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| Ash Ketchum|
Ash Ketchum in the Sun & Moon series
|Relatives|| Anime: Delia (mother)|
Unnamed father (EP002)
Unnamed grandfather (EP002, Japanese version only)
|Anime debut||Pokémon - I Choose You!|
|English voice actor|| Veronica Taylor |
(AG146-present, MoMP re-dub)
(MoMP original dub)
|Japanese voice actor||Rica Matsumoto|
|Manga counterpart(s)||Red, Red, Template:Adv, Red, Ash Ketchum, Satoshi, Shu|
Ash Ketchum (Japanese: サトシ Satoshi) is the main character of the Pokémon anime. He is also the main character of various manga based on the anime, including The Electric Tale of Pikachu, Ash & Pikachu, and Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl.
He is a Pokémon Trainer from Pallet Town whose goal is to become a Pokémon Master. He shares his Japanese name with the creator of the Pokémon franchise, Satoshi Tajiri. His English surname is a pun of the English motto, "Gotta catch 'em all!."
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In the animeEdit
Currently in rotationEdit
In the Unova region, Ash does not keep the same party at all times like he had done previously. Instead, he swaps his on hand Pokémon (with the exception of Pikachu) with ones that are being stored at Professor Juniper's lab, much like he did with his Kingler and Muk in Kanto with Professor Oak
Pidove → Tranquill → Unfezant ♀
Tepig → Pignite ♂
Egg → Scraggy ♂
Sewaddle → Swadloon → Leavanny ♂
Roggenrola → Boldore
With Professor OakEdit
This section shows the Pokémon that Ash keeps at Professor Oak's Laboratory.