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What plot holes? Ignoring the dub, the only thing that arguably didn't make sense was the tears, but even that nicely tied into Ambertwo's death scene. I am not sure how resurrection was handled better in other movies (even using a Pokemon like Xerneas is pretty cheap).
Actually, the tears were actually explained better in the Japanese version. The woman at the ferry port talked about them, while the dub changed her dialogue to something completely different. And let's say "flaws" rather than "plot holes".
Well, Celebi resurrected itself in the fourth movie if I recall correctly.
Actually, it was a group of other Celebi that traveled through time that resurrected it. I know one Pokémon fan from the internet who absolutely despises this twist (and the fourth movie in general), because it's a deus ex machina, and raises the obvious question of why didn't all those Celebi come to help when the forest was being torn down.
 

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Actually, it was a group of other Celebi that traveled through time that resurrected it. I know one Pokémon fan from the internet who absolutely despises this twist (and the fourth movie in general), because it's a deus ex machina, and raises the obvious question of why didn't all those Celebi come to help when the forest was being torn down.
Well, seeing how Celebi can time travel I always assumed they were the same Celebi but from different points in time. Doesn't take away that it actually is a Deus ex Machina. On the other hand, the movie might have inspired Pokémon Colosseum and XD, so that's a point in favor for me.
 

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Well, seeing how Celebi can time travel I always assumed they were the same Celebi but from different points in time. Doesn't take away that it actually is a Deus ex Machina. On the other hand, the movie might have inspired Pokémon Colosseum and XD, so that's a point in favor for me.
Pokémon Colosseum and XD were filled with Johto Pokémon, including Celebi, because they were absent from the first two sets of Generation III games and were needed to complete the Pokédex in those games.
 

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Pokémon Colosseum and XD were filled with Johto Pokémon, including Celebi, because they were absent from the first two sets of Generation III games and were needed to complete the Pokédex in those games.
I was talking about certain aspects, like the Pokémon that used the Masked Marauder being similar to Shadow Pokémon and the fact that he could snag Pokémon. The Outskirt Stand is also similar to a place in the movie.
 

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My thoughts on the movie manga:

-The Rocket grunts cameo seems more like a manga thing. I doubt they will do 15+ models for a couple of seconds cameo.
-A Giovanni vs Mewtwo battle would be quite cool, the only time he's battled has been in BW and...Mewtwo returns (?). I'd like to see Gary's battle being expanded too, as he hasn't appeared outside fantasies in almost 10 years.
-An overview of Misty and Brock makes sense, as it would milk nostalgia for a while and would make clear the relationship between Ash and them for little kids. I have my doubts on Daisy & co actually appearing though.
-Hopefully we'll see more of Bulbasaur and Squirtle's friendship. I'm not surprised to see Donphan, if a new Pokemon was to appear we'd likely know right before the movie.
-Cultural reference replaced with something generic. Classical 2010s remake. At least there won't be chances of them doing the football reference.
-Are the scientist the narrators of the manga? That would explain them surviving.
 

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I normally don't even bother buying the movie manga volumes, but I think I might purchase this one when it gets translated by Viz. I like the small changes in the manga, such as the Donphan trainer's slight redesign and the flashbacks to Misty's sisters.
 

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