As CoroCoro magazine shares the 19th Pokémon anime movie’s new discovery, the Pokémon Company International has officially revealed the Mythical Pokémon Magearna. This Artificial type was created by humans 500 years ago, with a three feet and three inches tall metallic body sheltering its internal machinery, and shares the next movie’s title with the Mythical Steam type Volcanion which first appeared in the teaser trailer released back in December.
The Pokémon Company International has also revealed the plot for the movie titled Pokémon the Movie XY & Z: Volcanion to Karakuri no Magearna (Pokémon the Movie XY & Z: Volcanion and the Tricky Magearna), describing the story:
In this latest Pokémon full-length feature film, a mysterious force binds Ash to the Mythical Pokémon Volcanion when it falls from the sky. Volcanion can’t get away, and Ash is dragged along as it continues on its mission. They arrive in a city of cogs and gears, where a corrupt minister has stolen the ultimate invention: the Artificial Pokémon Magearna created 500 years ago. The minister plans to use Magearna’s mysterious power to take control of the mechanical kingdom. Can Ash and Volcanion work together to rescue Magearna? One of the greatest battles in Pokémon history is about to unfold!
Kunihiko Yuyama returns as director for this latest Pokémon anime movie, and it’s scheduled for release in Japan on July 16th.