Earlier than this 12 months’s Bounce Festa started dropping anime bombshells, Pokemon had a significant announcement when it got here to the way forward for its anime adaptation. After main the tv sequence for over twenty years, Ash and Pikachu are saying farewell whereas two new trainers are set to reach to assist in introducing the brand new area featured in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Now, with followers bidding farewell to Ketchum and his right-hand “mon”, each the unique English voice for Ash and the present voice behind Ketchum in Pokemon Journeys shared their ideas on the key change.
Ash’s departure was closely speculated when the long-running anime protagonist was in a position to do the unimaginable, defeating Leon within the Masters 8 Event to turn into the brand new world champion. With Ketchum and his new pal, Goh set to separate methods because the latter works on persevering with his quest to study extra about Mew, Ash will fortunately obtain a giant finale through eleven new anime episodes that can convey his lengthy journey to an in depth. Whereas the 2 new stars set to take over the anime sequence have been revealed in Liko and Roy, there are numerous questions in relation to their origins and the way Ketchum would possibly play a task within the show’s future.
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Each the unique English voice actor, Veronica Taylor, and the most recent actor to tackle the position of Ash Ketchum shared their ideas in regards to the character’s lengthy journey following the information that the Pokemon grasp could be departing the sequence after over twenty years of adventures:
This announcement has actually shocked me. I’m stuffed with a lot emotion…I suppose I might by no means thought-about Ash’s journey ending. I would like a minute to course of…
(This new starting appears beautiful.) https://t.co/OjhOTS5BNe
— Veronica Taylor (@TheVeronicaT) December 16, 2022
It has been a unprecedented privilege to have been the English voice of Ash Ketchum for what shall be 17 years. It doesn’t matter what lies past his remaining chapter, he’ll dwell perpetually within the hearts of many generations to come back. I am going to hold him current for all of us in each approach I can. ? pic.twitter.com/UZxPO4xD6E
— Sarah Natochenny (@sarahnatochenny) December 16, 2022
A serious concept that has been making the rounds within the face of this Pokemon change is the concept that the brand new star of the sequence, Liko, would possibly in reality be the daughter of Ash, which means that the brand new season would happen fairly someday after Ketchum’s world championship victory. Whereas nothing has been confirmed, followers rallying behind this concept have famous that Liko’s hair clip definitely appears strikingly acquainted to the image on Ash’s hat. Ought to Ash return to the sequence as an grownup, this would definitely permit for different characters to make huge comebacks, albeit a lot older than their present age.
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