Pokémon Timeline

Pokémon was first launched in 1996 and since then, a large amount of releases of games, movies and anime, among other milestones have occured. This page details a timeline from then to now. This list contains the first release of each bit of media regardless of where it released, whether it was Japan, America, Oceania or Europe

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1996

Pokémon Red & Green

Pokémon Red & Green
Date
February 27th 1996
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Red & Green

Pokémon Blue

Pokémon Blue
Date
October 15th 1996
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Blue

Pokémon Card Game

Pokémon Card Game
Date
October 20th 1996
Area
TCG
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Card Game

1997

Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures
Date
March 1997
Area
Manga
Details
The first publish date of the first chapter of Pokémon Adventures/Pokémon Special

Pocket Monsters

Pocket Monsters
Date
April 1st 1997
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of the Pokémon anime aired in Japan

1998

Pocket Pikachu

Pocket Pikachu
Date
March 27th 1998
Area
Game
Details
The, Pocket Pikachu/Pokémon Pikachu was released in Japan

Pokémon Center Co. Ltd

Pokémon Center Co. Ltd
Date
April 23rd 1998
Area
Corporate
Details
The company set up to manage Pokémon Center stores in Japan and various merchandising

Pokémon Center Tokyo

Pokémon Center Tokyo
Date
April 25th 1998
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Opening of the first Pokémon Center in Tokyo

Mewtwo Strikes Back

Mewtwo Strikes Back
Date
July 18th 1998
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Mewtwo Strikes Back

Pokémon Stadium

Pokémon Stadium
Date
August 1st 1998
Area
Game
Details
The release of the Japanese only Pokémon Stadium

Pokémon Yellow

Pokémon Yellow
Date
September 12th 1998
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Yellow

Pokémon Red & Blue

Pokémon Red & Blue
Date
September 28th 1998
Area
Game
Details
The first international release of Pokémon Red & Blue

Pokémon Center Osaka

Pokémon Center Osaka
Date
November 14th 1998
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Osaka opened

Hey You Pikachu

Hey You Pikachu
Date
December 12th 1998
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Hey You Pikachu

Pokémon Trading Card Game for Game Boy

Pokémon Trading Card Game for Game Boy
Date
December 18th 1998
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Trading Card Game for Game Boy

1999

Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros
Date
January 21st 1999
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Super Smash Bros

Pokémon Snap

Pokémon Snap
Date
March 21st 1999
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Snap

Pokémon Pinball

Pokémon Pinball
Date
April 14th 1999
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Pinball

Pokémon Stadium

Pokémon Stadium
Date
April 30th 1999
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Stadium, marketed as Stadium 2 in Japan

The Power of One

The Power of One
Date
July 17th 1999
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of The Power of One

Pocket Monsters

Pocket Monsters
Date
October 14th 1999
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of the Pokémon anime in Johto aired

Pokémon Gold & Silver

Pokémon Gold & Silver
Date
November 21st 1999
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Gold & Silver

Pocket Pikachu Color

Pocket Pikachu Color
Date
November 21st 1999
Area
Game
Details
The colour version of the Pocket Pikachu was released

2000

Pokémon TCG - neo

Pokémon TCG - neo
Date
February 4th 2000
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon neo series cards were released in Japan

Spell of the Unown

Spell of the Unown
Date
July 8th 2000
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Spell of the Unown

Pokémon Puzzle Challenge

Pokémon Puzzle Challenge
Date
September 21st 2000
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Puzzle Challenge

Pokémon Puzzle League

Pokémon Puzzle League
Date
September 25th 2000
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Puzzle League

The Pokémon Company

The Pokémon Company
Date
October 2000
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon Center Co. Rebranded as The Pokémon Company to detail with all elements of the franchise

Pokémon Crystal

Pokémon Crystal
Date
December 14th 2000
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Crystal

Pokémon Stadium 2

Pokémon Stadium 2
Date
December 14th 2000
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Stadium 2

2001

Pokémon USA

Pokémon USA
Date
February 2001
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon USA was set up to deal with the brand in the US

Pokémon Card Game GB2: Here Comes Team Great Rocket

Pokémon Card Game GB2: Here Comes Team Great Rocket
Date
March 28th 2001
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Card Game GB2: Here Comes Team Great Rocket

