New ‘Pokemon Coco’ Trailer, December 25th Release Date!

A new trailer for Pokemon Coco has just been released! It’s now been announced the film will debut in Japanese theaters on December 25th following a delay due to the coronavirus. Pokemon movies have always premiered in July up to this point. The movie features a boy, “Coco,” who was raised as a Pokemon by Zarude. It also features shiny Celebi.


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  1. MtSilverHermit Aspiring Trainer
    MtSilverHermit

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    This looks good! The last few movies with the retconed Ash have been nailing it so far!
     
  2. Snowy Lilacs Aspiring Trainer
    Snowy Lilacs

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    Ah so its pretty much a Pokemon version of the Jungle Book.

    Wonder how long till we get a version of A Christmas Carol?
     
  3. Water Pokémon Master I like Pokemon more than you. :D
    Water Pokémon Master

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    With some Princess Mononoke too! :p
     
  4. FireLizard Dragon shipper
    FireLizard

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    So the main story is that Zarude adopted Coco and he doesn't want to leave him after Coco met Ash?
    Looks like a nice movie.
     
  5. snoopy369 Aspiring Trainer
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    Has a Pokémon movie (with full theatrical release) ever starred a female character (and by starred, I mean as the lead, not co-lead or a sidekick or anything like that)? If not... I wonder why not. Pokémon fandom is probably more male than female, but I'm not even sure I understand why that is nowadays - unless it's the focus on one male character most of the time...
     
  6. Hongo Aspiring Trainer
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    The movies truly took a turn for the better when they decided to do an alternate Ash/world with familiar characters yet different from the regular, TV show Ash. Some of the later movies in the BW and XY eras of the anime left *a lot* to be desired.

    It became too routine and safe whereas the newer movies are actually trying new ideas.
     
  7. thelosh19 Moderately Experienced TCGer
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    It's probably a japanese culture thing. Typically anime focuses on a young man, typically not of an adults age. Think Dragonball, Goku is like 6 when that starts. In GT he gets turned back into a kid because the writers were not comfortable with Pan (granddaughter) being the lead.