The Pokémon Company has posted the latest Pokémon the Series: XY
English dub episodes on iTunes for purchase in North America and the United Kingdom. The Pokémon: BW Adventures in Unova (Box Set 1)
was just revealed by Viz Media for release in North America on September 23rd, 2014, so fans will have a gap in the episodes available for purchase for a few months. Older episodes were recently posted on Netflix
. The DVD releases in North America have been notoriously slow and many of the seasons have been very hard to purchase due to high DVD prices
. Beyond Home Entertainment in Australia though has been fairly up to date with the previous season DVD releases
, but this marks the first time that current season episodes of the English dub are available for purchase.
The first 23 episodes of the series are available which is up to date with the United States airings on Cartoon Network. CITV in the United Kingdom is currently a few episodes ahead of Cartoon Network in the US but oddly they can only purchase the first 16 episodes at the moment
The Pokémon the Series: XY
is available to purchase in Standard and High definition. There are currently two volumes for purchase and each volume sells for $21.99USD/£19.99 in HD and $19.99/£18.99 in SD. The first episode of the series is available for free on the North American iTunes posting but individual episodes can also be purchase separately for $2.99/£2.49 in HD and $1.99/£1.89 in SD.
Pokémon the Series: XY, Vol. 1 and 2 Description
Ash Ketchum’s journey continues in Pokémon the Series: XY as he arrives in the Kalos region, a land bursting with beauty, full of new Pokémon to be discovered! Setting his sights on the Kalos League, Ash is ready to battle and catch as many new Pokémon as possible. But first he will have to face the formidable Gym Leaders of this region and discover some exciting developments in Pokémon Evolution. While he has new friends Serena, Clemont, and Bonnie at his side, there are also plenty of familiar faces and Pokémon along the way as Ash pursues his dream of becoming a Pokémon Master!
Press Release UK - Official Pokémon Destination on iTunes Launches With Animated Episodes for iOS Devices
This morning, The Pokémon Company International announced that iTunes is providing fans a one-stop online destination, iTunes.co.uk/Pokemon, for official Pokémon content. Animated episodes and specials, official Pokémon applications like the Pokémon TV app, and Pokédex for iOS, and Pokémon video game music soundtracks from classic titles to the latest generation, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are all available for download now. Official Pokémon content is available across Apple’s iOS devices.
To celebrate the launch of iTunes.co.uk/Pokemon, episodes from the latest season of the TV series, Pokémon the Series: XY plus the four-part Pokémon Origins animated special are now available . This new online destination continues a recent movement to give Pokémon fans more ways to enjoy their favourite Pokémon animation on demand, like episodes and specials which can be viewed already on Pokemon.co.uk.
Episodes of Pokémon the Series: XY are currently available on iTunes in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, United States, Canada and Australia.
Press Release US - One-Stop Fun at the iTunes Store!
Now you can get all your Pokémon apps, music, and episodes in one place.
Pokémon fans now have a one-stop destination for Pokémon music, apps, and episodes at iTunes.com/Pokemon! Check out animated episodes and specials, official Pokémon applications like the Pokémon TV app and Pokédex for iOS, and Pokémon video game music soundtracks from classic titles to the latest generation, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.
To celebrate the launch of iTunes.com/Pokemon, episodes from the current season of the animated series, Pokémon the Series: XY, and the four-part Pokémon Origins animated special are now available. New episodes of Pokémon the Series: XY will be added to iTunes.com/Pokemon on a weekly basis! And for a limited time, you can download the first episode of the Pokémon the Series: XY season, “Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!” for free.
Check out all the amazing Pokémon content at iTunes.com/Pokemon
Sources: Vol 1 NA
, Vol 2 NA
, Vol 1 UK
and Vol 2 UK