Celebi Voice of the Forest

Celebi Voice of the Forest
Date
July 7th 2001
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Celebi Voice of the Forest

Pokémon Center New York

Pokémon Center New York
Date
November 16th 2001
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Pokémon Center New York was opened. It ran until January 2005 when it was rebranded as Nintendo World

Pokémon Puzzle Collection

Pokémon Puzzle Collection
Date
November 16th 2001
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Puzzle Collection

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Super Smash Bros. Melee
Date
November 21st 2001
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Super Smash Bros. Melee

Pokémon TCG - e

Pokémon TCG - e
Date
December 1st 2001
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon e Series cards were released in Japan featuring mini-games and Pokédex data when connecting to the e-Reader

Pokémon Party mini

Pokémon Party mini
Date
December 4th 2001
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Party mini

Pokémon Zany Cards

Pokémon Zany Cards
Date
December 4th 2001
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Zany Cards

Pokémon Pinball mini

Pokémon Pinball mini
Date
December 4th 2001
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Pinball mini

2002

Pokémon Tetris

Pokémon Tetris
Date
March 15th 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Tetris

Pokémon Puzzle Collection Vol. 2

Pokémon Puzzle Collection Vol. 2
Date
April 26th 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Puzzle Collection Vol. 2

Pokémon Heroes

Pokémon Heroes
Date
July 12th 2002
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Heroes

Pokémon Race Mini

Pokémon Race Mini
Date
July 19th 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Race Mini

Pichu Bros. Mini

Pichu Bros. Mini
Date
August 9th 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pichu Bros. Mini

Pokémon Center Nagoya

Pokémon Center Nagoya
Date
October 11th 2002
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Nagoya Opened

Togepi's Great Adventure

Togepi's Great Adventure
Date
October 18th 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Togepi's Great Adventure

Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire

Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire
Date
November 21st 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire

Pokémon Advanced Generation

Pokémon Advanced Generation
Date
November 21st 2002
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of Pokémon Advance Generations aired in Japan

Pokémon Breeder Mini

Pokémon Breeder Mini
Date
December 14th 2002
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Breeder Mini

2003

Pokémon TCG - ADV / EX

Pokémon TCG - ADV / EX
Date
January 31st 2003
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon ADV / EX series cards were released in Japan introducing Gen 3 & Pokémon ex to the series

Pokémon UK

Pokémon UK
Date
March 2003
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon UK was established to deal with the brand in the UK and Europe

Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire

Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire
Date
May 30th 2003
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire

Pokémon Channel

Pokémon Channel
Date
July 18th 2003
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Channel

Jirachi Wish Maker

Jirachi Wish Maker
Date
July 19th 2003
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Jirachi Wish Maker

Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire

Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire
Date
August 1st 2003
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire

Pokémon Center Fukuoka

Pokémon Center Fukuoka
Date
November 1st 2003
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Fukuoka was set up

Pokémon Colosseum

Pokémon Colosseum
Date
November 21st 2003
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Colosseum

2004

Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen

Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen
Date
January 29th 2004
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen

Destiny Deoxys

Destiny Deoxys
Date
July 17th 2004
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Destiny Deoxys

Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships

Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships
Date
August 22nd 2004
Area
Event
Details
The first ever Pokémon Trading Card Game World Champiponships were held

Pokémon Emerald

Pokémon Emerald
Date
September 16th 2004
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Emerald

Pokémon Dash

Pokémon Dash
Date
December 2nd 2004
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Dash

2005

Pokémon Center Yokohama

Pokémon Center Yokohama
Date
March 5th 2005
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Yokohama was set up

PokéPark - Pokémon the Park

PokéPark - Pokémon the Park
Date
March 18th 2005
Area
Event
Details
The first travelling theme park opened up in Japan. It closed later in 2005 and later opened for a few months in Taiwan in 2006

Lucario & The Mystery of Mew

Lucario & The Mystery of Mew
Date
July 16th 2005
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Lucario & The Mystery of Mew

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Date
August 4th 2005
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Pokémon Trozei

Pokémon Trozei
Date
October 20th 2005
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Trozei

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team / Blue Rescue Team

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team / Blue Rescue Team
Date
November 17th 2005
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team / Blue Rescue Team

2006

Pokémon Ranger

Pokémon Ranger
Date
March 23rd 2006
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Ranger

Pokémon Ranger & The Temple of the Sea

Pokémon Ranger & The Temple of the Sea
Date
July 15th 2006
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Ranger & The Temple of the Sea

Pokémon Korea Inc.

