Pokemon Movie 20: Kimi ni Kimeta!


Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!

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Synonyms: Pokemon Movie 20
Japanese: 劇場版ポケットモンスター キミにきめた!
English: Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!
Spanish: Pokémon Película 20: ¡Te elijo a ti!
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 2017
Studios: OLM
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 1 hr. 38 min.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 7.081 (scored by 3286532,865 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #35512
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2695
Members: 51,216
Favorites: 56

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Synopsis

The film's plot tells the story of how Satoshi and Pikachu came to know each other. Pikachu was not cooperative toward Satoshi, but Satoshi only wanted to be friends with Pikachu. On the day they set out from Masara Town, both of them saw a Houou flying and made a vow to someday go and meet it.

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Staff

Yuyama, Kunihiko
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Shimura, Jouji
Episode Director
Torii, Kiyomi
Episode Director


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"Mezase Pokemon Master -20th Anniversary- (めざせポケモンマスター -20th Anniversary)" by Rica Matsumoto



Nov 5, 2017
***This review will hold off on any major spoilers within the film. I will however touch on material that is present in the first (Red, Blue, Yellow, ext games) and second generation content since this film has elements of those within it.***

I was pretty excited to get the chance to see this film on the big screen. It had one showing at my local Cinemark and no matter the audience (mostly kids), I wanted to see it. Big shout out to Fathom Events for continuously offering anime films in the United States.

I would describe myself as a closet Pokemon fan. There are bits and pieces ...
Nov 6, 2017
If we're going to be honest here, Pokémon needs no introduction, especially when it comes to the anime; a boy named Ash Ketchum gets a Pikachu - a yellow mouse - as a partner, leaves his hometown of Pallet Town, and travels the world while catching new Pokémon along the way, all while he remains ten years old. Well, what if we went all the way back to the beginning and started all over? Perhaps I'm the worst person to talk about Pokémon; I was 10 myself when I ended up being pulled along in the Pokémon craze, and by not looking back, I have ...
Nov 5, 2017
Okay, so gonna go part by part here...

Story

I am particularly impressed how the movie not only retells the original kanto journey, but also weaves back in a once-long-abandoned plot point with Ho-Oh. While weaving the new hotness with Marshadow in felt a bit forced in some aspects, the story had nice pacing and even had some tension at the climax that ultimately was resolved not with raw strength, but by the bond between Ash and Pikachu overcoming those odds. Overall, all that occurred worked quite well even if some of the older parts were abridged for the sake of moving the story along.

Art

First off, Ash's ...

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Poll: Pokemon: Kimi ni Kimeta! Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
-Stray - Jul 24, 2017
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Apr 21, 1:14 PM
No Kasumi (best girl after Musashi) and Takeshi... RIP Pokemon.
Kleferi - Apr 10, 2017
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is this movie canon to the show
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