In the post-Pokémon era in which we all reside, one is accustomed to battles between bizarre mutant cartoon characters. So there isn’t much surprising about the creatures that pop out of the backpacks of the grade-school students in Jellyfish Eyes??; the children themselves take it mostly as a matter of course that, by virtue of being Japanese in the 21st century, they will at some point be visited by tiny creatures with superpowers. The movie is not a cartoon but live action with digital beasties, and it looks so bad you wish it were all animated.
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