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Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007)

Gekijô ban poketto monsutâ: Daiamondo pâru - Diaruga vs Parukia vs Dâkurai (original title)
An idyllic town is thrown into chaos when two powerful Pokémon, Dialga and Palkia, cross paths and battle, distorting the dimensions of time and space. The only hope comes from Darkrai, a shadowy Pokémon shunned by the townsfolk.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rica Matsumoto ...
Satoshi (voice)
Ikue Ôtani ...
Pikachu (voice)
Yûji Ueda ...
Takeshi (voice)
Megumi Toyoguchi ...
Hikari (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
Musashi (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryûji Akiyama ...
Dai (voice)
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Dawn / Happiny (voice) (as Emily Jenness)
James Carter Cathcart ...
James / Meowth / Turtwig / Torterra (voice) (as Billy Beach)
Sean Elias-Reyes ...
Kai (voice) (as Sean Rey)
Kiyotaka Furushima ...
Buizel (voice)
Khristine Hvam ...
Alice (voice)
Kôji Ishizaka ...
Darkrai (voice)
Miyako Ito ...
Aipom (voice)
Rosa Katô ...
Alice (voice)
Michele Knotz ...
Jessie / Piplup / Nurse Joy (voice)
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Storyline

Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, seemingly deadly Pokemon named Darkrai, which has the power to distort space and time. Written by Anonymous

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pokemon | 2000s | anime | See All (3) »

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Somewhere between time & space... A legend is born.


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Trivia

The most recent Pokemon film to peak at the weekend box office in Japan. See more »

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During the Oracion end scene, there is a shot of the towers zoomed out with Alice and the gang on the bridge. It shows all the complete features of the tower. However, when the wings show, the "complete" set of flowers and vines disappear See more »

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Follows Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006) See more »

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I Will Be with You (Where the Lost Ones Go)
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One Of The Best Pokemon Movies I Have Ever Seen!
5 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm still a Pokemon fan & I always will be! Because I grew up with Pokemon when I was little. When I first saw this movie I was like WOAH! This is one of the best Pokemon movies I've ever seen so far. & I had this feeling that I must buy this movie. The best thing I really like about this movie is that the movie followed up on the plot perfectly. The song "Oracion" turned out to be a beautiful inspiration to me. The special effects in 3D turned out great. & best of all it had such a sad but cute happy ending to it. I totally disagree on how the star rating turned out to be. I think this movie deserves something better. I would give this movie an 8.5 star rating. From all the Pokemon movies that I've seen they have been starting to improve quite a bit. Great job! Keep up the good work!


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