‘Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle’ is Coming to Netflix in October 2021

Review Ethan / 2023-02-28 20:25:08

Netflix subscribers can look forward to even more Pokémon content in 2021 with the announcement that Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle is coming to Netflix globally in October 2021. Below is everything we know so far about the 23rd movie of the Pokémon franchise.

Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle is an upcoming internationally licensed Netflix Original anime movie and the 23rd movie installment of the beloved Pokémon franchise.

After its release in July 2020, Secrets of the Jungle was postponed due to the pandemic in the world, Secrets of the Jungle premiered in Japan in December 2020.

When is Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle coming to Netflix?

Fans of Pokémon won’t have to wait long as Secrets of the Jungle will be available to stream on Netflix on Friday, October 8th, 2021.

Secrets of the Jungle, which will only be available on Netflix in Japan, South Korea and China, is now worldwide.

What is the plot of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle?

Koko is a boy who was raised by an isolated Zarude in the jungle. He meets Ash and Pikachu on one of their adventures. Koko is able to see the world through the eyes of a human being and discover the truth about his past for the first time.

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Koko and his Pokémon friends – Copyright. The Pokémon Company

What is the runtime of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle?

Secrets of the Jungle runs for 99 minutes.

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Pikachu and his explorer outfit in Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle – Copyright. The Pokémon Company

Who are the cast members of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle?

Both the Japanese dubs and the English ones of Secrets of the Jungle are filled with familiar faces:

Character Japanese voice actor English dub actor
Ash Ketchum Rika Matsumoto Sarah Natochenny
Pikachu Ikue Otani Ikue Otani
Jessie Megumi Hayashibara Michele Knotz
James Shin’ichiro Miki James Carter Cathcart
Meowth Inuko Inuyama James Carter Cathcart
Wobbuffet Yuji Ueda Michele Knotz
Narrator Kenyu Horiuchi Rodger Parsons
Delia Ketchum Masami Toyoshima Sarah Natochenny
Zarude Nakamura Kankurō VI TBA
Koko Moka Kamishiraishi TBA
Dr. Zed Kōichi Yamadera TBA
Karen Shoko Nakagawa TBA

What generation does the Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle take place?

Secrets of the Jungle takes place in the eighth generation of Pokémon and features the new mythical Pokémon Zarude, which was revealed on Pokémon Day 2020.

Are you looking forward to the release of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle on Netflix? Comment below to let us know your thoughts!

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