finally bloody done it . Ash Ketchum, star of the Pokémon anime and perennial clutcher of defeat from the jaws of victory, is now the winner of a Regional Pokémon League.
Well, it's sort of itself: Anime, Ash was voiced. Pokémon by voiceover actress Veronica Taylor. Pokémon Sun and Moon anime Ash has been voiced by Sarah Natochenny, to many fans Taylor the Ash voice they
Which means that today's news is extra cause for celebration. Sun and Moon aired in Japan this weekend, and saw Ash triumph over Gladion to become the inaugural winner of the Alola Pokémon League. While in the anime Ash has won major tournaments like the Orange Island Challenge and Battle Frontier,  the video game series 'traditional Regional League competitions.
The Kalos Loss in Pokémon XYZ Being the closest to got, causing heartbreak among fans when it was like like he had a killer Pokémon team and what, at last, about to break his losing streak. But two years later he's finally done it, and Taylor took to Twitter (with the help of a little Ash figurine) to deliver an inspirational message to the character she once embodied:
Hey, Ash! It's your younger-but-still the same age-self, Ash Ketchum! Congratulations on winning the Pokémon League! I wanna say I always knew you could do it, but really? I did not. I've just learned that, you've got to train hard-and that's true, but along the way I've found the importance of constantly learning, and challenging yourself, and being open to new experiences. That, by helping others, you help yourself. And mostly: it's not winning that counts, but you play the game.
But man, it sure feels good to win. Congratulations, and keep up the good work. I gotta go-mom's making dinner with Mr. Mime. Catch you later!
Awww. It's nice to see Taylor acknowledge her character's journey, even if she's not even a part of it. It makes Ash's win all the sweeter.
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