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 biology, built puppets, and even hired a famous mime from New Zealand.
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