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Dogasu's Backpack | Movies & Specials Guide | Mewtwo Strikes Back
A lot goes into the creation of a theatrical film and the Pocket Monsters movies are no different. This page takes a look at various model sheets and reference models used throughout the animation process.
Mewtwo's Psycho Armor
This is the armor that was created to suppress Mewtwo's overwhelming power (Mewtwo Strikes Back).
Here's a map of Pokemon Castle:
Here's a translation of the text, going clockwise:Windmill: Mew was playing here.
Mewtwo's Room: It has a huge screen!
Spiral Staircase: Mewtwo makes his grand entrance in a pillar of blue light!
Pokemon Battlefield: Satoshi's and everyone else's pokemon have a huge battle against Mewtwo's pokemon!
Underground Laboratory: The Pokemon Cloning machine is here. Copies of both Nyasu and Pikachu are made here.
Bridge: Satoshi and the others enter Pokemon Castle from here.
Balcony: Mew is behind the Rocket-Dan.
The following is a translation of part of an interview with Mouri Kazuaki (毛利和昭), one of the chief animation supervisors that was printed in the book Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Perfect Guide ~ Satoshi's and Pikachu's Adventure Log:
Next up is the sound director of Pocket Monsters, Mima Masafumi (三間雅文):
And finally, here's a story from that same book from Ohtani Ikue (大谷育江), the voice of Pikachu:
More images and information will be added as they become available.
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