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The world of Pokemon is a strange one, but despite the many unusual walks of life, the oddest addition is probably Detective Pikachu. The gruff, coffee-loving iteration of everybody’s favorite yellow electric-type was first released in Japan in February 2016 and has been slated to star alongside Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Reynolds in a theatrical version, slated for release in May 2019. In January 2018, Nintendo revealed it would finally be releasing the 3DS spin-off worldwide on March 23, 2018. A second trailer released by Nintendo and The Pokemon Company on Feb. 22, 2018, revealed more about the game's characters and core gameplay.

Pokemon fans that didn’t pay attention to the Japanese release will enjoy an expanded version of the game, which includes the original Detective Pikachu - Birth of a New Duo episode. Based on Nintendo’s marketing and the official Detective Pikachu website, a bulk of the game’s focal characters will be human, including Tim, the tiny detective’s companion.

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