Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions, originally released in Japan as Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl the Movie: Phantom Ruler: Zoroark (劇場版ポケットモンスター ダイヤモンド＆パール 幻影の覇者 ゾロアーク, Gekijōban Poketto Monsutā Daiyamondo ando Pāru: Gen'ei no Hasha: Zoroāku), is a Pokémon anime film, the thirteenth in the meta series franchise history and the fourth in the Diamond & Pearl series arc. It was released in Japan on July 10, 2010. The movie's fictitious setting is based on various locations in the Netherlands, the Netherlands Public Broadcasting's country, and Belgium. Among the locations they visited and that have been used as inspiration for the movie were the Magere Brug, Amstel River, Kinderdijk, and Brussels, the city of Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie and Radio-Télévision belge de la Communauté française. The film's theme song in Japan was "Ice Cream Syndrome" by Sukima Switch.
An American English language release of the film aired on Cartoon Network on February 5, 2011, the same day the DP Saga ended. On February 25, 2011, it aired in the Netherlands on Disney XD; it was released on DVD in May 2011 with a Dutch dub. The film also aired on CITV on February 26, 2011 in the UK, just 3 weeks after the US; this marked the first time a Pokémon film aired mere weeks after the US, and especially marked the first time an exclusively new film premiered on free-to-air TV. It later aired on Disney XD UK on May 5, 2011. Amazon.co.uk and HMV listed Pokémon: Zoroark Master of Illusions for DVD release in the UK on August 29, 2011; this is the first Pokémon DVD release in the UK since Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai in 2008. The film was released by Universal UK with a free limited edition Celebi Trading Card; this is also the first Pokémon DVD released in the UK before the US, as the DVD was released on September 20, 2011 in the US. It made its Pakistani debut in February 2012 on Cartoon Network.
The film was shown at local theaters during the Pokémon Black and White Tour in the United States. Zoroark: Master of Illusions is the sixth film (Pokémon The Movie 2000, Pokémon Heroes, Destiny Deoxys, Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea) to introduce Pokémon from a succeeding generation in the main plot.
L’intrigue met en scène Celebi, qui revient du futur pour tenter d’empêcher l'affrontement entre les légendaires Pokémon Raiku, Entei et Suicune. Pendant ce temps, Sasha, Pierre et Aurore se dirigent vers la ville de La Couronne pour assister à la compétition mondiale de cuisine. Ils rencontrent alors Zorua, un Pokémon à la recherche de sa maman lorsque la ville se fait attaquer…