Pokémons are getting ready to conquer the theaters! Fathom Events officially announced the upcoming release of the Pokémon animated film entitled “Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!” Anticipation is high since the animated film shall be running for a limited time only.

The origin of Ash and Pikachu

“Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!” will narrate about the origin story of the lead characters Ash and Pikachu. The film will highlight the first meeting of the iconic duo and follow them as they set on a journey to search for a legendary Pokémon named Ho-Oh.

Ash and Pikachu will meet several familiar characters in their quest. The duo will also encounter new characters that will make their journey more challenging. New characters such as Trainer Sorrel and Verity as well as the interesting Mythical Pokémon, Marshadow shall be introduced in the film. The quest of the most popular trainer and Pokémon friendship will be filled with battles and exciting adventures.

According to the Pokémon Company International, the release of “Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!” is aimed to serve a purpose. Colin Palmer, the Company’s Vice President of Marketing said that the movie is their creative way of introducing Ash, Pikachu and the rest of the wonderful Pokémons to the new generation who were not able to witness the beginnings of one of the greatest friendships.

Pokémon movie will run for a very limited time

Through the Pokémon film, the current generation will have the opportunity to witness the beginning of a one of a kind friendship. The film will also treat long-time fans with a chance to relive their childhood. Apart from recalling how the lead characters first met, the movie shall also give a renewed excitement to the adventures of Ash and Pikachu.

According to Colin Palmer, the Pokémon Company International is thrilled by their partnership with Fathom Events. Palmer banks on the expertise of Fathom Events in the field of theatrical event activations. He believes that this will help reinvent the classic series and offer fans an exceptional opportunity to gather and experience the Pokémon thrill in the big screens.

However, only selected international markets will be given the chance to witness the “Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!” The film is scheduled for a limited time release. It is expected to launch on the Big Screen on November 5 and November 6. Movie screen time and other special offers remain unconfirmed as well.