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How ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ was animated

“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” marks the first time the classic anime characters have stepped onto the big screen and into the real world as photo-realistic creatures. We spoke with MPC Films VFX supervisor Pete Dionne about how much work went into bringing the beloved anime/game characters to life. They studied animal […]
How ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ was animated
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‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ battles ‘Avengers: Endgame’ for the top box-office spot this weekend — here’s what experts predict will happen

“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” goes up against “Avengers: Endgame” in its third weekend of domination. Box-office experts project “Detective Pikachu” to fall short of dethroning “Endgame” from the top of the domestic box office. “Detective Pikachu” pulled in a respectable $US5.7 million in Thursday previews, though. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ battles ‘Avengers: Endgame’ for the top box-office spot this weekend — here’s what experts predict will happen
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‘What the hell is this thing?’: Designers on the new ‘Pokémon’ movie detail the bizarre process of translating cartoons into reality

A new, live-action Pokémon movie starring Pikachu arrives on Friday, named “Pokémon Detective Pikachu.” The movie transforms cartoon Pokémon into “real” creatures through the magic of visual effects. In an interview with Wired, the VFX production team related the hilarious challenges they faced in converting Pokémon from cartoons to reality […]
‘What the hell is this thing?’: Designers on the new ‘Pokémon’ movie detail the bizarre process of translating cartoons into reality