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Pikmin Short Movies

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Pikmin Short Movies
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Developer(s): Nintendo, TK3 Inc., Dwango Pictures.
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo (YouTube channel)
Category: Movie
Players: 1
Predecessor: N/A
Successor: N/A
Release dates
Worldwide: November 5, 2014
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Pikmin Short Movies is a series of three 3D computer-animated short films based on the Pikmin series, produced by Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo, and TK3 Inc., and animated by Dwango Pictures. The films were initially shown off at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival, and later released as a digital download on the Nintendo eShop for both Nintendo 3DS (as Pikmin Short Movies 3D) and Wii U (as Pikmin Short Movies HD).

Blurb[edit]

Nintendo website (Wii U)

Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies, the first movies ever directed by Shigeru Miyamoto. The three shorts, titled The Night Juicer, Treasure in a Bottle and Occupational Hazards find Pikmin in unusual, funny, and even dangerous situations. NOTE: No real Pikmin were harmed during the filming of these movies.

  • Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies: “The Night Juicer,” “Treasure in a Bottle,” and “Occupational Hazards”
  • View bonus animated storyboards created by Shigeru Miyamoto using the Flipnote Studio™ software
  • Own the Pikmin short movies that debuted at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival
  • Watch in HD on Wii U™
Nintendo website (Nintendo 3DS)

Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies, the first movies ever directed by Shigeru Miyamoto. The three shorts, titled The Night Juicer, Treasure in a Bottle and Occupational Hazards find Pikmin in unusual, funny, and even dangerous situations. NOTE: No real Pikmin were harmed during the filming of these movies.

  • Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies: “The Night Juicer,” “Treasure in a Bottle,” and “Occupational Hazards”
  • View bonus animated storyboards created by Shigeru Miyamoto using the Flipnote Studio™ software
  • Own the Pikmin short movies that debuted at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival
  • Watch in 3D on Nintendo 3DS™
My Nintendo website

Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies, the first movies ever directed by Shigeru Miyamoto. The three shorts, titled The Night Juicer, Treasure in a Bottle and Occupational Hazards find Pikmin in unusual, funny, and even dangerous situations. NOTE: No real Pikmin were harmed during the filming of these movies.

- Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies: “The Night Juicer,” “Treasure in a Bottle,” and “Occupational Hazards”
- View bonus animated storyboards created by Shigeru Miyamoto using the Flipnote Studio™ software
- Own the Pikmin short movies that debuted at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival

Nintendo eShop

Watch the colorful antics of Pikmin™ as they jump into three short movies, the first movies ever directed by Shigeru Miyamoto.

The three shorts, titled The Night Juicer, Treasure in a Bottle and Occupational Hazards find Pikmin in unusual, funny, and even dangerous situations.

NOTE: No real Pikmin were harmed during the filming of these movies.

Story[edit]

Each of the three films included in Pikmin Short Movies has their own storylines:

The Night Juicer[edit]

It involves Captain Olimar and the Pikmin making a drink, but after the Pikmin wrongly believe a vivisected Red Pikmin are on the cutting board (rather than a box of Pikpik Carrots) become horrified.

Treasure in a Bottle[edit]

It involves a Ramune bottle with treasure inside, and the Pikmin becomes trapped in the bottle. The Pikmin also chase after a white butterfly.

Occupational Hazards[edit]

The film revolves around dismantling a backhoe for Hocotate's ship, and the hazards regarding it.

Technical details[edit]

Technical Details
Media

Digital download (Wii U, Nintendo 3DS)

Download size

Wii U: 1779.5 MB
Nintendo 3DS: 2,623 blocks

Input / compatible controllers

Wii U: Wii U GamePad
Nintendo 3DS

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