Pokémon is one of the most famous anime of all time. The story deviates from that of video games and follows the adventures of young Pokémon trainer Ash Ketchum in his quest to become the best in the world. Ash is a determined and ambitious boy who begins his adventure in the Kanto region with his first Pokémon, Pikachu.
However, what began in the 90s will soon come to an end. After winning the Pokémon League of Galar, the final episode of Ash Ketchum, which will say goodbye to the series for good, has been announced. His career has been riddled with small successes and this last big success, he has caught many Pokemon that he has made big and that has come in handy in the various challenges. But his journey is just beginning, he is still a child and therefore has a lot of room for improvement. It means that Ash hasn't become a Pokémon Master yet.
This is indeed his dream, set at the very beginning of the series. But what does it mean to become a pokemon master? The answer comes from the director of the anime, Kunihiko Yuyama. "I think it's part of it Accept Pokémon for who they are, without projecting onto them. When we were about to make Mezase Pokémon Masters, I thought a Pokémon Master was like a rainbow. It's there, but you can't touch it or reach for it. However, people still move toward rainbows when they see them in the distant sky."
“I used rainbows like Theme of the very last scene of Pokémon the Movie: I Choose Youand although I hadn't thought about it at the time, that scene always comes to mind when I think of the term Pokémon Master now." So the director has a very clear idea, let's see if the final episode of Pokémon with Ash will add substance to this idea.