The Pokémon Company International unveiled a new animated special, Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles, which is inspired by the popular Pokémon Legends: Arceus video game and follows Ash, his Pikachu and friends on exciting adventures through the Sinnoh region.
The English-language version of Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles will premiere at a screening event at the 2022 Pokémon World Championships in London around 6 pm BST on 19 August, available on a first come first served basis. Outside of the 2022 Pokémon World Championships, fans around the world (excluding Asia) will be able to watch Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicle” exclusively on Netflix on 23 September.
In anticipation of the Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles premiere, The Pokémon Company International offered fans a sneak peek at the upcoming animated special by unveiling first-look screenshots and an official synopsis, as well as debuting the trailer on the Pokémon YouTube channel.
Here is the official synopsis: A visit to the Sinnoh region turns into a high-stakes adventure when Ash, Pikachu, and friends join forces with powerful Pokémon to confront a looming threat! When Ash, Goh, and Dawn receive a mysterious message from the Mythical Pokémon Arceus, they meet up with Brock and head to Mount Coronet to investigate. There, they find a rampaging Heatran and the commanders of Team Galactic, who are determined to find their missing leader by opening a gate between dimensions. With a trio of Legendary Pokémon and Sinnoh Champion Cynthia on their side, our heroes have lots of help, but they’ll need all they can get to save Sinnoh from being destroyed!