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Pokémon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)

Gekijouban Poketto monsutâ Adobansu jenerêshon: Nanayo no negaiboshi Jirâchi (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | 1 June 2004 (USA)
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A magician attempts to use the power of the Millennium Comet to awaken the legendary Pokémon Groudon.

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Norman J. Grossfeld (adaptation), Hideki Sonoda
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In this direct-to-video sequel to Pokémon: The First Movie, Ash, Misty, and Brock continue exploring the Johto region, then have to rescue Pikachu after Jessie and James of Team Rocket ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Veronica Taylor ... Ash Ketchum / May (voice)
Eric Stuart ... Brock / James / Absol / Hippie / Breloom / Nuzleaf / Linoone / Magma Scientist #1 (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ... Meowth / Magma Scientist #2 (voice)
Rachael Lillis ... Jessie / Torchic (voice)
Amy Birnbaum ... Max (voice)
Wayne Grayson ... Butler (voice)
Megan Hollingshead ... Diane (voice)
Kerry Williams Kerry Williams ... Jirachi (voice)
Ikue Ôtani ... Pikachu (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Collet ... Candy Salesman (voice) (as Andrew Paull)
Katsuyuki Konishi ... Groudon (voice)
Mike Pollock ... Narrator (voice)
Kayzie Rogers ... Wobbuffet (voice)
Tara Sands ... Kirlia (voice) (as Tara Jayne)
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Storyline

A magician attempts to use the power of the Millennium Comet to awaken the legendary Pokémon Groudon.

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An All-New Movie -PLUS- Never-Before -Seen Pokémon Short


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Official Sites:

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Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

1 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pokémon: Jirachi - Wish Maker See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,393,751
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The lullaby that May hums was not dubbed over by American voice actress 'Veronica Taylor'. It is that of 'Kaori', the voice actress that does May's voice in the Japanese version. See more »

Quotes

James: This is the best job ever!
Jessie: We just have to throw around paper.
Meowth: And clean manure, whatever that means...
Jessie: How bad could it be? HUH?
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Crazy Credits

As the credits roll we see Ash, May, Brock, and Max heading to their next location. As well as different constellations of Pokémon in the night sky. See more »

Connections

Follows Pokémon (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Make a Wish
Written by Yoshiko Miura & Norman J. Grossfeld
Performed by Asuka Hayashi & Cindy Mizelle
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5 August 2004 | by mab22386See all my reviews

This movie is the best out of all 6 movies released so far. It has everything the other Pokemon films had except its executed much better. The two new characters Max and May add something to this movie that the others lack... the sense of a real chemistry between characters. While the villain in this one is the stupidest of the series (I mean his name is butler and he is a magician, come on). The song at the end of the film is very beautiful and nice to listen too. Overall this film is one of the better animated releases this year, too bad it was released direct to video while the last 3 crappy Pokemon films got theatrical releases.

GRADE: B


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