Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (movie)

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[ sequel of Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl (TV) ]

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Alternative title:
Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai (Japanese)
Pokémon - De Opkomst van Darkrai (Dutch)
Pokémon: A Ascensão do Darkrai (Portuguese)
Pokémon: El desafío de Darkrai (Spanish)
Pokémon: El surgimiento de Darkrai (Spanish)
Pokèmon: L'ascesa di Darkrai (Italian)
Pokémon: O Pesadelo de Darkrai (Portuguese)
ポケットモンスター ダイヤモンド&パール ディアルガVSパルキアVSダークライ (Japanese)
神奇寶貝 決戰時空の塔 帝牙盧卡 VS 帕路奇犽 達克萊伊 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: action, fantasy
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Dialga rules time, and Palkia rules space, they lived in an alternate dimension so they decided to fight within their own reality, which would make it bad for the real world too. Dialga and Palkia appear before Ash and his friends and drag the city into their own world. If they destroy this city, they'll also destroy the whole world.
User Ratings: 228 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 16 votes (sub:8, dub:7, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Excellent: 22 votes (dub:15, sub:5, raw:2)
 Very good: 37 votes (dub:25, sub:10, raw:1, edit.dub:1)
 Good: 66 votes (dub:44, sub:13, edit.dub:6, others:3
1 Italian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Decent: 44 votes (dub:25, sub:15, edit.dub:2, raw:1, others:1
1 Dutch dubbed
)
 So-so: 19 votes (dub:14, sub:4, others:1
1 Dutch dubbed
)
 Not really good: 7 votes (dub:4, sub:3)
 Weak: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Bad: 7 votes (dub:6, sub:1)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 576 users, rank: #1573 (of 5999)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.746 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.9481, rank: #2955 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 6.600 (Good−), rank: #3160 (of 5995) (seen all: 6.60 / seen some: 7.91 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.647 (Good−), rank: #2828 (of 4548)
Vintage:
2007-07-14
2008-11-08 (Netherlands - TV broadcast Jetix)
2009-05-13 (México - XHGC Canal 5)
2010-02-18 (Cartoon Network Latin America)
2010-03-20 (Ecuador - Teleamazonas)
Premiere date:
2007-07-14 (Japan)
2008-02-24 (USA - Cartoon Network)
2008-08-30 (Netherlands - Walibi World event)
2008-09-06 (Spain - Jetix)
2009-02-13 (Danish - Jetix Scandinavia)
2009-05-13 (México - Canal 5)
2010-02-18 (Cartoon Network Latin America)
2010-03-20 (Ecuador - Teleamazonas)
2013-03-29 (Philippines, GMA Network)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Together 2007 (Eiga Version)" by Fumie Akiyoshi
"We Will be Heroes - The Rise of Darkrai" by John Loeffler
Ending Theme:
"Be with You: Itsumo Soba ni (Always by your side)" by Sarah Brightman 
"I Will be with You ~Itsumo Soba ni~ (Movie Version)" by Sarah Brightman with Chris Thompson
"I'll Always Remember You" by Kirsten Price
"Living in the Shadow" by Chris "Breeze" Barczynski
Official website:
Trivia: We have 3
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DVD (Region 1)
    Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (Dub.DVD) 2008-05-27 (from $4.94)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Screenplay: Hideki Sonoda
Storyboard:
Jouji Shimura (assisting)
Kunihiko Yuyama
Naohito Takahashi (assisting)
Tetsu Kimura (assisting)
Yuji Asada (assisting)
Character Design:
Kazuaki Moori
Toshiya Yamada
Art Director: Minoru Akiba
Chief Animation Director:
Kazuaki Moori
Kazumi Sato
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Cgi Director: Makoto Sato
Director of Photography: Takaya Mizutani
Executive producer:
Kenjiro Itou
Masakazu Kubo
2D Composite Director: Shinsuke Ikeda
3D Effects: Taizo Matsuzaki
3DCG Designer:
Akiko Sone (OLM Digital)
Ikuya Sawai (OLM Digital)
Kitō Hagiwara (OLM Digital)
Maki Sasai (OLM Digital)
Masaaki Kawahara (OLM Digital)
Masayuki Suzuki (OLM Digital)
Miyabi Kogano (OLM Digital)
Yasushi Yamaguchi (OLM Digital)
Animation producer:
Shukichi Kanda
Toshiaki Okuno
Animation Supervisor: Yôichi Kotabe