Pokémon Korea Inc.
Date
August 28th 2006
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon Korea Inc. was set up to deal with the franchise in South Korea

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
Date
September 28th 2006
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Diamond & Pearl

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
Date
September 28th 2006
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of Pokémon Diamond & Pearl anime aired

Pokémon TCG - Diamond & Pearl

Pokémon TCG - Diamond & Pearl
Date
October 27th 2006
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon Diamond & Pearl series cards were released in Japan

Pokémon Battle Revolution

Pokémon Battle Revolution
Date
December 14th 2006
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Battle Revolution

2007

The Rise of Darkrai

The Rise of Darkrai
Date
July 14th 2007
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of The Rise of Darkrai

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Explorers of Darkness

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Explorers of Darkness
Date
September 13th 2007
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Explorers of Darkness

2008

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Date
January 31st 2008
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Date
March 20th 2008
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

My Pokémon Ranch

My Pokémon Ranch
Date
March 25th 2008
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of My Pokémon Ranch

Giratina &The Sky Warrior

Giratina &The Sky Warrior
Date
July 19th 2008
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Giratina &The Sky Warrior

Pokémon Platinum

Pokémon Platinum
Date
September 13th 2008
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Platinum

Pokémon TCG - DPt/Platinum

Pokémon TCG - DPt/Platinum
Date
October 10th 2008
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon DPt/Platinum series cards were released in Japan

2009

Pokémon Center Sapporo

Pokémon Center Sapporo
Date
March 6th 2009
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Sapporo was opened

The Pokémon Company International

The Pokémon Company International
Date
April 2009
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon USA and Pokémon UK combined into The Pokémon Company International to deal with all international elements of the franchise

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
Date
April 18th 2009
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky

Pokémon Rumble

Pokémon Rumble
Date
June 16th 2009
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Rumble

Arceus & The Jewel of Life

Arceus & The Jewel of Life
Date
July 18th 2009
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Arceus & The Jewel of Life

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Keep Going! Blazing Adventure Squad
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Let's Go! Stormy Adventure Squad!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Go For It! Light Adventure Squad

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Keep Going! Blazing Adventure Squad<br />Pokémon Mystery Dungeon:  Let's Go! Stormy Adventure Squad!<br />Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Go For It! Light Adventure Squad
Date
August 4th 2009
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Keep Going! Blazing Adventure Squad
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Let's Go! Stormy Adventure Squad!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Go For It! Light Adventure Squad

Pokémon World Championships

Pokémon World Championships
Date
August 14th 2009
Area
Event
Details
The first full Pokémon World Championships featuring both VGC and TCG were held

Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver
Date
September 12th 2009
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

Pokémon TCG - LEGEND

Pokémon TCG - LEGEND
Date
October 9th 2009
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon LEGEND/HeartGoldSoulSilver series cards were released in Japan

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
Date
December 5th 2009
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure

2010

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Date
March 6th 2010
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs

Zoroark - Master of Illusions

Zoroark - Master of Illusions
Date
July 10th 2010
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Zoroark - Master of Illusions

The Pokémon Communications Company

The Pokémon Communications Company
Date
March 8th 2010
Area
Corporate
Details
The Pokémon Communications Company was set up for marketing in Asian companies. It disbanded in 2017

Pokémon Black & White

Pokémon Black & White
Date
September 18th 2010
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Black & White

Pokémon Best Wishes

Pokémon Best Wishes
Date
September 23rd 2010
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of Pokémon Best Wishes aired

Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon Global Link
Date
October 13th 2010
Area
Game
Details
The Pokémon Global Link, a web portal for data from your connected games, first opened. It went offline in 2020

Pokémon TCG - Black & White

Pokémon TCG - Black & White
Date
December 17th 2010
Area
TCG
Details
The first cards of the Pokémon Black & White series were released in Japan

2011

Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure

Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure
Date
April 21st 2011
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure

Pokédex 3D

Pokédex 3D
Date
June 6th 2011
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokédex 3D

Pokémon Say Tap?

