Vitamin C aka Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick is probably best known for her song “Graduation (Friends Forever)” but she also contributed the theme song for the Pokemon short “Pikachu’s Vacation” that played before Pokemon: The First Movie back in 1998.
Endgame managed to hold off all the new releases to stay on top for the third weekend in a row as it closes in on Avatar worldwide but Detective Pikachu almost managed to top it with the biggest opening ever for a video game based movie.
Although it’s not clear if it will be heard in this weekend’s Detective Pikachu, Pokemon still has one of the most iconic theme songs of all time, especially for 90s kids, with the English version sung by Jason Paige and the Japanese version sung by voice actress Rica Matsumoto.
The first ever live-action Pokemon movie arrives in May with Ryan Reynolds starring as snarky private eye Detective Pikachu, who teams up with Tim Goodman to help find Tim’s missing father (and because Tim is the only who can actually understand what he’s saying).
One of the weirdest entries in the Pokemon game series is getting what looks like an equally weird movie adaptation next summer as Ryan Reynolds stars in Detective Pikachu.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about Pokemon, the return of Grand Admiral Thrawn, the Return of Xander Cage, the new Kickboxer, Telltale’s Batman game, the brilliance of Vice Principals, the new Ghostbusters and much more.