Pokémon is a franchise that millions grew up watching in their childhood. It is a series that has managed to become a cultural phenomenon in not only Japan but the entire globe at this point.
It covers the journey of a 10-year-old boy who wishes to become a Pokémon Master, he is accompanied by his beloved Pikachu, an electric type Pokémon and some friends he made along the way like Brock and Misty, two of the most loved side characters in the series.
Ash And Pikachu’s Journey To Become A Pokémon Master
Things were not so smooth at first, the very first episode of the series cover Ash approaching professor Oak to receive his first ever Pokémon, which he failed to do so.
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However, he still manages to get Pikachu as a backup option from the Professor, and after a bit of quarrelling at first, Ash and Pikachu becomes best friends forever for the rest of their remaining lives.
After defeating countless trainers and many leagues, Ash finally beats Leon in the Masters Eight Tournament, becoming the new World Champion.
How Old Is Ash When He Became The World Champion
While it has been more than 25 years that the series started, it is often questioned how Ash still manages to remain a 10-year-old boy for such a long time.
And while this does not change any outcomes, it is a challenge to how the normal world usually works in real life. If we were to calculate what his age would be if he aged naturally, he would be nearly 35-years-old right now.
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The original series covering the journey of Ash and Pikachu ended recently in November last year, but fans should not be disappointed as the franchise ha a sequel lined up called Pokémon Horizons, which has already started airing in April this year.
The new series will cover the adventure of Liko and Roy as they set off on an adventure to explore the vast and mysterious world of Pokémon. Liko is a young girl who dreams of becoming a Professor, while Roy is a boy who is passionate about Pokémon battles. Along the way, they will meet new friends, battle powerful opponents, and uncover the secrets of the Pokémon world.
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