Pokémon Say Tap?
Date
July 15th 2011
Area
Apps
Details
The first Pokémon mobile app was launched, based on the anime ending

Pokémon Black & White: Victini & Reshiram | Victini & Zekrom

Pokémon Black & White: Victini & Reshiram | Victini & Zekrom
Date
July 16th 2011
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Black & White: Victini & Reshiram | Victini & Zekrom

Pokémon Rumble Blast

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Date
August 11th 2011
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Rumble Blast

Pokémon Center Co. Ltd

Pokémon Center Co. Ltd
Date
August 25th 2011
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon Center Co. Ltd set up as an affiliate to manage the Pokémon Centers

PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond

PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
Date
November 12th 2011
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond

Pokémon Center Tohoku

Pokémon Center Tohoku
Date
December 4th 2011
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Tohoku was opened

2012

Pokémon Conquest

Pokémon Conquest
Date
March 17th 2012
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Conquest

Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Pokémon Trading Card Game Online
Date
May 15th 2012
Area
Apps
Details
The first download release of Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2
Date
June 21st 2012
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of subseries Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 aired

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2
Date
June 23rd 2012
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

Pokémon Dream Radar

Pokémon Dream Radar
Date
June 23rd 2012
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Dream Radar

Kyurem VS The Sword of Justice

Kyurem VS The Sword of Justice
Date
July 14th 2012
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Kyurem VS The Sword of Justice

Pokédex 3D Pro

Pokédex 3D Pro
Date
July 14th 2012
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokédex 3D Pro

Pokédex for iOS

Pokédex for iOS
Date
November 16th 2012
Area
Apps
Details
An app featuring Pokédex data for Generation 5 Pokémon games. It was delisted in 2015

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Gates to Infinity

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Gates to Infinity
Date
November 23rd 2012
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Gates to Infinity

2013

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N
Date
January 17th 2013
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of subseries Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Episode N aired

Pokémon TV

Pokémon TV
Date
February 8th 2013
Area
Apps
Details
An app allowing for people internationally to watch Pokémon anime

Pokémon Rumble U

Pokémon Rumble U
Date
April 24th 2013
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Rumble U

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Decolore Adventure

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Decolore Adventure
Date
April 25th 2013
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of subseries Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Decolore Adventures aired

Genesect & The Legend Awakened

Genesect & The Legend Awakened
Date
July 13th 2013
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Genesect & The Legend Awakened

Pokémon Origins

Pokémon Origins
Date
October 2nd 2013
Area
Anime
Details
The 4 part special, Pokémon Origins, first aired

Pokémon X & Y

Pokémon X & Y
Date
October 12th 2013
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon X & Y

Pokémon X Y

Pokémon X Y
Date
October 17th 2013
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of Pokémon XY aired

Pokémon Center Tokyo Bay

Pokémon Center Tokyo Bay
Date
November 22nd 2013
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Tokyo Bay was opened

Pokémon TCG - XY

Pokémon TCG - XY
Date
December 12th 2013
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon XY series cards were released in Japan

Pokémon Bank

Pokémon Bank
Date
December 25th 2013
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Bank

2014

Pokémon Battle Trozei

Pokémon Battle Trozei
Date
March 12th 2014
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Battle Trozei

Pokémon Center Paris

Pokémon Center Paris
Date
June 4th 2014
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The temporary Pokémon Center in Paris first opened

Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokémon

Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokémon
Date
June 5th 2014
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokémon

Pokémon Art Academy

Pokémon Art Academy
Date
June 19th 2014
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Art Academy

Diancie & The Cocoon of Destruction

Diancie & The Cocoon of Destruction
Date
July 19th 2014
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Diancie & The Cocoon of Destruction

Super Smash Bros.For Nintendo 3DS

Super Smash Bros.For Nintendo 3DS
Date
September 13th 2014
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Super Smash Bros.For Nintendo 3DS

Camp Pokémon

Camp Pokémon
Date
October 21st 2014
Area
Apps
Details
The initial release of Camp Pokémon

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U
Date
November 21st 2014
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
Date
November 21st 2014
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo

Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo
Date
December 11th 2014
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo opened, replacing Pokémon Center Tokyo

2015

Pokémon Style

Pokémon Style
Date
February 16th 2015
Area
Apps
Details
An app to allow you to decorate your Android phone. It was delisted in February 2016

Pokémon Shuffle

Pokémon Shuffle
Date
February 18th 2015
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Shuffle

Pokémon Rumble World

Pokémon Rumble World
Date
April 8th 2015
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Rumble World

Pokémon Jukebox

Pokémon Jukebox
Date
May 7th 2015
Area
Apps
Details
An app allowing people to listen to Pokémon music. It was removed in May 2016

Pokémon Center Hiroshima

Pokémon Center Hiroshima
Date
June 26th 2015
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Hiroshima opened

Dance? Pokémon Band

Dance? Pokémon Band
Date
June 30th 2015
Area
Apps
Details
The initial release of Dance? Pokémon Band

Pokkén Tournament Arcade

Pokkén Tournament Arcade
Date
July 16th 2015
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokkén Tournament Arcade

Hoopa & The Clash of Ages

Hoopa & The Clash of Ages
Date
July 18th 2015
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Hoopa & The Clash of Ages

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
Date
September 9th 2015
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon

Pokémon XY&Z

Pokémon XY&Z
Date
October 29th 2015
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of subseries XY&Z aired

Pokémon Picross

Pokémon Picross
Date
December 2nd 2015
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Picross

2016

Detective Pikachu Birth of a New Duo

Detective Pikachu Birth of a New Duo
Date
February 3th 2016
Area
Game
Details
The release of the first 3 chapters of Detective Pikachu only in Japan

Pokémon Center Kyoto

Pokémon Center Kyoto
Date
March 16th 2016
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The first Pokémon Center in Kyoto opened

Pokkén Tournament

Pokkén Tournament
Date
March 18th 2016
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokkén Tournament

Pokémon Duel

Pokémon Duel
Date
April 12th 2016
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Duel

Pokémon Center Skytree Town

Pokémon Center Skytree Town
Date
July 6th 2016
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The Pokémon Center Skytree Town opened

Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO
Date
July 6th 2016
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon GO

Volcanion & The Mechanical Marvel

Volcanion & The Mechanical Marvel
Date
July 16th 2016
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Volcanion & The Mechanical Marvel

Pokémon Generations

Pokémon Generations
Date
September 16th 2016
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of web series Pokémon Generations was released

Pokémon Sun & Moon

Pokémon Sun & Moon
Date
November 17th 2016
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime aired

Pokémon Sun & Moon

Pokémon Sun & Moon
Date
November 18th 2016
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Sun & Moon

Pokémon TCG - Sun & Moon

Pokémon TCG - Sun & Moon
Date
December 9th 2016
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon Sun & Moon series cards were released in Japan introducing the GX feature

2017

Pokémon Magikarp Jump

Pokémon Magikarp Jump
Date
May 17th 2017
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Magikarp Jump

Pokémon I Choose You

Pokémon I Choose You
Date
July 15th 2017
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Pokémon I Choose You

Pokémon Playhouse

Pokémon Playhouse
Date
September 21st 2017
Area
Apps
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Playhouse

Pokkén Tournament DX

Pokkén Tournament DX
Date
September 22nd 2017
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokkén Tournament DX

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Date
November 17th 2017
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

2018

Pokémon Center Tokyo DX

Pokémon Center Tokyo DX
Date
March 14th 2018
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Pokémon Center Tokyo DX and Pokémon Café opened

Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu
Date
March 23rd 2018
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Singapore Pte Ltd.

