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Pokemon Says Goodbye to Ash Ketchum in Final Episode - Spoilers Revealed!

SPOILER ALERT – Do no read ahead if you have not watched the latest episode of Pokemon!

It’s a bittersweet day for Pokemon fans.

On Friday (March 24), fans said goodbye to Ash Ketchum and Pickachu after 26 years as the anime franchise prepares to premiere a new series.

Now that Ash’s final episode has aired in Japan, we have compiled a list of all the major moments.

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Ash Ketchum Voice Actor Sarah Natochenny Says Farewell to Pokemon Franchise Amid News Ash & Pikachu are Leaving Series

Ash Ketchum and his trusty sidekick Pikachu are saying goodbye to the Pokemon franchise in 2023, and the iconic Pokemon trainer’s voice actor is speaking out about the news.

Variety confirmed that the character will make his final appearances on the show starting in January 2023. Two other trainers will step up to fill his role.

Sarah Natochenny voiced Ash on the series for 17 years, and she took to social media to say farewell and to reflect on the years she spent with the franchise.

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The Best-Selling Pokémon Video Games of All Time, Ranked Lowest to Highest

Pokémon is a global phenomenon.

The Japanese series was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996, and follows Pokémon Trainers catching and training Pokémon (there are now over 900 species!) to battle each other within the Pokémon universe.

Well over 25 years after the video game franchise’s debut, the general public still goes wild for each and every new Pokémon game – and there are well over a dozen versions of the main game, not to mention tons of spinoffs, TV shows, movies and the massive card game. Gotta catch ‘em all!

We’ve rounded up the best-selling Pokémon games since its debut, and ranked them from lowest to highest sales, courtesy of sales figures via Statista. You might be surprised to see which ones are at the top.

Scroll through to find out which Pokémon video games have sold the most…

'Pokemon' Voice Actor Billy Kametz Sadly Dies After Cancer Battle

Billy Kametz has unfortunately lost his battle with cancer.

The Pokemon voice actor, who many fans will recognize as Ren, passed away at the age of 35 on June 9.

His agent, A. Jinnie McManus, confirmed the news with PennLive, saying, “Billy lived his dream as a fan of Japanese animation and video games who grew up to act in beloved roles that will now stand forever as his legacy.”

“At conventions, he was a popular guest who cherished meeting his fans. After all, he was once one of them. Even during the worst of his illness, he remained upbeat and determined. The world is darker without him and I will miss my friend terribly,” Jinnie added.

Billy revealed that the cancer had spread to his liver, lungs and spine in a recent Instagram video.

“I’m not going to quit,” he said at the time. “I’m not gonna stop fighting and I’m going to get through this.”

In addition to voicing Ren, Billy also provided the voice of Josuke Higashikata in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Nicolo in Attack on Titan.

Pokémon Announces Scarlet & Violet Games Coming in Late 2022

Pokémon is coming back in a big way!

The hit video game series revealed two new titles on Sunday (February 27) – Pokémon Violet and Pokémon Scarlet – coming later this year, along with three new starter Pokémon.

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Logan Paul Drops Millions of Dollars on Pokemon Trading Cards That Could Be Fake

Logan Paul is taking his Pokemon obsession to the next level.

Last month, the social media star announced that he had spent $3.5 million on a set of first edition Pokemon cards.

While he believed the “sealed and authenticated box” to be one-of-a-kind, a number of collections and experts have since questioned the cards’ authenticity.

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A Live-Action Pokemon Series Is Reportedly in Early Development at Netflix

According to a new report, a live-action Pokemon series is in the works at Netflix!

Variety writes that the new series is currently in the early stages of development, with Lucifer showrunner and executive producer Joe Henderson attached to write and produce the project.

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