶリコだが、きまぐれなニャオハは全然言うことを聞かず、いきなりこんな大ピンチに!?
▲そんなある日、リコの前に怪しげな人物たちが現れる。
▲怪しげな人物たちは、リコが持つ不思議なペンダントを狙っている様子……!?
▲そして、追われるリコの危機に現れたリザードンを連れたこの人物は一体!?
いきなりの急展開でついに動き出すリコの冒険をお見逃しなく! 新シリーズでは、各話のサブタイトルとは別にストーリーの内容を現す「副題」がつくぞ。最初の副題は「リコとロイの旅立ち」!! 
そして副題は、今後のストーリーに合わせて変わっていくので、そちらにも注目!! さあ、いよいよこのあと6時55分から新しいアニポケの放送スタートだ!!
00:00

Note

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted an interview with voice actor Kotaro Koizumi (小泉孝太郎) who played Liko's Homeroom Teacher in this episode.

Kotaro Koizumi, Hikaru Takahashi, and Kanade (from 3ji no Heroine) appear as voice actors.
We have received a comment from Mr. Koizumi, who plays Liko's homeroom teacher!
PokéDoko has a close look at the recording of these three.
Please look forward to the broadcast!

小泉孝太郎 さん、髙橋ひかる さん、かなで(3時のヒロイン)さんが声優で登場
リコの担任役の小泉さんから、コメントが到着しました
ポケどこ では髙橋さんとかなでさんの収録密着しているので
そちらの放送もお楽しみに

My name is Kotaro Koizumi, and I have the honour of playing the role of the homeroom teacher of the main character Liko in the Pocket Monsters anime.
When I was first offered the role, I was both surprised and honored that they would ask me, and I immediately said I would accept the role.
Of course, the main characters are the children, but I hope that you will also enjoy seeing how the teacher which I played in the anime is involved in the story.

この度ア二メ「ポケットモンス夕一」で主人公リコの担任の先生役を務めさせていただきました、小泉孝太郎です。
最初お話をいただいた時は、まさか自分がと思うとともにとても光栄で、すぐに引き受けたいとお返事をさせていただきました。
主人公はもちろん子どもたちなのですが、私が演じさせていただいた先生もどのように関わるのかも楽しみに観ていただけたらと思います。
00:00

Note

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a reminder that PokéDoko #53 on Sunday, April 9th, 2023, would showcase some of the voice actors from this episode.

Celebrate the broadcast of the new Anipoke series on 4/9 (Sunday) with Pokédoko!
We will also have an interview with the voice actor, Kotaro Koizumi, and the other three guests!
Be sure to watch it!

4/9(日)のポケどこ で、アニポケ 新シリーズ放送をお祝い
初回ゲスト声優の小泉孝太郎 さんら3人への密着も!
ぜひご覧ください
00:41

Paint Edit

The final version of the dub version of this episode adds a credits sequence that was absent during the preview version on YouTube.
01:44

Note

In the final version of the dub airing of this episode, Nidothing's voice is redubbed to be deeper pitched, along with added BGM that wasn't in the preview version of this episode.


02:25

Note

The dub preview version of this episode put up on YouTube did not have a title card. The final version of this episode adds one.
04:07

Note

Liko's line is redubbed in the final dub airing of this episode to better fit the lip flap.

Preview: "They told me about this place"
Final: "Then they told me about this place"


08:19

Note

Liko's Rotom Phone's line in the final version of the dub airing is redubbed to fix the pronunciation of "Sprigatito".


08:45

Note

Liko's Rotom Phone is redubbed in the final version of the dub airing to fix the pronunciation of Sprigatito.


10:35

Production Art

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Anipoke episode with a production artwork piece on April 13th, 2023. The picture featured Liko and Nyahoja.

Original drawings of Liko and Friede from the new series.
Nyahoja is looking at Liko.

新シリーズより、リコ、フリードの原画をご紹介
リコを見つめるニャオハ
16:54

Production Art

During the Comic-Con 2023 San Diego - Pokémon Horizons: The Series - Behind-the-Scenes Look at Production panel, this production artwork was showcased and then later released in the press release.
21:44

Production Art

During the Comic-Con 2023 San Diego - Pokémon Horizons: The Series - Behind-the-Scenes Look at Production panel, this production artwork was showcased and then later released in the press release.
23:43

Paint Edit

In the original 1-hour special airing on TV Tokyo, To Be Continued was replaced with the PM2023 logo.
23:44

Paint Edit

The text containing "To Be Continued" is removed from the dub.
00:01

Special First-Airing Segment Raffle Contest

At the beginning of the original airing of this episode on TV Tokyo, to commemorate the start of the new series being broadcast, a special Full Starboard! Present Campaign!! (おもかじいっぱい!プレゼントキャンペーン!!) was announced which was held from April 14th, 2023 to April 21st, 2023 at 6:54pm.

