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Pokémon and Netflix Team up for Global Release of ‘Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution’

22 January 2020

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Pokémon and Netflix Team up for Global Release of ‘Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution’

Netflix and The Pokémon Company International has announced that the newest animated movie based on the beloved Pokémon franchise will premiere on Netflix around the world outside of Japan and Korea. Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution welcomes a new CGI style to animated Pokémon movies and is inspired by one of the most popular stories in the long-running franchise.

“The ubiquitous reach and expert team at Netflix make them the perfect partner to bring this special animated movie to kids and fans around the world,” said Emily Arons, senior vice president of international business at The Pokémon Company International. “Netflix is the ideal platform to help us execute a global simultaneous launch of an animated Pokémon movie on Pokémon Day, a special moment dedicated to celebrating the worldwide Pokémon fan community.”

Check out the trailer to the upcoming Pokémon feature here: