I like Pokemon more than you! :p
Back in 2008, I interviewed Masamitsu Hidaka, the original director of the Pokemon anime. It was in these interviews that Hidaka revealed behind the scenes information about the show. For example, Celebi was originally intended to be in the GS Ball.
I asked Hidaka if Ash would ever become a Pokemon Master:
Now an overall question about the show. Will Ash ever become a Pokemon Master? [Hidaka] laughed and fell back on the couch. He blatantly said that when Ash becomes a Pokemon Master, the show will end.
Masamitsu Hidaka’s answer has now become true.
Ash’s journey will be coming to an end after 25 seasons. As most fans know, Ash just won the World Coronation Series, defeating Leon to become the world’s...