NX on Netflix’s official Twitter account announced on Tuesday that Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, the 22nd film in the Pokémon franchise, will premiere on Netflix worldwide outside of Japan and Korea in February 27.
The Pokémon Company International’s official Youtube channel also released an English dubbed trailer for the film.
The film‘s Netflix discharge date harmonizes with Pokemon Day, the day recognizing the first dispatch of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green in Japan on February 27, 1996.
The new film opened in Japan and screened at Anime Expo in July.
The Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution film is a 3D CG revamp of Pocket Monsters: Mewtwo no Gyakushū, the 1998 film adjusted into English as Pokemon: The First Movie.