Ash Ketchum is the main character of the Pokémon anime show. His partner is Pikachu and his hometown is Pallet Town. He has met a lot and befriended a lot of Pokémon as well as other Pokémon trainers. He is currently in the Unova region with his new Pokémon Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Palpitoad, Sewaddle, and Roggenrola. Together with his new traveling companions Cilan (one of the three gym leaders of Striaton City) and Iris (who is training to be a dragon master); they will all try and pursue their dreams.