'Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us' Gets U.S. Theatrical Dates

The 2018 Pokémon movie finally has a theatrical release outside of Japan. The Pokémon Company International and Fathom Events will bring Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us to select cinemas for a limited theatrical release this fall.

On Nov. 24, 26 and 28, as well as Dec. 1, participating theaters in the U.S. will show Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us. Here's the official English-language synopsis:

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us follows Ash and Pikachu as they join forces with a diverse new cast of characters to rescue a seaside town from a series of threatening incidents. Filled with unique challenges and thrilling Pokémon battles, and set during a festival celebrating the Legendary Pokémon Lugia, this heartwarming film illustrates the value of teamwork and putting aside each other's differences.

"Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us gives fans and families an opportunity to come together in witnessing new plotlines, characters, and settings unfold in the Pokémon world," J.C. Smith, senior director of consumer marketing at The Pokémon Company International, said in a press release. "We can't wait to bring the magic of Pokémon to life on the big screen again with Fathom Events' expertise in event cinema."

Check out the first English-dubbed trailer for the upcoming Pokémon movie below.

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us will continue the story of Ash and Pikachu after the events of 2017's I Choose You, which takes place in a separate continuity from the Pokémon anime. The Power of Us was released in Japan in July and marked the first appearance of the new Mythical Pokémon, Zeraora.

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