This is a list of episodes of the XY series, premiering on October 17, 2013 in Japan and on January 18, 2014 in the United States, though the first two episodes were aired as a preview in the United States on October 19, 2013. These episodes follow Ash Ketchum in his Pokémon journey across the Kalos region along with his new friends Clemont, Bonnie and Serena.