Top Ten Pokemon Characters from the Animeitz_izzy Top Ten Pokémon Characters! I know I missed a lot so please add your favorites that I missed! Also I only did characters not pokemon so if you want to see the top ten pokemon from the anime, go check out my list!
The Top Ten
Misty. She is my favourite girl character. She is the prettiest girl. I like her nature of being tomboyish but this is the fact that she is the best water Pokemon trainer. She always fights with Ash but likes him. I support Pokeshipping. Misty and Ash look cuter than Ash and Serena. She is the best. SHE COMPLETELY ROCKS!
Even Iris is way better than that carrot top tomboyish mermaid. - NaruHinaBlaze1
I love Misty. She may act like a tomboy, but she really cares deeply for her friends and Pokemon. Her personality sets her away from her older sisters who tease her almost all the time. Her relationship with Ash and Brock is what makes the first five seasons of the Pokemon series worth watching. She may also be short tempered, but she tries to save Brock and Ash from trouble or concequences. She may not also not know how to cook, but she surely knows how to defend her friends and her pokemon from villains. Moreover, the relationship Ash and her have is cute, especially when Ash would turn green in envy when someone would flirt with Misty. Or when Misty would be super jealous when a girl flirted with Ash. To be honest, you don't see Ash jealous when Tierno would flirt with the "new and improved" Serena? Because of Ash and Pikachu who destroyed Misty's bike, Misty followed them on their journey to charge Ash for her bike. During their journey, she noticed how kind Ash was to Pokemon and ...more
I enjoyed watching Misty in the original Pokemon series. The best thing about her is how well-rounded her character is and the development she gets during the series. She's naive,and annoying, and rude, as well as kind sweet and funny. She has this strong personality that you don't see anymore in the newer seasons. The relationship she had with both Ash and Brock just worked so well and their friendships made the series worth watching. Although many people bash her for being abusive to her Pokemon, particularly psyduck, deep down Misty truly cares about all her Pokemon and will even sacrifice her own life to protect them (ie that one episode when she shielded her gyarados from attacking tentacruel)
Many people hate her (mostly for shipping reasons) but I myself found a way to love her despite her flaws. She was a very unique character, especially when most girls in cartoons where one dimensional at the time.
Misty will always be the very best that no one ever was.
Misty is extremely vainV 125 Comments
I'm tired of this kid too, but I feel like some of the hate has gone too far. Worst trainer? Yeah, someone who could earn 48 badges and make it to the top 16 in every league is the worst. Doesn't catch a lot of Pokemon? What's the point of catching them all if you're not even gonna use them all? Releasing his Pokemon? At least he does it for good reasons, instead of you guys who do it for extra ivs. Doesn't disband Team Rocket? Other villainous teams were disbanded by him. Gary Stu? He worked for his achievements, and the movies are technically not canon.
I agree that it's been 20 years and not much good has come out of him, but come on. Some of the hate does not make sense. - yungstirjoey666
Everyone talking about how crappy Ash is needs to listen. This is getting a little stupid. All anyone does on these lists is criticize characters for stupid reasons because they're popular. Ash is a 10 year old kid. He may not be the brightest or the most mature but he is really caring and has grown as the show progressed. He may not have aged physically, but he did it mentally.
Ash sucks.V 96 Comments
This was tough for me, I had to choose between Dawn, Misty, Serena, and Brock, because I believe that these characters have had the strongest influence on Ash throughout his journeys. But ultimately I chose Brock. First off, Dawn is my favorite female character in the entire anime series thus far, because of the way she grew with Ash and the unbreakable bonds between her pokemon and Ash's. Same goes for Misty. Serena helped Ash through a lot of his downtimes and learned to stay strong like Ash, but ultimately was a lag-behind kind of character who simply admires but does not really influence. He has helped Ash through hell and is probably THE SOLE REASON why Ash has changed from a s-of-a-b kid into a mature trainer. Out of all the characters, he has stayed with Ash the longest. He acts like a father to Ash and is a great caretaker for the entire Pokemon family, an expert cook, breeder, and pokemon trainer in general. Ash has matured because of Brock, a true role model except when he ...more
I'm pretty salty they got rid of the iconic brock. He is now my favorite gym leader. Sure there's misty but SCREW HER she left after Johto. Anywho, Brock is amazing because he has no eyes but he's blind, he is such a good chef, Gordon Ramsey might actually like his food, and he is obsessed with women. But how can he see the women if his eyes are closed? hmmm. But why did he get replaced with mr evaluation time? He sucks and so does clement. Clement is forgettable and even more annoying than cilan
I love pokeshipping but I have to say Brock is the best.
Yay Brock - ZombieworldcomixV 38 Comments
Dawn actually had good personality a good friendship with Ash, and had some bad-ass Pokemon like Mamoswine. People hating on her for being "girly" should be no excuse, misty is just as girly as dawn was. Hating bugs, wearing revealing clothing, and rarely battled! Dawn is more tomboyish then Misty will ever be, risking her life to save Pokemon, don't see Misty doing that everyday!
Dawn also had that spark that made you remember her, she didn't breeze through every contest with not skills whatsoever like May. It's like they re-wrote may as a character but made her have a better personality and actually improve (bonus point for a better friendship with Ash! ) Dawn takes the cake for being better then Misty and May but what about Serena and Iris?
Serena is just awful to begin with, her childhood crush was adorable at first but as the series went on she was more a stalker then anything else! So obviously every main character in the series is better then Serena! So ...more
I found Dawn to be the most compelling character in the entire anime. Her relationship with Ash is different than those with every other female companions. They inspire each other with their ideas and each one is able to take those and make it their own, e.g. the Counter Shield. May and Misty simply learned from Ash and though Serena does provide some inspiration for Ash and he to her, it's not to the same extent as Dawn. I just honestly don't see that great of a relationship/friendship between Ash and Iris. I think that Dawn's relationship with Piplup is adorable.
I enjoy that Dawn cares about her appearance and is fashionable because it only further contributes to her dream of being a top coordinator, especially due to the fact that they introduced the idea of dressing up for contests in this generation.
One of my favorite thing's about Dawn's character arc is that it is relatable. She is over-confident initially in her contest appearances. However, that changes really ...more
Dawn is awesome! And like this comment if you think she would be a perfect replacement for Ash. Unlike Ash, she cares about her Pokemon, and tries to let the world know how great they they are through coordinating. She has an interesting backstory. Her mother is a famous coordinator, and wants to follow in her footsteps. Ash just.. Wants to become a Pokemon master. That is boring. Though I do think Dawn should've gotten Chomchar, as Piplup is a bit of brat.. And that Ash wasn't very nice to Chimchar, you just need to pay attention to notice. But, in my opinion trading Buizel for Aipom was Dawns biggest mistake. For one thing, Ash didn't even catch Aipom! It just followed him, so technically he stole it. And Dawn worked so hard to get that Buizel, and even though Buizel didn't like coordinating, it would have been better off worth Dawn. And I'd like to use this to point point out that Aipom was a jerk. For one thing the Aipom evolves into Ambipom, and leaves Dawn forever to play Ping ...more
I don't see why people think Dawn is so annoying. For me, I saw her as a brave, determined, playful, sweet, ditzy, girly, fun-loving, character. And not only is she lovable, but she's a role model with the reason being because she's relatable. She got cocky and lost appeal rounds in two contests. And this made her question her ability to achieve her dream. But afterwards, Dawn beat May in the Wallace Cup, and had won a major amount of maturity because of it. This was a very important lesson that we all need to learn and for me, it was portrayed very well with her. And besides, Misty was rude, Iris was annoying, and Serena I can't begin to describe. And May was great, but Dawn is the winner!V 75 Comments
May looks like a sex girl who lost her virginity at 7
May should be killed off forever for cheating on Lucas
The only thing I don't like about May is how she was tricked by Harley three times but I still love her
I like her Venusaur and BlazikenV 38 Comments
A stereotypical female who's only interested in clothes, pastries, and Ash. And then everyone wants to say she's better than Dawn. Well Dawn might have been girly, but she was also brave and sweet, caught Pokemon of different shapes and sizes, and went head on to become Top Coordinator. Serena on the other hand, is fearful, and snobby, took more than 40 episodes to catch 2 Pokemon, and only wanted to become a performer to dance around and wear fancy clothes. Yeah, I think we all know who is
Why? She's A air headed pink Barbie replacement trying to play A love interest that wont happen.
Serena's character is special. You either lover her or hate her... there's no "in the middle". Most people hate her because they feel as though she serves no purpose in the anime, but I have a theory.
As we all know, Ash's journey has been going on for almost 20 years now, and over the years, he has been getting closer and closer to winning the a league. Eventually, he will win the league, and I feel like that day he wins is really close.
When he does win a league, the writers will be left in a tough spot. They can't continue Ash's journey after he wins a league, because that's what he wants the most. His whole journey has been to do with winning the league and becoming a Pokemon Master. Once Ash does that, his whole journey will be over. He will most likely aim for being a Champion (probably of Kanto since it was never revealed to us who the Champion of Kanto was.)
