Name: N Harmonia Status: King/leader, apparent antagonist First Pokemon: Purrloin Comment: I think I mentioned him in this list before as my "If videogames were real"-date. He looks awesome, he's got an honest and good nature and has an interesting background story. Unfortunately the game developers didn't care about that and let him leave the game's story way too early. :C
(No, he doesn't die. He just leaves.)
Name: Silver Status: Rival First Pokemon: in my case: Chikorita Comment: There is something about him. He's got that vile attitude at times but he's also sensitive and kind. He's that kind of guy that always teases you but is actually quite fond of you. There's a japanese word for it and it's tsundere :D
Name: Blue Status: Rival, Gym Leader First Pokemon: Evoli or in my case: Bulbasaur Comment: Yes, I know. The majority hates him. And I dislike his Anime counterpart 'Gary' as well. But in the game I always looked up to Blue and considered him one hell of a good Pokemon trainer. Excellent competition and after all he has become a good friend to Red as time passed.
Name: Red Status: Champion First Pokemon: Pikachu or in my case: Squirtle Comment: I don't want to hear that this is Ash because he's not. I couldn't stand Ash in the series so I was glad the game had a decent protagonist! He's calm, cool and collected. Hell yeah! And the older he becomes the wiser he seems.
Name: Touya Status: Pokemon Trainer First Pokemon: In my case: Oshawott Comment: Although he's older than the 1st generation's protagonist he seems much more playful and curious about his environment. Although that may just be my personal impression I really like his carefree and open-minded spirit. And yeah, he also looks cool.
Name: Mikuri Status: Gym Leader, Champion Characteristic Pokemon: Milotic Comment: I know him under the name of Wassili and for the English-speaking majority he's Wallace.
When I met this guy in Sootopolis City I could see that he was a really nice guy with immense talent for art as well as Pokemon battles. He always did everything with such grace and did I mention he has turquoise hair? Ingenious! It think he also helped me out during the Great flood caused by Kyogre and I always felt safe around him. (and that although it's just a game!)
Name: Wataru Status: Champion Characteristic Pokemon: Dragonite Comment: The English folk probably knows him under the name of 'Lance' and over here he is called 'Siegfried'. In general he's the 1st-gen's champion with those highly desired dragon Pokemon. And he just impressed me...
'Little Kami-chan finally facing the Elite Four and then meeting a guy with red hair and that one Pokemon she always wished for: Dragonite.'
One of the coolest and also most frustrating battles I ever fought at that time.
Name: Cheren Status: Rival First Pokemon: In my case: Snivy Comment: One of Touya's many rivals in the game. And also one of his childhood friends, way better than his other female one.
(O__o...I hate her.)
He's a total workaholic but still I am always better although I feel like I'm not achieving anything compared to him. Haha, so unfair. But he always has a fair and friendly attitude while still being able to stand up for himself. Furthermore I like characters with glasses. ;)
Name: Pearl Status: Rival First Pokemon: In my case: Piplup Comment: I could never really take him seriously as my rival because he was always bustling and a way too easy opponent. To me he was more like a childhood friend who I'd meet on my journey every now and then. But eventually that journey ended after the hall of fame since I never really got into the 4th Generation (excluding the Gold/Silver reboots which are actually 2nd gen).
Name: Yûki Status: Pokemon Trainer First Pokemon: In my case: Treecko Comment: Okay, he never made many appearances but he has a white headscarf. That's awesome, everyone else is always wearing caps. As much as I remember he was always very patient and calm and didn't talk much. Very likeable. The opposite of my twirly Haruka-Character which I grew to dislike...
I'm one of those who grew up with the Pokemon Games.
I also kind of watched the series but I never liked it very much.
And so I in the process of listing all my fave game charas in their respectable universes, Pokemon has also become a part of that.