Debut of Pokémon XY on Cartoon Network


It’s a month of firsts this January on Cartoon Network as the first Pokémon generation meets the latest, and a brand-new animation season kicks off the New Year!

Two Pokémon feature movies and an animated special—starting with Pokémon: The First Movie—will air next month, celebrating the kickoff of the newest season of Pokémon animation on Cartoon Network and the introduction of Ash's adventure in the Kalos region.

Dates and times for the movies and special, as well as the debut of Pokémon the Series: XY, are listed below:

  • Pokémon: The First Movie is making its digitally remastered return on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT. Reunite with old friends, Misty and Brock, and battle familiar enemies, Mewtwo and Giovanni!
  • On Saturday, January 11, 2014, catch the animated special, Pokémon: Mewtwo—Prologue to Awakening, airing at 8:30 a.m.ET/PT. It’s the prequel to Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened that follows at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT.
  • Join Ash and friends as they embark on their new adventure in the Kalos region in the much anticipated season premiere of Pokémon the Series: XY on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT.