Pokemon's just one of those things that was mean to tug at you and get you hooked. The adventure, the creatures, the emotion, everything. That's why it was so popular then and still is today. Those who feel that their childhood is "lost" probably do so because Pokemon is no longer hooking them as effectively. Who knows, maybe it isn't? Could be cause they are older and it no longer has that fresh new feeling, could be there's some aspect of charm or emotion that isn't there for them. For me, though the road may be bumpy at times, I know I'll always like Pokemon in some form, even when I'm a geezer .
I support Save Our Voice Actors, a Pokemon fan group in favor of returning the voice actors in the anime dubbed by 4Kids (seasons 1-8). facebook.com/saveourvoiceactors