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Pokemon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest (2001)

Poketto monsutâ: Serebî - Toki wo koeta deai (original title)
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Ash must stop a hunter who forces the mythical Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rica Matsumoto ... Satoshi (Ash Ketchum) (voice)
Veronica Taylor ... Ash Ketchum / Towa (voice)
Rachael Lillis ... Misty / Jessie (voice)
Ikue Ôtani ... Pikachu (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ... Professor Orchid (Oak) / Onix (voice)
Eric Stuart ... Brock / James / Weezing / Charmeleon / Scizor / Stantler / Sandshrew (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ... Meowth / Pokémon hunter (voice) (as Maddie Blaustein)
Mayumi Izuka ... Kasumi (voice) (as Mayumi Iizuka)
Yûji Ueda ... Takeshi (voice)
Tomokazu Seki ... Kenji (Tracey) (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ... Musashi (voice)
Tara Sands ... Sammy / Sneasle / Furret / Teddiursa / Jumpluff (voice) (as Tara Jayne)
Dan Green ... The Iron Masked Marauder (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki ... Kojirô / Crobat (voice)
Inuko Inuyama ... Nyâth (Meowth) (voice)
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Storyline

This movie centers around the new pokémon Celebi, a one-of-a-kind veggie-like bug whose only kin are celebi from other points in time. The movie begins in the past where a young boy named Sam attempts to save Celebi from a hunter. In a reciprocal effort, Celebi uses his power and transports itself and Sam to the present, Ash Ketchum's time. Sam and Ash become good friends as they fight to save Celebi from the new Team Rocket villain, the Iron-Masked Marauder and his darkball, which turns pokémon evil and augments their powers to the maximum. Yet, one rare pokémon isn't safe without help from another - thus enters Suicune, a.k.a. the North Wind. Written by Mike Puskar, aka Overdrama

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Best friends. Better heroes.


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Nintendo of America Inc.

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Celebi: A Timeless Encounter See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$717,061, 13 October 2002

Gross USA:

$1,727,447

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,023,563
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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A Celebi Pokemon trading card was given out in theaters in the USA. See more »

Quotes

Brock: I think Ash just evolved into a Primeape.
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Alternate Versions

The Japanese version didn't include the phone conversation with Ash and Dr. Oak at the end of the movie, where Oak hinted that he was Sammy. The producers asked for that sequence to be made. See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Pokemon Films (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Cele-B-R-A-T-E
Written by Russell Velázquez and Michael Haigney
Produced, arranged and performed by Russell Velázquez
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Japanese Animation at its worst
11 October 2002 | by buff5575See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, Shigeru Miyamato is a complete game genius, but that's with games. He didn't go far enough with this movie. This is the same as the Pokemon series- dumb. Corny jokes from annoying animals who repeat their names. You wanna know what I suggest? Parents, leave your kids in the movie theater that shows Pokemon, and then take off to see The Transporter. Yeah, that's much better.

In other words, don't waste a good 79 minutes on this lame movie.


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