AKB48‘s Watanabe Mayu will be the narrator in Pokemon‘s upcoming short movie Pikachu, What’s this Key for? (ピカチュウ、これなんのカギ？).
The short movie will be screened at the same time as Pokemon XY The Movie : Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (ポケモン・ザ・ムービーＸＹ「破壊の繭とディアンシー」).
It will be released in theaters on July 19 in Japan.
Watanabe Mayu succeeds to the former AKB48 member Maeda Atsuko who was the narrator of Pokemon film last year.
Furthermore, Nakagawa Shoko will appear in Pokemon XY The Movie : Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction as a guest voice actress. She will be voicing Mirisu Steel.
The theme song is performed by the female Japanese pop rock band Scandal.
Check out the trailer.