Pokémon in India

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Pokémon is a popular Japanese video game series and television anime series. In India, the anime is relatively popular, while the video games are less well-known. Pokémon (anime) came to Indian Television in 2003, first airing on Cartoon Network. Later, it was also show on Pogo. In 2014, Pokémon was show on Hungama TV and then shifted to Disney XD which later was rebranded to Marvel HQ. The Pokémon anime dubbed is dubbed is three languages: Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. In 2014, the Pokémon anime had an Indian audience of 100.8 million viewers and dubbed was dubbed on Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on Hungama TV. Pokémon anime is also show on Disney International HD in English.


It first aired on Cartoon Network with its first season being Pokémon: Indigo League 12 May 2003, with the original English audio in Hindi dubbed in house of Crest Animation Studio up to Season 1 to Season 4. After that, Sound and Vision got rights from Cartoon Network to dub the anime. While Cartoon Network was aiairing Pokémon Episodes from Season 5 to Season 9, the channel introduced two new languages: Tamil and Telugu dubbed by the Vision and Sound Company in Mumbai. Starting with Diamond and Pearl series, The Pokémon anime shifted to Pogo. Pogo aired Season 10 to Season 13 in the original English audio with a Hindi dub. It shifted back to Cartoon Network with Season 14. Season 14 was not dubbed in Tamil and Telugu, but available only in English audio and had a Hindi dub by Sound and Vision India. Cartoon Network also aired Pokémon Chronicles on 11 June 2009, It is a Spin-off series of Pokémon. In 2014, Disney India brought the rights of Pokémon. But, Disney India did not get the rights for the previous Hindi, Tamil and Telugu dubs. So, the anime was re-dubbed by Disney India Studios. It first aired on Hungama TV, Hungama TV aired Season 1 to Season 7 and Season 17. After airing Pokémon shifted to Disney XD. In 2018, Disney XD aired Season 8 to Season 10. In 2019, the anime shifted again to Marvel HQ. In 2019, Marvel HQ aired Season 11 and Season 13. Pokémon is also aired on Disney International HD from 8 July 2019, Disney International HD aired Season 12 only in English dub. From 10 August 2019, Hungama TV Started to Re-aired Pokémon. In 2019 Hungama TV aired Season 11 and Season 12. Now Pokémon is show on Hungama TV and Marvel HQ.

Television Series

# Season Name Turner India Dub Disney India Dub
Channel Premiere Date Channel Premiere Date
1 Pokémon: Indigo League Cartoon Network 12 May 2003 Hungama TV 13 May 2014
2 Pokémon: Adventures on the Orange Islands Cartoon Network 14 September 2003 Hungama TV 11 September 2014
3 Pokémon: The Johto Journeys Cartoon Network 7 July 2004 Hungama TV 30 October 2014
4 Pokémon: Johto League Champions Cartoon Network 25 December 2004 Hungama TV 2 January 2015
5 Pokémon: Master Quest Cartoon Netwrok 18 May 2005 Hungama TV 31 March 2015
6 Pokémon: Advanced Cartoon Network 9 May 2006 Hungama TV 31 August 2015
7 Pokémon: Advanced Challenge Cartoon Network 6 November 2006 Hungama TV 15 November 2015
8 Pokémon: Advanced Battle Cartoon Network 14 April 2008 Disney XD 7 May 2018
9 Pokémon: Battle Frontier Cartoon Network 12 October 2008 Disney XD 12 November 2018
10 Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Pogo 9 November 2009 Disney XD 12 November 2018
11 Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension Pogo 18 August 2010 Marvel HQ /

Hungama TV (Re-aired)

13 May 2019 /

10 August 2019

12 Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles Pogo 1 August 2011 Disney International HD /

Hungama TV (Re-aired)

8 July 2019 /

30 November 2019

13 Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors Pogo 3 October 2011 Marvel HQ 2 September 2019
14 Pokémon: Black & White Cartoon Network 30 June 2014
17 Pokémon: XY Hungama TV 9 May 2015


Turner India

The Pokémon films first time dubbed by Turner India were premiered on Cartoon Network and Pogo. The list of Pokémon movies in India are as follow in the time table.

Disney India

The Pokémon films Second time dubbed by Disney India were premiered on Hungama TV and later on Disney XD or Marvel HQ. The list of Pokémon movies in India are as follow in the time table. It premiered the first 13 movies skipped Movie 9.

# Title In India Premiere Date
1 Pokémon: Mewtwo ka Badla 18 April 2015
2 Pokémon: Ash, Pikachu aur Lugia in Danger 22 August 2015
3 Pokémon: Unown ka Tahelka 16 April 2016
4 Pokémon: Khatre ka Jungle 28 May 2016
5 Pokémon: Soul Dew ka Raaz: Latias aur Latios 25 June 2016
6 Pokémon: Jirachi ka Wonder 6 November 2016
7 Pokémon: Deoxy aur Tory ki Story 22 January 2017
8 Pokémon: Lucario ki Toofani Shakti 9 July 2017
10 Pokémon: Darkrai: Dost Ya Dushman 29 September 2017
11 Pokémon: Giratina aur ek Maha Yoddha 23 December 2018
12 Pokémon: Arceus aur Jevan ka Jewel 17 November 2019
13 Pokémon: Zoroark: Mayajaal ka Ustaad 25 January 2020

Theatrical Release

# Title Premiere Date
1 Pokémon: Detective Pikachu 10 May 2019

Video Game / Manga

Pokémon video game and Pokémon manga available on Amazon app.

See also