Welcome to Pokemon The First Movie!
Let’s talk about and watch Pokemon: The First Movie. It is a Japanese anime movie. The original name of the release was Pocket Monsters the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back!. In Japanese, it is 劇場版ポケットモンスター ミュウツーの逆襲 Gekijōban Poketto Monsutā: Myūtsū no Gyakushū.
The movie is directed by Kunihiko Yuyama. He is the chief director of the Pokemon TV series.
In Japan, the anime was released on 18th of July 1998. In North America, it was released on 10th of November 1999.
Unfortunately, the film critics gave this move negative reviews. But Pokemon was extremely popular. The popularity saved the anime and made quiet a lot money. From the budget of 30 million, it made around 164 million worldwide. Not bad!
Pokemon The First Movie Characters:
Ash Ketchum (Satoshi), Pikachu, Misty (Kasumi), Brock (Takeshi), Narrator, Togepi, Jessie (Musashi), James (Kojirō), Meowth (Nyarth), Bulbasaur (Fushigidane), Charizard (Lizardon), Squirtle (Zenigame), Fergus (Umio), Corey (Sorao), Neesha (Sweet), Miranda (Voyager), Pirate Trainer, Mewtwo, Mew, Giovanni (Sakaki), Officer Jenny (Junsar), Nurse Joy (Joi), Dr. Fuji, Ambertwo (Aitwo), Doctor Fuji’s wife and Ai’s mother, Scientists, Investigators, Researchers, Madame Boss, Miyamoto.
Pokemon The First Movie Plot:
The DNA of Mew, a laboratory on new island, has created the Pokemon Mewtwo. It was recovered from fossilized remains, a rare Pokemon that believed to be extinct.
The Pokemon Mewtwo was not satisfied to be just a lab experiment. The laboratory was destroyed by him.
Short after, he meets the head of Team Rocket, Giovanni. Giovanni offers a partnership with Mewtwo. In exchange, Giovanni “trains” the Pokemon to control his powers.
Finally, Mewtwo realized that he was used as a tool for Team Rocket. He destroys Giovanni’s headquarters and flies back to the new island. The place were he was created. The Pokemon starts plotting revenge.
The invitation to a party that is hosted by the world’s “greatest Pokemon Master” was sent to Ash Ketchum, his friends (Misty, Brock and Pickachu) and also all their Pokemon companions. As you can guess, the party is held on the new island.
Pokemon The First Movie Trailer
Watch Pokemon the First Movie to find out what is happened on the new island.
At the end, Mewtwo realizes that the past should be left in the past. He saw how Ash tries to save all the Pokemon. Mewtwo has an epiphany over the relationship between humans and Pokemon.
Mewtwo leaves the new island with the cloned Pokemon and Mew. He erases everyone’s memory of the terrible event. It’s for the best!
Pokemon The First Movie Soundtrack
|Billy Crawford||“Pokémon Theme 2”|
|M2M||“Don’t Say You Love Me“|
|Ashley Ballard with So Plush||“It Was You”|
|Christina Aguilera||“We’re a Miracle”|
|Britney Spears||“Soda Pop”|
|Emma Bunton with P featuring k. (bass)||“(Hey You) Free Up Your Mind”|
|98°||“Fly with Me”|
|Billie Piper||“Makin’ My Way (Any Way That I Can)”|
|Angela Via||“Catch Me If You Can”|
|Aaron Carter||“(Have Some) Fun with the Funk”|
|Midnight Sons||“If Only Tears Could Bring You Back”|
|Blessid Union of Souls||“Brother My Brother”|
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