The New Pokémon Movie Is Pretty Much Ash Meets Tarzan

Screenshot: Pokemon Company
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The trailer for the upcoming Pokémon anime feature has been revealed. The movie is called Pocket Monster: Koko, and the trailer shows Ash meeting a Tarzan-like character.

Below is said trailer.

Compared to the recent spate of Pokémon movies, this seems rather...different, no?


The poster’s tagline reads, “I want to tell you” in Japanese.

Pocket Monster: Koko will hit theaters in Japan this July.

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