Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, seemingly deadly Pokemon named Darkrai, which has the power to distort space and time.
- Genre: Family, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Action, Science Fiction
- Studio: TV Tokyo, GAME FREAK, Nintendo, Pikachu Project, Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions
- Keyword: nightmare, pocket monsters, contest, misunderstanding, battle, based on video game, interdimensional beings, anime
- Cast: Rica Matsumoto, Ikue Otani, Yûji Ueda, Megumi Toyoguchi, Megumi Hayashibara, Ryuji Akiyama