The Series XY (XY ポケットモンスター (エックス ワイ) Pocket Monsters XY (ExWye) in Japan) is the fifth anime series in Japan. It was revealed by the television network TV Tokyo on June 30, 2013, which released information from this series as the logo and the new look of the protagonist Ash Ketchum.
The new adventure begins on Ash arriving at Lumiose City in the region of Kalos, where he will continue his quest to become a Pokémon Master. The release date in Japan will be the October 17, 2013, and in the United States and Spain on October 19, 2013 will be issued the first two episodes of the series.
- Pokémon the Series: XY (Season 17)
- Ash's Pikachu
- Ash's Froakie
- Ash's Fletchling
- Serena's Fennekin
- Clemont's Chespin
- Clemont's Dedenne
- Clemont's Bunnelby
- Team Rocket's Meowth
- Jessie's Wobbuffet
- Jessie's Pumpkaboo
- James' Inkay
- Gym Leaders
- Elite Four
- Professor Sycamore
- Delia Ketchum
- Professor Oak
- Nurse Joy
- Officer Jenny
- The gag of a character proposing to an attractive female character returns to the series, but only with a new twist.
- Bonnie would propose to the female character to be Clemont's girlfriend but Clemont intervenes saying he is not interested and uses the Aipom Arm to drag Bonnie away.
- The gag that involves Ash's Pikachu shocking a female character or the female character's bike returns. When Bonnie hugs Pikachu, Pikachu gets frightnened and shocks Bonnie, like he did to Iris back in BW002.
One of Clemont's inventions would malfunction and blow up, making Clemont, Ash, Bonnie, Serena, and anyone else with them have a puffy hairstyle.
- This series has alot of similarities to the Advanced Generation series.
- Both have series sneak previews.
- Ash travels with three characters instead of two.
- Two of Ash's traveling companions are siblings, one is Clemont, and Bonnie.
- One of them (Bonnie) is too young to have Pokemon of their own, but still has a love for them.
- The three older main characters have one starter Pokemon each.
- The female (Serena) chooses a Fire-type pokemon.
- This is the first series to have Ash traveling with two females instead of just one.
- This series include the new VS. image overview screen. So far, it has been used in three episodes.
- This is the first series to have Ash not catch a Grass-type starter Pokemon. He chooses a Water-type starter Pokemon for the first time.