Japanese name - Satoshi
N/A (North American) Name - Ash Ketchum
Age - 10-14
Ash in the main character in the Pokemon TV series. Ash is 10 years old. Ash is wild and energetic. His goal is to become the world's greatest Pokémon trainer and earn the title of "Pokémon Master".
Ash is given Pikachu in the first TV show by Professor Oak. The television series follows Ash around in his quest to become the greatest Pokemon Trainer.
Ash sometimes isn't the brightest kid you'll ever meet, but he learns from his mistakes, and never lets life get him down.
Pikachu and Ash are best buddies.
Caterpie - Metapod - Butterfree (released)
Pidgeotto - Pidgeot (released)
Charmander - Charmeleon - Charizard (released)
Krabby - Kingler
Raticate (traded for Butterfree then traded back)
Chikorita - Bayleef
Pikachu- received in Episode 1
Caterpie- caught in Episode 3
Metapod- evolved from Caterpie in Episode 3
Butterfree- evolved from Metapod in Episode 4. Released in Episode 21.
Pidgeotto- caught in Episode 3
Pidgeot- evolved from Pidgeotto in Episode 81.
Released in Episode 81.
Bulbasaur- caught in Episode 10.
Charmander- caught in Episode 11.
Charmeleon- evolved from Charmander in Episode 43.
Charizard- evolved from Charmeleon in Episode 46. Released in Episode 134.
Squirtle- caught in Episode 12. Released in Episode 147.
Krabby- caught in Episode 13.
Kingler- evolved from Krabby in Episode 75.
Raticate- traded for Butterfree in Episode 15.
Traded back in Episode 15.
Primeape- caught in Episode 25. Released in Episode 29.
Muk- caught in Episode 30.
Tauros- caught 30 of them in Episode 35.
Lapras- caught in Episode 84. Released in Episode 113.
Snorlax- caught in Episode 94.
Heracross- caught in Episode 119.
Chikorita- caught in Episode 126.
Bayleef- evolved from Chikorita in Episode 200.
Cyndaquil- caught in Episode 141.
Totodile- caught in Episode 151.
Noctowl- caught in Episode 154.
Beedrill- caught in Episode 161. Released in Episode 161.
Seaking- caught in Episode 168. Released in Episode 168.
Phanpy- hatched from egg in Episode 230.