The Internet Reacts To The Detective Pikachu Trailer

The Detective Pikachu movie finally has a trailer and it’s some pretty wild stuff. There’s tons of hairy Pokémon, and also Ryan Reynolds. I don’t have many strong feelings about Pokémon, but I felt a strange chill come over me as I watched a hyper-realistic looking Pikachu speak with Deadpool’s voice. Okay, I thought, we’re doing this. We’re actually doing this. Which is apparently how the rest of the internet felt, torn between amusement and existential dread. Also, fan art!

First off, Pikachu is a cop:

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Folks can’t deal with these real-looking Pokémon:

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The 90's Are Back:

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True Detective Pikachu

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Squirtle is Missing!?

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And, of course, there’s fan art!

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Finally, the version we’ll never get:

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Heather Alexandra

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