The Pokémon Company International and Netflix have revealed that Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution will premiere on Netflix around the world outside of Japan and Korea.
The CGI movie takes inspiration from Pokémon: The First Movie – Mewtwo Strikes Back and will be made available to watch through the streaming service on Pokémon Day – 27th February 2020.
“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,” explains The Pokémon Company International’s senior vice president of international business, Emily Arons.
“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.”
Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution Synopsis
When researchers discover and exploit a fossil of the Mythical Pokémon Mew, they unleash a creation that goes against the very laws of nature: Mewtwo, a Legendary Pokémon intended for use as a tool of destruction. But as Mewtwo becomes aware of its own dubious origin, it begins to resent its human creators and seeks revenge—and Ash, Pikachu, and their friends find themselves at the centre of its rampage! With the future of the Pokémon world at stake, will our heroes be able to overcome Mewtwo’s challenge…and will Mewtwo be able to find a new meaning for its life?