Ok, so after that, we, as fans, will need a closure to his story... and that would be a ...more
She's longest known companion that Ash ever know.V 87 Comments
James is the true Pokemon Master. He gets beat up by everyone, even his own Pokemon, and he still stays all adorable and optimistic. Whenever he gets a Pokemon for his team in the show, he asks them politely. Ash isn't even that nice to his Pokemon at all, excluding Pikachu. Not to mention...
James is the Mighty Moltres.
Get him to number 1!
He's so nice!
I love James! His personality is the best, he is the softy of the Team Rocket trio and that is so cute. And his bottle cap collection. But he has had a ruff past and you kinda have to feel sorry for him. Even though he's part of the evil team.. He isn't really evil. James cares for all his Pokemon and friends very much. He's a very sweet young man.
James is also the Mighty Flaming Moltres!
Clemont and chespin are the best!
Cool guy that never gives up on inventing even if most of his inventions blow up in his face he still puts his heart into everything he does! Gotta love Clemont!
The future is now..THANKS TO SCIENCE!...No, Bonnie I'm not going to marry her...
Clemont is awesome I have a small crush on him but not as much as cilan!V 24 Comments
Jessie is actually really kind at heart. She has risked her life to save pokemon on multiple occasions and grew up poor in foster homes. She brings the TRio together like no one else could.
NNO! Jessie NEEDS to be next to James! I do honestly like James more, BUT, Jessie still deserves credit! Plus,(I'm being a total Rocketshipper here) Jessie and James are so cute together! And even though I prefer James, Jessie should still be in in the top ten! Plus, Jessie may seem like a self centered jerk, but she's actually a really strong female character who lost her mother at an extremely young age and I don't think she ever had a father. I'm not saying that James isn't strong, because both him AND Jessie went through pure crap to be free and now they have to steal Pokemon just to do so! MAKE JESSIE IN THE TOP TEN!
How is James ahead of Jessie in fact how is she ninth she should be first since she is the best character in the show. #JessieisQueen
I'm voting because I LOVE Team Rocket especially Meowth!V 14 Comments
She playfully calls Ash a little kid, unlike Misty, who SLAPS HIM!
Iris: Playfully teases Ash. Everyone HATES her. She has darker skin.
Misty: Physically abuses him with hammers and other weapons. Everyone LOVES her. She has lighter skin.
Do I smell racism?
Any dragon trainer in my eyes is just legendary
I think iris is a wonderful character. A breath of fresh air after 2 regions with contests. Yes she is annoying at times with her "What a kid" catchphrase but blame the writers. It's not Iris' fault that the writers completely restarted the season. They do that almost every region.
Iris is really sweet, adventurous, and has a lot of similarities to Ash which is why they're friends. She playfully teases him but cheers and cares about him just as much! - simplyafan
Who says he was annoying... Pokemon battling is about theory knowledge and application and he was always on the right track... he was very smart for being just 7... Well, not to sat, protagonists like Ash, May, Dawn (and so on..) really, really made me feel strange... those strange type of brains that they used to apply during battles, those tactics and they worked too, because their opponents were also foolish just like them... Ash's (May's and Dawn's too) too much practical tactics which they used to develop instantly during battles was a concept less type of thing... These characters never pre planned the battle, no care about Pokemon type matching, moves learnt, way of shooting out the moves or anything else... They just seemed like illiterate battlers. depending upon in battle consciousness, in battle tactics which worked just because their opponents were even worse than them. Believe me, this is the truth. Exceptions were there, Max and Brock were totally different in their ...more
Smart - WorldPuncher47592834
He may have been 7, and had a kinda know-it-all attitude at first, but he is another person who matured throughout the series and probably will become a Pokémon trainer soon!
Max is kinda cute and funny, and so annoying he's annoyingly good! - RueSapphireShiverpoolV 14 Comments
He is so cute!
Pikachu deserves credit. All of you ash fans out there! Pikachu saved his live
How do u marry a pikachu
How come pikachu is not number one... he is the cutest thing I have ever seenV 14 Comments
Gary is Ash's BEST rival in my opinion. Yeah, he's not as strong as Paul or Alain, but he cares about his pokemon and the one who knew Ash the longest. They're childhood friends before they became rivals. At first, they are fierce competitors, with Gary always one step ahead of Ash and Ash struggling to keep up. Its not an instant hate relationship like Ash and Paul. Nor is Gary always bragging with no reason like Trip. Nor is he always nice like Ritchie. At the end of the Orange Islands Arc, he beat Ash who won the league with the same name. In the Johto Arc, he became more polite and kind, humbled from his defeat in the Indigo League. Still, he keeps the fire igniting under Ash and keeps on making his grandpa proud. When Ash defeated him, Gary even congratulated his rival and gave him half of the pokeball and deciding to become a researcher like Professor Oak. He hae several appearances in the anime right after. Gary has one of the best character developments in the anime, from ...more
I think if we saw him now, he would probably BE strong or... per say cleverer and smarter like or even more so than Alain. I means it's been like 6 years... - Sentimental
Geez, Gary. You're TEN and you have a bunch of fan girls, AND you can drive a car?!? One of the best original characters by default!
