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Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (2017)

Gekijouban Poketto monsutâ: Kimi ni kimeta! (original title)
Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town is 10 years old today. This means he is now old enough to become a Pokémon Trainer. Ash dreams big about the adventures he will experience after receiving his first Pokémon from Professor Oak.

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Credited cast:
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Narrator / Professor Okido (voice)
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Satoshi (voice)
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Ash Ketchum / Delia (voice)
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Musashi (voice)
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Kojiro (voice)
Inuko Inuyama ...
Nyarth (voice)
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Pikachu (voice)
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Justin Anselmi ...
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Rebecca Becker ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Sam Black ...
Metapod / Additional Voices (voice)
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James / Meowth / Professor Oak (voice)
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Bonji (voice)
Nathalie Gorham ...
Additional Voices (voice)
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Erika (voice)
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Storyline

Ash Ketchum, a kid from Pallet Town, embarks on a journey across the Kanto region to become a Pokemon Master. With his partner Pikachu, who at first hated Ash. But the bond of Pikachu and Ash builds as they travel to beat gyms and enter the league of Kanto. Written by William

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$2,401,722, 16 November 2017
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Trivia

Although Pokémon is a series that internationally renews its theme song style regularly with new singers, fans in the Netherlands have successfully battled for the return of singer Herman van Doorn multiple times for his performance of the songs in the Dutch dubbing of the Pokémon series and movies. It is currently unknown whether The Pokémon Company will allow his return for the songs of the upcoming 20th anniversary movie "Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You". (-september 2017-) See more »

Quotes

Ash Ketchum: Pikachu... why won't you get in your Poké Ball?
Pikachu (talking): It's because... It's because... I always want... to be with you...
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Crazy Credits

There is a large amount of unrelated clips played after the credits - including the start up screens from the original Game Boy title as well as stories about Giovanni (boss of Team Rocket) and Gary defeating the Elite 4. See more »

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Remake of Pokémon: Pokémon, I Choose You! (1997) See more »

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Very good retelling of an epic story
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This is my favorite pokemon movie ever!!!!!!!! Very touching and a great story. I would recommend the movie to everyone!!! This movie changes up the original story of ash and pikachu and has them go on a new adventure to meet Ho-Oh. Very funny at lots of moments and the battle scenes are very cool!


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