New Pokémon TV app lets you watch episodes on the move

Forget Netflix and Hulu. You can now watch episodes of the Pokémon animated series on the go by streaming them on your mobile device.

The Pokémon Company announced the TV app today, according to Game Informer. It's available for free on iOS, with an Android version to follow soon.

Pokémon TV will rotate a selection of content from across 15 seasons — that's over 700 episodes, plus feature-length films. It will display 50 episodes at a time, and viewers can watch the latest production, Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice, between from Feb. 15 through Feb. 18.

I had a little trouble searching for the app on my iPad at the time of this writing, but I was able to download it by accessing the App Store link via Safari. Pokémon TV sorts its episodes by fictional region (Unova, Sinnoh, Hoenn, Johto, and Kanto), so there's a nice mix of different seasons. The library is by no means comprehensive at this point, and the video player users minimalist controls, but the quality is decent enough.

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