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Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006)

Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ: Adobansu jenerêshon pokemon renjâ to umi no ôji manafi (original title)
TV-Y7-FV | | Animation, Action, Adventure | 23 March 2007 (USA)
Our heroes must protect the Prince of the Sea, Manaphy, from the evil pirate Phantom, and return the young Pokémon to the Sea Temple with the help of the the People of the Water and Jackie the Pokémon Ranger.

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Satoshi Tajiri (creator), Junichi Masuda (creator) | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Sarah Natochenny ... Ash Ketchum / Clamperl (voice)
Michele Knotz ... May / Manaphy / Jessie / Gorebyss / Medicham (voice)
Kayzie Rogers ... Max / Wobbuffet / Mime Jr. / Corsola (voice) (as Jamie Peackock)
Bill Rogers ... Brock / Sceptile / Corphish / Shipmate #3 (voice)
Eric Schussler Eric Schussler ... The Phantom (voice)
Rich McNanna Rich McNanna ... Jack Walker (voice)
James Carter Cathcart ... James / Meowth / Swellow / Munchlax (voice) (as Billy Beach)
Rodger Parsons ... Narrator / Shipmate #2 (voice) (as Roger Parsons)
Sean Kenin ... Chatot (voice) (as Sean Elias-Reyes)
Natasha Charles Parker ... Judy - Ranger HQ Personel (voice) (as Rhonda Krempa)
Emlyn Elisabeth Morinelli Emlyn Elisabeth Morinelli ... Lizabeth (voice) (as Emily Williams)
Craig Blair ... Kyle / Galen (voice)
Annie Silver Annie Silver ... Meredith (voice)
Simcha Whitehill Simcha Whitehill ... Shep / Shipmate #1 (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Becky Becky ... Judy (voice)
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Storyline

It all started with a legend passed down from the People of the Water - Somewhere in this world, there is a Sea Temple created by the People of the Water. The Sea Temple contains a hidden treasure called the Sea Crown, but no one has ever seen the Sea Crown, or even the Sea Temple, because the temple is protected by a secret mechanism. The temple drifts through a vast ocean undetected, waiting - waiting... Ash and Pikachu meet Lizabeth, a descendant of the People of the Water, and learn about the legend. They also meet Jackie, a Pokémon Ranger on a secret mission to protect a Manaphy egg (Manaphy is mysteriously known as The Prince of the Sea) and find the Sea Temple as well. The Phantom plans to obtain the Sea Crown and take over the world - but first he needs the Manaphy egg. Now Lizabeth and Ash must help Jackie protect the egg and stop the nefarious pirate. Written by asianwiki

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TV-Y7-FV | See all certifications »

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This was the first movie in which a Psychic-type Pokémon was not a main character. See more »

Quotes

Ash Ketchum: [having found one of Phantom's air capsules] May, get in here. It's Phantom's. Come on, you gotta!
[May takes Ash's hand and he pulls her into the capsule. He lays her down into it, then he takes Pikachu off his shoulder and places him in the capsule with May and Manaphy. He picks up the crystal and turns to the others]
Ash Ketchum: Pikachu, you take care of the two of them.
[Ash closes the capsule and locks it]
Ash Ketchum: I have to go put this back. Now you guys just sit tight in there and wait.
[He nods then runs off]
May: But,...
[...]
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Connections

Follows Pokémon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Together We Make a Promise
Written by Cori Yarckin & Jimmy Robertson Landry
Performed by Cori Yarckin
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The Last Really Good Pokemon Movie Before the Series Took a Dip in Quality
16 June 2016 | by carologletreeSee all my reviews

I really like this one and it's another one I find to be underrated. This was the last Pokémon movie of the Hoenn region and the last great one before the quality of the TV show and the movies started to slip.

The story is engaging with Phantom the pirate going after the Temple of the Sea to find the sea crown. I really liked Phantom as a villain. He was quite entertaining and suitably vile. Ranger Jack was a very interesting character, and I thought it was pretty cool for a Pokémon ranger to be a part of the adventure.

I don't care what anybody says. I thought Manaphy was adorable. Her relationship with May was much more appealing than Max's relationship with Jirachi three movies ago. It was nice that May got her own movie.

With the gang journeying to the Temple of the Sea, the film has a great sense of adventure. The scope of the film is epic and the sea temple was a wonder to behold. The animation is as good as ever, even if there is some really bad CGI here and there.

The action in this film is also quite epic, especially the action taking place at the sea temple. The scene where Ash goes to put the crystal back was exciting and the music score used for that scene was simply perfect.

This is another strong Pokémon movie. It's too sad that after the Hoenn region, things started to go bad with rehashes of old material and other stuff that just doesn't work. Recommended for fans of the series.

RATING: B+


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Country:

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Release Date:

23 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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$27,638,625
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