13th May 2013, 2:43 AM
Well as for 'love interest', they largely abandoned that route aside from some obvious remnants in BW2. So many ship teases in DP, even more than that of AG. It really amazes me that people don't notice them at all...
10th August 2013, 10:42 PM
Let his Dad appear, have him be the former champion of the Kanto league, thus giving Ash someone that he is aspiring to be like and therefore a reason why he is on his journey other than just the ill-defined goal of becoming a Pokemon master.