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17th Pokémon Film to Air on Cartoon Network, Teletoon in November

posted on by Rachel Mahoney
Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction premiered in Japan in July

Cartoon Network will air the 17th Pokémon film, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (Pokémon the Movie XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie), on November 8 at 2:30 p.m. ET, while Canadian media company Teletoon announced in a press release that the film will premiere on the station on November 9 at 1 p.m. ET/PT.

The Cartoon Network showing will follow a Pokémon Advance marathon that will begin at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction premiered in Japan on July 19, and ranked #1 at the Japanese box office during its debut week. The film earned a total of 2,888,092,401 yen (US$26,546,681) at the Japanese box office as of the weekend of September 13-14.

The Pokémon Company describes the story:

In the underground Diamond Domain, where many Carbink live, the Mythical PokémonDiancie serves as ruler. The Heart Diamond that sustains the land is beginning to fall apart, and Diancie is not yet strong enough to create a new one. While seeking help from the Legendary Pokémon Xerneas, Diancie encounters a group of thieves who want to take control of its diamond-producing power—and who awaken the Legendary Pokémon Yveltal from its cocoon in the process! Can Ash and his friends help Diancie discover its true power, stop Yveltal's rampage, and save the Diamond Domain?

Thanks to Mark Alv for the news tip.

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