Yesterday, the official website for the Pokémon anime films confirmed that the 2018 film will feature the Legendary Pokémon, Lugia. The website revealed a visual while explaining that Lugia was the shadow seen in the earliest trailer. The website even confirmed that flute music heard in the teaser trailer is Lugia’s song from Pokémon 2000 The Movie.
This new film is set to open in theaters in Japan on July 13. It is the sequel to Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! with Tetsuo Yajima returning to direct. Shizue Kaneko will be in charge of character design. Whereas, Wit Studio will handle animation production alongside the franchise’s mainstay studio Oriental Light and Magic.