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, Nintendo, Pikachu Project, Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, GAME FREAK
- Keyword: nightmare, pocket monsters, contest, misunderstanding, battle, based on video game, interdimensional beings, anime
- Cast: Rica Matsumoto, Ikue Otani, Yuji Ueda, Megumi Toyoguchi, Megumi Hayashibara, Ryuji Akiyama