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Mewtwo in full CGI animation

Recently, a small teaser trailer about the 22nd Pokémon movie titled Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution was revealed. The trailer also suggests that the upcoming movie will be a reimagined of the 1998 original movie.

There have been tons of speculation circulating in whether Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution is a fully CGI movie or not. The trailer has led to many speculations that the film is going to be animated using CGI. If so, the Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution will be the first fully CGI-animated Pokémon film.

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Mewtwo in the original film which premiered in 1998

The trailer opens with a brief clip about the 1998 original film. And a text "The legend is back" flashes up right after the footage.

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The trailer laced with the promise that “The legend is back"

As teased in the trailer, Mewtwo alongside with Mew flying off above the clouds,  slowly soaring through the sky. While the trailer has mostly consisted of letters and numbers, the small scene of Mewtwo and Mew is enough to imply that the movie will be a fully CGI-animated film.

According to Eurogamer, Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution is original scripted by Takeshi Shudo, who passed away in 2010. Shudo, for those who don't already know, was the screenwriter for the first three Pokémon films and numerous Pokémon TV series episodes.

The movie is set to release in India on July 12, 2019, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the original film's Western release, which was November 6, 1999.

This release can also be placed at the same time as the upcoming all-new Nintendo Switch Pokémon RPG games which scheduled for launch at the end of this year.

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 Core RPG Pokemon Switch 2019 Game is set to come out in the latter half of this year.

It's kind of exciting but more curious about what to expect of the upcoming movie. However, none of the information has been revealed yet. So we will have to wait until the Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution comes out to know how all these changes will affect the story.