The Next Pokémon Movie Brings Together A Whole Bunch Of Legendaries


    The latest issue of Japan’s CoroCoro Comics magazine has shared a few details on the next Pokémon movie, which will bring a whole bunch of legendary Pokémon together. (Thanks,


    The movie is titled The Ring Genie Hoopa, and will feature Lugia, Palkia, Giratina, Dialga, Kyurem and Arceus. It’s scheduled to premier in Japan this Summer and pre-booking movie tickets for it will allow one to avail an Arceus for their games.


    The Arceus knows the moves Judgement, Blast Burn, Hydro Cannon and Earth Power. In order to receive it, moviegoers will need to book their tickets between March 7th and July 17th. Following that, the Pokémon will be redeemable until August 31st.


    In addition to Arceus, another of the six legendaries will be available via pre-booking tickets as well, although just which of the six it is has not been revealed.


    Meanwhile, Hoopa, the new Pokémon that will take centre stage in the new movie, is confirmed for distribution in North America and Europe for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, but details on the distribution have not yet been announced.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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