The latest film installment of the “Pokémon” franchise is “Pokémon The Movie: Coco” and has been announced to premiere on Jul. 10, 2020. The poster visual and teaser of Ash and Pikachu's new adventure in the forest with a mysterious character have also been released.

“Pokémon The Movie: Coco” is the 23rd installment of the Pokémon film which began with “Pokémon: The First Movie – Mewtwo Strikes Back” in 1998.
The director of the movie will be Yajima Tetsuo, the same as “The Power of Us”. He will weave us a completely new Pokémon film since two years ago.

The poster visual depicts a character up in the trees curiously looking at Ash and Pikachu. The teaser shows the same character running in the jungle with super-human speed.
What will this mysterious character add to Ash and Pikachu's adventure? Be sure to check out further information along with what “Coco”, the shortest title of the franchise, means.

“Pokémon The Movie: Coco” will be in theaters from Jul. 10, 2020.

■Cast・Staff Credit
Voices: Matsumoto Rika (Ash), Otani Ikue (Pikachu)
Original Draft: Tajiri Satoshi
Director: Yajima Tetsuo
Script: Tomioka Atsuhiro, Yajima Tetsuo
Animation: OLM
Production: Pikachu Project
Distribution: Toho
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