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World's first Pokémon Blu-Ray releases announced

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tagline=Australia to get Arceus and Zoroark movies in new format |
blurb=Update: A combo pack of movies five and seven will be released on Blu-Ray in North America, releasing May 15, 2011. Arceus and the Jewel of Life and Zoroark: Master of Illusions are to be released on Blu-Ray in Australia on 1 June, 2011. }}
{{ud}} Miramax Films and Echo Bridge Home Entertainment have announced a Blu-Ray combo pack of movies [[bp:M05|five]] and [[bp:M07|seven]], with a release coming May 15, 2011. [ source]
[[File:M13 poster.jpg|thumb|right|220px|''Zoroark'' - coming to a Blu-Ray player near you!]]
As first reported by PokemonAus, Magna Pacific, the publisher of all current Pokémon home media in Australia, will be releasing {{wp|Blu-Ray}} versions of the [[bp:M12|twelfth]] and [[bp:M13|thirteenth]] Pokémon feature films on June 1, 2011. Their release comes amongst a number of other DVD releases including the complete [[bp:Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension|eleventh]] and [[bp:Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Galactic Battles|twelfth season]] box sets, the first half of the [[bp: Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors|thirteenth season]] and the thirteenth movie on DVD.
The Blu-Ray releases of these films are the first Pokémon media announced for the format anywhere in the world, including Japan and the United States. It is unknown at this time if Viz, another major international publisher, intends to publish any Pokémon media on Blu-Ray.