Then why didn't the change in protagonists in Yu-Gi-Oh! and Digimon help their ratings? Not to mention the hype towards the return of the old cast from Digimon (one of the users you agree admitted that he never followed Digimon).
How come Serena's fortune didn't come true during her second attempt at the PokeTripolthen just like how Bonnie's fortune came true? It was suppose to foreshadow her second loss, which would've been more stressful for her to the point where she might go bald.