Ash Ketchum is a Pokémon trainer and the main protagonist in the Pokémon anime series. Ash is a trainer from pallet town with a goal of becoming the world's greatest Pokémon Master. His first Pokémon was Pikachu and he travel throughout Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, Unova, and currently Kalos with various traveling companions. Through his journey he encountered and stopped Team Rocket many times. He even stopped other criminial organizations throughout the other regions such as Team Galactic and Team Plasma.