I consider Gary to be about 12 or 13. Either way he is so much better than Ash by a million times. - RiverClanRocks
Gary Gary he's our man if he can't do it no one can!
I love Gary.. He is my favorite male character in Pokemon... Sometimes I think that the hero of Pokemon must have to Gary... He's handsome, intelligent, smart and kind than ash..
Ash is just like a kid.. His behavior is just like a donkey..
He's a awesome villain boss! - Weasltown
I'm one of the only people on this site that actually likes Cilan. - RiverClanRocks
So you think I've failed life just because I like a certain character you don't? - RiverClanRocks
He's ok but his obsession with relating everything with cooking is weird. - boltslegend
He's cute and Burgundy bullies him! He stood up to ash and is a very good sport! I think he's unique and mysterious.
I love Cilan, he is pretty cool and humorous. As well as being fabulous at the same time! - Flowersocks2137V 12 Comments
Most clever and funniest character ever. The way he thinks and talks, and various times he cheat innocent Pikachu and Ash :)) I don't understand Japanese, but I love to watch Japanese version just to listen how he speaks.
People, watch 'Go West Young Meowth'! It's really sad, Meowth is rejected time and time again and joins a stray street gang, and then you find out why Meowth actually joined Team Rocket - because he was sad and angry. - RueSapphireShiverpool
Meowth is the best. Funny and cute!
Hey! Why did all of you twoips put me down so low? Watch "Go West Young Meowth" and put me up there!V 3 Comments
He was very serious when to training
I'm glad that the cartoonists created a character with a narcissistic personality disorder thus showing kids that the only way to defeat a bully is to prove them wrong without giving up just as ash did near the end of the series.
Paul definitely is a different trainer than anybody else in the Pokemon franchise because he abandons his Pokemon and says nothing positive to his Pokemon after he fails
He was, like, so mean to ash so he should not be on this listV 10 Comments
This picture has rule 34 written all over it
How come she's not the top three she saved pikachu that saved ash that ash saved to saved and got saved by her
I don't get this. This Pokemon deserves every bit of attention that it can get and a lot more understanding. I know people don't swoon over it like they do over Ash, the trainers and the coordinators, but come on! Despite having a dark, cold exterior, it is wise beyond its experiences and does care deep inside. And he is the best experiment ever!
Mewtwo is the best... I can't belief it is that low
So I am simply the end result of your experiment. What becomes of me now that your experiment is over?
I am the best character of them all - Mewtwo_V 7 Comments
Steven is so cool. His hairstyle rocks, he rocks, and, well, he loves rocks, LIKE ME! HA!
Best Pokemon character ever! Not to mention he's a champion...
I am the same guy who complained why steven is not on no. 1
Steven rocks. Wait, I mean minerals.V 6 Comments
Bonnie is so cute she should be up this list with her brother!
In my opinion Bonnie's so cute I wanna tickle her feet and blow raspberries on her belly until she wets herself - Hulksmash2512
But they should be on number 1 or number 2 seriously! - wenkernboys01
She's good but I can't even...V 4 Comments
She needs another episode soon! She's also very underrated!
I agree that she needs to return in more new Pokemon episodes. It would be great if she get a Shiny Ditto in one of new episodes. She along with Ritchie are very underrated characters. - Nectaria
Lol - SushigirlO6
She's evil. We all know she is secretly evil.
"To ignite all people within our nation! "
As a character he is very bland - boltslegend
Red has a reputation for being a hero as he's brave strong caring and has a sense morality to which he adheres to plus he has that feisty determined attitude needed to become top master ash on the other hand is naive and his character is undeveloped.
You guys are wrong red was rated miner one by Nintendo and the United States Japan and China agreed
Number one sorry about spelling errorV 6 Comments
AWWW! Two of the three triplets are on the list! WHERE'S CRESS?!?!?!?
It's great how he is in another Pokemon list. The reason why I'm voting for him because he is one of my favorite characters. I wish he should get more love from the fans :(. I will be very happy to see more fans voting for him. - Nectaria
Nice character and rival of Ash. Where are the fans?
