Get your tissues ready
The Pokémon Company International announced a new batch of episodes from “Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series” will premiere Feb. 24, 2023, exclusively on Netflix in the U.S. The 25th season of the globally popular animation follows Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu, as well as Goh and Chloe, on their latest adventures in the Pokémon world.
“Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series” marks the final chapter for Ash and his Pikachu in the current Pokémon animated series, which will conclude with a collection of special episodes to commemorate their 25-season journey. For this final season of the iconic duo, Trainers can stay tuned to Netflix to join Ash and his Pikachu as they set off on their next action-packed adventure. Availability of additional batches of episodes, including the culmination of the series and the special collection of episodes sending off Ash Ketchum, will be announced at a later date for viewers in the U.S.
Ash’s next World Coronation Series battle is against Drasna of the Kalos Elite Four, but first, he visits his friends Clemont and Bonnie! Then, Chloe meets another of Ash’s friends and enters a Pokémon Contest Spectacular with Eevee, and when Ash’s bond with Lucario reminds him of Greninja, he heads back to Kalos for some special training. Meanwhile, Goh faces his final trial missions for Project Mew, and a trek through the Crown Tundra results in a joyous reunion for Lillie’s family. As the Masters Eight Tournament draws near, Ash’s former rival Paul appears—and Ash is eager to battle!