Pokémon The Movie: White – Victini and Zekrom and Pokémon The Movie: Black – Victini and Reshiram not coming to theatres in Canada

Joining the Yu-Gi-Oh! gang, Ash and Pikachu’s latest theatrical adventure unfortunately won’t be taking flight in Canada, despite the recently announced 2-day nationwide US event in December. I have confirmed with a Cinedigm representative that the showcases are indeed US-only for a variety or reasons. Pokemon fans are just going to have to bask in the Black & White YTV broadcast, and watch the latest film release on DVD.

Because I enjoy rubbing salt in wounds, here’s a plot synopsis and trailer of the White film:

During their travels through the Unova region, Ash and his friends Iris and Cilan arrive in Eindoak Town, built around a castle called the Sword of the Vale. The three Trainers have come to compete in the town’s annual battle competition, and Ash manages to win with some unexpected help from the Mythical Pokémon Victini! It turns out Victini has a special bond with this place…

Long ago, the castle watched over the Kingdom of the Vale, and the partnership between Victini and the king protected its people who lived there. But that kingdom has since vanished into memory, leaving behind powerful relics and ancient Pokémon. Damon, a descendant of the People of the Vale, is trying to restore the lost kingdom with the help of his Reuniclus. His quest has taken him to the far reaches of the barren desert, and he has convinced the Legendary Pokémon Reshiram to join him in the search for truth!

Damon plans to trap Victini and harness its power, and as that plan gets under way, the entire town of Eindoak faces disaster! Can Ash awaken the Legendary Pokémon Zekrom to help him stop Damon and save Victini? The greatest adventure in Pokémon history approaches!

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    • Anime-Ash
    • September 20th, 2011

    I think it’s possible for the movies to air on YTV since the last 2 latest movies premiered on YTV around the same time it premiered on CN, and it appears Pokemon is doing really well on YTV, so airing the movies should be a ratings-grabber.

    • d
    • October 11th, 2011

    Why wont they put it on thetres in Canada, im so sad, Im 17 and i havent ever been to the theatres to watch pokemon, only dvd.

    • FatimaSahra_
    • November 14th, 2011

    UGH! Why not in Canadian theaters?! I wanted to experience Pokemon on the big screen again, so selfish! D:

    • Raditz
    • November 15th, 2011

    It bugs me how only america and Japan get these movies in cinemas

    im from the Uk and the only movie we got in cinemas here was the first movie and it was a massive success

    Hell we dont even have access to all the movies in region 2

    its soo damn annoying

    • Angry
    • December 1st, 2011

    UGH! I’m so sick of somethings not being brought to Canda. I wanted to go into theaters and watch the pokemon movie because as a kid I never went to see the first pokemon movies >:(

    • pkmn master from ancient greece (really from canada)
    • February 21st, 2012

    wtf i cant believe they didnt bring this to canada for frig sakes its a multi national company why only show it to 2 countries

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