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I was reading the IMDB page for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back and one of the bits of trivia states that "The Japanese version has an entirely different story. ".

I know the Japanese version casts Mewtwo in a much better light, but what sort of differences do both plots have?

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infoplease.com/spot/pokemon1.html –  Mistu4u Jan 19 '13 at 4:40
@Mistu4u That article is older than the 2nd generation of the games o.x –  TylerShads Feb 1 '13 at 17:59
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Doing some research on the plot summary in Bulbapedia, the only key difference is the opening sequence, showing Mewtwo's interactions with Giovanni. From what I recall, these were actually addressed in the anime only (if it even aired) in America.

The other difference I found, though this may just attribute to my memory being fuzzy from not seeing it in a while, is that the American version does not have the tale of the Pokemon resurrecting humans with their tears, making the ending scene with Ash a lot more...mysterious.

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Cool, thanks for doing the digging. –  MaxMackie Feb 1 '13 at 23:32
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