This is the production company behind the animated theatrical movies in the Pokémon franchise.
|1st Logo (July 13, 2018-February 27, 2020)||2nd Logo (July 12, 2019)||3rd Logo (December 25, 2020, October 8, 2021)|
1st Logo (July 13, 2018-February 27, 2020)
Logo: The Pokémon logo cuts in on a black background and shines once.
Variant: On international prints of Pokémon Mewtwo Strikes Back — Evolution, the Pokémon logo is smaller, and simply fades in and out. It is otherwise still.
Technique: Simple animation. Done by Wit Studio.
Music/Sounds: A chime sound. None for the still variant.
Availability: Seen on Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us and Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution on Netflix.
2nd Logo (July 12, 2019)
Logo: The Pokémon logo is seen on a white background with a monochrome-like appearance, resembling the franchise's Game Boy roots. Pikachu walks through the screen and jumps into the logo while he turns from a 2D sprite into a CGI model and the Pokémon logo turns into its familiar yellow appearance.
Technique: Sprite animation and CGI. This is done by Sprite Animation Studios.
Music/Sounds: The first notes of the original theme from the games, while reorchestrated when Pikachu jumps from the screen.
Availability: Seen on Japanese and Korean prints of Mewtwo Strikes Back: EVOLUTION, released internationally as Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution.
3rd Logo (December 25, 2020, October 8, 2021)
Logo: On a black background, we see the Pokémon logo with a trademark next to it. To the bottom right of the logo, Pikachu is sitting on a leaf while wearing a safari hat and a fanny pack that looks like Wailmer. He waves while his tail moves.
Technique: 2D animation. Done by Team Kato.
Music/Sounds: Pikachu saying "Pika!", as well as the opening theme of the movie.
Availability: Seen on Pocket Monsters the Movie: Coco, released internationally as Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle.