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The movie premiere for Pocket Monsters Movie 16 Extremespeed Genesect: The Awakening of Mewtwo (神速のゲノセクト ミュウツー覚醒) took place at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo, Japan on June 30th, 2013. This is the final movie in the Best Wishes saga.

In attendance at the premiere was: Heisei Nobushi Kobushi (平成ノブシコブシ) group members Takashi Yoshimura (吉村崇) and Kenta Tokui (徳井健太) who voice Eric (エリック) and Ishitsubute (イシツブテ) respectively, Reiko Takashima (高島礼子) who voices Mewtwo, Shoko Nakagawa (中川翔子) who voices Nymphia, Rica Matsumoto (松本梨香) who voices Satoshi and Director Kunihiko Yuyama (湯山邦彦). Also in attendance was Ikimono-gakari (いきものがかり) who sing the ending theme song to the movie entitled: Egao (笑顔).

Those in attendance also got early access to the Red Genesect distribution. Full details of the event are available in our event database.

Images from the premiere are available on the imageboard thread.

Ikimono-gakari - Egao - Ongaku no Hi

Ikimono-gakari were also one of the acts during the live Ongaku no Hi (音楽の日) broadcast on June 29th, 2013. The first song they performed was the movie 16 ending theme Egao (笑顔).

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More images from the performance are available on the imageboard thread.

Sources: http://www.4gamer.net/games/148/G014842/20130701072/, http://news.mynavi.jp/news/2013/07/01/243/index.html, http://www.gamer.ne.jp/news/201306300003/
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