The second trailer for the upcoming new anime film from Pokémon franchise has been unveiled by the Pokémon Company Japan. The upcoming film with the full title of Pokémon the Movie XY & Z: Volcanion to Karakuri no Magearna (Pokémon the Movie XY & Z: Volcanion and the Tricky Magearna, official English title not yet revealed) will open in July 2016.
Aside from the 2ndtrailer, the company also released the third teaser for the film and it featured the YUKI’s theme song “Post ni Koe o Nageirete” (Put Your Voice in the Post Box).
In addition, the teaser video also revealed the film’s guest voice cast.
The guest stars include the following (from left to right):
- Shoko Nakagawa as Kimia’s younger brother Lakel
- Kabuki actor Somegorō Ichikawa VII as Volcanion
- Actress Mayu Matsuoka as Azod Kingdom’s princess Kimia
- Kouichi Yamadera as Jarvis, the cabinet minister who plans to rule Azod
It was also revealed at the end of the trailer that those who buy advance tickets will receive a code to download Volcanion together with a limited edition poster.
The Pokémon Company International revealed that the key to the film’s plot is the Mythical Pokémon Magearna. The company also describes the film as follows:
In this latest Pokémon full-length feature film, a mysterious force binds Ash to the Mythical Pokémon Volcanion when it falls from the sky. Volcanion can’t get away, and Ash is dragged along as it continues on its mission. They arrive in a city of cogs and gears, where a corrupt minister has stolen the ultimate invention: the Artificial Pokémon Magearna, created 500 years ago. The minister plans to use Magearna’s mysterious power to take control of the mechanical kingdom. Can Ash and Volcanion work together to rescue Magearna? One of the greatest battles in Pokémon history is about to unfold!
Among the returning cast and characters in the Pokémon the Movie XY & Z: Volcanion to Karakuri no Magearna (Pokémon the Movie XY & Z: Volcanion and the Tricky Magearna) are the following: Satoshi (Ash), Pikachu, Serena, Citron (Clemont), Eureka (Bonnie), Musashi (Jessie), Kojirō (James), Nyarth (Meowth), and the Narrator.