A brand new species of Pokémon has been unveiled in Japan, following the release of a new teaser trailer for Pokémon The Movie: Everyone’s Story, which is set to release in the country on 13th July 2018.
Zeraora is a brand new Electric-type “Mythical” Pokémon, originally found by dataminers in the code for Nintendo 3DS games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, which were released worldwide last November.
Broadcast on Japanese variety show Oha Suta, the following cast members were also confirmed for characters new to Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story:
Lisa: Rina Kawaei (Death Note: New Generation)
Kagachi: Koji Ohkura (FLCL Progressive)
Trito: Gaku Hamada (Miss Hokusai)
Masako Nozawa (Dragon Ball Z)
Largo: Mana Ashida (Pacific Rim)
Riki: Shoko Nakagawa (Pokémon)
Oliver: Kōichi Yamadera (Sword Art Online)
Following on from last year’s Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You (on DVD now courtesy of Manga UK), the new film is a co-production between franchise regulars OLM Inc and WIT Studio (Attack On Titan). Tetsu Yajima (Pokémon The Series: XY) is directing, with a script by Eiji Umehara (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) and Aya Takaha (The Ancient Magus’ Bride). Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You director Kunihiko Yuyama will be assisting the film as Animation Supervisor, with Character Designs by Shizue Kaneko (Pan de Peace!).
Credit to Serebii for the cast notes.