25th April 2012, 1:24 AM
The majority of the fandom certainly did. The fact that Ash's Johto team is almost unamiously agree to be his worst team in the entire series says a lot. The writers even completely abandoned the Johto starters to rot at Oak's lab getting little to no screentime because of it.
Originally Posted by sereb devil
There's a reason why Bulbasaur/Squirtle/Charizard came back so much and the Johto team was treated like throwaway crap in comparison. Ash's Hoenn got tremendous amount of screentime and most likely his DP Pokemon will make a comeback as well.