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Ash Ketchum
Ash Ketchum BW
Full Name Ash Ketchum
Current Age 10
Gender Male
Species Human (Summoner in Power Paintbrush Adventures)
Location Pallet Town
Current Status Alive
Class Pokemon Trainer, Hero
Family and Relations
Delia Ketchum, Unknown Father, Unknown Grandfather
Voice Actor(s)
Veronica Taylor (Season 1-8, English),

Sarah Notchenny (Season 8-current, English),
Rika Matsuno (Japanese)

First Appearance Pokémon Anime (Pokémon - I Choose You!)
Latest Appearance Pokémon Anime Sun & Moon: Ultra Adventures Series
Ash Ketchum is a Pokémon Trainer who takes care of Pikachu (his main best friend) Charizard, Squirtle and Bulbasaur, including many other Pokémon. He is the star of the Pokémon anime, gathering many Pokémon over the years. He has appeared in every Pokémon main series anime to date, gathering Pokémon from all generations.


Pokémon Heroes: The Game

Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu appear as the heroes of the game based off the movie, Pokémon Heroes. They have to save the city of Alto Mare from Annie and Oakley.

Pokémon Heroes Reloaded: The Lost Silver

Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu reappear in Pokémon Heroes Reloaded, and they receive a letter from Annie and Oakley, which ends them up in a trap, which they are rescued from by Bianca and Latias. So, Ash must team up with his friends and some heroic Pokémon to save the world before Annie and Oakley get their hands on the Lost Silver.

Heroes of the Greatest Destiny

Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu end up having to save their world from a powerful mist that turns characters into evil worshippers of the game's villains, Bowser, King K. Rool, Dr. Eggman, Annie and Oakley. After being knocked out by Iris and Cilan's Pokémon and waking up sometime later, Ash (along with Pikachu) finds himself making an alliance with Mario, Donkey Kong, Sonic the Hedgehog and a mysterious being called the Mist Breaking Star. Ash and Pikachu's main enemies are Annie and Oakley's sisterbots, brotherbots and evil Pokémon.

Super Smash Bros. Alpha

Ash appears in Super Smash Bros. Alpha, but was named Ash Ketchup as a reference to "Stupid Mario Bros.". He replaces Pokemon Trainer from Brawl, being an exact clone of him. He is teamed with Ness and Lucas for most of the story mode, and is brainwashed by a machine he chased later in the game. He later teams with Wario and soon, the entire cast of playable characters.