Pokemon Movie 17: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie


Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Pokemon XY: Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie, Pocket Monsters XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie, Pokemon XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie
Japanese: ポケモン・ザ・ムービーXY『破壊の繭とディアンシー』
English: Pokemon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
German: Pokémon Film 17: Diancie und der Kokon der Zerstörung
Spanish: Pokémon Película 17: Diancie y la Crisálida de la Destrucción
French: Pokémon Film 17: Diancie et Le Cocon de L'Annihilation
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 19, 2014
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: OLM
Source: Game
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Rating: PG - Children

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Score: 6.471 (scored by 2412824,128 users)
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Ranked: #66002
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Popularity: #3039
Members: 40,406
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Synopsis

The story is set in Diamond Ore Country, of which Diancie is the princess.This is a country located deep underground, where the Pokémon Carbink live together in peace. The energy source of this country is a giant diamond called the Sacred Diamond, which can only be created by princess Diancie. However, the current princess doesn't yet possess the power to create such a diamond, and the current Sacred Diamond's power is soon going to run out, which would result in the end of the country. Diancie meets up with Ash and Pikachu, and set off together with them to search for the legendary Pokemon Xerneas, which possesses sacred power, but on the way, they find the cocoon where the Destruction Pokémon, Yveltal, who was said to have once destroyed life in Kalos, lies in wait.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Diancie

Main
Matsumoto, Marika
Japanese

Kojirou

Supporting
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese

Musashi

Supporting
Hayashibara, Megumi
Japanese

Nyarth

Supporting
Inuyama, Inuko
Japanese

Narrator

Supporting
Ishizuka, Unshou
Japanese

Staff

Hosoya, Nobuyuki
Producer
Yuyama, Kunihiko
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Valencia, Amparo
Script, ADR Director


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Apr 20, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction is the first Pokemon film in a while that features some fresh ideas and creative moments. In the vein of the last few, it's also an unambitious work stuck in a rut.

Near the end of the film, there's a great scene with Ash and five antagonists awaking Yveltal. The ensuing attempts to kidnap Diancie and run away from the harbinger of death are joyously written. These scenes make only a tiny portion of the film overall, but they stand out from the cookie-cutter writing we're usually treated with in these films.

The good thing about this one is that ...
Dec 10, 2014
*THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS*

Anyone who knows the Pokemon movies knows that a lot of them are very formulaic, but most still appeal to fans in one way or another. Diancie and the Cocoon of Destiny, however, is different, becoming most likely my least favourite Pokemon film yet.
I watched the Cartoon Network broadcast of the movie, so perhaps that's the reason why, but this movie felt very hurried, and it lacked impact as a result.

The story was very much to the formula of numerous other Pokemon movies. Meet new Pokemon -> Help it achieve its goal -> Uh-oh! Human baddies/Pokemon baddies -> Friendship prevails!
This same old ...
Feb 12, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Before I begin, I need to mention that this movie is probably not for everyone's tastes. You have to be a Pokemon fan to enjoy it. I'm writing this review and rating this movie in terms of how it compares to the other movies of the franchise.

I should also add that the trailer was quite misleading as it had a number of scenes I didn't see in the movie.

Story 5/10
The story isn't anything too special, as it follows the typical formula of the Pokemon movies.

Ash & co. meet Diance, a legendary Pokemon, whom they decide to help out. Diance is looking for Xerneas ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Pokemon XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie Episode 1 Discussion
SweetKiichigo - Nov 10, 2014
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Aug 4, 1:28 PM
What is better? Dub Or Subs?
Kowiix - Nov 14, 2015
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Dec 20, 2020 7:17 AM
How many episodes of XY should I watch before watching this?
Kagami - Apr 1, 2015
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May 29, 2015 11:57 PM
Trailer + Info
Aipom - Mar 10, 2014
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Aug 20, 2014 6:06 AM
Diancie for the game
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