Aspiring North American trainers will get new chances to be the very best, like no on ever was.
Earlier today, Fathom Events announced that they scheduled two more screenings for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!. The film will return to theaters in the United States at the following showtimes:
- 11/11/2017 at 12:55PM
- 11/14/2017 at 7:00PM
Both showtimes are local time. According to Eleven Arts, the new screenings were added to high demand and sold-out screenings. Additional screenings will be scheduled “on a rolling basis.”
— Fathom Events (@fathomevents) November 1, 2017
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! will hit theaters in the United States, the United Kingdom, and select international markets in dubbed format. The feature will screen on November 5 at 12:55PM (local time) and November 6 at 7:00PM (local time).
Folks who order tickets will receive a free Pokémon Trading Card Game card, which features a unique design of Ash’s Pikachu. Customers will also receive a QR code, which grants access to Ash’s Pikachu in the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon games, along with an in-game event.
For those who can’t make it to the film, The Pokémon Company distributed passwords for six flavors of Ash’s Pikachu on the official Pokémon website. A visual for the Pikachu designs, along with the distribution schedule are below:
- 9/19/2017 – 9/25/2017: Original Cap
- 9/26/2017 – 10/2/2017: Hoenn Cap
- 10/3/2017 – 10/9/2017: Sinnoh Cap
- 10/10/2017 – 10/16/2017: Unova Cap
- 10/17/2017 – 10/23/2017: Kalos Cap
- 10/24/2017 – 10/30/2017: Alola Cap
Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! hit Japanese theaters on July 15. The feature was directed by Kunihiko Yuyama (Pokémon TV franchise, Kimagure Orange Road: Summer’s Beginning) at Oriental Light and Magic, with Norihiro Matsubara (Gunsmith Cats, Ushio & Tora OVA) and Sayuri Ichiishi (Pokémon TV, Wedding Peach DX) providing character designs. Shoji Yonemura (Soreike! Anpanman, Lupin III: Island of Assassins) wrote the film’s screenplay.
The Pokémon Company describes the film as:
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.
Source: Fathom Events