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A New Oath

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新たなる誓い
A New Oath.png
Aratanaru Chikai
A New Oath
Special
Artist 田村直美
Naomi Tamura
Lyrics 戸田昭吾
Akihito Toda
Composer たなかひろかず
Hirokazu Tanaka
Arrangement たなかひろかず
Hirokazu Tanaka
Pikachu Records single
Title Ready Go!
Catalog no. ZMCP-1399

A New Oath (Japanese: 新たなる誓い Aratanaru Chikai) is the Japanese opening (and ending) theme for TV Pokémon movie, The Legend of Thunder!.

Opening animation

Synopsis

The Pocket Monsters logo, "ポケットモンスター" (Pocket Monsters), appears together with "クリスタル" (Crystal), shines, then changes to the title "ライコウ 雷の伝説" (Raikou - Legend of Thunder). Jimmy is looking at a stadium, then he shows a Poké Ball. His Typhlosion is battling a Nidoking. Vincent, Marina and Jimmy are in a flashback, with their starters (Chikorita, Totodile and Cyndaquil). Jimmy is seen losing a battle against Silver. Jimmy and his Cyndaquil are running, Cyndaquil evolves to Quilava, then to Typhlosion. After becoming stronger, the duo wins a battle against Silver, and celebrates. A bolt of lightning is seen. Attila and Hun are seen. Jimmy's Typhlosion battles Hun's Steelix and Attila's Skarmory. Marina poses to the camera. Vincent appears. Professor Sebastian and Eugene are looking at the sky. Jimmy is holding a Poké Ball, and his Typhlosion appears. Attila's Skarmory, Hun's Steelix, Jimmy's Typhlosion, Marina's Misdreavus, Vincent's Meganium, and Raikou are seen. Marina, Jimmy, Vincent, their Pokémon and Raikou appear.

Characters

Human

Pokémon

Lyrics

Japanese Romaji English
Ah! 新しい 風に吹かれても
変わらない おれの夢
そう! ポケモンマスター!

まだまだ 世界は ひろいって
地平線が おしえてくれてるよ
まだまだ ゴールは とおいって
わかると逆に もえちゃうぜ!

まぶしくて おおきくて もえてる
あの朝日に ひとり誓う
“ぜったい 負けない!”

Ah! 新しい大地に 立っても
変わらない おれの道
ララ 風といっしょに!

まだまだ仲間はいるなずさ
水平線見てると感じるよ
まだまだやることいっぱいって
思うと逆にうれしいぜ!

やさしくて おおきくて しずかな
あの夕日にひとり願う
”守ってよ みんなを”

負けそうに なることも あるけど
この冒険はひとりじゃない
そうさ みんなで行くんだ!

Ah! 新しい鳴き声きこえても
変わらない このセリフ
そう! ゲットだぜイエー!

Ah! あたらしい ライバル 現れても
変わらない 好奇心
さあ! バトルしようぜ!
Ah! Atarashii kaze ni fukarete mo
Kawaranai ore no yume
Sō! Pokémon Masutā!

Mada mada sekai wa hiroitte
Chiheisen ga oshiete kureteru yo
Mada mada gōru wa tōitte
Wakaru to gyaku ni moechau ze!

Mabushikute ōkikute moeteru
Ano asahi ni hitori chikau
"Zettai makenai!"

Ah! Atarashii daichi ni tatte mo
Kawaranai ore no michi
Rara kaze to issho ni!

Mada mada nakama wa iru hazu sa
Suiheisen miteru to kanjiru yo
Mada mada yaru koto ippai tte
Omou to gyaku ni ureshii ze!

Yasashikute ookikute shizuka na
Ano yuuhi ni hitori negau
"Mamotte yo minna wo"

Makesou ni naru koto mo aru kedo
Kono bouken wa hitori ja nai
Sou sa minna de iku n da!

Ah! Atarashii nakigoe kikoete mo
Kawaranai kono serifu
Sou! get da ze ie!

Ah! Atarashii raibaru arawarete mo
Kawaranai kōkishin
Saa! Batoru shiyō ze!
Ah! Even if I'm blown by a new wind
My dream won't change
That's right! Pokémon Master!

Still a way to go: the world is wide
The horizon tells me that
Still a way to go: my goal is far away
I know that, but instead it gets me fired up!

Dazzling and large it burns
Alone I swear to that morning sun
"I absolutely won't lose!"

Ah! Even if I stand in a new land
My road won't change
La-la, with the wind!

There are still new friends to meet,
I feel when I see the horizon
There is a lot to do still -
I'm strangely happy to think that!

To this this gentle, quiet, and wide
Setting sun I swear
"Protect us all"

Sometimes I feel I'm losing,
But on this adventure I'm not alone
So let's walk all together!

Ah! Even if I listen to a new cry
This word won't change
So! Get them, yeah!

Ah! Even if a new rival appears
My curiosity won't change
C'mon! Let's battle!

Trivia

Silver's cameo
  • Silver makes a cameo in this opening, when he appears with his Nidoking after defeating Jimmy.
  • The first sentence of the lyrics makes references on the motto of New Bark Town, "Where Winds of a New Beginning Blow".


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