New story details have been revealed for this year’s Pokemon movie, releasing in Japan on July 16th. This is just a brief overview of the plot, and may be altered or expanded upon as we get closer to July. Remember there may be spoilers, so read with caution. Thanks to Serebii for this synopsis:

“As Ash continued his journey aiming to become a Pokémon Master, a lump covered in white smoke suddenly dropped out of the sky and landed in front of him and his friends. As white smoke spread around as far as the eye could see, a shape appeared from within it; The mythical Pokémon Volcanion.

Ignoring the worried Ash and his friends, Volcanion, who hates humans, immediately tries to leave the place. However, the impact of the fall caused Ash and Volcanion to be linked together by a strange device, leaving them unable to separate…!

Volcanion runs off and Ash gets dragged along by it, eventually reaching the Azoth Kingdom, a city of super-machinery where gigantic cogwheels are all over the place and rotating. Why did Volcanion fall from the sky? And why did it head to the Azoth Kingdom!? With the mechanical kingdom of machinery as its setting, the hottest legend in Pokémon history begins!”

What do you guys think? Was it what you were hoping for? How do you think it will tie into the next game? Let us know!

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I've been a fan of Pokemon for a little bit over 8 years. My very first Pokemon game was Pokemon Sapphire, which I recieved as a gift alongside a Gameboy Advance. To this day, I still continue loving Pokemon with the same passion and intensity as before. My two favorite Pokemon are Dedenne and Milotic, and my favorite type is the Fairy-type.