First Pokemon Mewtwo Movie Trailer to Be Released on New Year’s Day

The Pokemon Company is kicking off 2019 with a bang, as they plan to launch the trailer for the brand new Pokemon film on New Year’s Day.

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Earlier at present, the Pokemon Company confirmed that the primary trailer for Pokemon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution might be launched on January 1st. The new film options the return of Mewtwo, the highly effective Legendary Pokemon confronted by trainers on the finish of Pokemon Red and Blue.

While particulars concerning the movie are scarce, it is presumed that the brand new film might be set within the continuity established in Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You, which acted as a “reboot” of the Pokemon franchise and separated the films and important anime sequence into distinct universes. While each the anime sequence and flicks characteristic Ash Ketchum and his accomplice Pikachu, the films have targeted a bit extra on plot and the connection between Ash and Pikachu, with different supporting character from the tv sequence not making an look.

Although it is not anticipated to be a remake of the unique Mewtwo Strikes Back film, most followers imagine that the brand new film will at the very least borrow among the authentic film’s primary themes and homage the film in numerous methods. A teaser for the film confirmed Mewtwo floating in some kind of effervescent liquid, a transparent callback to Mewtwo’s origin as a cloned Pokemon grown inside a vat. Many imagine that the film will even characteristic some kind of new Mewtwo kind, given the presence of a number of “thriller” Pokemon merchandise that might be launched across the time of the film. The title of the film, Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, even teases that Mewtwo might achieve a brand new evolution, though that appears unlikely given Mewtwo’s already highly effective in-game stats and two Mega Evolutions.

Pokemon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back might be launched in July 2019 in Japan.

(h/t Serebii)

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