The latest Pokémon animated feature Pocket Monsters the Movie: Coco will be delayed in Japan due to coronavirus covid-19. The movie was originally slated to open on July 10 but its release has been changed to TBA with the new date to be announced in the future. 

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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It’ll be interesting to see how the marketing for this franchise is affected when all these hiatuses end. I wonder how many episodes of the anime in the scripting stage will be pushed back or scrapped altogether in order to push forward episodes that will be promoting the Sword/Shield DLC and whatever else they have planned after that.