Pokémon Singapore Pte Ltd.
Date
May 7th 2018
Area
Corporate
Details
Pokémon Singapore was set up to manage the franchise in Singapore

Pokémon Quest

Pokémon Quest
Date
May 30th 2018
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Quest

The Power of Us

The Power of Us
Date
July 13th 2018
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of The Power of Us

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!
Date
November 16th 2018
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Date
December 7th 2018
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

2019

Pokémon Trading Card Game Dex

Pokémon Trading Card Game Dex
Date
February 4th 2019
Area
Apps
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Trading Card Game Dex

Pokémon Center Singapore

Pokémon Center Singapore
Date
April 17th 2019
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The Pokémon Center in Singapore opened

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Date
May 3rd 2019
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Rumble Rush

Pokémon Rumble Rush
Date
May 15th 2019
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Rumble Rush

Mewtwo Strikes Back EVOLUTION

Mewtwo Strikes Back EVOLUTION
Date
July 12th 2019
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Mewtwo Strikes Back EVOLUTION

Pokémon Masters

Pokémon Masters
Date
August 29th 2019
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Masters

Pokémon Center Osaka DX

Pokémon Center Osaka DX
Date
September 20th 2019
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Pokémon Center Osaka DX & Pokéon Café opened

Pokémon Center London

Pokémon Center London
Date
October 18th 2019
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
The temporary Pokémon Center in London opened

Pokémon Sword & Shield

Pokémon Sword & Shield
Date
November 15th 2019
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Sword & Shield

Pokémon

Pokémon
Date
November 17th 2019
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of the Pokémon anime series featuring Generation 8 aired

Pokémon Center Shibuya

Pokémon Center Shibuya
Date
November 22nd 2019
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Pokémon Center opened in Shibuya

Pokémon TCG - Sword & Shield

Pokémon TCG - Sword & Shield
Date
December 6th 2019
Area
TCG
Details
The first Pokémon Sword & Shield cards series were released in Japan, introducing the V & VMAX feature

2020

Pokémon Twilight Wings

Pokémon Twilight Wings
Date
January 15th 2020
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of Pokémon Twilight Wings was released online

Pokémon HOME

Pokémon HOME
Date
February 12th 2020
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon HOME

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX
Date
March 6th 2020
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

Pokétoon

Pokétoon
Date
June 5th 2020
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of the web anime, Pokétoon - The Pokémon Cartoon was released on Youtube

Pokémon Sword & Shield - Isle of Armor

Pokémon Sword & Shield - Isle of Armor
Date
June 17th 2020
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Sword & Shield - Isle of Armor

Pokémon Smile

Pokémon Smile
Date
June 17th 2020
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Smile

Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Café Mix
Date
June 24th 2020
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Shanghai

Pokémon Shanghai
Date
July 20th 2020
Area
Corporate
Details
The Pokémon Company sets up subsidiary Pokémon Toys Co. Ltd to handle distribution in China

Pokémon Virtual Fest

Pokémon Virtual Fest
Date
August 12th 2020
Area
Apps
Details
The temporary online Pokémon festival, Pokémon Virtual Fest opened

Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra

Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra
Date
October 23rd 2020
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra

Pokémon Center Kanazawa

Pokémon Center Kanazawa
Date
November 20th 2020
Area
Pokémon Center
Details
Pokémon Center opened in Kanazawa

Secrets of the Jungle

Secrets of the Jungle
Date
December 25th 2020
Area
Movies
Details
The initial release of Secrets of the Jungle

2021

New Pokémon Snap

New Pokémon Snap
Date
April 30th 2021
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of New Pokémon Snap

Pokémon Adventure (Pokémon Quest)

Pokémon Adventure (Pokémon Quest)
Date
May 13th 2021
Area
Game
Details
Official release of the Chinese version of Pokémon Quest with new features

Pokémon Air Adventures

Pokémon Air Adventures
Date
June 21st 2021
Area
Miscellaneous
Details
The first public flight as part off the global Pokémon Air Adventures started

Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon UNITE
Date
July 21st 2021
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon Evolutions

Pokémon Evolutions
Date
September 9th 2021
Area
Anime
Details
The first episode of the web anime, Pokémon Evolutions was released

P25 Music

P25 Music
Date
October 15th 2021
Area
Music
Details
The album of music to celebrate Pokémon's 25th Anniversary was released

Pokémon Café ReMix

Pokémon Café ReMix
Date
October 28th 2021
Area
Game
Details
The massive overhaul of Pokémon Café Mix, Café ReMix was released

Pokémon TCG Live

Pokémon TCG Live
Date
Autumn 2021
Area
Apps
Details
The initial release of Pokémon TCG Live

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl
Date
November 19th 2021
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

2022

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Date
January 28th 2022
Area
Game
Details
The initial release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus