The newest Pokemon film has been confirmed for US launch on Netflix: Secrets and techniques of the Jungle. For those who’re counting, that is the twenty-third one.
Ash and Pikachu are strolling by means of the forest of Okoya after they uncover a younger boy named Koko who…believes he’s a Pokemon. That’s actually bizarre, in order that they observe his path and discover out he’s been raised within the jungle by the legendary Pokemon Zarude.
In typical style, it doesn’t take lengthy for Ash to type a friendship with Koko and Zarude. It’s a very good factor they belief one another so quick, as a result of there’s an imminent menace dealing with the jungle: a sinister company is trying to destroy the forest to allow them to entry a mystical therapeutic spring. All of the Pokemon of Okoya should unite to cease them!
You may be pondering Ash seems slightly completely different from the model at present getting used within the newest TV anime. Effectively….right here’s the place issues get bizarre. Bear in mind a pair years in the past when I Select You, the cinematic remake of the anime’s first episode, was made? The theaters have been filled with nostalgic 90s children, who have been blindsided with fairly the twist: Brock and Misty had been changed within the story by two unusual children no person had heard of. (Additionally, there was this bizarre second when Pikachu spoke for a pair seconds. Nonetheless by no means defined.)
I Select You turned out to be the launch level for a separate continuity that each one 2D Pokemon films from that time have adopted. They now not observe the TV anime, they vaguely remake occasions that occurred within the anime 20 years in the past however with a unique forged. We do not know why they’re doing this, however Secrets and techniques of the Jungle will proceed that latest development. It has no connection to the present sequence in any respect.
Pokemon the Film: Secrets and techniques of the Jungle shall be obtainable to stream on Netflix beginning October 8. The present anime season and some others can be found there too. For extra Poke-goodness, obtain the “Pokemon TV” app to your Change, which rotates films and seasons of the present for viewing that aren’t on Netflix.