Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle is an upcoming Japanese anime film based on Satoshi Tajiri’s Pokémon media franchise.
This is the 23rd film in the Pokémon universe and the third film in the Alternate Timeline series.
The film uses the series’ traditional 2D art style rather than the CGI animation which was used in Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution. The story follows the mysterious origins of a young boy named Koko.
Yoshitoshi Shinomiya, known for his artworks for the Pokémon franchise, worked on a special art poster for the upcoming Secrets of the Jungle movie. The movie is set to be released this Christmas.
This will be the third time Yoshitoshi Shinomiya has worked for the Pokémon franchise. He previously worked on “Pokémon the Movie: Kimi ni Kimi! (Released in 2017)” and “Pokemon the Movie: Everyone’s Story (2018).”
The new visual features Coco amidst the rich jungle with a pensive look in his face. It sure is an impressive visual with a delicate color scheme.
The poster has the words “From here, your world” which conveys the feelings of the boy who alternates between Pokémon and humans.
It also reveals that the Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle is scheduled to premiere in Japan on December 25.
The movie tells the story of Koko, a young boy raised by Pokémon, and the creation of a newly formed bond between humans and Pokémon.
Koko, a human boy who grew up in a Pokémon paradise, thinks that he himself is one. A chance meeting with Ash and Pikachu leaves him doubtful of his origins.
Pokémon, first released in 1996, is set up in a world where humans catch monsters and store them in pocket-sized poke-balls, thus the name Pocket Monsters or Pokemon.
They are creatures with an affinity to certain elements and some superhuman abilities related to that particular element.
Revolving around a teenage boy Ash Ketchum, it takes us through his journey to becoming the most accomplished Pokemon trainer the world has ever seen.