After making its debut in Japan last year, the Pokémon franchise’s 23rd animated movie is . Outside of Japan, China Korea, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle will debut globally on the streaming platform on October 8th. The premiere will mark the film’s international debut.
The film is essentially Pokémon’s take on the tale of Tarzan. When Ash Pikachu go to explore the forest of Okoya, they discover a boy named Koko. Thanks to an upbringing at the hands of a Pokémon named Dada Zarude, Koko believes he too is a Pokémon. Ash Pikachu’s arrival in his forest home leads him to question everything he thought was true about his existence.
Ahead of the movie’s release, you can add Dada Zarude a shiny Celebi to your roster by signing up for the Trainer’s Club newsletter by September 25th. The Pokémon Company, Niantic Netflix also plan a special Pokémon Go event tied to the film’s release. They promised to share more information on that front soon.
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