Pokémon Horizons: The Series Parents Guide

Pokémon Horizons: The Series 2024” marks the 26th season of the Pokémon anime and introduces the inaugural chapter of the Pokémon Horizons story. Featuring the dynamic duo of Liko and Roy alongside their Pokémon partners, Sprigatito and Fuecoco, this series takes the reins as the first without the familiar faces of Ash Ketchum and Pikachu, the iconic Pokémon mascot.

Series NamePokémon Horizons: The Series
StarsMinori Suzuki, Megumi Hayashibara, Daiki Yamashita
GenresAnimation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Release dateMarch 07, 2024 (United States)
Country of originJapan

Pokémon Horizons: The Series Plot Summary

In the vibrant region of Kanto, where the winds whisper tales of legendary Pokémon and the echoes of adventures resonate in every corner, our protagonist, Liko, steps into the prestigious Indigo Academy. The air is charged with excitement as she begins her journey into the captivating world of Pokémon training.

As Liko steps into the academy’s courtyard, she is greeted by the soft rustling of leaves and the energetic chatter of fellow trainers. Little does she know, her destiny is about to intertwine with that of Roy, a spirited and ambitious Pokémon trainer, and his fiery companion, Fuecoco, a flame that dances with the intensity of their shared dreams.

In a twist of fate, the duo crosses paths with the Rising Volt Tacklers, a dynamic group of adventurers with a mission to explore the vast Pokémon world. The team is a colorful tapestry of personalities, each member possessing a unique Pokémon partner and a story waiting to unfold. Together, they embark on a journey that transcends the boundaries of friendship, unveiling the mysteries and wonders of the Pokémon universe.

The heartwarming camaraderie between Liko, Roy, and the Rising Volt Tacklers is reminiscent of a Pokémon-themed family picnic. Picture them sharing stories around a campfire, Pokémon playfully interacting in the background, and the air filled with laughter as they swap training tips and anecdotes from their adventures.

However, not all shadows are friendly in this sunlit world. The Explorers, a rival group with mysterious intentions, casts an ominous presence over our heroes. Led by the enigmatic Eclipse, they are relentless in their pursuit of Liko’s pendant, a trinket with a secret that could change the course of Pokémon history.

The plot thickens as the Rising Volt Tacklers and the Explorers engage in a high-stakes game of strategy and Pokémon battles. The landscapes of Kanto transform into a chessboard of challenges, where friendships are tested, and alliances are forged in the crucible of adversity.

Through the valleys and peaks of their journey, Liko and Roy’s bond deepens, mirroring the evolving relationship between a trainer and their Pokémon. Sprigatito and Fuecoco, the loyal companions, become symbols of resilience and determination, embodying the spirit of the Pokémon world.

Sparkling Shadows: The Indigo Odyssey” is not just a tale of Pokémon battles and victories; it’s a symphony of friendship, discovery, and the pursuit of dreams. So, buckle up your Pokéball belt, because the adventure awaits, and the echoes of Kanto are ready to be written in the pages of Pokémon history. Get ready to catch ’em all, and then some!

Pokémon Horizons: The Series Parents Guide

  • Violence: Minimal cartoonish violence, typical of Pokémon battles. No realistic or intense depictions.
  • Language: No offensive language or inappropriate dialogue.
  • Themes: Adventure, friendship, and self-discovery suitable for a young audience.
  • Intensity: Mild suspense during pursuit scenes, but resolved positively.
  • Romance: No romantic elements; the focus is on friendship and teamwork.
  • Role Models: Positive portrayal of teamwork, determination, and loyalty.
  • Scary Scenes: None; designed to be entertaining without causing fear.
  • Message: Promotes positive values, problem-solving, and embracing diversity.

Overall Recommendation: Suitable for children aged 7 and above. Parents can expect an exciting, family-friendly adventure with classic Pokémon themes.

Why is Pokémon Horizons: The Series rated TV-Y7?

Pokémon Horizons: The Series” is rated TV-Y7 for mild cartoonish violence during Pokémon battles, but with no realistic or intense depictions.

Cast of Pokémon Horizons: The Series

  1. Minori Suzuki as Liko
  2. Megumi Hayashibara as Nyahoja
  3. Daiki Yamashita as Hogator / Various
  4. Taku Yashiro as Friede
  5. Kenta Miyake as Murdock / Various
  6. Yuka Terasaki as Roy
  7. Kei Shindo as Mollie / Various
  8. Ayane Sakura as Orio / Various
  9. Yoshino Aoyama as Dot / Various
  10. Ikue Ôtani as Captain Pikachu / Various
  11. Daisuke Namikawa as Kuwassu / Various
  12. Ikkyû Jaku as Landau
  13. Kohsuke Tanabe as Zir / Various
  14. Saki Kotori as Iwanko
  15. Shun Horie as Amegeo / Various
  16. Arisa Shida as Conia / Various
  17. Tatsuki Kobe as Ikirinko / Various
  18. Alejandra Reynoso as Liko
  19. Kiri Yoshizawa as Diana / Various
  20. Crispin Freeman as Friede
  21. Anjali Kunapaneni as Roy
  22. Yuna Ogata as Ann / Various