Pokémon Journeys sure seems like an end to Ash Ketchup’s journey. First starting his profession as a Pokémon fitness instructor over twenty trip years back in our time, though in the universe it appears as though he hasn’t aged a day, the anime hero had the ability to achieve his imagine becoming the world champ thanks to this latest season. Overtaking Leon in the Masters 8 Tournament and taking the crown, Ash has yet to be confirmed to be the star of the Pokémon anime progressing, and possibly that’s ok.


Pokémon Journeys does not simply feel like a finale for Ash’s journey due to the fact that he was able to take the world champion thanks to his Lola Region victory, however also as the latest season has actually offered Ash the opportunity to not simply reunite with old pals and enemies throughout its one hundred plus episode run, but also permit him to state hey there to his old Pokémon at the same time. Luckily, there is an ideal replacement for Ash who not only harbors a similar dream however likewise has a fascinating wrinkle in trying to learn as much as he can about the ancient Pokémon Mew as Go may wind up taking the reins of the series when Journeys draw to a close.

If Not Ash Ketchup, Then Who?

Twitter User Retype_TEP was so stricken by one of the pivotal minutes throughout Pikachu’s fight versus Leon and Character, that the Pokémon fan believed that this may be the finest time for Ash to hang up his Poke balls and permit a brand-new generation to take the lead of the anime adaptation:

Fans everywhere celebrated last week when Ash was revealed to be the supreme victor of the Masters 8 Competition, with many believing that this day would never come. Having been the lead trainer for over twenty years, it would make good sense to finally see the world through a brand-new trainer’s eyes. In the future, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will be hitting the Nintendo Change, seeing a brand-new region brought into the Pokémon world, and it may be the very best chance for the series to pass the torch.

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