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Pokémon Hisuian Snow - New series based on Pokémon Legends Arceus

The Pokémon Company has announced the upcoming release of Pokémon Hisuian Snow, a web series based on Pokémon Legends Arceus.
Pokémon Hisuian Snow - New series based on Pokémon Legends Arceus

According to an announcement by The Pokémon Company, the Pokémon franchise is getting a new three-part web series called Pokémon: Hisuian Snow.

The new series will be set in the Hisui region from Pokemon Legends: Arceus, and the show is planned to release in late May 2022. Here's everything we know so far, including the show's plot, its characters, and exactly when it will be released.

Pokémon Hisuian Snow coming to YouTube and Pokemon TV

Pokémon: Hisuian Snow's main character, Alec, will be accompanied by a Hisuian Zorua. (Image: Pokémon Legends: Arceus)

While Pokémon: Hisuian Snow is based on Pokémon Legends: Arceus, the series will feature new characters and explore new relationships and stories in the Pokémon universe.

Pokémon: Hisuian Snow plot

The Hisuian Snow stories will follow a young boy named Alec and his Hisuian Zorua as Alec bonds with the Pokémon. The Hisui region, as explained in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, is a past version of the popular Sinnoh region.

Pokémon: Hisuian Snow is set during a time and place where Pokémon cannot coexist, making Alec and his Zorua's friendship and story together much more meaningful.

"When he was younger, Alec's father taught him that people and Pokémon cannot live together," the series' official description on the Pokemon site reads. "But Alec's interactions with the Zorua might offer a different lesson."

Where to watch Pokémon Hisuian Snow

Pokémon: Hisuian Snow will be based on Pokémon Legends: Arceus. (Image: Pokémon Legends: Arceus)

Pokémon: Hisuian Snow will be a three-part web series, and will be released on 18th May 2022 on both Youtube and Pokémon TV.

Because Pokémon: Hisuian Snow is a web series, it won't be coming to television. Instead, you'll be able to catch the action online on Pokémon TV and through the official Pokémon channel on YouTube.

Pokémon: Hisuian Snow will be directed by WIT Studio, the studio that directed Attack on Titan and various Pokémon movies. Pokémon: Hisuian Snow is coming out later this month, and now you know exactly what to expect out of the new series and where to watch it.

In the meantime, be sure to check out our dedicated Pokémon section for more Pokémon news, including tips and guides for all the games.


Featured image courtesy of The Pokémon Company.