The four-part special anime series Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles will premiere on Netflix in September 2022.
Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles is a one-off serial that helps promote the January 2022 release of the Nintendo Switch video game Pokémon: Arceus. Everything you need to know is right here.
Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles plot?
Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles has the following synopsis, courtesy of pokemon.com:
When Ash, Pikachu, and their companions get an unexplained message from the Mythical Pokémon Arceus, they reunite with their old friend Brock and travel to Mount Coronet to investigate. They discover a rampaging Heatran as well as the group responsible—Team Galactic, which was previously supposed to be annihilated. The commanders of the team are determined to find their lost leader by opening a portal between dimensions. Our heroes have a lot of aid, thanks to a trio of Legendary Pokémon and Sinnoh Champion Cynthia, but they’ll need everything they can get to defend Sinnoh!
When will Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles be available on Netflix?
We can officially confirm that Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles will be available on Netflix on Friday, September 23rd, 2022, thanks to the publication of the trailer. The series, however, will debut at the 2022 Pokémon World Championships in London before making its way to Netflix.
The special will consist of only four episodes. Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles premiered in Japan in late January 2022, coinciding with the release of the video game Pokémon: Arceus.
In May 2022, a trailer for Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series was released. However, a release date has yet to be confirmed by Netflix.