A mysterious woman named “J” appears in front of Ash and his friends. She’s one of the evil Pokémon Hunters who, with her Drapion, Ariados and Salamence, robs Pokémon from their trainers and sells them to the highest bidder. Meowth and Ash’s Pikachu are taken by the hunter and her henchmen. In order to get Pikachu back, Ash’s group forge an alliance with Team Rocket. Even though the Pokémon are rescued, J manages to escape.