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YMMV: Pokémon: Jirachi: Wishmaker
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Take a good, long look at the fake Groudon from this movie. Flash forward to 2014 and the Gen III remakes, Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, introduce Primal Reversion, a transformation for the mascot Legendaries similar in function to Mega Evolution. Three guesses what Primal Groudon greatly resembles.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The pseudo-Groudon and its tentacles are like something out of Princess Mononoke.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: That subplot with May's wishing thing? Yeah, it seems like something important is going to come from that, but then she forgets to put in the last piece. What an Idiot!
    • I don't think the Pokémon universe is so cheesy that it would actually make a wishing trinket come true. The real point on that thing was as a clock of sorts, to remind the viewer what night it was. And it worked quite well.
    • May can also be forgiven in that she likely forgot about folding the final point of the wishmaker in the midst of the seventh night's events, namely an Eldritch Abomination in the form of Groudon sucking up everyone AKIRA-style and Jirachi returning to its slumber. In a series that runs on The Power of Friendship, it'd be more in-character for May to immediately run off to help save Jirachi instead of first worrying about her wish. May even makes a note of not dwelling on her disappointment by stating people have to work hard to make their own dreams come true, a notion that Ash agrees with.

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