Thirty people were selected by lottery to win an assortment of gorgeous prizes! Viewers needed to collect the keywords that were announced throughout the programs airing to enter the contest on the website!

Prizes:
Pokémon Plushie Hug me! Nyahoja (ポケモンぬいぐるみ だっこして!ニャオハ)
Pokémon Mecha-Nage! Monster Ball (ポケモン めちゃナゲ!モンスターボール)
Moncolle Adventures! Transformable Battle World (モンコレ 冒険!変形バトルワールド)
Moncolle PokéToruze Koraidon and Miraidon (モンコレ ポケトルゼ コライドン ミライドン)
17:50

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Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:01 トレーナーに勝利!~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): Trainer ni shōri! ~ Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (TL): Victory over Trainer! ~ Tv Anime Ver.
Beginning of the series, narrator introduces the world of Pokémon.
Japan 01:30 なにものでもない私
Japanese (Romanized): Nani monode mo nai watashi
Japanese (TL): I'm a nobody
Liko gets on the bus.
Japan 02:36 ゆるさんぽ
Japanese (Romanized): Yuru sanpo
Japanese (TL): Casual Walk
Liko meets her Roommate Anne.
Japan 04:33 SV M12 Partner Pokémon Liko realizes she'll get a partner Pokémon soon.
Japan 06:37 ルンルンルンルン♪
Japanese (Romanized): Runrunrunrun ♪
Japanese (TL): La, La, La, La ♪
Anne and Liko get their starter Pokémon.
Japan 08:35 エヴリデイ・ハッピィエンド
Japanese (TL): Everyday・Happy Ending
Nyahoja runs off with Liko chasing after it.
Japan 10:21 緑の芽吹
Japanese (Romanized): Midori no mebu
Japanese (TL): Budding Greens
Liko sits down at the lake to watch the sunset as Nyahoja returns to her.
Japan 10:54 ぐるみんPOP★
Japanese (TL): Gurumin POP★
Gurumin livestream.
Japan 12:19 ぐるみんPOP★
Japanese (TL): Gurumin POP★
Gurumin livestream again.
Japan 13:42 SV M17 Good Luck Charm (Music Box Version) Liko shows Anne the pendant her grandma gave her as a good luck charm.
Japan 15:33 ぷりっぷり
Japanese (Romanized): Purippuri
Japanese (TL): Squish-squish
Liko studies Nyahoja.
Japan 16:34 あの空が私を呼んでいる
Japanese (Romanized): Ano sora ga watashi wo yonde iru
Japanese (TL): The Sky is Calling Me
Liko starts getting along with Nyahoja.
Japan 17:51 SV M20 Eyecatch E Amethio shows up at the school.
Japan 19:16 SV M21 Lurking Villains Nyahoja hisses at Amethio.
Japan 20:40 あなた大きいね
Japanese (Romanized): Anata ōkī ne
Japanese (TL): You're big, arent you
Liko and Nyhoja battle against Zir's Saidon.
Japan 21:45 ザ・ポケモンロード
Japanese (TL): The Pokémon Road
Friede and Lizardon come to rescue Liko from the Explorers.
Japan 23:45 タイトル~Tv Anime Ver.2
Japanese (TL): Title ~ Tv Anime Ver.2
Ending Credits
Japan 24:00 ぐるみんPOP★
Japanese (TL): Gurumin POP★
Pocket Monsters (2023) Episode 2 Preview

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 18
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 0
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A 1 hour special celebrating the beginning of a new series! There'll also be a campaign where you can win extravagant prizes! A new adventure set in the vast world of Pocket Monsters begins for Liko and Roy!

Summary:
Liko is a Paldean girl enrolled at Sekiei Academy, a boarding school in the Kanto region. She's delighted to receive her first Pokémon Nyahoja, but Nyahoja doesn't listen to her at all, and she struggles to bond with it... Meanwhile, a suspicious group of people show up in search of her, wanting the mysterious pendant she has.

Voice Cast:
Minori Suzuki: Liko
Megumi Hayashibara: Nyahoja
Taku Yashiro: Friede
Ayane Sakura: Orio
Kenta Miyake: Murdock
Kei Shindo: Molly
Shun Horie: Amethio
Kohsuke Tanabe: Zir
Arisa Shida: Conia
Yuna Ogata: Anne
Ai Sato: Principal
Megumi Okada: Matron
Tatsuki Kobe: Student
Yoshino Aoyama: Gurumin
Daisuke Namikawa: Kuwassu
Daiki Yamashita: Smartphone Rotom
Kotaro Koizumi: Homeroom teacher
Hikaru Takahashi: Female student
Kanade (from 3ji no Heroine): Female student
Last edited 01 Jun 2023 06:39 PM by Adamant