Art Supervision: Katsuyoshi Kanemura
Background Art:
Hayao Yoshida (Studio Pinewood)
Hee Jin Ro (Art Max)
Jae Bung Kim (Kyung Kang ANIA)
Junko Matsui (Studio Pinewood)
Katsumi Akimoto (Studio Pinewood)
Kazumi Kataoka (Studio Jack)
Kenji Kato (Studio Pinewood)
Kim Eun Ju (Kyung Kang ANIA)
Masaoki Ono (Studio Pinewood)
Mayo Kajiwara (Studio Pinewood)
Norihiro Yoshikawa (Studio Jack)
Sang Ryeon Park (Art Max)
Won Sik Wi (Art Max)
Yasutoshi Kawai (Studio Jack)
Yasuyuki Inaba (Studio Jack)
Yū Tachimoto (Studio Pinewood)
Yun Ho Lee (Kyung Kang ANIA)
BGM Recording Director: Shin'ichi Atari
Casting Assistant: Rihoko Yoshida
CG Art Director: Ryō Kanke
CG Chief Designer: Takuya Fujimoto
CG Producer: Misako Saka
CGI Assistance:
Hiroaki Ōtsubo (JT Globe)
Hiromitsu Saitou (Studio BACU)
Hiroshi Watabe (JT Globe)
Hisashi Akimoto (Studio BACU)
Hisashi Egawa (Wao World)
Kazutaka Tanizawa (JT Globe)
Kengo Itō (JT Globe)
Kunihiko Mita (Studio Galapagos)
Maya Otani (Studio BACU)
Naoe Habara (JT Globe)
Naomi Fukuda (Wao World)
Nobuyuki Fujimoto (JT Globe)
Shin'ichirō Endō (Studio Galapagos)
Shingo Kobayashi (Studio Galapagos)
Tarō Ishizaki (JT Globe)
Tetsuya Sasaki (JT Globe)
Yōichi Ashida (JT Globe)
Yōsuke Inomata (JT Globe)
Yū Aoki (Wao World)
Yumiko Abe (Studio Galapagos)
Character Setting:
Kenji Matsushima
Koji Nishino
Color Management System:
Aya Mashima
Wataru Matsumoto
Digital Coordinator: Kenji Otake
Digital Mastering:
Atsuko Nakayama
Atsushi Aikawa
Digital Optical Recording: Noboru Nishio
Dolby Film Consultant:
Mikio Mori (Continental Far East)
Tsutomu Kawahigashi (Continental Far East)
Editing: Toshio Henmi
Editing Assistant:
Daisuke Imai
Jin Nogawa
Film Development, Timing:
Hiroaki Hirabayashi
Yayoi Ohba
Film Recording: Masashi Koshiro
Foley Recording: Satoshi Yano
In-Between Check: Fujika Enomoto
Lab Coordinator:
Yuriko Sato
Yuuko Shimura
Optical Re-Recording: Akira Toshisawa
Original Score (partial):
Go Ichinose
Morikazu Aoki
Photography:
Aise Itou (Tripod)
Daisuke Inoue (Tripod)
Erika Kawajiri (Tripod)
Fujiko Tabata (Studio Cosmos)
Hajime Izumisawa (Tripod)
Harukata Kinoshita (OLM)
Hiromichi Suzuki (OLM)
Hiroshi Tanigaki (OLM)
Hiroshi Yoshida (Studio Cosmos)
Jun Otaki (OLM)
Kaori Ōtsuka (OLM)
Kazuhiro Udagawa (Studio Cosmos)
Ken Yabuki (Tripod)
Koichi Gonda (Studio Cosmos)
Koji Yamakoshi (Tripod)
Mai Sato (OLM)
Masaki Kubomura (Tripod)
Masao Onuki (Tripod)
Miki Kameda (Tripod)
Mitsunobu Yoshida (OLM)
Mizuho Koike (Tripod)
Nahomi Yamamichi (OLM)
Naohisa Haijima (Studio Cosmos)
Shinji Ikegami (Studio Cosmos)
Takamitsu Sera (Tripod)
Taro Okuzawa (Tripod)
Tatsumi Yukiwaki (OLM)
Teiji Ueda (Tripod)
Tetsuya Ōtsuki (Tripod)
Tohru Sugawara (Studio Cosmos)
Tomohiro Nishimura (Studio Cosmos)
Tomoyoshi Ishizuka (Tripod)
Yoshiko Chatani (OLM)
Yuichi Katsumata (Tripod)
Yuji Asada (Studio Cockpit)
Yuko Okubo (Tripod)
Yuko Orikasa (Studio Cosmos)
Yumiko Morimoto (Studio Cosmos)
Yumiko Murakami (Tripod)
Production Committee:
Hiroyuki Tada (TV Tokyo)
Kenji Tominaga (Game Freak)
Kenrō Utsumi (TV Tokyo)
Machiko Ishii (TV Tokyo)
Mikiko Yasui (TV Tokyo)
Naohiro Kawaguchi (TV Tokyo)
Yōhei Terahara (TV Tokyo)
Yoshio Tajiri (Game Freak)
Yuu Yoshizawa (TV Tokyo)
Production manager: Tsukasa Koitabashi
Publicity Producer: Ryōsuke Kamada
Recording engineer:
Hideyuki Arisuga (assistant)
Kunio Ando
Mirai Ueno (assistant)
Setting Production: Norio Nitta
Sound Effects: Daisuke Ueyasu
Sound Production Desk: Akiko Nakamura
Special Effects:
Noriyuki Ohta
Sayo Tanaka
Special Thanks To:
Nobuhei Hirano
Ryoko Nashimoto
Supervision: Tsunekazu Ishihara
Technical Director: Ken'ichi Asō
Theater Recording Mixer: Mitsutoki Nakamura
Theme Song Arrangement: Tatsuya Nishiwaki (OP)
Theme Song Composition:
Amund Biorklund (ED)
Espen Lind (ED)
Magnus Rostadmo (ED)
Rie (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Amund Biorklund (ED)
D&P Project (OP)
Espen Lind (ED)
Magnus Rostadmo (ED)
Theme Song Performance:
Fumie Akiyoshi (OP)
Sarah Brightman (ED)
Ikue Ohtani as Pikachu
Inuko Inuyama as Nyasu
Megumi Hayashibara as Musashi
Megumi Toyoguchi as Hikari
Rica Matsumoto as Satoshi
Shinichiro Miki as Kojiro
Unshou Ishizuka as Narrator
Yuji Ueda as Takeshi

