At a recent press conference held by TV Tokyo in Roppongi, Tokyo, Toshiyuki Hiroaka, the general manager of the animation business division of TV Tokyo and Ichiro Ishikawa the president of TV Tokyo, talked about Ash Ketchum becoming the Pokémon world champion after 25 years of the anime airing.
Ishikawa was a little bit shy to comment about an anime character at first, but later congratulated Ash on becoming the Pokémon world champion.
“I heard that fans from all over the world congratulated Satoshi for winning the championship this time. We are very happy to see Satoshi’s achievement, and we would like to congratulate him as well,” he said.
Hiroaka on the other hand, talked about what the future holds for Ash, and where he will go from this point. Talking at the press conference, he said that Ash’s adventure will continue and the future will unfold in the upcoming episodes of the anime.
“It has taken 25 years for Satoshi to become the world champion, so it will be interesting to see what the future holds for him,” Hiroaka said. “The adventures will continue, and we will be providing information on how Satoshi’s future story will unfold in the upcoming TV anime, so I hope you will enjoy it.”
Ash Ketchum finally achieved his goal of becoming the world’s greatest Pokémon trainer in a recent episode of Pokémon Ultimate Journeys, which premiered in Japan on Nov 11, 2022. Ash’s moment of glory was aired on the big screen at Shibuya, Tokyo, with fans watching it in awe.
Pokémon anime first premiered on TV Tokyo in April 1997. The anime franchise has seven sequential series, all based on an installation of Pokémon video game.
Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series is the twenty-fifth and current season of the Pokémon anime series, and the third and final season of Pokémon Journeys: The Series.
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