Pokémon fans in the UK are in for a treat as the highly anticipated Pokémon Horizons: The Series is set to make its home on BBC iPlayer. This marks a new era for the beloved franchise, following the conclusion of Ash Ketchum’s journey to become a Pokémon Master earlier this year.
At the heart of Pokémon Horizons: The Series are two new heroes, Liko and Roy, who embark on an incredible adventure through the vast Pokémon world, encountering a diverse array of fascinating creatures. Along the way, they join forces with the Rising Volt Tacklers, a group of fellow adventurers, while also being pursued by a mysterious organization that seeks to obtain Liko’s pendant, a relic with hidden powers.
A brief trailer for the series has been released on social media, piquing the interest of fans worldwide. The official announcement for the iPlayer release confirmed the series’ arrival in December: “It’s time for a new Pokémon adventure! Get ready to meet Liko and Sprigatito, as well as Roy and Fuecoco in Pokémon Horizons: The Series,” read the caption.
Peter Murphy, Senior Marketing Director at The Pokémon Company International, expressed his excitement about the partnership with the BBC: “We are incredibly excited to be working with prestigious partners, the BBC, to bring our latest animation Pokémon Horizons: The Series to BBC iPlayer,” he stated via Eurogamer.
Murphy further elaborated on the significance of this new chapter in the Pokémon animated series: “This is a truly special moment for the Pokémon animated series as we introduce fans to our brand-new protagonists Liko and Roy on their adventures across the world of Pokémon. We know our UK-based fans have been clamoring for the series’ release since it was first revealed, and we are delighted to finally share all the official release information.
Mark your calendars, Pokémon enthusiasts! Pokémon Horizons: The Series is set to premiere on BBC iPlayer in December, bringing a fresh and exciting chapter to the Pokémon universe. Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey alongside Liko, Roy, and their companions as they explore the wonders of the Pokémon world.