Chinami Nishimura as Pachirisu
Daisuke Sakaguchi as Ussoki
Etsuko Kozakura as Pocchama
Katsuyuki Konishi as Greggle
Kiyotaka Furushima as
Buizeru
Mukkbird
Kōji Yamamoto as Tonio
Miyako Ito as
Aipom
Pinpuku
Rosa Katou as Alice
Shinichiro Miki as Naetoru
Tomoko Kawakami as Mimiroru

Chiharu Suzuka as Alicia
Chiyuki Zakouji as Marilli
Hinako Sasaki as Marill
Hiroshi Yamamoto as Katsumi
Hiroyuki Baba as Dodaitose
Kenta Miyake as Gordy
Kikuko Inoue as Nurse Joi
Koji Ishizaka as Darkrai
Kouichi Yamadera as Baron Albert
Mamiko Noto as Alicia(child)
Megumi Hayashibara as Pigeon
Mika Teratani as Ruriri
Shoko Nakagawa as Maki
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Oriental Light and Magic
CG Production: OLM Digital
Color Management System: Galette TM
Distributor: TOHO
Editing: Jay Film
Film Lab: Imagica
Graphic Design: Viracocha
Recording Studio: Studio Aoi
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
English cast
English staff
Executive producer: Akira Chiba

Theme Song Performance: John Loeffler
Bill Rogers as Brock
Emily Bauer as Dawn
Ikue Ohtani as Pikachu
Sarah Natochenny as Ash Ketchum

Jimmy Zoppi as
James
Meowth
Khristine Hvam as Alice
Michele Knotz as Jessie
Rich McNanna as Tonio
English companies
Internet Streaming: Hulu
Licensed by: Pokemon USA, Inc.
French staff
French cast
Directeur de Plateau: Jean-Daniel Nicodème
French companies
Dubbing: Sunstudio
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director:
Amparo Valencia (Spain dub)
Gerardo García
Translation: Rosa María Pérez (Spain dub)
ADR Script: Amparo Valencia (Spain dub)

Theme Song Adaptation:
Daniel Anglès (Spain dub)
Rosa María Pérez (Spain dub)
Theme Song Performance:
Ágata García (Spain dub; ED1)
Daniel Anglès (Spain dub; OP)
Lorena Sarti (ED1)
Marc Vilavella (Spain dub; ED2)
Mario Cuevas (OP / ED2)
Sergi Cuenca (Spain dub; ED2)
Adolfo Moreno as Ash Ketchum(Spain dub)
Alan Prieto as Brock
Gabriel Ramos as Ash Ketchum
Gaby Ugarte as Dawn
Javier Balas as Brock(Spain dub)
Mar Bordallo as Maya(Spain dub)

