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This Is What Your Favourite “Pokémon” Characters Look Like 20 Years Later

It's been 20 years and we're STILL trying to catch 'em all.

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1. Ash Ketchum

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokémon, I Choose You!" (Indigo League, Episode 1, 1997)

Latest appearance: "Lychee's Grand Trial! The Hardest Pokémon Match." (Sun & Moon, Episode 36, 2017)

2. Pikachu

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokémon, I Choose You!" (Indigo League, Episode 1, 1997)

Latest appearance: "Lychee's Grand Trial! The Hardest Pokémon Match." (Sun & Moon, Episode 36, 2017)

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3. Professor Oak

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokémon, I Choose You!" (Indigo League, Episode 1, 1997)

Latest appearance: "Pokémon the Movie 20: I Choose You!" (2017)

4. Brock

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Showdown in Pewter City" (Indigo League, Episode 5, 1997)

Latest appearance: "Dent and Takeshi! Gyarados' Imperial Rage." (Best Wishes, Episode 27, 2013)

5. Misty

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokémon, I Choose You!" (Indigo League, Episode 1, 1997)

Latest appearance: "A Real Cleffa-Hanger" (Advanced Generation, Episode 134, 2005)

6. Gary Oak

TV Toyko, TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokémon, I Choose You!" (Indigo League, Episode 1, 1997)

Latest appearance: "The Battle Finale of Legend!" (Diamond & Pearl, Episode 152, 2010) / new movie?

7. Tracey

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "The Lost Lapras" (Indigo League, Episode 84, 1999)

Latest appearance: "Once More With Reeling!" (Advanced Generation, Episode 191, 2006)

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8. Dawn

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Following A Maiden's Voyage!" (Diamond & Pearl, Episode 1, 2006)

Latest appearance: "Piplup, Pansage, and a Meeting of the Times!" (Best Wishes, Episode 86, 2012)

9. May

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Get the Show on the Road!" (Advanced Generation, Episode 1, 2002)

Latest appearance: "Strategy with a Smile!" (Diamond & Pearl, Episode 79, 2008)

10. Jessie

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokémon Emergency! (Indigo League, Episode 2, 1997)

Latest appearance: "A Team-on-Team Tussle!" (Sun & Moon, Episode 25, 2017)

11. James

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokemon Emergency! (Indigo League, Episode 2, 1997)

Latest appearance: "A Team-on-Team Tussle!" (Sun & Moon, Episode 25, 2017)

12. Giovanni

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Battle Aboard the St. Anne" (Indigo League, Episode 15, 1997)

Latest appearance: "The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!" (Sun & Moon, Episode 12, 2017)

13. Meowth

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokemon Emergency! (Indigo League, Episode 2, 1997)

Latest appearance: ""A Team-on-Team Tussle!" (Sun & Moon, Episode 25, 2017)"

14. Nurse Joy

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokemon Emergency! (Indigo League, Episode 2, 1997)

Latest appearance: "Yo, Ho, Ho! Go, Popplio!" (Sun & Moon, Episode 5, 2017)

15. Officer Jenny

TV Tokyo

First appearance: "Pokemon Emergency! (Indigo League, Episode 2, 1997)

Latest appearance: "Trial and Tribulation! (Sun & Moon, Episode 10, 2017)

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