FAMILIES will have the chance to meet Pikachu when he visits Liverpool One.

To celebrate the new film Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Liverpool One Galleria will host a special visit from Pikachu on Saturday, May 18 from 11am until 7pm.

The new live-action Pokémon adventure stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face of the world-wide phenomenon.

Fans will be able to watch the film at the Odeon cinema before meeting the star outside.

Detective Pikachu will appear in intervals for half an hour each time.

To book tickets to see the film visit