After video for her song Electric on Friday. It tells a cute story about her long friendship with Pikachu and sees the pair visiting her past to find a younger Perry struggling to get motivated in early days as a musician. Her Pichu -- Pikachu's baby form -- helps her get through the tough times.back in January, Katy Perry released the
The video was shot in Hawaii and directed by Carlos López Estrada, who also wrote and directed Disney's.
"The song's themes -- resilience, igniting your inner light -- have guided my life and also parallel Pokémon's story and characters," Perry said in a release. "Pikachu is the evolved form of Pichu, so in the video, you see the younger version of me with Pichu and myself in the present day with Pikachu. We both evolve, yet retain a sense of playfulness."
Pikachu wasn't quoted in the release, but I imagine he would've said "Pika-pi!" or something like that.
The song is part of the Pokemon "P25" anniversary celebration -- it's been a quarter century since Pokemon Red and Green came out on Nintendo Game Boy in Japan. Rapper Post Malone and released in February, with more musical events and releases coming over the rest of the year.
Also in February, the Pokemon Company revealed somefor Nintendo Switch: are coming out later this year, and arrives in early 2022. came out last month.