A brand new animated Pokémon film, titled Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is sneaking into theaters this fall. Already a chart-topper in Japan, the movie–which puts a fresh spin on the origin of Ash and Pikachu’s friendship–will receive a special, two-day theatrical run on November 5th and 6th. The “select markets’ it’s coming to have not yet been revealed, but the following key art did accompany today’s announcement.
The film’s official description is as follows: “Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! is an origin story highlighting Ash and Pikachu’s first meeting and their adventures as they search for the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh. The iconic pair encounter familiar faces along the way, new characters including Trainers Verity and Sorrel, and even a mysterious new Mythical Pokémon, Marshadow. Challenges and epic Pokémon battles abound in this unique new story about the beginning of one of the most beloved friendships in popular culture.”
Those looking to keep tabs on additional details, like where the film will be screened, should check out www.FathomEvents.com.