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Why do the villains have more of a backstory than the main character?
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>>20611744
Because the main character's current story is their backstory.
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Because Ash is fucking 10 years old, how much backstory could he have?
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>>20611744
no one is born evil, it's interesting to see the events that happen in someones life that makes them who they are
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Because the main characters are 10 and just want to travel the world. The villains need their motives explained and are older.
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because they want you to sympathize with Jessie and James and understand they are truly not evil well at least James just does it because he doesn't want to get married and prefers the rogue life. you are suppose to already like Ash because muh protag.
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>>20611803
i can't unsee
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>>20611844

But I don't like Ash...
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>>20611803
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>>20611803
I don't get it...
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>>20611803
Ash has a sister??
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>>20611916
and some people don't like Jessie and James with all of their backstory. See what am saying?
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>>20612003
She's the girl from the third movie that causes all the shit with Entei.
Ash's mom said that they were friends when Ash was younger
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>>20612003
>>20612019

Why did Ash never mention her before and after the third movie?
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>>20612036
Ash said he hardly remembered her when his mom shows him the picture
The movies are almost never mentioned in the main series. Makes as much sense as Ash knowing Serena way before they meet.
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>>20611744
Because villains are static. Their only hope in getting character growth is through a backstory.

In contrast, the hero has a chance to have many opportunities for growth.
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>>20612036
>Ash

Just answered your own question there.
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>>20612036
because Ash just never mentions anyone from his past unless his current partners ask
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>>20611803
haha are you stupid? that's not ash's father! that's melody's father from that movie about entei and unown
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>>20612036
same as for serena
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>>20611744
Jessie's a qt
She can steal my Pokémonbecause she's already stolen my heart.
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>>20611744
>Implying their not the main characters.
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>>20611744
That fucking Blissey episode made me so sad
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>>20612100
Molly, dumbass
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>>20611744
Villains are always the best characters. It's just a fact of life.
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>>20611796
Hobbes wants a word with you
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>>20611803
I don't recall the guy from last panel
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>>20611744
>Why do the villains have more backstories

FTFY

Because the writers don't give a shit and retcon things left and right.
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>>20611744
We got a flashback of Ash and Gary growing up together. That counts, right?
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>>20611803
All I see is that Professor Oak is clearly Ash's dad
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>>20618451
There's quite a lot of Ash flashbacks, actually.
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>>20611744
I swear jessie has the most inconsistent backstory of everyone in the show
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>>20611803
It's fucking obvious Silver is Ash's father. Too many similarities and the pics too as proof.
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>>20618758
james and meowth have a sad backstory though
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>>20618189
He met Ritchie in one of those spin off episodes during early Hoenn/late Johto. He had a Salamence and Chikorita and was looking to find Moltres, who he had seen as a young child,
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>>20618909
>though
...okay? You know that "inconsistent" and "sad" have nothing to do with each other, right? In fact, James' and Meowth's backstories are also inconsistent.
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I know that we found the book in the past that was written by one of the original writers for the anime that said that Ash's father was a failed pokemon trainer which brought disgrace on his familycausing him to never return home
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>>20618962
>James' and Meowth's backstories are also inconsistent.
Elaborate?
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>>20612588
I never saw it. Can you tl;dr it?
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>>20619232
No. I shouldn't even have to spoonfeed you something you can easily Google yourself.

http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/EP129
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>>20618451
Why does it seem that Gary is a teenager by the time he came back for an episode and was a Pokemon professor and shit?
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They're older.
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>>20611744
Jessie was made for the anime, Ash is a loose adaptation of Red. Shudo had and gave more to work with for the character he created.
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>>20615917
Hobbes was dumb.
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>>20620951
He's trying to get better in Pokemon.
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>>20620951
Everyone but Ash ages.

iirc lucario movie
>thinking about misty
>shows different flash backs where she changes
>i miss her everyday
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