In a surprising turn of events for anime fans, Pokémon Master Journeys has been confirmed to be departing from Netflix come early March 2024. This move marks a significant shift for the Pokémon franchise, which has long been a staple in the anime world, amassing over a thousand episodes and captivating audiences across generations.
As the series continues to expand with Pokémon Horizons, the availability of older Pokémon content has been relatively straightforward online, until now.
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Pokémon Master Journeys Leaves Netflix Streaming Service
The announcement of Pokémon Master Journeys' impending exit from Netflix has sparked a wave of speculation among the fanbase. With no exit dates announced for other Pokémon content on Netflix, this isolated removal has led many to theorize about the potential reasons behind it. A popular hypothesis is that The Pokémon Company may be gearing up to launch its own streaming platform, especially in light of recent reports confirming the shutdown of Pokémon TV, the company's previous streaming service.
When is Pokémon Master Journeys leaving Netflix?
The Pokémon Master Journeys series will be leaving Netflix in March 2024.
Potential for a New Pokémon Streaming Service
Given the closure of Pokémon TV, the community is abuzz with anticipation that The Pokémon Company could be preparing to introduce a dedicated streaming service of its own. This theory suggests that the removal of Pokémon Master Journeys from Netflix could be a strategic move to facilitate the launch of this new platform. In the meantime, you can see the list of where to watch each Pokémon Series in one of our recent guides.
With Pokémon Day approaching on February 27th, fans are hopeful that the event will bring clarity and announcements regarding the future of Pokémon content streaming, potentially confirming the speculation surrounding a new Pokémon-exclusive streaming service.