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Pokémon Concierge viewers have only one problem with the new Netflix show: they want more episodes

    Pokemon Janitor.

Pokemon Janitor.

The new series Pokémon Concierge has been on Netflix for just under a week, but has been a hit with viewers since its release on December 28.

The animated stop-motion show, which marks the first collaboration between Netflix and Pokémon, follows Haru (voiced in the English version by The Boys’ Karen Fukuhara), who goes to work at a resort where Pokémon go to relax. According to the official synopsis, “as Haru figures out how to make her guests happy, she ultimately discovers a new side of herself”.

“As a casual fan, #PokemonConcierge is EXACTLY what I want when I say I want series to be more ‘mature’,” tweeted one viewer. “I don’t need a gritty dark version, but there are so many series that can focus beyond badges/fights. Give me a western or romance or whatever – just give fun new ways to experience series.”

But only one criticism unites fans: they wish the four-part series had more episodes. “I wish Pokémon Concierge was longer. It was a very cute short series. I never thought Psyduck was cute until now,” wrote one viewer. “Pokémon Concierge is perfect, it’s a cute slice of life with beautiful stop-motion. I wish there were a thousand more episodes,” wrote another. “Who do I have to fight to get Pokémon Concierge to make 1000 more episodes. I really (need) it,” someone else said.

The show currently has a critic score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, with Paste magazine‘s review praising the “incredible” stop-motion animation: “Pokémon has never been animated in such a cute and tactile way before.” Edgemeanwhile, highlighting the “gorgeous production design” and “heartwarming storytelling” that make the series “one of the Pokémon Company’s most inspired collaborations.”

Pokémon Concierge is now available to stream on Netflix. For more, check out our guide to the other best Netflix shows to fill out your watch list today.