Trailer, title and visual for Pokémon 2018 film

The official website for the Pokémon anime films began streaming a new trailer and a teaser video for the new Pokémon 2018 film, revealing its title and cast. The title of the 21st Pokemon film will be Gekijōban Pocket Monster: Minna no Monogatari (Pokémon the Movie: Everyone's Story). Its premiere will take place on 13 July.

The film’s trailer:


The teaser video:


In addition, the page revealed the new visual of the movie. The tagline reads "Even what I cannot do alone, as long as I'm with you ...". The story is set during the annual Wind Festival at Frau City, which is blessed with wind from the Legendary Pokémon Lugia.

The returning cast includes:

  • Rica Matsumoto as Satoshi
  • Ikue Ōtani as Satoshi's Pikachu
  • Megumi Hayashibara as Musashi
  • Shinichiro Miki as Kojiro
  • Inuko Inuyama as Nyarth
  • Unshō Ishizuka as Narrator


Kunihiko Yuyama, who has directed many of the previous Pokémon films, including the latest Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, returns as animation supervisor. Eiji Umehara (Grimoire of Zero, Beelzebub) and Aya Takaha are writing the script. The production of animation will take place at Wit Studio (Attack on Titan, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress). Tetsuo Yajima is directing the anime and Shizue Kaneko is in charge of the character design.