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Pikachu Speaks English In The New Pokémon Movie and Fans Are Not Okay

By Zachary Brenner

Even non-Pokemon fans know that Pokemon are only capable of saying their own names. It's kind of their whole thing, in addition to being powerful, destructive monsters. That's why a choice in the most recent Pokemon movie, Pokemon The Movie: I Choose You!, was so upsetting to many of the fans in the audience. 

Towards the end of the film both Ash and Pikachu are hurt after a vicious Pokemon attack. Ash asks Pikachu why he wouldn't go inside his Pokeball and Pikachu responds in English.