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Breathing life into Pikachu

Hundreds of animators across the world worked on bringing Pokémon into three dimensions

WHEN THE TRAILER FOR DETECTIVE PIKACHU WAS released last fall, a debate erupted online over a seemingly trivial question: Does Pikachu have fur?

While the cartoon version of the beloved Pokémon has a smooth exterior, the trailer for the live-action film adaptation, which opens May

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