He was really kind, wish there were more fans
He's the truest friend Ash has ever had.V 2 Comments
She is so cool and smart. She is a very strong gym leader and the coolest gym leader of Indigo league
I love Sabrina because she has a Kadabra that is connected to her with a strong bond or something
(sneaks in and votes for sabrina then ninjas out) - taishisohma
"She was never like this when she was younger,"the man said, taking out a picture of Sabrina.
"wait you knew her when she was young? " ash said, shocked. "and you have her picture. that must mean..."
"oh no, he's going to find out."the man thought. Oh well,its fine. Just say it ash..."
"That you were her photographer! "
The man falls over. "HOW DENSE CAN A PERSON BE?! "
Zoey is a good girl
She is the best.
He's so cool, cute, sweet...I really like him. Who wouldn't?
WHY THE HECK IS HE NOT NUMBER ONE? ASH IS ABOVE HIM? WHAT THE FUDGE?! N IS COOL, HOT, SWEET, CARING, ETCETERA.
I kind of agree to what N is saying, but what about Pokemon who want to be with trainers. N does not really think about that. I get what he is trying to say, but N is not thinking about other Pokemon who like their trainers
N is the best character of the series, I don't know why he is so low. He cares about Pokemon more than anyone does. It isn't their fault they thought all trainers were bad since the were raised by Ghetsis.V 7 Comments
Sawyer is cool
He is ash ketchum's rival and his septile beat Ash-greninja!
He got to the semi finals in the kalos league only behind Ash and Alain.
He got eight badges in kalos before ash did
Even though ash is better I think sawyer has more strategy
Which one - WorldPuncher47592834
Oak thinks Sycamore is stupid
I can't wait till this day:
Oak: Remember Sammy?
To be continued...
She should be higher on this list
Are u crazy she never lost a single battle!
She is nice
Drew only insults May beacause he has a crush on her and he admits his feelings for May by giving her roses.
When are May and drew going to have uncensored intercourse sex and show them with 9 babies together and married.
True rival of May and smart Pokemon trainer. He seemed like mean guy to May but in the end he cared about her.
Even though drew thinks high of himself I can't help thinking how he cares for may.V 4 Comments
Lillie is an amazing character who has probably got the most character development out of all of the Pokemon characters also she’s really cute!
She's tied with James for the mist precious cinnamon roll (>'•'<)
The most powerful girl of the three. - WorldPuncher47592834
Lana is by far my favorite and I have no idea why"
BEST SUN AND MOON CHARACTER EVER!
What the heck? Smosh isn't even in the Pokemon Anime, manga, OR ANYTHING!
Can't wait till Pokemon in Real Life 6!
Well that's totally wrong they should show other girls like may in various outfits...serena is just a imature girl and ash will soon replace himV 2 Comments
What if Hunter J comes in the Sinnoh Remake?!?!?!
HUNTER J WAS SO BADASS AND SHE WAS MY FAVOURITE CHARACTER IN THE ANIME, THEN SHE DIED AND I CRIED. Because of her Salamence is now one of my favourrite Pokemon as well.
Jessie Most royal pokemon no doubt - Pokezombies
*does Wobbuffet salute* "WOBBUFET! "
PokemonV 3 Comments
I absolutely adore this pokemon. Very strong and very smart. If I could catch Pokemon, I certainly wouldn't mind catching me a Grovile or Sceptile or Treeko too!
THIS POKEMON IS BEST
Obviously the BEST CHARACTER EVAH! IN the HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE!
It’s dissapointing because she could have been a great character if they gave her some character development.
Errr soz this is the wrong list she should be on the worst Pokemon characters list *sigh* well at least she’s a minuscule bit better than serena miette is the second worst pokemon character ever
What is wrong with this website I already put a comment saying she’s really annoying and now I can’t see it get her off this list
I go Dawn and Ash all the way. Sorry!
He is Dawn' true rival and a nice guy. Where are the fans?
Come on Dawn should've end up with Kenny he's a good guy.Where are the fans?
"give it up Kenny, I'm with Barry. Buzz off"
Funniest character! Where are the fans?
He is awesome where are the fans?
I'm gonna fine you 1 gazillion pokedollars for not making me at the top of the list!
Heartbreaking backstory. Great minor character. - girlcool
A horrible father - Froakieproakie
I know that this Daisy is one of Misty's sisters but "Waterflower" is not her official surname. It's great to see her on this list because she along with Lily and Violet are good characters in my opinion. - Nectaria
Where are all the Wally fans? He's so cool!
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