Pokemon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel To Be Released on Blu-ray & DVD via Manga UK

Manga Entertainment UK continues to expand it’s catalogue of Pokemon titles as a listing on Amazon UK has revealed that Manga Entertainment UK will be releasing Pokemon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel on to DVD and Blu-ray within the UK later this year; specifically on the 15th May 2017 (subject to any release date amendments).

The film, which previously received a UK TV debut on CITV last year, sees Ash, Serena, Clemont, Bonnie and Pikachu encounter the brand new Pokemon named Volcanion who is attempting to protect another mysterious Pokemon from danger but after an unfortunate accident Ash and Volcanion end up getting stuck together and as such an unlikely team is born to stop an upcoming threat.

Synopsis: In this latest cinematic adventure, Ash meets the Mythical Pokémon Volcanion when it crashes down from the sky, creating a cloud of dust and a mysterious force binds the two of them together! Volcanion despises humans and tries to get away, but it s forced to drag Ash along as it continues its rescue 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. He plans to use its mysterious power to take control of this mechanical kingdom! Can Ash and Volcanion work together to rescue Magearna? One of the greatest battles in Pokémon history is about to unfold!

Manga Entertainment UK had previously released the original Pokemon Movie Trilogy, as well as the previous film Pokemon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages, onto DVD and Blu-ray late last year but now the distributor is looking to expand their selection of Pokemon content by offering this latest film to UK fans. As per usual the film will be released in English and it WILL NOT feature the Japanese dub (despite listings on certain retailers). Finally; tentative box-art for the film has also been released; of which you can see below!

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Pokemon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel will be available on Blu-ray and DVD within the UK from the 15th May 2017 and is currently available to pre-order from Amazon UK.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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