Pokemon Generations is a series of animated shorts premiering on YouTube this week

By Stephany Nunneley
14 September 2016 15:58 GMT

A series of Pokemon animated shorts are coming, and the first one releases this Friday on YouTube.

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Pokemon Generations brings attention to each Pokemon video game generation and provides the viewer with an in-depth look at the characters and Pokemon. The shorts will also visit each region, from Kanto to Kalos, said The Pokemon Company.

Pokemon Generations consists of 18 episodes, each running 3-5 minutes in length. The first two episodes will launch on September 16 through The Official Pokemon YouTube channel at 12pm ET/5pm BST.

A first-look trailer revealing the series and giving a sneak peek at the animation is posted above.

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