Top Ten Overhated Pokemon Anime Human Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Serena Serena Serena has proven to be a kind and polite girl but she can also be openly rebellious towards her mother, Grace. In Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, she refused to wake up when Grace ordered her to, and gave a sassy response to her mother's call to watch the news. This tumultuous relationship ...read more.

I don't hate Serena as much as other people do, but she IS annoying. And she is the furthest thing from overhated. Or, if you want, only on this website. But try to say you dislike her on any other website, or even not dislike her but you prefer another PokeGirl, and you will have a group of fans sending you death treats. If anything, Serena is not overhated, she is overloved. - Liinde

People just hate her cause she is girly, and I don't see a difference in other companions that wanted to do contests, she actually does contribute to the story, like if ash is in a pickle, or if Bonnie, or her pokemon are in trouble. She literally jumped up and did a front flip to catch Eevee in her hands, what's not to like really?

No development at all only decides what she wants to do because of ash she is hopeless and is a bad role model,making you think you have to cook and dress in pink all the time. She is weak and prissy. My opinion

Overhated? More like OVERRATED. - dels

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2 Ash Ketchum Ash Ketchum Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

I like Ash. Sure he's stupid sometimes but that's every main character from this type of anime, and that doesn't bother me... He loses because the plot asks for it, so he can go to other regions. - Liinde

This noob is hated but also overRATED

Ash suck, he's so dumb and annoying, He's not even a strong pokemon trainer, I gonna hate Ash forever after! - darthvadern

Lol, that was an immature comment I made, but seriously, when will he age and learn the fact that Raichu is stronger than Pikachu? - darthvadern

Damn, if you hate ash then why watch pokemon when he's the main protagonist?

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3 Iris Iris Iris is from the Pokemon bwhite version & Pokemon black 2 & white. She ether was the gym leader in Opelucid city in white version. She first appeared to aid Bianca, Burgh, and the playable character when Bianca's Munna was stolen, & acted as a bodyguard. In Black 2 & White 2, she was the champion. Iris ...read more.

Iris is actually the most overhated character in the show and she doesn't deserve it. People constantly complain about how she keeps calling Ash a kid. Come on people, it's a FLAW. You hate her for callin Ash a kid, but loves Misty for yelling at him? It just doesn't add up. I'd rather be called a kid than to be yelled so much. Seriously, where's your logic. In my opinion NONE of the main characters in Pokemon deserves that much hate. While I have favorites (Jessie, James, Ash and May) they're all great characters and a varied bunch for everyone to love, whichever is your favorite is supposed to make you happy as a fan. So why show so much hate and ruin everything for other fans? It's ok to not like something, but you don't have to be an ass about it. But while she's not in my top 5 (she'd be 9th though) Iris is the most overhated Pokemon character ever and the one I feel like defending most because she deserves better. You call Iris annoying, over and over. But it's YOU who are the ...more

Iris is easily the most overhated character in Pokemon- no. The most overhated character in an anime I've seen. Sure she calls Ash a kid, so what, that's way better than beating him up and yelling at him constantly like Misty did. I don't hate or even dislike Misty FYI. And Ash does act like a dumb child at times, so she isn't wrong either, unlike beating him up who wasn't justified from Misty besides Tsundere crap. Besides calling him a kid, which can also be seen as playful teasing by the end of the Unova series, she's never done anything bad to him. She cheers on him, supports him and doesn't abuse him when he feels sad like Serena did. I've also noticed a lot of hate for the Gen 5 in general, so maybe that is why she is hated while Misty is loved. But that's biased crap! I mean, I think we all have our biased moments, but at least admit that you're biased, there's nothing wrong with being biased as long as you don't claim you're right and everyone else is wrong.

TL:DR: I ...more - Liinde

Iris is actually a great character and deserves a lot more love. - dels

Why do people hate her? Sure, she calls Ash a kid sometimes, but she does have a point most of the time.

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4 Misty

Worst character in the series - NaruHinaBlaze1

A worthless character who always have bike issues. Nobody wants to hear her complaining. I know I surely don't.

She's nothing! - NaruHinaBlaze1

Why people liked her, anyway? I don't understand it.

Trust me, it's because they're blind to see what type of girl she really is. A poke wreck who always complaining about her bike being accidentally destroyed by Pikachu and also treating Ash like trash.

There's a lot more reasons why she deserves to be hated. - NaruHinaBlaze1

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5 Dawn Dawn Dawn is a character from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. In the games diamond, pearl, and platinum version she was one of the playable characters you can choose from. She will be an assistant for professor Rowan if you choose her male counterpart, Lucas. ...read more.
6 Pual

"Pual" literally abused his Pokemon. - yungstirjoey666

Paul is spelled wrong - PokemonGOSucks

7 Brock Brock Brock is a character from Pokemon and is created by game freak & Nintendo. He was the first gym leader in pewter city, and specializes in rock Pokemon . ...read more.

Brock is nowhere near overhated. - Rue

8 Cilan Cilan Cilan is one of the three Gym Leaders of Striaton City's Gym, known officially as the Striaton Gym, in Pokemon Black and White. In the anime, he is classified as an A-class Pokemon Connoisseur and traveled with Ash Ketchum in the Unova region. He first debuted in Triple Leaders, Team Threats!.

