New series Pokémon Generations to launch on official Pokémon YouTube channel

Videos to be released weekly from Sept. 16 through Dec. 23
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  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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A new animated series called Pokémon Generations is set to launch on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. The series will consist of shorts lasting three to five minutes. It will begin with its first two episodes on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4 p.m. UTC. Episodes will be released every week until Friday, December 23, 2016, for a total of 18 episodes.

Pokémon Generations poster

Pokémon Generations will highlight key moments in the first six generations of the core series games, from Kanto to Kalos. Characters that are set to appear include Red, Blue, Giovanni, Lorelei, Bruno, Lance, Cyrus, Looker, Cheryl, N, Ghetsis, Professor Sycamore, Lysandre, and AZ.

Several pieces of concept art from Pokémon Generations have also been revealed. These include early drawings of N, Team Plasma Grunts, and Professor Sycamore, as well as shots of Viridian Forest, Relic Castle, and Lumiose City.

Press release

The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce Pokémon Generations, an all-new Pokémon animated series of shorts is launching on the official Pokémon YouTube channel this Friday, September 16 at 9:00am Pacific Time. A first-look trailer revealing the series and giving a sneak peek at the animation has just gone live at

Pokémon Generations looks back at each generation of the Pokémon video game series, diving into the stories of the games more deeply and getting to know characters and Pokémon better. Visit each region, from Kanto to Kalos, to relive the world of Pokémon like never before! Pokémon Generations consists of 18 episodes each running between 3 and 5 minutes in length, with the first two episodes launching September 16.

  -- The Pokémon Company International  



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