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Your fave Ash Ketchum design?

Original series

12 29.27%

Advanced Generation series

6 14.63%

Diamond & Pearl series

4 9.76%

Best Wishes series

1 2.44%

XY series

15 36.59%

Sun & Moon series

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    DP had that one yellow stripe of eyesore, yellow was previously used as an accent color to bring out the details, but looks out of place here surrounded by black to which it doesn't blend. Having another smaller stripe like the one in Advanced generation would help a lot.

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    Old June 14th, 2017 (2:20 PM).
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      I went for the Original series of Pokemon.

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      It's tied between his Advanced and XY outfits... I slightly lean on the XY design Satoshi just looks so damn cool in XY.

      I feel AG was probably the most comfortable-looking one, but at the same time it's also not extremely lazy like SM (aka completely ripped from the games with barely any attempt at different accents) which would have been the only other comfortable-fitting Ash outfit contender.

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        El mejor diseño de ash a mi parecer es el de la pelicula I Chose You

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        Old July 13th, 2017 (11:52 AM).
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          All ash designs except SM are awesome. SM design is garbage.

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          Old July 17th, 2017 (1:16 PM).
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            The Original series look fit him the most and it is a classic.

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            Old July 18th, 2017 (7:52 PM).
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              Before the clean and sleek style they gave him in the XY series, my favorite was his Advance Generation outfit.

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                It was a tough call for me when picking my #1 choice but I ultimately decided on Diamond and Pearl. XY was a very close 2nd, with AG, OS and BW rounding out my top 5. If you look at his AG and DP designs, they're incredibly similar in nature with the only difference being a change in his shirt/vest and a minor color change in his hat. His XY design looks to be the most mature(which is probably a sign that we wish Ash wasn't a 10 year old) and his SM design looks flat/uninspired(possibly due to a change in art design... or the fact its been 20 years and its time to put the anime out of its misery...).

                Anyways DP is now getting some much deserved love.

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                It was a tough call for me when picking my #1 choice but I ultimately decided on Diamond and Pearl. XY was a very close 2nd, with AG, OS and BW rounding out my top 5. If you look at his AG and DP designs, they're incredibly similar in nature with the only difference being a change in his shirt/vest and a minor color change in his hat. His XY design looks to be the most mature(which is probably a sign that we wish Ash wasn't a 10 year old) and his SM design looks flat/uninspired(possibly due to a change in art design... or the fact its been 20 years and its time to put the anime out of its misery...).

                Anyways DP is now getting some much deserved love.

                I admit DP was a cross between badass and simple while not being too monotone which was a problem the XY outfit had by being way too much blue. SM being uninspired is not because of the art style, but likely because it literally was copy-and-pasted from the games.

                In fact, Ash's SM outfit is literally the exact same getup that this guy is wearing. The only differences are Ash's shirt colours being inverted and the hat being red, the shorts, bag and shoes are literally unchanged. It's just so cringy when you look at it, because I hate laziness when it comes to Ash's regional outfits. I can get the climate of Alola would make sense for Ash having shorts and no gloves, but not to this extent.

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                  I admit DP was a cross between badass and simple while not being too monotone which was a problem the XY outfit had by being way too much blue. SM being uninspired is not because of the art style, but likely because it literally was copy-and-pasted from the games.

                  In fact, Ash's SM outfit is literally the exact same getup that this guy is wearing. The only differences are Ash's shirt colours being inverted and the hat being red, the shorts, bag and shoes are literally unchanged. It's just so cringy when you look at it, because I hate laziness when it comes to Ash's regional outfits. I can get the climate of Alola would make sense for Ash having shorts and no gloves, but not to this extent.

                  Ash has always had a lot of Blue in his outfits. His original setup started it off, with AG continuing it. DP(which I voted for) was a noticeable change that brought in a bit more Black or dark Navy Blue that contrasted well with the rest of his outfit. BW brought back the Blue(albeit contrasted with a lot of white(like he's fresh to the scene again)) before the traditional Blue look being brought back in XY(which I think was to pay homage to the OS like the XY theme). Then you get SM and yeah... it's definitely similar to the game set-up. Call it a cut and paste with some color changes.

                  I mean if they're that lazy with SM, could you imagine what a past character would look like in the SM anime if they were to return? Almost makes you not want them to come back for just that reason alone.

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                        I voted for original but i like his other styles. Not SM design though. They really messed up the way he looks. His facial expressions in SM is just awful to witness.

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                          Quote:
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                          I admit DP was a cross between badass and simple while not being too monotone which was a problem the XY outfit had by being way too much blue. SM being uninspired is not because of the art style, but likely because it literally was copy-and-pasted from the games.

                          In fact, Ash's SM outfit is literally the exact same getup that this guy is wearing. The only differences are Ash's shirt colours being inverted and the hat being red, the shorts, bag and shoes are literally unchanged. It's just so cringy when you look at it, because I hate laziness when it comes to Ash's regional outfits. I can get the climate of Alola would make sense for Ash having shorts and no gloves, but not to this extent.