There are good reasons to not like Cilan and there are also those stupid reasons like how he "replaced Brock" - Rue

9 Mallow Mallow

1 reason steenee

Mallows good though why so high on the list? - Pokemonsonicmaster

Deserves hate. - InklingSethO

Finely a Pokémon sun and moon character but I prefer lana

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10 Bonnie Bonnie Bonnie is created by game freak & Nintendo. She was in Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, as Clemont's (the electric type gym leader of Lumiose City) younger sister. She gave out quizzes to trainers who came to challenge the gym, who if they get it wrong would have to challenge a trainer. ...read more.

I love her to be honest, but her voice acting kinda annoys me

Bonnie is such a funny character - TealBoyxx

I find her a bit annoying in my opinion. - yungstirjoey666

She needs to AT LEAST be at Number 2 on this list in my opinion! She’s easily one of the most over hated female characters in Pokémon anime HISTORY! Why do you think there are a whole bunch of people on this site hating on her English voice and talking lies about her? (I’ve actually seen people hate on her Japanese voice too) Come on now! She should at least be at number three, two, or one on this list. - TGBBOD

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11 Clemont Clemont Clemont originates in Pokemon XY, created by Nintendo & game freak. is a gym leader of the lumoise city. He specialized in electric Pokemon and is known as a genius. ...read more.
12 Harley
13 Gary Oak Gary Oak Gary oak appeared in the anime series in seasons 1-5 . He was ash's rival and childhood friend . Though they had a dispute once they fought over a rusty pokeball they wanted for luck, which broke after they fought over it . Gary was the grandson of professor oak . He had cheerleaders & his own car. ...read more.

Accurate.

14 Jessie

She had a bad life, but no one sees her development because all her potential lays in the CD Drama. I say "Bring the CD Drama story into the show! ". People hate her for what she does, but fail to see through it and what she's really about.

She's honestly my least favorite of Team Rocket but like the others, I can't help to cut her some slack because she has such a bad life and Team Rocket being together because they only have each other. (Unless you count Bewear, but Bewear probably won't be like Wobbuffet and stay in the show) - Rue

15 Alain Alain

As much as I dislike Alain, I'll admit he's overhated. Especially after his league battle with Ash. - Rue

HE IS NOT OVERHATED! But he is selfish!

I'll admit that Alain deserves a second chance of what happened back at the Kalos League. Those bitchy ass fans of Ash Ketchum were whining and complaining about Ash losing the league and they don't know when to keep their god damn mouths shut!

To be honest, I do like Ash and Alain equally, but I think that Alain is overhated because of what happened back there. enough said. - EllyMacaroni

16 Georgia
17 Miette

Must be is THE WORST poke girl. She flirts with Ash and treats him like SLAVE! She is just insufferable!

18 Burgundy Burgundy Burgundy is a fictional character who appears in the Pokémon Black & White anime series, a C-class Pokémon Connoisseur and rival to Cilan who she vowed revenge after losing to him in a Gym battle and evaluating her Pokémon she became motivated to study and become a high ranking Connoisseur in order ...read more.
19 Lillie Lillie Lillie is a fictional character introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. She serves as one of the player character's allies and traveling companions during the course of the game.

Yes she is

20 Paul
21 Drew

Why is drew hated for being shipped with may? This is the most likely pokemon anime shipping

I feel bad for Drew. I had that angry syndrome of hating him because I thought hating him will make advanceshipping canon. Now I realise how stupid I was. Ash is never going to end up with anyone. And I agree that Drew wasn't as arrogant as Paul and Gary. He was different. If only people had not shipped him with May then| but anyway I am not into stupid shipping war anymore. I like Drew now. I miss him.

Drew is thoroughly over hated by advanceshippers. They can't just see the nice aspects of him. Always complaining about his attitude towards May. But doesn't care about the real 'meanie' one, Harley. Drew is far better than Harley and less arrogant or rivalish than Paul, Gary and Trip. He's just another character mainly hated for stupid shipping war.

22 Max

He's such a crybaby blabbermouth know-it-all.

Max is such a know it all and think he know everything about Pokemon.

From Pokemon

23 Sabrina

U spelled literally wrong

She litterly turned her mom into a doll

24 Lana

she sucks

25 Tobias Tobias

cheater - Froakieproakie

26 May May May is a female companion to Ash in the generation 3 anime. She was also the female character in Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire. May (anime) debuted in the 275th episode, "Get the Show on the Road!" She was going to be a trainer, but wasn't excited about it. After meeting a ...read more.

Serena is overhated, May is not hated but not as much as Serena

She has a Yonnger Brother Max

27 James

So clueless

28 Barry
29 Alice Telesu

She’s a lozar with a lazy hippo king as her dad

30 Jessiebelle
31 Solidad
32 Molly Hale Molly Hale

She Is So Cute From Pokemon Movie 3

33 Bianca Bianca Bianca is a character from Pokemon by gamefreak & Nintendo. She is one of the rivals & a childhood friend of the protagonist in Pokemon black and Pokemon White. She lives in Nuvema Town, and was held back of being a Pokemon trainer because of her overprotective father wouldn't let her be one. Bianca ...read more.
34 Tracy
35 Red Red Red is a Pokémon Trainer from Pallet Town, Kanto. He is the first character to be playable in the Pokémon series and his initial appearance is set in the Generation I main games. He has since then made various appearances in Pokémon media, including the Generation III remakes of Red, Green, Blue, ...read more.

Very bad character

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