Tag Archives: Pokemon

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019) Review

SUPER EFFECTIVE!   The Pokémon franchise has built a thriving empire within its vast collection of “pocket monsters” creatures that have dazzled and enticed its players / viewers for more than two decades. First released back in 1996 as the Game Boy video game Red a Pokémon and Green (which changed to Pokémon Red and Blue for the US &

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Pokemon the Movie: The Power of Us (2018) Review

THE POWER OF FRIENDSHIP   In 2017, the Japanese anime film Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! was released, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the popular “pocket monster” franchise. The movie, which was directed by Pokémon movie director veteran / anime director Kunihiko Yuyama followed the adventures of young Pokémon trainer Ash Ketchum, Pikachu (Ash’s first Pokémon), and the adventures

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Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (2017) Review

I CHOOSE POKEMON NOSTALGIA   Back in 1997, the Japanese anime series of Pokémon (i.e. Pocket Monster), introducing viewers to a colorful episodic adventure within a cartoon world of the vast and diverse range of these Pokémon creatures and beings. In a nutshell, the original TV show followed the series main protagonist character of Ash Ketchum, along with Pikachu (his

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