I'll wait and see what happens before assuming Ash loses and ends in top 8. If he does, then the writers just wanted to make the league more unpredictable(Unfortunately people are just going to complain...they'll complain no matter what happens though).
Frankly, I always figured the writers would make Ash go down at one point or another, it would allow them to drag the show on longer, but I thought it'd would be something more like Ash getting top 4 here, top 2 the next two times, falls to top 16 or something the next time, then advance again to top 8 then 4 then 2, only this time he goes up one each time instead of going up one every two leagues.
I would have rather Ash beat Kotetsu and battle Virgil and lose, it's not a big deal to me if it doesn't happen, after all...this is a show, overacting and bashing it and the writers is just unnecessarily, and pretty much a sign you should just stop watching(You can't be interested in something if you just complain about it all the time, why continue, for some ego boost where you can say you never quit, that's what it always seems like, happens with every show).
He got Top 8 in Hoenn, not sure how that's "better".
Originally Posted by HoennDreamer
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