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Japanese Woman Gives Her Knockoff Chinese Pikachu ‘Plastic Surgery’

A dedicated Pokémon fan has made her bootleg Chinese Detective Pikachu plushie look nearly as adorable as an authentic one after giving it a full makeover.

Japanese Twitter user @a_nyahandmade shared that she ordered a Detective Pikachu plushie from a seller in China but was shocked to find that it looked completely different when the package finally arrived. As the original image shows, the Chinese plushie looked a bit dull and slightly chubbier than it should.

Will ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ Be Just Another ‘Dragonball Evolution?’

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From Netflix’s “Death Note” to M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Last Airbender,” there’s been no shortage of terrible live-action adaptations of beloved animated properties in recent years. So when the trailer for “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” dropped this past Monday, it’s no surprise that many fans were reportedly just a little bit apprehensive.


Ryan Reynolds Cast as Pikachu in Upcoming Live-Action Pokémon Movie

Ryan Reynolds is joining the cast of “Detective Pikachu“, the live-action Pokémon movie, as the titular lead, Pikachu.

Reynolds, perhaps best known for his portrayal of snarky superhero, Deadpool, will be teaming up with costars Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton in the Legendary Entertainment-produced film directed by Rob Letterman. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie will begin shooting mid-January in London.

Justice Smith Cast as Lead in Live-Action ‘Detective Pikachu’ Film

The upcoming live-action Pokémon movie, “Detective Pikachu”, has found its leading star in Justice Smith, who is known for his role as Ezekiel ‘Books’ Figuero in Netflix’s “The Get Down”.

Directed by Rob Letterman, the new Pokémon project from Legendary Entertainment is the first in a series that will be based on the Nintendo 3DS game “Meitantei Pikachu: Shin Konbi Tanjyou”, or “Great Detective Pikachu: The Birth of a New Duo”, which was released exclusively in Japan on Feb. 3, 2016.