                          While SM is the most blatant case, this has basically been the deal with *all* of Ash's outfits since DP:



                          Ever wondered why the male PCs never appear on the show outside of minor cameos? Because Ash is literally filling in their role, hence him wearing their clothes.

                          (As an aside, this is likely also why the male PCs themselves have looked very boring and samey since Gen 4. They're basically being designed to be new outfits for Ash, so they all have to have Ash's color scheme and be at least somewhat based on Red, if not an outright clone of him.)

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                          While SM is the most blatant case, this has basically been the deal with *all* of Ash's outfits since DP:



                          Ever wondered why the male PCs never appear on the show outside of minor cameos? Because Ash is literally filling in their role, hence him wearing their clothes.

                          (As an aside, this is likely also why the male PCs themselves have looked very boring and samey since Gen 4. They're basically being designed to be new outfits for Ash, so they all have to have Ash's color scheme and be at least somewhat based on Red, if not an outright clone of him.)

                          It is definitely sad that the anime is to blame for male protagonist designs getting worse every generation. AG was probably the only truly unique Ash outfit when you look at it, since it was a hoodie and not a long-sleeved coat.

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                            It is definitely sad that the anime is to blame for male protagonist designs getting worse every generation. AG was probably the only truly unique Ash outfit when you look at it, since it was a hoodie and not a long-sleeved coat.

                            And, the only reason we got a unique design in AG was because there was no way the show could've gotten away with putting Ash in Brendan's outfit. Unlike Lucas & Co, Brendan was actually designed to be his own character and not a rip-off of Red, so his design wasn't even remotely compatible with Ash's.

                            Combine that with the "controversy" that surrounded the color of Brendan's hair, and it's not hard to see why GF has played it very safe (and boring) with male PC designs since Gen 4. Look past the scarf, and Lucas is little more than FRLG Red palette swapped to RBY Red's colors. Hilbert is literally nothing more than a teenage version of Red, and the same goes for Calem. Not counting remakes, it's literally been over a decade since we last had a male PC that wasn't a Red clone dressed in blue.

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                            And, the only reason we got a unique design in AG was because there was no way the show could've gotten away with putting Ash in Brendan's outfit. Unlike Lucas & Co, Brendan was actually designed to be his own character and not a rip-off of Red, so his design wasn't even remotely compatible with Ash's.

                            Combine that with the "controversy" that surrounded the color of Brendan's hair, and it's not hard to see why GF has played it very safe (and boring) with male PC designs since Gen 4. Look past the scarf, and Lucas is little more than FRLG Red palette swapped to RBY Red's colors. Hilbert is literally nothing more than a teenage version of Red, and the same goes for Calem. Not counting remakes, it's literally been over a decade since we last had a male PC that wasn't a Red clone dressed in blue.

                            Then there's the fact Brendan's original outfit had long sleeves. Long sleeves are definitely not Ash-worthy, which definitely explains why the BW outfit did Hilbert's jacket but with a recolour and short sleeves.

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                              It is definitely sad that the anime is to blame for male protagonist designs getting worse every generation. AG was probably the only truly unique Ash outfit when you look at it, since it was a hoodie and not a long-sleeved coat.

                              Wait why are we blaming the anime for the game protagonists character design exactly?

                              Isn't that the game's designers fault for not giving the protagonist a more interesting design? The anime design team bases Satoshi's new outfit on the protagonist of the new game, and have zero input on what next protagonists outfit will inevitably look like.

                              It's not the Anime's fault for the Game designers choosing a consistent design philosophy for each of the male protags. Each of them sporting a jacket (With Lucas being notable for having a vest in his first appearance) Until Sun's stripped T-shirt.

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                                Wait why are we blaming the anime for the game protagonists character design exactly?

                                Isn't that the game's designers fault for not giving the protagonist a more interesting design? The anime design team bases Satoshi's new outfit on the protagonist of the new game, and have zero input on what next protagonists outfit will inevitably look like.

                                It's not the Anime's fault for the Game designers choosing a consistent design philosophy for each of the male protags. Each of them sporting a jacket (With Lucas being notable for having a vest in his first appearance) Until Sun's stripped T-shirt.

                                The anime has more influence over the games than we like to believe. GF knows that it's the main marketing tool for the games, and they've also realized that Ash will be the one promoting the games in said marketing tool rather than the gen's actual male protagonist. Thus, the male protagonists always have to have a design that's compatible with Ash's so Ash can be made to look like them on the show. Ash is based on Red, so they have to be based on Red, too. Ash always wears red/blue/black/white, so they have to wear red/blue/black/white, too. It's been going on for 11 straight years now.

                                It wasn't always like this. Just look at Gold and Brendan. Gold was certainly inspired by Red (and it was actually justified in this case, as GSC were sequels to RBY), but he still looked very different from him. His color scheme was different, his hair style was different, and he even wore his hat differently.

                                And, of course, Brendan bore absolutely zero resemblance to Red, whatsoever. And, why should he? He was supposed to be a different person, and it's not like RSE were even connected to RBY like GSC were. He had no legitimate reason to to look like Red/Ash, and neither does Lucas & Co.

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