Amparo Valencia as Jessie(Spain dub)
Diana Perez as Jessie
Gerardo Vásquez as Meowth
Héctor Cantolla as Darkrai(Spain dub)
Iván Jara as James(Spain dub)
José Escobosa as Meowth(Spain dub)
Lorenzo Beteta as Tonio(Spain dub)
Olga Velasco as Alice(Spain dub)

Alex Saudinós as Maury(Spain dub)
Amparo Valencia as Alicia(Spain dub; old)
Eduardo Del Hoyo as
Dai(Spain dub)
Narrator(Spain dub)
Gabriel Ortiz as Maurice
Gerardo García as Tonio
Gerardo Vásquez as Narration
Humberto Solorzano as Darkrai
José Escobosa as Godey(Spain dub)
Pilar Martín as
Alicia(Spain dub; child)
Nurse Joy(Spain dub)
Tonio(Spain dub; child)
Rafa Romero as Baron Alberto(Spain dub)
Rebeca Gómez as Alice
Ricardo Tejedo as Barom Alberto

Alex Saudinós(Spain dub)
José Escobosa(Spain dub)
Pilar Martín(Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster:
Cartoon Network L.A
Cartoon Network L.A. (Latin America)
Clan TVE (Spain)
Disney XD (Spain)
Jetix (Spain) (2008-09-06)
Teleamazonas (Ecuador)
Telecinco (Spain; 2010-01-06)
Televisa Canal 5 (México)
Distributor: Televix
Dubbing: Candiani Studios
Dubbing Studio: Deluxe 103 (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Federico Danti

Dialogues: Laura Brambilla
Angela Ricciardi as Alice
Davide Garbolino as Ash Ketchum
Emanuela Pacotto as Jessie
Luca Bottale as Brock
Pietro Ubaldi as Meowth
Simone D'Andrea as James
Tosawi Piovani as Dawn

Luca Sandri as Tonio

Pietro Ubaldi as Darkrai
Renata Bertolas as Infernape's trainer
Italian companies
German staff
German cast
(none)
Ikue Ohtani as Ash's Pikachu
Jana Kilka as Dawn
Marc Stachel as Brock
Veronika Neugebauer as Ash Ketchum

Claudia Lössl as Jessie
David Turba as Tonio
Gerhard Acktun as Meowth
Jan Spitzer as Darkrai
Matthias Klie as James
Sebastian Schultz as Baron Alberto

Julius Jellinek as Maury
Luisa Wietzorek as Alicia(young)
Luise Lunow as Alicia
Silvia Mißbach as Nurse Joy
Tanya Kahana as Allegra
German companies
(none)
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Executive producer: Yasuhiro Masuda
Assistant producer: Audrey Peyre
Creative Director: Ayako Tsunekawa
Mixing: Simon Ellegaard
Online Video Editor: Max Christensen
Script Translation/adaption: Bianca Steenhagen
Sound Engineer: Leon Wiedijk
Theme Song Performance:
Anneke Beukman
Marcel Veenendaal
Translation/Adaption Songs: Bianca Steenhagen
Voice Direction: Hilde de Mildt
Dutch companies
Dubbing: Sun Studio
Danish staff
Danish cast
(none)
Mathias Klenske as Ash Ketchum
Peter Holst-Beck as Brock

Ann Hjort as Jessie
Peter Zhelder as Meowth
Thomas Kirk as James
Danish companies
Distributor: Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Denmark)
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
(none)
Julius Figueroa as Brock
Klariz Magboo as Ash Ketchum
Rona Aguilar as Dawn

Ahlee Reyes as Nurse Joy
Charmaine Cordoviz as
Alice
Jesse
Jefferson Utanes as James
Julius Figueroa as Meowth

Jefferson Utanes as Baron Alberto
Robert Brillantes as Darkrai
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: GMA Network
Dubbing: ALTA Productions
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Gilmara Sanches
Translation: Elaine Pagano
ADR Script: Elaine Pagano

Sound Egginner: João Hashimoto
Portuguese companies
ADR Production: SDI Media
Distributor: Televix (Brazil)
Dubbing Director: Centauro
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
Online Video Editor: Max Christensen (Swedish Version)
Swedish companies
Distributor: Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Sweden)
Producer: SDI Media (Swedish Version)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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