Pokemon Film Trailer Reveals Off New Animation Model

The most recent full-length Pokémon characteristic movie is about for a restricted theatrical launch this November. Pokémon : The Energy of Us facilities round Ash and Pikachu, as they got down to save a small seaside city from catastrophe. Even when that every one sounds a tad acquainted, in the present day’s teaser trailer is value testing, if just for the attractive new animation type.

Other than the aesthetic evolution, Pokémon: The Energy of Us does little to tell apart itself from the remainder of Ash and Pikachu’s prolific filmography. That being mentioned, the story is unbiased of the video games, reveals, and different films. As a substitute of constant in canon, the teaser reveals the long-lasting duo arriving in a brand new city, the place inhabitants worship the legendary Pokémon Lugia.

The shift in animation type could be attributed to Wit Studios, finest recognized for his or her work on Assault on Titan. New to the Pokémon franchise, Wit Studios not solely refreshed the animation type in a decidedly extra fashionable type, however additionally they gave Ash maybe his most dramatic character mannequin redesign but.

Whereas Pokémon: The Energy of Us presents a brand new story, unique setting, and a big aesthetic overhaul, the upcoming movie calls again to days handed in quite a lot of methods. Most notably, as in 1999’s Pokémon: The Film 2000, Lugia will play a central function within the story. Additional, on the finish of the teaser, Lugia’s Japanese theme tune could be heard. And eventually, the title The Energy of Us is a transparent call-back to Pokémon 2000‘s characteristic size story arc, The Energy of One.

Unsurprisingly, the teaser doesn’t introduce any new Pokémon, though loads of present favorites are proven. Eevee is launched as its captor says to Ash, “Our assembly wasn’t only a coincidence,” which could possibly be perceived as a reference to Eevee and Pikachu being the starters within the upcoming Nintendo Swap launch, Pokemon: Let’s Go.

Pokémon: The Energy of Us will play in theaters November 24, 26, 28, and December 1.

Supply: Twitter – Pokémon

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