Year: 2000
USA & UK: Warner Bros
English Language Cast (voices of): Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Ted Lewis, Eric Stuart, Addie Blaustein, Ikue Ootani, Stan Hart, Kayzie Rogers, Megan Hollingshead, Phillip Bartlett
Japanese Language Cast (voices of): Rica Matsumoto, Ikue Ootani, Mayumi Iizuka, Tomokazu Seki, Satomi Koorogi, Megumi Hayashibara, Shinichiro Miki, Inuko Inuyama, Unsho Ishizuka, Koichi Yamadera, Masatoshi Hamada, Takeshi Kaga
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Countries: Japan / USA
USA: 115 mins
UK: 102 mins
USA Rating: G
UK Certificate: PG contains fairly intense action scenes
USA Release Date: 21 July 2000
UK Release Date: 22 December 2000


The movie is in two parts. Part 1 is called PIKACHU'S RESCUE ADVENTURE, the second part, THE POWER OF ONE. A Pokemon collector, Jirarudan, has a plan to release and capture the sea monster Pokemon, Lugia. This would make Jirarudan the most powerful Pokemon trainer on the planet. However, Ash and his friends attempt to stop him because Lugia's power could destroy the world.